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Mentor Details
1. Name: Mike Veenstra (PhD)
2. Academic Program (e.g. MD, PhD, MD/PhD): PhD
3. Email: mike.veenstra@phd.einstein.yu.edu
4. Gender: Male
5. Year of birth: 1988
6. List universities or colleges before Einstein: Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
7. Where you lived before Einstein: Cleveland, Ohio USA, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
8. Prior careers:
9. If English isn't your first language, what is? English, Dutch, elementary school level German/Spanish
10. Hobbies (remember those?) Sports: Running, water polo, swimming, traveling. Hang out with friends at the bar or home pushing to the limit.
11. Academic Interest(s): Involvement of chemokines and chemokine receptors in trafficking of immune cells in neurodegenerative diseases, specifically in HIV-associated neurodegenerative disorders.
12. Einstein Club Interests: Consulting club, Biotechnology Club, Career & Professional Development , GSC, Peer Mentors
13. Other info that might help describe you? An always positive and energetic mind.
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