NORA BARRETT, MD
Nora is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Research Training in the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She joined the faculty after completing training in Pulmonary Medicine and Allergy Immunology. Her clinical interest is severe asthma. Her research interests are to define the innate immune networks that underpin disease in the respiratory tract.
SACHIN SAMUCHIWAL, PHD
Sachin is a Research Associate at Harvard Medical School and Research Scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He holds a Ph.D. in molecular biology and peptide drug designing from ICGEB. Sachin’s current research interest is to study how immune pathways influence airway epithelial cell generation of proinflammatory products using both human in vitro assay systems and murine models.
NILS HALLEN, BS
Nils is joined the lab as a Research Assistant in 2018 after graduating with a degree in Molecular Biology from Umea University. His previous research experience focused on virulence-associated behaviors in enteric bacteria. His current research is on human airway epithelial cell behavior and plasticity.
XIN WANG, PHD
Xin is a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He joined the laboratory in 2019 after completing his PhD in molecular biology at Southern Illinois University, studying intestinal immunology in inflammatory bowel disease. His current research interest is airway basal cell development and remodeling in type 2 inflammatory diseases.
QIHUA “KIMMY” YE
Kimmy is a graduate student currently pursuing her Master of Medical Science degree in Immunology at Harvard Medical School. Previously, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology at Colorado State University, where she studied the pathogenesis and host-microbe interaction of Mycobacterium spp. She joined Barrett Lab in 2020 for her thesis project, and her current research interests focus on characteristics and functions of murine airway brush cells in type II inflammation.
MINKYU LEE, PHD
Minkyu is a research fellow at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received his PhD from Seoul National University College of Medicine in March of 2020, studying airway epithelial remodeling and hypoxia-driven cancer. He joined the laboratory in November of 2020 and his current research interest is the biology of airway brush cells and their regulation by G protein-coupled receptors.
GEORGE X. HUANG, MD
George is a clinical fellow in Allergy & Immunology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. in Biomedical Engineering in 2012 and completed medical school in the division of Health Sciences & Technology at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2017. He then finished residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2020 prior to starting his fellowship in Allergy & Immunology. George is interested in using quantitative approaches to better understand the pathophysiology of allergic disease.
FAREED AL HADDAD
Fareed has been an Administrative Assistant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital since 2018. Before that, he worked as an Administrative Officer at a flagship hospital in United Arab Emirates, managed by the Cleveland Clinic. He holds a diploma in Statistics from Damascus University and a Certificate in Administrative Management from the Institute of International Research. Fareed has many years of experience in hospital management and his unique administrative skills consistently contribute to our team’s success.