Nina is a pediatric infectious disease fellow at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Her long term career goal is to prevent infections in pregnant women and babies. Nina focuses on how natural killer cells in the placenta and fetal membranes fight bacterial infections using an antimicrobial protein called granulysin.
I am a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Scientist for Joint International Research, a doctor of the Depertment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toyama, JAPAN. My research theme is the immunological relationship between extravillous trophoblasts and maternal T cells.