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839 Health Sciences Rd, Sprague Hall
Irvine, CA 92697


The Angela Fleischman lab at UC Irvine is dedicated to understanding the pathogenesis of myeloproliferative neoplasms  (MPN or MPD) which includes polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, myelofibrosis). Our focus is on the role of inflammation in MPN.

Laura F. Mendez, MD

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Laura F. Mendez, MD

Graduate Student
(949) 824-4144


Laura graduated from medical school at the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California. As a Ph.D student, she is interested in the role of immunology in the progression of MPNs and also interested in how diet can affect symptom burdens of MPN patients.