Background: Thomas has a BS in Neuroscience and Chemistry and a BA in the History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to coming to the University of Utah, he worked for three years in a Pediatric Neurosurgery and Immuno-Oncology Lab at UPMC Children's Hospital and two years at a Translational Neuro-Imaging Lab. Thomas investigated novel chemo/immunotherapeutic strategies to target chemoresistant pediatric brain tumors and plaque deposition with the cerebrovascular of Alzheimer's models.
Responsibilities: Thomas serves the department as a Clinical Research Coordinator. He assists in managing and conducting ongoing research studies for the department, including assisting with IRB submission.