Farhan Qureshi is a third-year MD/PhD student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at the University of Virginia. He is currently a student in the lab of Alejandro Caicedo, PhD. In his research project, Farhan is investigating how low-dose IL-2, a therapy currently in clinical trials, may affect beta cell dysfunction during the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes. He is also involved in studies on the postnatal development of the human pancreatic islet, specifically in determining functional differences in innate immune cells during maturation.