Mark-Avery Tamakloe is a Data Analyst for the ACCELERATE Patient Research Study at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a specialized-studies student in the post-baccalaureate program at Penn. Prior to studying and working at Penn, Mark-Avery graduated from Princeton University with a degree in molecular biology. During his time there, Mark-Avery was a member of the rugby team, a peer health adviser and did his senior thesis research in the Michael Levine Lab. Mark-Avery is applying to medical school this upcoming cycle and hopefully will matriculate in the Fall of 2020. He is excited to be working for CSTL and the CDCN towards treating and curing Castleman disease!