Broncos published in prestigious medical journal

Brophy alumnus Jake Kloeber ’12 and Joseph Neely ’12 were recently published as co-authors in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology and the Journal of the American Society of Hematology, Blood.

With the help of Brophy Environmental Science teacher Patty Mazier, both Kloeber and Neely began interning at the Mayo Clinic in their junior year at Brophy.

Additionally, Kevin Shim ’08 co-authored the JASH, Blood article. He worked at Mayo Clinic while at Brophy and is now in the combined M.D./Ph.D. program at Mayo Clinic Medical School in Rochester, MN. He is one of 6 students worldwide to be accepted into the program last summer.

“Homologous recombination into the eosinophil peroxidase locus generates a strain of mice expressing Cre recombinase exclusively in eosinophils”

Journal of Leukocyte Biology

“Expression of the secondary granule proteins major basic protein (MBP)-1 and eosinophil peroxidase (EPX) is required for eosinophilopoiesis in mice

Blood, the Journal of American Society of Hematology

Brophy Yearbook photos: Jake Kloeber (top); Joseph Neely (middle); Kevin Shim (bottom)




Brophy alumnus abroad!

Congratulations to Brophy alumnus Jonathan Underwood ’05 who married his sweetheart, Yuki Wada, in February 2012 in Yokohama, Japan. In an email to Brophy, Jonathan wrote, “We had a large wedding ceremony with out of town friends and family at the Yokohama Bay Sheraton. Our son, Tomoru was born on December 10, 2012.” Jonathan works and lives in Tokyo where he develops video games. 2005 underwood_jonathan 1 (rev)

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