PhD student

Justin Gumas

PhD student

Short Bio

Justin is a PhD student in the Biology and Molecular Pharmacology program. He graduated with a BS in biochemistry from Temple University in 2017, then from 2017 to 2019 he worked as a research technician at the University of Pennsylvania in a lab studying small peptide inhibitors of the complement system.





  • Hughes, S, Gumas, J, Lee, R, Rumano, M, Berger, N, Gautam, AK, Sfyroera, G, Chan, AL, Gnanaguru, G, Connor, KM, Kim, BJ, Dunaief, JL, Ricklin, D, Hajishengallis, G, Yancopoulou, D, Reis, ES, Mastellos, DC, Lambris, JD. Prolonged intraocular residence and retinal tissue distribution of a fourth-generation compstatin-based C3 inhibitor in non-human primates. Clin Immunol. 2020 May;214:108391. doi: 10.1016/j.clim.2020.108391. PubMed PMID:32229292.


  • Reis, ES, Berger, N, Wang, X, Koutsogiannaki, S, Doot, RK, Gumas, JT, Foukas, PG, Resuello, RRG, Tuplano, JV, Kukis, D, Tarantal, AF, Young, AJ, Kajikawa, T, Soulika, AM, Mastellos, DC, Yancopoulou, D, Biglarnia, AR, Huber-Lang, M, Hajishengallis, G, Nilsson, B, Lambris, JD. Safety profile after prolonged C3 inhibition. Clin Immunol. 2018 Dec;197:96-106. doi: 10.1016/j.clim.2018.09.004. PubMed PMID:30217791.

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