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Nielsen Fernandez-Becker, MD: Why I Went Into Medicine
Celiac disease expert Nielsen Fernandez-Becker, MD, PhD, built an interest in science into a PhD in molecular genetics. “I wanted to know why we are what we are,” she said. Then, the immunological complexity of celiac disease drew her to help patients with that condition. Her first step, she said, is to get to know her patients.
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