“I had a really fantastic eighth-grade biology teacher, Mr. Whitaker. He taught us the coolest things about science, like slime molds and other organisms and how viruses infect bacteria. His descriptions really spoke to me. I was the kid who’d do the regular classwork plus more for extra credit. It was easy to do all the extra things because I just loved his class.”
Dr. Olson came to OMRF from the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 2010. His research focuses on fibrosis, the creation of scar tissue in disease, which is a cause of organ failure in the heart, kidneys and liver.