Nevil Khurana

Nevil Khurana

Nevil Khurana


Education: B.S. Biology and Psychology, University of California, San Diego; M.S. Biochemistry, Georgetown University
Year in Program: G1
Thesis Mentor: Qing-Sheng Mi, MD PhD

Conferences Attended:

Medical Organization for Latino Advancement (MOLA) VII Annual Meeting, Rush University, Chicago, IL (October 2023)
Michigan Orthopaedic Society (MOS) 2023 Scientific Meeting, Mackinac Island, MI (June 2023)
4th and 5th Annual Wayne State University School of Medicine Clinical Research Showcase, Detroit, MI (December 2022, November 2023)
1st Annual Conference in Systems Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC (May 2019)

Research Interests


Honors and Awards

Year 1 Honors – Wayne State University School of Medicine, April 2023
3rd Place Poster- Do Virtual Visits Offer Patients Greater Access to Appointments Compared to In-Person Visits?, Wayne State School of Medicine Orthopedic Research Conference, December 2022
WSU Board of Governors Merit Scholarship – Wayne State University School of Medicine
Academic Excellence Award – Georgetown Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, May 2020
Dean’s List – University of California, San Diego



  1. Roi Treister, Oluwadolapo Lawal, Jonathan D Shecter, Nevil Khurana, John Bothmer, Mark Field, Steven E Harte, Grant H Kruger, Nathaniel P Katz. “Accurate Pain Reporting training diminishes the placebo response: results from a randomised, double-blind, crossover trial” PLoS One. May 2018. 13(5): e0197844.
  2. Nevil Khurana and Christine Urman. “The Efficacy of Q-Switched ND:YAG 1064nm Laser in Recalcitrant Macular Amyloidosis: A Case Report”. J Drugs Dermatol. November 2016. 1;15(11):1456-1458. 
  3. Carmen J. Williams, Deepthi Sudhakar, Nevil Khurana, Wendy N. Jefferson, Peggy Sullivan, Elizabeth Padilla-Banks, and Madhuri Wadehra. “Epithelial Membrane Protein 2 (EMP2) Deficiency Alters Placental Angiogenesis Mimicking Features of Human Intrauterine Growth Restriction”. The Journal of Pathology. June 2017. 242(2):246-25.



Other Information

Orthopaedic Surgery and Wilderness Medicine Interest Groups
Anatomy Lab Learning Coach
Amigos Medicos Student Run Free Clinic
Admissions Committee

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