About Marija Kamceva, MD

Stanford School of Medicine

Born in Macedonia, Marija grew up in NJ before attending Yale as a first-generation college student for her undergraduate degree in biology. She spent several years researching a specific enzyme in Fragile X and Alzheimer’s Disease before heading to Stanford for medical school. While at Stanford, she has continued her research career, studying neural correlates of aggression in mice, and also serving as the project lead for a study investigating the existence and impact of minority tax in medical school students. She served as the coordinator for her school’s student-run mental health clinic, and also co-founded the first national LGBTQ+ medical student organization. Marija is passionate about mentoring, and in her free time enjoys revisiting her gymnastics skills (especially aerial hoop and aerial fabric)

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