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Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Dr. Abajas is a pediatric hematologist and oncologist, with interests in bleeding and clotting disorders, such as hemophilia B. Her research uses mouse models developed at UNC to study:

  • The immune response that occurs in patients with hemophilia B in order to better understand the pathophysiology behind inhibitor development.
  • Inhibitor antibody development following replacement factor IX infusion therapy in children with bleeding disorders.

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