Cristina obtained a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Ursinus College. Currently, she serves as the Scientific Services Senior Project Manager for NDRI (National Disease Research Interchange) where she manages and reviews hundreds of biomedical research projects for their human tissue needs. Cristina began volunteering for the CDCN in 2016 after hearing David's inspiring story. She currently supports physician engagement efforts and enjoys having a direct impact on patients in a different area of critical research and treatment for a rare disease like Castleman disease.