Dr. Forster is an early career physician scientist and Site-PI at CNMC for research project 1.
Dr. Forster is a pediatric hospitalist at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pittsburgh. Her research focuses on identifying improved ways to diagnose urinary tract infections in people with NLUTD. She has expertise in the analysis and interpretation of urine biomarkers, including neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL), one of the proteins that will be measured in this study. For this project, Dr. Forster will be responsible for processing and analyzing the urine samples provided by participants in one of the research studies.