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Yao Yao

PhD, Stony Brook University (2006-2011) MS, Sichuan University (2004 – 2006) BS, Sichuan University (2000 – 2004) In the Lab The Yao Lab is interested in basement membrane (BM) biology with a focus on the CNS and skeletal muscle. Specifically, the Yao Lab has been studying: (1) how the BM…
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Steven Stice

B.S., University of Illinois M.S., Iowa State University Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Stice Bio Dr. Steve Stice is a University of Georgia, DW Brooks Distinguished Professor and Director of the Regenerative Bioscience Center, who holds a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar endowed chair, and is CSO of ArunA Biomedical Inc….
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John Peroni

Equine Surgery Training, Michigan State University, completed 1999 MS Michigan State University, 1999 DVM University of Parma, Italy, 1994 Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons In the Lab Research in the Peroni laboratory focuses on the use of regenerative therapies ranging from cellular to blood derived products to treat musculoskeletal…
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Luke J. Mortensen

Post-doctoral fellow MGH, Harvard Medical School 2011-2014 Ph.D. University of Rochester 2011 M.S. University of Rochester 2006 B.S. University of Toledo 2003 In the Lab The Mortensen Lab is interested in using engineering approaches to solve important biological problems where canonical techniques and methods of thinking have failed. This requires…
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Ross Marklein

ORISE Post-Doctoral Fellow, U.S. Food and Drug Administration 2012-2015 Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 2012 B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007 In the Lab Functional heterogeneity is a significant barrier to the clinical translation of many cellular therapies, including mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs). Though MSCs have shown promise…
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Woo Kyun Kim

Post-doctoral fellow University of California Los Angeles, 2010 PhD Pennsylvania State University, 2002 M.S. Pennsylvania State University, 1998 B.S. Konkuk University, 1992 In the Lab Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) are powerful multipotent progenitor cells that are present in many tissues, such as blood, bone, adipose tissue, muscle, and cartilage. MSCs…
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Jarrod Call

Post-doctoral fellow University of Virginia 2014 Ph.D. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 2011 M.S. Virginia Tech 2007 B.S. Wittenberg University 2005 In the Lab Throughout its lifetime, adult skeletal muscle will undergo several bouts of damage and repair. However, adult skeletal muscle, which is terminally differentiated, has access to a pool…
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