Current

Erin Kaiser, Ph. D.

Post Doctoral Research Associate

Studying the therapeutic potential of transplanted human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural stem cells and drug-loaded nanoparticles in a pig ischemic stroke model. CV

Erin Kaiser, Ph. D.

Post Doctoral Research Associate

Studying the therapeutic potential of transplanted human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural stem cells and drug-loaded nanoparticles in a pig ischemic stroke model. CV

Sydney Sneed, M.S.

Research Professional

Sydney is a research professional in the West Lab. Her work in the West Lab centers around organizing, managing, and running an NIH-funded porcine traumatic brain injury study evaluating the...

Sydney Sneed, M.S.

Research Professional

Sydney is a research professional in the West Lab. Her work in the West Lab centers around organizing, managing, and running an NIH-funded porcine traumatic brain injury study evaluating the functional recovery and longitudinal effects of transplanted neural stem cells...

Elizabeth Waters

Ph.D. Student

Studying the combined Tan IIA-NP and iNSC effects on cellular and functional recovery in a pig ischemic stroke model. CV

Elizabeth Waters

Ph.D. Student

Studying the combined Tan IIA-NP and iNSC effects on cellular and functional recovery in a pig ischemic stroke model. CV

Alaa Bani Salman, M.S.

Ph.D. Student

Alaa Bani Salman came to the University of Georgia from Jordan. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine and a Master degree in Food Microbiology from Jordan University of...

Alaa Bani Salman, M.S.

Ph.D. Student

Alaa Bani Salman came to the University of Georgia from Jordan. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine and a Master degree in Food Microbiology from Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). After earning her degrees, she worked...

Madison Fagan, M.S.

Ph.D. Student

Madison is a neuroscience PhD student in the West and Duberstein Labs. Madison received a BS in Animal Science from North Carolina State University in 2015 and a MS in...

Madison Fagan, M.S.

Ph.D. Student

Madison is a neuroscience PhD student in the West and Duberstein Labs. Madison received a BS in Animal Science from North Carolina State University in 2015 and a MS in Animal Science with a focus on Equine Nutrition from University...

Morgane Golan

Ph.D. Student

Morgane Golan, PhD Student, is investigating the therapeutic potential of neural stem cell-derived extracellular vesicles (NSC-EVs) for the treatment of traumatic brain injury, in a porcine model.

Morgane Golan

Ph.D. Student

Morgane Golan, PhD Student, is investigating the therapeutic potential of neural stem cell-derived extracellular vesicles (NSC-EVs) for the treatment of traumatic brain injury, in a porcine model.

Mckenzie Hedrick

Graduate Student

Mckenzie is a graduate student. She graduated from the University of Georgia in May 2020 with two Bachelor of Science degrees in Animal Science and Biological Science. She transferred to...

Mckenzie Hedrick

Graduate Student

Mckenzie is a graduate student. She graduated from the University of Georgia in May 2020 with two Bachelor of Science degrees in Animal Science and Biological Science. She transferred to UGA after playing college golf on a scholarship at a...

Sarah Schantz

Graduate Student

Studying cognitive, behavioral, and motor function within the pig model evaluating recovery in the traumatic brain injury model and the effects of transplanted neural stem cells.

Sarah Schantz

Graduate Student

Studying cognitive, behavioral, and motor function within the pig model evaluating recovery in the traumatic brain injury model and the effects of transplanted neural stem cells.

Savannah Cheek, RVT, RLAT

Veterinary Technician

Savannah Cheek is a registered veterinary technician from Gwinnett Technical College and has her Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician Certification. Mrs. Cheek has over a decade of veterinary and large animal...

Savannah Cheek, RVT, RLAT

Veterinary Technician

Savannah Cheek is a registered veterinary technician from Gwinnett Technical College and has her Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician Certification. Mrs. Cheek has over a decade of veterinary and large animal experience including the TNRR’s stroke and traumatic brain injury porcine...