Current Lab Members

Holly Kinder, Ph. D.

Research Scientist

Studying the regenerative and therapeutic capacities of induced neural stem cells (iNSCs) in both in vitro and in vivo models.

Holly Kinder, Ph. D.

Research Scientist

Studying the regenerative and therapeutic capacities of induced neural stem cells (iNSCs) in both in vitro and in vivo models.

Emily Baker, Ph. D.

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Developing innovative treatments for neural injuries by utilizing in vitro assays and therapeutically relevant animal models.

Emily Baker, Ph. D.

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Developing innovative treatments for neural injuries by utilizing in vitro assays and therapeutically relevant animal models.

Monika Saini, Ph. D.

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Monika Saini has awarded the SERB Indo-US Post-Doctorate Fellowship to do research in the area of metabolomic study in neural stem cell therapy.

Monika Saini, Ph. D.

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Monika Saini has awarded the SERB Indo-US Post-Doctorate Fellowship to do research in the area of metabolomic study in neural stem cell therapy.

Erin Kaiser

Ph.D. student

Studying the potential of transplanted human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural stem cells (iNSCs) in novel pig stroke and traumatic brain injury models.

Erin Kaiser

Ph.D. student

Studying the potential of transplanted human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural stem cells (iNSCs) in novel pig stroke and traumatic brain injury models.

Kelly Scheulin

Ph.D. Student

Studying co-implantation of SVF and NSCs into porcine stroke model, non-integrating cellular reprogramming, embryonic stem cell generation from iPSCs from endangered animal fibroblasts in an effort to keep populations from...

Kelly Scheulin

Ph.D. Student

Studying co-implantation of SVF and NSCs into porcine stroke model, non-integrating cellular reprogramming, embryonic stem cell generation from iPSCs from endangered animal fibroblasts in an effort to keep populations from going extinct.

Madelaine Wendzik

Ph.D. Student

Studying nanoparticle delivery of pharmaceuticals past the blood brain barrier to increase neural stem cell survivability and also M1/M2 inflammatory response mechanisms in a large animal model of stroke.

Madelaine Wendzik

Ph.D. Student

Studying nanoparticle delivery of pharmaceuticals past the blood brain barrier to increase neural stem cell survivability and also M1/M2 inflammatory response mechanisms in a large animal model of stroke.

Elizabeth Waters

Research Technician

Studying the survivability of induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural stem cells in the brain post stroke due to nanoparticle-delivered therapeutics. Also studying the utilization of CS-GAGs as an adaptation of a multi-functional materials-based approach...

Elizabeth Waters

Research Technician

Studying the survivability of induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural stem cells in the brain post stroke due to nanoparticle-delivered therapeutics. Also studying the utilization of CS-GAGs as an adaptation of a multi-functional materials-based approach to provide physical support and acute neuroprotection, and promote endogenous...