|Peter Amadio, M.D.
Tendon and Soft Tissue Biology Lab
|Researches injuries to tendons and soft tissues by studying orthopedics, biomechanics,
biochemistry, dynamic ultrasound, and molecular and cell biology.
|Andrew D. Badley, M.D.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Lab
|Focuses on translating clinical observations by performing basic science experiments in
order to understand the mechanistic basis underlying those observations.
|Doo-Sup Choi, Ph.D.
||PCR/ Western Blot / microscope observation
Neurobiology of Alcoholism and Drug
|Investigates, identifies and validates the roles of genetic components in alcoholism
and drug addiction.
|Julie M. Cunningham, Ph.D.
||Multichannel and robotic pipetting
|Provides comprehensive genotyping services to investigators at Mayo Clinic and their
collaborators, as well as researchers around the world.
|Stephen C. Ekker, Ph.D.
|The zebrafish is an outstanding system for studying processes difficult or impossible
to follow in other animals, such as the mechanisms underlying organogenesis.
|Martin E. Fernandez-Zapico, M.D.
||Cancer cell cultures and epigenetic assays
Cell Biology Program
|Defines the molecular and cellular basis of neoplastic transformation, growth and
metastasis, and provides insights into normal and aberrant functions of genetic lesions.
|James F. Greenleaf, Ph.D.
Ultrasound Imaging Lab
|Advanced ultrasound and acoustic sciences with a primary focus on developing new
applications in medical and biological areas.
|Peter C. Harris, Ph.D.
||Cell line generation/ mutation modeling
Molecular Genetics and Biomarker Core (PKD
|Characterizes Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease populations and resources to
facilitate translational and basic studies.
|Michael J. Joyner, M.D.
||Metabolic exercise testing
Human and Integrative Physiology and Clinical
|Studies how the peripheral circulation and autonomic reflexes adapt to physical
stresses, and how gender and age influence these factors.
|Lilach O. Lerman, M.D., Ph.D.
||2D and 3D visualizations and renderings of kidneys
Renovascular Disease Lab
|Studies renal and cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology to develop novel
diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.
|Louis (Jim) J. Maher III, Ph.D.
||Polymer chemistry/DNA structure
Nucleic Acid Structure and Recognition Lab
|Develops new approaches to study DNA flexibility in cells, novel DNA- and RNA-based
drug therapies, and rare cancers caused by errors in metabolism.
|Daniel J. McCormick, Ph.D.
H. (Bob) Robert Bergen, III, Ph.D.
|Intro to proteomics
|Provides access to a broad range of proteomics services, technologies and guidance to
help answer scientific questions.
|Georges Mer, Ph.D.
||NMR and chromatography
Metabolomics Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
|Provides an NMRS-based dynamic metabolomic platform for untargeted and targeted
quantification of metabolite levels and measurement of fluxes within metabolic networks in human and transgenic
|Sanjay Misra, M.D.
||Tour of mouse surgical area
Vascular and Interventional Radiology Lab
|Studies multiple different animal models in order to improve outcomes in patients with
end-stage renal disease by developing novel therapies that can be delivered by image-guided intervention.
|Timothy J. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
||Stem cells/cell culture suite
Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic
Left Heart Syndrome
|Development of a cell-based therapy for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) in order
to delay, or even prevent, the need for heart transplants in people with HLHS.
|Robin Patel, M.D.
||Electricity as novel treatment/joint infection diagnosis
|Uses culture-based methods, molecular techniques, animal models and human studies to
investigate infectious diseases.
|Marina Ramirez-Alvarado, Ph.D.
||Extraction of fluorescent markers
Protein Misfolding Lab
|Studies light chain amyloidosis to design therapeutic strategies to overcome the
|Stephen J. Riederer, Ph.D.
Magnetic Resonance Lab
|Development of new image acquisition methods based on MRI physics. Human studies are
done in collaboration with radiologists and other medical specialists in the areas of cardiovascular, neurological
and cancer imaging.
|Erik L. Ritman, M.D., Ph.D.
Physiological Imaging Lab
|Web-based databank of 3D images (micro-CT scans) available to investigators for use in
their research endeavors.
|Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.
Hepatocellular Carcinoma Lab
|Studies molecular pathogenesis and early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) to
translate new findings into improvements in prevention, early diagnosis, prognostic prediction, and treatment of
|Jeffery L. Salisbury, Ph.D.
||Demo of Scanning electron microscope
Microscopy and Cell Analysis Core
|Provides electron microscopy, flow cytometry and cell sorting, and optical microscopy
services to investigators conducting clinical or basic science cancer research.
|Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D.
||Confocal imaging and ventilation
Cell and Regenerative Physiology Lab
|Investigates the neural control and adaptation of breathing muscles. Focus areas
include research on the diaphragm muscle, aging and respiratory muscle sarcopenia, spinal cord injury, and airway
|Ravinder J. Singh, Ph.D.
||Dilution and pipetting
|Provides immunochemical, chemistry and immune testing at an affordable cost to clinical
and basic science researchers.
|Smith, David I.
||Next Gen. Seq. Facility Lab/DNA "necklace"
Medical Genome Facility
|Gives clinicians and researchers detailed information about the genetic makeup of their
samples, allowing them to identify and characterize the role of genetics in disease and treatment.
|Anthony J. Windebank, M.D.
||Chemo-induced peripheral neuropathy
Regenerative Neurobiology Lab
|Research strives to understand the cellular mechanisms underlying injury and repair in
the nervous system.