Training Program in Lung Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Student Roster

Directors

Review the focus areas, mentors and publications of current and former trainees in the Training Program in Lung Physiology and Biomedical Engineering program at Mayo Clinic.

Appointee Mentor(s) Research focus Mayo Clinic publications
Predoctoral
Kalpana R. Betageri Daniel J. Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Targeting vascular dysfunction in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) View publications
Alyssa D. Brown Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Mitochondrial morphology and function in the diaphragm across normal physiology, aging, and spinal cord injury View publications
Michelle E. Howard, Ph.D. Michael G. Herman, Ph.D. Minimum monitor unit effects on plan quality for multifield optimized spot scanning proton therapy View publications
Dakota L. Jones Daniel J. Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Mechano-regulation of myofibroblast activation through epigenetic programs View publications
Obaid U. Khurram Carlos B. Mantilla, M.D., Ph.D. Electromechanical coupling of the diaphragm muscle after motor unit loss View publications
Niccole S. Schaible Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Cellular mechanisms responsible for cardiac rewarming shock View publications
Elizabeth R. Vogel, M.D., Ph.D. Christina M. Pabelick, M.D. Moderate hyperoxia induces extracellular matrix remodeling in developing human airway smooth muscle View publications
Kevin L. Webb Michael J. Joyner, M.D. O2 transport in health and disease View publications
Casey R. Whitney Carlos B. Mantilla, M.D., Ph.D. Sleep apnea in cervical spinal cord injury View publications
Postdoctoral
Arbi Aghali, Ph.D. Y.S. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. Cellular senescence mechanisms in asthma in the elderly View publications
Johnathon M. Aho, M.D., Ph.D. Daniel J. Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Tissue engineering of the artificial trachea and esophagus for transplantation View publications
Colleen M. Bartman, Ph.D. Y.S. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. Intermittent hypoxia; Hyperoxia in the developing lung View publications
Brent M. Berry, M.D., Ph.D. Gregory A. Worrell, M.D., Ph.D. Sleep and cardiopulmonary variability as predictors of epileptic events View publications
Rodney D. Britt Jr., Ph.D. Y.S. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. Hyperoxia and immature airways: Implications for pediatric asthma View publications
Leah A. Davis, Ph.D., M.S. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Power fatigue and mitochondrial function in diaphragm and abdominal muscle View publications
Jonathan E. Elliott, Ph.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Respiratory muscle neurobiology and aging View publications
Luther C. Gill, Ph.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Neurotrophic influence on postnatal diaphragm plasticity View publications
Heather M. Gransee, Ph.D. Carlos B. Mantilla, M.D., Ph.D. Functional recovery after cervical spinal cord injury View publications
Sarah M. Greising, Ph.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Effects of aging on respiratory function View publications
Naureen Javeed, Ph.D. Aleksey Matveyenko, Ph.D. Assessment of proinflammatory mediators of beta cell circadian clock dysfunction in diabetes View publications
Anthony G. Jay, Ph.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Airway smooth muscle cell photo-biomodulation and mitochondrial homeostasis View publications
Amjad N. Kanj, M.D., M.P.H. Joseph H. Skalski, M.D.

Andrew H. Limper, M.D.

Microbiome and gut-lung cross-talk View publications
Eli F. Kelley, Ph.D. Bruce D. Johnson, Ph.D. The effect of extreme environments on cardiorespiratory physiology View publications
Patrick A. Link, Ph.D. Daniel J. Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Intravital imaging of redox in pulmonary fibrosis View publications
Essa Mohamed, Ph.D. Virend Somers, M.D., Ph.D. Evaluating the prevalence and physiological mechanisms of obstructive sleep apnea among Somalis: A translational research study View publications
Miguel Pareja Cajiao, M.D.

Carlos B. Mantilla, M.D., Ph.D.

Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D.

Mechanisms of neuromuscular resilience to aging of the respiratory system View publications
Oscar A. Ramirez Ramirez, M.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Airway smooth muscle cells and inflammation View publications
Tiffany L. Sarrafian Griffiths, D.V.M., Ph.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Mechanisms of muscle fiber type atrophy in the diaphragm of aging animals View publications
Karry M. Smith, Ph.D. Daniel J. Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Identifying pathways involved in lung fibrosis View publications
Jack H. Wellmerling, Ph.D.

Qi Tan, Ph.D.

Daniel J. Tschumperlin, Ph.D.

Cellular homeostasis in the context of pulmonary fibrosis View publications
Alexandra M. V. Wennberg, Ph.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Sleep apnea impact on cardiovascular disease View publications
Sarah A. Wicher, Ph.D. Y.S. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. Determining the role of glial cell neurotrophic factor on airway smooth muscle cells in the lung View publications