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 at Mayo Clinic.

Appointee Mentor Research focus Mayo Clinic publications
Predoctoral
Casey R. Whitney Carlos B. Mantilla, M.D., Ph.D. Sleep apnea in cervical spinal cord injury Publications on PubMed
Dakota L. Jones Daniel J. Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Mechano-regulation of myofibroblast activation through epigenetic programs Publications on PubMed
Obaid Khurram Carlos B. Mantilla, M.D., Ph.D. Electromechanical coupling of the diaphragm muscle after motor unit loss Publications on PubMed
Elizabeth R. Vogel, M.D., Ph.D. Christina M. Pabelick, M.D. Moderate hyperoxia induces extracellular matrix remodeling in developing human airway smooth muscle Publications on PubMed
Michelle E. Howard, Ph.D. Michael G. Herman, Ph.D. Minimum monitor unit effects on plan quality for multi-field optimized spot scanning proton therapy Publications on PubMed
Niccole S. Schaible Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Cellular mechanisms responsible for cardiac rewarming shock Publications on PubMed
Postdoctoral
Colleen M. Bartman, Ph.D. Y.S. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. Intermittent hypoxia; Hyperoxia in the developing lung Publications on PubMed
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 Publications on PubMed
Anthony G. Jay, Ph.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Airway smooth muscle cell photo-biomodulation and mitochondrial homeostasis Publications on PubMed
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 Publications on PubMed
Naureen Javeed, Ph.D. Aleksey Matveyenko, Ph.D. Assessment of proinflammatory mediators of beta cell circadian clock dysfunction in diabetes Publications on PubMed
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 Publications on PubMed
Brent M. Berry Gregory A. Worrell, M.D., Ph.D. Sleep and cardiopulmonary variability as predictors of epileptic events Publications on PubMed
Johnathon M. Aho, M.D., Ph.D. Daniel J. Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Tissue engineering of the artificial trachea and esophagus for transplantation Publications on PubMed
Ine Kuipers, Ph.D. Y.S. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. Airway hyper responsiveness and contractility of the neonatal lung Publications on PubMed
Alexandra Wennberg, Ph.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Sleep apnea impact on cardiovascular disease Publications on PubMed
Jonathan E. Elliott, Ph.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Respiratory muscle neurobiology and aging Publications on PubMed
Karry M. Smith, Ph.D. Daniel J. Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Identifying pathways involved in lung fibrosis Publications on PubMed
Luther C. Gill, Ph.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Neurotrophic influence on postnatal diaphragm plasticity Publications on PubMed
Rodney D. Britt Jr., Ph.D. Y.S. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. Hyperoxia and immature airways: Implications for pediatric asthma Publications on PubMed
Sarah M. Greising, Ph.D. Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D. Effects of aging on respiratory function Publications on PubMed
Heather M. Gransee, Ph.D. Carlos B. Mantilla, M.D., Ph.D. Functional recovery after cervical spinal cord injury Publications on PubMed