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Arnold I. Caplan, Ph.D.

Center Director
Professor, Department of Biology
Director, Skeletal Research Center,
Interests: Tissue engineering of mesenchymal tissue, skeletal tissue biology, extracellular matrix; and the aging of the skin.
Email: aic@cwru.edu

Jean F. Welter, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Center Associate Director
Research Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Director, Bioreactor Core Facility, Skeletal Research Center,
Interests: Tissue-engineering and cell-based therapies, bioreactor design, mechanobiology, bone transplantation, imaging, fluorescence spectroscopy, drug delivery.
Email: jfw2@cwru.edu

Harihara Baskaran, Ph.D.

Professor
Project Director, TR&D-3
Department of Chemical Engineering
Interests: Biotransport applications to Cell and Tissue Engineering, Microvascular tissue engineering
Email: hxb3@cwru.edu

Diego Correa, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Consultant
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopædics, Division of Sports Medicine
Diabetes Research Institute, Cell Transplant Center
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Biology, Skeletal Research Center
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Interests:
Email: dxc821@med.miami.edu

Alex Huang, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Fellowship Director at CWRU and Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Interests: two-photon laser scanning microscopy expert, T-cell and chemokine receptor biology and cellular trafficking
Email: alex.y.huang@case.edu
Web Site

Ahmad Khalil, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Center for RNA Molecular Biology and Department of Genetics
Interests: Elucidating the mechanisms by which lincRNAs exert their effects
Email: amk175@case.edu
Website
Website

Zhenghong Lee, Ph.D.

Project Director, TR&D-1
Professor
Department of Radiology,
Interests: Cancer imaging, Stem cell imaging, translational research, PET/CT imaging, SPECT/CT imaging, Optical imaging, Scintigraphy
Email: zxl11@cwru.edu
Web Site

Joseph M. Mansour, Ph.D.

Project Director, TR&D-4
Professor
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Interests: Mechanical behavior of cartilaginous tissues in normal, diseased & repaired states.
Email: jmm12@cwru.edu
Website

Mark D. Schluchter, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Director, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Interests: General design and analysis of clinical trials and epidemiologic studies; Methods for the analysis of longitudinal and incomplete data; Joint modeling of longitudinal and time-to-event data
Email: mds11@case.edu
Website

Rodrigo Somoza Palacios, Ph.D.

Project Director, TR&D-2
Senior Research Associate
Skeletal Research Center
Director, Cell Culture Facility
Interests: Cartilage Tissue Engineering, Somatic Stem Cell Biology, Reprogramming Technology (IPS), Cell Therapy and Tissue Regeneration, Cancer Metastasis.
Email: ras286@cwru.edu

 

 

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