Matthew D. Wood, PhD

Matthew D. Wood, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Principal Investigator and Lab Director

Received graduate degrees in Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. Post-doc at the Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto under the co-mentorship of Drs. Gregory Borschel and Tessa Gordon.

Susan E. Mackinnon, MD

Susan E. Mackinnon, MD

Minot Packer Fryer Chair of Plastic Surgery

Principal Investigator

Medical degree from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Plastic surgery residency at the University of Toronto. Fellowships in neurosurgical research at the University of Toronto and Hand Surgery at the Raymond Curtis Hand Center in Baltimore.

Daniel  Hunter, RA

Daniel Hunter, RA

Senior Scientist

Focus on histology and microscopic analysis of nerves.

Lauren Schellhardt, BA

Lauren Schellhardt, BA

Research Assistant and Lab Manager

Focus on animal care, immunohistochemical analysis of tissues, and Behavioral studies of functional recovery in rodent models.

Deng Pan, BS

Deng Pan, BS

DBBS MSTP (MD/PhD) Student

Research topic: how different cells that repopulate acellular scaffolds used to repair nerve injuries impact regeneration.

Jesús  A. Acevedo Cintrón

Jesús A. Acevedo Cintrón

DBBS MSTP (MD/PhD) Student

Research topic: how the immune response can be modulated to facilitate functional angiogenesis and regeneration across acellular scaffolds used to repair nerve injuries.

Junichi  Sayanagi, MD

Junichi Sayanagi, MD

International Post-doctoral Fellow

Junichi is a surgical resident from Osaka University performing a fellowship in the lab under the Uehara Memorial Foundation Overseas Research Fellowship. He is researching how electrical stimulation can be used and translated to the clinic as a therapy to improve the repair of nerve injuries.

Evan  Marsh, BS

Evan Marsh, BS

Medical Student, rising M1

Research topic: whether neuro-enhancing therapies have additive or synergistic effects on clinically-relevant nerve injury and repair scenarios.