Haylie Helms

  • Graduate Student, Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program, School of Medicine


Haylie Helms received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She then received a master’s degree from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Modern Human Anatomy. Following graduation, Haylie led the 3D Bioprinting Core Facility at the University of Minnesota, and also served as the Panoskaltsis-Mortari laboratory manager, taught a graduate level 3D Bioprinting course, and led several independent research projects. Haylie now joins OHSU’s Biomedical Engineering PhD program, working on cardiovascular tissue engineering in the Nakayama laboratory.


  • B.A., 2017, University of Minnesota
  • M.S., 2019, University of Colorado - Anshutz Medical Campus
  • Fellowship:

    • ARCS Scholarhip
    • Douglas Strain Fellowship


Selected publications

  • Helms HR, Spitzer VM. A Shocking Presentation of Coronary Artery Disease: An Inside Look from the Susan Potter Dataset. Poster Presentation. University of Colorado Denver Research and Creative Arts Symposium. Denver, CO. April 26, 2019. 
  • Helms HR, Jarrell DK, Jacot JG. Generation of Cardiac Organoids Using Cardiomyocytes, Endothelial Cells, Epicardial Cells, and Cardiac Fibroblasts Derived from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Poster Presentation. Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cells, Wound Healing and Bioengineering Poster Session. American Association for Anatomy Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2019. Orlando, FL. April 9, 2019.
  • Helms H, Meyer CM, Panoskaltsis-Mortari A.  Recellularization of Decellularized Lung Matrix Using Definitive Endoderm Cells Derived from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells.  Poster Presentation. University of Minnesota Undergraduate Research Symposium. Minneapolis, MN. April 20, 2017.
  • Spratt JR, Mattison LM, Iaizzo PA, Brown RZ, Helms H, Iles T, Howard BT, Panoskaltsis-Mortari A, Loor G.  An Experimental Study of the Recovery of Injured Porcine Lungs with Prolonged Normothermic Cellular Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Following Donation after Circulatory Death. Transplant Int 2017; 30:932-944.
  • Loor G, Howard BT, Spratt JR, Mattison LM, Panoskaltsis-Mortari A, Iles TL, Meyer CM, Helms HR, Price A, Iaizzo PA. Prolonged EVLP using OCS Lung: Cellular and Acellular Perfusates. Transplantation 2017; 101:2303-2311.


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