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Dec 2022 - New Funding! The lab received R01 funding through the NIH/NIAMS to work on regenerative therapies for composite tissue injuries
Dec 2022 - The lab attends the BME Departmental Retreat. Dr. Nakayama gives a talk on regenerative engineering and Cynthia, Krista, Howie, and Sami all present their research.
Oct 2022 - New Funding! The lab is awarded a grant through the OHSU Medical Research Foundation New Investigators program to develop engineered muscle for composite tissue injuries.
Oct 2022 - New Funding! Dr. Dayle Hodge is awarded a FAER Research Fellowship grant to look at Endothelial-Mesenchymal Transition under hypoxia. Congratulations Dayle!
Oct 2022 - Torie was awarded with a T90 PORT fellowship through the School of Dentistry. Congratulations Torie!
Oct 2022 - The lab attends BMES in San Antonio, TX. Cynthia, Krista and Howie all present their research.
Oct 2022 - The lab attends the Oregon Bioengineering Symposium at Oregon State University. Howie, Krista, and Sami all present their research.
Sept 2022 - Sami and Torie both received ARCS Scholars Awards. Congratulations Sami and Torie!
Sept 2022 - Ethan received a Promising Scholars Award. Congratulations Ethan!
Sept 2022 - New member! Ethan Oseas joins the lab as a PhD. Student in Biomedical Engineering. Welcome Ethan!
Sept 2022 - New member! Victoria (Torie) Duke joins the lab as a PhD. Student in Biomedical Engineering. Welcome Torie!
Aug 2022 - Dr. Nakayama is named one of the
Top 50 Women Leaders of Oregon by Women We Admire July 2022 - Dr. Nakayama presents on regenerative rehabilitation at the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) Americas conference
June 2022 - New member! Samantha (Sami) Moellmer joins the lab as a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering. Welcome Sami!
June 2022 - New member! Owen Lally joins the lab as an American Heart Association (AHA) Summer Intern. Welcome Owen!
Feb 2022 - Dr. Nakayama presents on a novel animal model of composite bone-muscle injury at the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) annual meeting.
Jan 2022 - New funding! The lab is awarded a grant through MTF Biologics to develop an-allograft-based therapeutic for muscle regeneration.
Nov 2021 - Krista Habing and Yong How Tan present their work at the Oregon Bioengineering Symposium. Yong How Tan is awarded a prize for a top oral presentation. Congratulations Howie!
July 2021 - New funding! The lab is awarded a grant through the Collins Medical Trust to develop a novel animal model of composite injury.
June 2021 - Dr. Nakayama chairs a special session on Regenerative Rehabilitation for the Regenerative Medicine Essentials Course & World Stem Cell Summit
June 2021 - Dr. Nakayama gives an invited talk as part of the Alliance for Regenerative Rehabilitation Research and Training “Rising Stars Seminar Series”
April 2021 - Krista Habing is awarded an NSF GRFP for her proposal studying myogenesis under endothelial dysfunction. Congrats Krista!
December 2020 - Dr. Nakayama gives a talk at the virtual meeting of the World Biomaterials Congress
November 2020 - Our publication was selected as “Publication of the Month” for the school of medicine! Congrats team!
September 2020 - New Publication! Cynthia’s paper Transplantation of Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 Laden Scaffolds Combined with Exercise Promotes Neurovascular Regeneration and Angiogenesis in a Preclinical Muscle Injury Model is published in Biomaterials Science.
September 2020 - New Member! Alec Breazeale joins the lab as a student in the MD program. Welcome Alec!
September 2020 - Krista received an ARCS Scholars Award for her doctoral work. Congratulations Krista!
September 2020 - New Members! Krista Habing and Tan Yong How (Howie) join the lab as Ph.D. students in Biomedical Engineering. Welcome Krista and Howie!
August 2020 - Dr. Nakayama gives an invited talk at the Shriners Hospital for Children Research Department Seminar
July 2020 - New Members! Cynthia Alcazar joins the lab as a Senior Research Assistant and Parsa Farhang joins the lab as a Research Assistant. Welcome Cynthia and Parsa!
April 2020 - New Member! Dayle Hodge joins the lab as a Resident in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. Welcome Dayle!
March 2020 - Our lab temporarily closes to help prevent the spread of COVID-19
March 2020 - New Funding! The Nakayama Lab is awarded a NanoString Neuroscience Materials Grant to investigate nanopatterned engineered materials enhance tissue regeneration by modulation of neuroinflammatory pathways in a volumetric muscle injury mouse model.
January 2020 - New funding! The Nakayama Lab is awarded an R00 award through the NIH/NLHBI to investigate how spatial patterning modulates tissue revascularization and regeneration.
January 2020 - New funding! The Nakayama Lab is awarded a grant through the Alliance for Regenerative Rehabilitation Research to investigate immune modulation of muscle regeneration via rehabilitative exercise and cell-free biomaterials.