Department of Neurological Surgery

Basic Research

Research Investigators
Justin S Cetas, MD, PhD
Mary M. Heinricher, PhD (Vice Chair of Research)
Chris Madden, PhD
Shaun Morrison, PhD
Susan Ingram, PhD
Domenico Tupone, PhD

Research Grants and Contracts: Ashly Leder, PhD

Cetas Lab

  • Resident Fellow: Tristan Stani, MD
  • Postdoctoral Scholar: Ravikant Samatham, PhD (Primary appointment in Biomedical Engineering)

Heinricher Lab

  • Senior Research Associate: Melissa Martenson, MS
  • Postdoctoral Scholar: Yangmiao Zhang, PhD
  • Graduate Research Assistant: Nadir Balba, MA
  • Graduate Research Assistant: Gwen Hryciw, BA
  • Graduate Research Assistant: Andrea Hardin, MA
  • Research Assistant: Jennifer Wong, BA

Ingram Lab

  • Senior Research Associate: Laura Kozell, PhD
  • Graduate Research Assistant: Courtney Bouchet, BA
  • Graduate Research Assistant: Kylie McPherson, BS

Morrison Lab

  • Research Assistant Professor: Chris Madden, PhD 
  • Research Assistant Professor: Domenico Tupone, PhD
  • Senior Research Associate: Ellen Santos da Conceicao, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Scholar: Pierfrancesco Chiavetta, MD
  • Senior Research Assistant: Rubing Xing