Aaron DiAntonio receives Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from NINDS

Aaron DiAntonio (Department of Developmental Biology) received a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award (R37) from the NINDS. Recipients must be nominated by NINDS staff and demonstrate significant, paradigm-shifting contributions to the NINDS mission. The award converts a standard R01 into a 7-year grant. Congratulations, Aaron!

Welcome Matthew Ishahak, Rita Levi-Montalcini Postdoctoral Fellow

On June 1 the CRM welcomed its first Rita Levi-Montalcini Postdoctoral Fellow, Matthew Ishahak. Matthew completed his PhD at the University of Miami, and is joining the lab of CRM member Jeffrey Millman, where he will use his expertise in microfluidics to study stem cell-derived beta cell therapies for diabetes. Welcome, Matthew!

Matt Wood receives first R01 from NINDS

Matthew Wood (Assistant Professor of Surgery) received his first R01 from NINDS, titled “T cell roles in regeneration across nerve graft alternatives.” Congrats, Matt!

Musculoskeletal Biology and Regenerative Medicine Meeting Postponed

With the health and safety of the entire community in mind, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Musculoskeletal Biology and Regenerative Medicine meeting (scheduled for May 28-29, 2020) until May 2021. Once we have confirmed a new date, additional emails will be sent out. Stay safe and healthy.

Welcome to Rowan Karvas, CRM Fellow in the Theunissen Lab

The CRM and the Theunissen Lab welcome Rowan Karvas PhD as a new CRM Fellow in Regenerative Medicine. Rowan received her PhD from the University of Missouri and will work on engineering 3D microenvironments to model early human development. Welcome, Rowan!