Congratulations to our research team member Young Lee on matching at University of California San Francisco for neurosurgery! (March 2016)

Congratulations to our post-doctoral fellow Juan Carlos Martinez Gutierrez on matching in neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital! (March 2016)

Congratulations to our research team member Sagar Shah for receiving his PhD focused on “YAP-driven networks in cancer.”We are incredibly proud of his accomplishments and wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors in science (March 2016). Also, Sagar was selected to speak on behalf of the Class of 2016 at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony! (May 2016) Watch his entire speech here!

Congratulations to Rafael de la Garza on matching at Albert Einstein Montefiore Medical Center for neurosurgery! (March 2016)

Congratulations to Amanda Placone for receiving her engineering PhD degree emphasized on "Astrocyte activation and its influence on the brain tumor microenvironment" We are extremely proud of you and this tremendous accomplishment! (March 2016)

Congratulations to our lab team member Emily Lavell for being accepted in the Master Program of Health Science in Health Economics Program at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health! We are very proud of you! (March 2016)

Congratulations to Kyle Inman for being selected by the Scholarly Concentrations to give an oral presentation about the management of NF2-driven meningiomas with YAP inhibitor Verteporfin
at Johns Hopkins. (February 2016)

Congratulations to Dr. Kaisorn Chaichana for receiving the Passano Physician Scientist Award. This award represents acknowledgment of his achievements, support for his research, and a commitment to his career progress as a clinician scientist. (December 2015)

Congratulations to PhD candidate Myungjun Ko for his acceptance to to the Nanotechnology for Cancer Research Pre-doctoral Fellowship! (October 2015)

Congratulations to my phenomenal fellow Jordina Rincon-Torroella on matching for neurosurgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital (March 2016). She also received the A. Earl Walker Outstanding International Fellow Award! (June 2015)

Congratulations to my student Eric Weaver on his acceptance to Johns Hopkins Medical School! (March 2015)

Congratulations to my student Akhila Denduluri on her acceptance to Johns Hopkins' Biomedical Engineering PhD program and on the completion of her Masters! (May 2015)

Congratulations to MD/PhD student Carmen Cut for receiving her engineering PhD degree focused on "Real-time, label-free optical property mapping for detection of human brain cancer infiltration," which was one of Johns Hopkins Medicine’s 2015 Research Highlights! (March, 2016). She has also received the prestigious George M. L. Sommerman Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching Assistants at the Whiting School of Engineering for outstanding performance as a teaching assistant. This award is given to one teaching assistant per year at the Whiting School of Engineering based on student and faculty nominations. (April 2014).

Congratulations to my two students, Sean Dangelmajer and Alexandra Larsen, for their acceptance to Harvard Medical School, my alma mater! (March 2014)

Congratulations to Olindi, a student in my laboratory, for her multiple acceptances to medical schools, including Boston University and the University of Maryland. (March 2014)

Congratulations to Dr.Christopher Smith, on obtaining his PhD in Biomedical Engineering for his work on stem cell migration. Chris has been a hardworking and dedicated member of my lab since 2006. He was recently the recipient of two awards: The Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Institute award for cancer research, as well as the Parcell Laboratories award for stem cells and regenerative medicine research. We are incredibly proud of his accomplishments and wish him the best of luck for his promising future in science.