Spotlights

Erica D. Pratt, Ph.D. 2015

Erica D. Pratt, Ph.D. 2015

Erica Pratt's doctoral work in Dr. Brian Kirby's lab focused on investigating circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the peripheral blood system of patients with solid tumors and how these cells can be used as a noninvasive tumor surrogate, and as prognostic biomarkers for survival in advanced disease. Read more

Sophia Ziemian in regalia holding pup, Max

Sophia Ziemian, Ph.D. ’20

Ziemian seeks to understand the underlying mechanisms of osteoarthritis, in order to develop therapeutic strategies that will successfully prevent or drastically slow the progression of the disease. Read more

Young Hye Song

Young Hye Song, Ph.D. 2016

As a tenure-track assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Arkansas, Young Hye currently directs a lab that uses tissue engineering strategies to study cancer-nerve crosstalk and traumatic neural injuries. Read more

Mary Clare McCorry

Mary Clare McCorry, Ph.D. 2017

At the Food and Drug Administration through the AIMBE Scholars program, McCorry led science policy initiatives and coordinated collaborations between experts in academia, industry, government and non-profit organizations. Read more