Wicha Lab personnel

 

Principal Investigator

Dr Max Wicha

Max S. Wicha, M.D., Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Distinguished Professor of Oncology. 

As founding director of the UM Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. Wicha is responsible for coordinating all cancer activities related to research and patient care.  Dr. Wicha is nationally known for his research in the field of breast oncology. His lab was part of the team that first discovered stem cells in breast cancer, the first described in any human solid tumor.  Since then, Dr. Wicha has become one of the leading experts on cancer stem cells. Dr. Wicha is also active as a clinician, specializing in the treatment of breast cancer patients. 


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Senior Research Supervisor

Shawn

Shawn G. Clouthier, M.S., Experimental Breast Cancer Senior Research Supervisor; Adminstrative Director, Cancer Stem Cell Program.

Dr. Clouthier has more than twelve years' experience conducting and facilitating Oncology research, and has published extensively in the fields of organic biogeochemistry, bioethics, bone marrow transplantation, immunology and breast cancer therapeutics. He works closely with the Business Development Office to prepare master research agreements and contracts with industry partners. In addition, Shawn serves as the Administrative Director of the Cancer Stem Cell Program at the North Campus Research Complex.

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Research Faculty

Azizi
Monika
Khaled Hassan
Suling
Ebrahim Azizi
Monika Burness
Khaled Hassan
Suling Liu
Ming Luo
Sean McDermott
Yongyou Zhou
Ming Luo
Sean McDermott
Yongyou Zhou

Post-doctoral and Medical Research Fellows

Bailey
Brooks
Deol
Sada Ikeda
Kelly Bailey
Michael Brooks
Yadwinder Deol
Sadakatsu Ikeda
Bonnie
Yajing "Bonnie" Liu

Not pictured: Leo Hernandez, Juliana Laino do Val Carniero

Graduate and Medical Students

Justin
Evelyn
Alice Turdo
Justin Colacino
Evelyn Jiagge
Alice Turdo

Not pictured: Jon Bender

 

Research Technicans

April Davis
Najwa El Kadi
Fouladdel
Elizabeth Gheordunescu
April Davis
Najwa El Kadi
Shamileh Fouladdel
Elizabeth Gheordunescu
Rachel
Li Shang
Rebecca Theisen
Luo Wang
Rachel Martin-Trevino
Li Shang
Rebecca Theisen
Luo Wang

 

Undergraduate Researchers and Volunteers: Joe Burnet, Alex Fox, Shalini Kota, Fatou Ndaw, Matt Stone, Kylie Vento, Emma Williams, Jasmine Yousif, Kevin Zhang

Collaborators and foreign scholars

Wicha Lab Alumni

Administrative Support Staff:

Tahra Luther
Denise Poirier Leblanc
Tahra Luther
Assistant Lab Manager

Denise Poirier
Executive Assistant

Courtney LeBlanc
Research Assistant