D. Geoffrey Vince, PhD

Department Chair

Location:ND2-07
vinceg@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-6980
Fax: (216) 445-6083
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Gail Lannum, MT

Department Administrator

Location:ND2-08
lannumg@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-1254
Fax: (216) 445-6083
 





Jay  Alberts
Jay Alberts
Staff
albertj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3222

Research Interests:
Parkinson's disease; deep brain stimulation; forced exercise; assisted exercise; stroke; robotics; concussion assessment

Suneel S. Apte
Suneel S. Apte
Staff
aptes@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3278

Research Interests:
Extracellular matrix; metalloproteinases; ADAMTS proteases; ADAMTS-like proteins; morphogenesis; birth defects; fetal-maternal biology, myometrium and parturition; eye disorders; cardiovascular biology; neural tube; craniofacial development; smooth muscle; musculoskeletal biology; post-translational modification; inherited connective tissue disorders;osteoarthritis; proteomics.

Margot  Damaser
Margot Damaser
Staff
damasem@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-1103

Research Interests:
Urinary incontinence; pelvic floor disorders; fecal incontinence; pelvic organ prolapse; peripheral nerve injury; stem cell; regenerative medicine; electrical stimulation; pressure measurement; neurotrophin; animal models; bladder function; urethra; vagina; urodynamics

Kathleen A. Derwin
Kathleen A. Derwin
Associate Staff
derwink@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-5982

Research Interests:
Rotator cuff repair; abdominal wall repair; musculoskeletal soft tissue repair; ECM scaffolds; extracellular matrix; muscle fatty atrophy

Ahmet  Erdemir
Ahmet Erdemir
Assistant Staff
erdemira@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9523

Research Interests:
Biomechanics; tissue mechanics; musculoskeletal; movement; locomotion; modeling; simulation; computation; finite element analysis; optimization; multiscale analysis; simulation-based medicine

Aaron  Fleischman
Aaron Fleischman
Staff Scientist
fleisca@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3218

Research Interests:
Biosensors; cell detection; imaging; IVUS; intravascular ultrasound; MEMS; microfluidics; nanotechnology; ultrafiltration; ultrasonic transducers

Kiyotaka  Fukamachi
Kiyotaka Fukamachi
Staff
fukamak@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9344

Research Interests:
Mechanical circulatory support; ventricular assist device (VAD); total artificial heart (TAH); cardiac function; pressure-volume loop; hemodynamics; heart failure; neurostimulation; mitral valve

Linda M. Graham
Linda M. Graham
Staff
grahaml@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3298

Research Interests:
Vascular grafts; endothelial cells; smooth muscle cells; oxidized lipids; canonical transient receptor potential (TRPC) channels; cell migration; collagen synthesis

Vincent C. Hascall
Vincent C. Hascall
Staff
hascalv@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-5676

Research Interests:
Hyaluronan in inflammation; asthma; diabetes; autophagy; hyperglycemia; connective tissue biology

Vijay  Krishna
Vijay Krishna
Assistant Staff
krishnv2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-5966

Research Interests:
Light-nanomaterial interactions for biomedical applications; Multifunctional nanomaterials for non-invasive image-guided cancer treatment; Nanotherapeutics for prevention of cancer; Novel, long-lasting sunscreens

Vinod  Labhasetwar
Vinod Labhasetwar
Staff
labhasv@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9364

Research Interests:
Nanomedicine; nanoparticles; cancer; imaging; targeted drug delivery; stroke; antioxidant delivery

Zong-Ming  Li
Zong-Ming Li
Staff
liz4@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-1211

Research Interests:
Hand; wrist; upper extremity; musculoskeletal; neuromuscular; biomechanics; rehabilitation; carpal tunnel syndrome

Paul D. Marasco
Paul D. Marasco
Associate Staff
marascp2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-1217

Research Interests:
Sensory Integration with Prosthetic devices; Amputee Research; Cognitive Embodiment; Visual-Tactile Integration; Sensory Neurophysiology; Brain Organization; Neural Plasticity; Kinesthesia; Diabetic Sensory Neuropathy

Edward V. Maytin
Edward V. Maytin
Staff
maytine@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-6676

Research Interests:
Skin cancer; photodynamic therapy; light therapy; wound healing; inflammation; fibrosis; extracellular matrix

Gordon  McLennan
Gordon McLennan
Staff
mclenng@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-6124

Research Interests:
Hepatocellular Cancer; Local Drug Delivery; Image Guided Therapy; Endovascular therapy;

Ronald J. Midura
Ronald J. Midura
Staff
midurar@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3212

Research Interests:
Skeletal biology; bone formation; metabolic bone disease; fracture healing; microgravity; space medicine; mechanical unloading

George F. Muschler
George F. Muschler
Staff
muschlg@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-5338

Research Interests:
Stem cell; progenitor cell; bone; cartilage; arthritis; aging; osteoporosis; bone loss; fracture non-union; blood; bone marrow; regenerative medicine; tissue engineering; gender differences; cell therapy; cell processing; orthopaedics; orthopaedic surgery; rheumatology; rehabilitation; quality; clinical outcomes; joint replacement

Ela  Plow
Ela Plow
Assistant Staff
plowe2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-4589

Research Interests:
Aging; brain; brain damage; brain plasticity; cancer-related fatigue; chemo-brain; functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI); hemianopia (vision defect); motor control; motor imagery; motor learning; motor cortex; motor mapping of brain; noninvasive brain stimulation; spinal cord injury; stroke; transcranial direct current stimulation; transcranial magnetic stimulation; neuroimaging; neuromodulation; neurorehabilitation; visual cortex; visual field loss

Anand  Ramamurthi
Anand Ramamurthi
Associate Staff
ramamua@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-4326

Research Interests:
Cardiovascular tissue engineering; elastic matrix regenerative repair; abdominal aortic aneurysms; cell-matrix interactions; nanoparticles; drug delivery; electrospinning technologies; stem cells for matrix engineering; vascular cell signaling in disease

D. Geoffrey Vince
D. Geoffrey Vince
Department Chair
vinceg@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-6980

Research Interests:
Cardiovascular imaging; stroke; histology; image and signal processing; atherosclerosis

Aimin  Wang
Aimin Wang
Staff Scientist
wanga@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3237

Research Interests:
coming soon.

Maciej  Zborowski
Maciej Zborowski
Staff
zborowm@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9330

Research Interests:
Cell separation; magnetic cell sorting; magnetic nanoparticles; immunomagnetic cell labeling; tissue magnetic susceptibility; red blood cell magnetic susceptibility; cell magnetophoresis; biomagnetism; intracellular iron; iron metabolism; circulating tumor cell separation; tissue progenitor cell separation; stem cell separation; particle tracking velocimetry; cell tracking velocimetry