D. Geoffrey Vince, PhD

Department Chair

Location:ND2-07
vinceg@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-6980
Fax: (216) 445-6083
web site

Gail Lannum, MT

Department Administrator

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




Jay Alberts, PhD

Staff

Location:C5-005
albertj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3222
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
parkinson's disease; deep brain stimulation; forced exercise; assisted exercise; stroke; robotics; concussion assessment


Suneel S. Apte, MBBS, DPhil

Staff

Location:ND2-29
aptes@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3278
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
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, PhD

Staff

Location:ND3-04
damasem@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-1103
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
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, PhD

Associate Staff

Location:ND2-26
derwink@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-5982
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
rotator cuff repair; abdominal wall repair; musculoskeletal soft tissue repair; ecm scaffolds; extracellular matrix; muscle fatty atrophy


Ahmet Erdemir, PhD

Assistant Staff

Location:ND2-27
erdemira@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9523
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
biomechanics; tissue mechanics; musculoskeletal; movement; locomotion; modeling; simulation; computation; finite element analysis; optimization; multiscale analysis; simulation-based medicine


Elizabeth Fisher, PhD

Consultant Staff

Location:ND2-106
fishere@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3217
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
quantitative image analysis; multiple sclerosis (ms); magnetic resonance imaging (mri); brain atrophy; mri-pathology correlations; neuroimaging; brain imaging; ms clinical trials; image segmentation; image registration


Aaron Fleischman, PhD

Staff Scientist

Location:ND3-58
fleisca@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3218
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
biosensors; cell detection; imaging; ivus; intravascular ultrasound; mems; microfluidics; nanotechnology; ultrafiltration; ultrasonic transducers


Kiyotaka Fukamachi, MD, PhD

Staff

Location:ND2-56
fukamak@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9344
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
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, MD

Staff

Location:ND2-53
grahaml@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3298
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
vascular grafts; endothelial cells; smooth muscle cells; oxidized lipids; canonical transient receptor potential (trpc) channels; cell migration; collagen synthesis


Vincent C. Hascall, PhD

Staff

Location:ND2-24
hascalv@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-5676
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
hyaluronan in inflammation; asthma; diabetes; autophagy; hyperglycemia; connective tissue biology


Vijay Krishna, PhD

Assistant Staff

Location:ND2-58
krishnv2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-5966
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
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, PhD

Staff

Location:ND2-100
labhasv@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9364
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
nanomedicine; nanoparticles; cancer; imaging; targeted drug delivery; stroke; antioxidant delivery


Zong-Ming Li, PhD

Staff

Location:ND2-105
liz4@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-1211
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
hand; wrist; upper extremity; musculoskeletal; neuromuscular; biomechanics; rehabilitation; carpal tunnel syndrome


Paul D. Marasco, PhD

Associate Staff

Location:ND2-33
marascp2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-1217
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
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, MD, PhD

Staff

Location:ND2-23
maytine@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-6676
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
skin cancer; photodynamic therapy; light therapy; wound healing; inflammation; fibrosis; extracellular matrix


Gordon McLennan, MD

Staff

Location:ND3-28
mclenng@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-6124
Fax: (216) 445-1492
web site

Profile keywords:
hepatocellular cancer; local drug delivery; image guided therapy; endovascular therapy;


Ronald J. Midura, PhD

Staff

Location:ND2-28
midurar@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3212
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
skeletal biology; bone formation; metabolic bone disease; fracture healing; microgravity; space medicine; mechanical unloading


George F. Muschler, MD

Staff

Location:ND2-51
muschlg@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-2028
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
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, PhD, PT

Assistant Staff

Location:ND2-109
plowe2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-4589
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
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, PhD

Associate Staff

Location:ND2-55
ramamua@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-4326
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
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, PhD

Department Chair

Location:ND2-07
vinceg@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-6980
Fax: (216) 445-6083
web site

Profile keywords:
cardiovascular imaging; stroke; histology; image and signal processing; atherosclerosis


Aimin Wang, PhD

Staff Scientist

Location:ND4-18B
wanga@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3237
Fax: (216) 444-9198

Profile keywords:
coming soon.


Maciej Zborowski, PhD

Staff

Location:ND2-30
zborowm@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-9330
Fax: (216) 444-9198
web site

Profile keywords:
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