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Nelson laboratory alumni

02/85-09/86  Jennings F. Worley, Ph.D. Associate Director, Discovery Operations, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., San Diego, California. Dr. Worley passed away in December 2020 and will always be remembered as the standard-bearer for excellence in the lab.

02/88-07/91  Yu Huang, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of Research and Professor, Department of Physiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

07/88-07/91 & 07/92-05/93 John M. Quayle, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

10/93-10/95 Thomas Kleppisch, Ph.D., Clinical Reviewer, Swissmedic, Bern Area, Switzerland

02/92-05/92 Rudolf Schubert, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Cardiovascular Physiology, Centre for Biomedicine and Medical Technology, Mannheim, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany

07/93-10/94 Michael Rubart, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hermann B Wells Center for Pediatric Research Indiana University School of Medicine.  Adjunct Faculty, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine

02/92-10/94 Blair Robertson, Ph.D.  Chief Strategy Officer, Cambridge BioMarketing, Cambridge, MA

07/93-06/95 Paul Zimmermann, M.D. (Cardiology Fellow).  Cardiologist, South Carolina Heart Center, Camden, South Carolina

01/92-08/97 Harm Knot, PharmD, Ph.D Chief Technology Officer TSE-systems GmBh & Adjunct Professor for Wake Forest Institute and University of Florida, Heidelberg, Germany

12/94-10/97 Valerie A. Porter, Ph.D.  Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Div. of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

02/91-05/91 & 08/96-09/97 Maik Gollasch M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Nephrology and Intensive Care, Experimental and Clinical Research Center (ECRC), Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany

11/96-12/97 Karen Lounsbury, Ph.D.  Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Vermont

07/98-01/99 Luis Fernando Santana, Ph.D.  Professor and Chair, Arline Miller Rolkin Endowed Chair in

Physiology & Membrane Biology, Department of Physiology & Membrane Biology,

University of California, Davis

07/95-12/99 Jonathan Jaggar, Ph.D., Maury Bronstein Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Tennessee 

10/97-12/99 George Wellman, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Vermont

11/97-12/00 Tracy Firth, Ph.D. (co-advisor with Dr. Gary Mawe).  Technical Sales Representative, CN Biosciences (UK) Ltd., Nottingham, UK

04/97-02/01 Guillermo Perez, Ph.D. , Research Scientist-Invited Professor, University of Girona-IdIBGi, Cardiovascular Center, Girona, Spain

01/98-04/01 Donald Welsh, Ph.D. (co-advisor with Dr. Joseph Brayden). Professor, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

04/01-09/01 Andrá Stevenson, Ph.D.  Medical Affairs Director – East Region, Cardiovascular Metabolic Team US Medical Affairs, Merck, North Wales, PA 

01/00-10/01 Maria Gomez, Ph.D., Professor, Lund University, Deputy Coordinator of the LUDC (Lund

University Diabetes Center), Research Director, Department of Experimental Medical

Science, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

01/02-04/02 Karen Bradley, Ph.D., *Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Sheffield,  Sheffield, UK 

10/96-07/02 Delrae Eckman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ 

09/99-02/04 Mark Taylor, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, University of South Alabama

01/02-02/03 Hiromitsu Morita, D.D.S., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics, Kyushu University, Kyushu, Japan

04/01-03/03 Gerry Herrera, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, University of Vermont, President of Catamount Research and Development, Inc., Vice President of Research and Development, Med Associates Inc.,

Saint Albans, VT

09/01-09/04 Laura González-Bosc, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of New Mexico

09/02-11/04 Jessica Filosa, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Physiology, Augusta University, Augusta, GA

09/01-01/05 Kevin Thorneloe, Ph.D., Senior Director & Global Lead Early Clinical Development at Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Collegeville, PA

03/99-01/06 Georgi Petkov, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Harriet S. Van Vlette Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

10/03-02/06 Matthias Werner, Ph.D., Head of Quality Control, TEM Innovations GmbH, Munich Area,

Germany,  Honorary Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Division of Cardiovascular and Endocrine Science, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

05/02-06/06 Keith Wilkerson, Ph.D., Biology Teacher and IB CAS Coordinator at Middlebury Union High School, Middlebury, Vermont

08/03-06/08 Jonathan Ledoux, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

09/04-06/08 Steven Straub, Ph.D., Confocal Field Application Scientist at Perkin Elmer, Shelton, Connecticut

08/06-07/08 Helénè Girouard, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

05/07-03/09 Jeff Layne, Ph.D., HPLC Product Manager, Technical Manager Phenologix Lab, Phenomenex, Inc., Torrance, California

03/06-03/10 Gayathri Krishnamoorthy Natarajan, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Department of Anesthesiology Medical College of Wisconsin 

06/09-07/15 Swapnil Sonkusare, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

06/10-12/10 Rachael M. Hannah, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK 

03/08-12/11 Lydia Nausch, Ph.D., Prof. Biochemistry of Nutrition, Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf, Weidenbach, Germany

10/10-10/11 Hagop Sarkissian, M.D., Urologist, Summit Medical Group, Bend, Oregon

08/11-08/12 Adam Greenstein, M.D., Ph.D., British Heart Foundation Intermediate Clinical Research Fellow and Honorary Consultant Physician, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

08/08-05/13 Rachael Baylie, Ph.D., Medical Writer, Fishawack Indica, Manchester, UK 

06/08-11/13 Kathryn Dunn, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology, St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin

01/09-10/18 Fabrice Dabertrand, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Anesthesiology & Pharmacology, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

02/11-01/19 Thomas Longden, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Physiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

08/12-01/19 Nathan Tykocki, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI

08/15 – 04/17 Johanna Schleifenbaum, Ph.D., Postdoc at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

08/16 – 07/17 Mary Beth Klinger-Lawrence, Ph.D., Lecturer, Biology, Norwich University, Norwich, VT

02/11 – 11/17 Nuria Villalba, Ph.D., Faculty Scientist, University of Southern Florida, Tampa, FL

08/91-07/18 Adrian Bonev, Ph.D. (Emeritus Research Assistant Professor) – retired

01/15-06/19 Daniel Collier, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

04/13-09/2019 Albert Gonzales, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology, University of Nevada, Reno

06/15-07/2021 Osama Harraz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, University of Vermont. 

05/2018-01/2024 Amreen Mughal, Ph.D., Stadtman Investigator, Neurovascular Research Unit, Stroke Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

04/18-03/2024 Nicholas Klug, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, University of Vermont. 

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