Juan M. Melero-Martin, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator
Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr. Melero-Martin graduated in Chemical Engineering from University of Seville, Spain. He earned a PhD in Biochemical Engineering from the University of Birmingham, UK. From 2005 to 2008, he trained as a post-doctoral fellow in the Vascular Biology Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. He joined the Department of Cardiac Surgery at Children’s Hospital in 2008.

 

Ruei-Zeng Lin, Ph.D.

Instructor in Surgery 

Dr. Lin graduated in Material Engineering and Science from National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan. He earned his PhD in Molecular Medicine also from National Tsing-Hua University in 2007. In 2009, he joined the Melero-Martin Lab as a postdoctoral fellow and was promoted to Instructor in Surgery in 2015.

 

 

Chin-Nien Lee, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr. Lee graduated in Medical Biology from The University of Melbourne, Australia. He earned his PhD in Immunology from The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in 2012. From 2013 to 2015, he trained as a post-doctoral fellow in immunobiology at Joslin Diabetes Center. He  joined the Melero-Martin Lab as a post-doctoral research fellow in 2015.

 

Kai Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr. Wang graduated in Biomedical Engineering from Southeast University, China in 2010. In 2016, he earned a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Peking University in China, and then joined the Melero-Martin Lab as a postdoctoral research fellow.

 

 

Joseph Neumeyer

Research Assistant

Joseph graduated in Biological Sciences from Cornell University in 2016 and then joined the Melero-Martin Lab as a Research Assistant.

 

 

 

Xuechong Hong, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr. Hong graduated in Clinical Medicine from Peking University, China. In 2016, she earned her PhD in Cardiovascular Medicine from King’s College London, UK. She  joined the Melero-Martin Lab as a postdoctoral research fellow in 2017.

 

 

Alumni


Rocío Muñoz-Hernández, Ph.D.
Visiting PhD Student (2012-2013), Research Fellow (2016)
Currently: Research Fellow, Institute of Biomedicine of Seville (IBiS), Spain

Rafael Moreno-Luna, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow (2011-2013)
Currently: Research Fellow, National Hospital Paraplegic, Toledo, Spain

Alexandra Dreyzin, M.D.
Research Assistant (2009-2010)
Currently: PL-1 Resident, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Kristie Aamodt
Research Assistant (2008-2009)
Currently: MD/PhD candidate, Vanderbilt University Medical Center