VDTRC Team Members

WE HAVE SEVERAL OPENINGS TO JOIN THE TEAM -- INTERESTED CANDIDATES, PLEASE SEE THE "POSITIONS AVAILABLE" PAGE.

We are a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and engineers whose mission is to seamlessly integrate patient care, clinical investigation, and fundamental technology research with application in dermatology, oncology, hematology, and other specialties.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Inga  Saknite, Ph.D.

 

Inga Saknite, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Spectral imaging, multiphoton microscopy and reflectance confocal microscopy of human skin

Graduate Students

Tahsin Reasat, M.S.

Tahsin Reasat, M.S.

Graduate Student
  • Data Analysis, machine learning
Jianing Wang, M.S.

Jianing Wang, M.S.

Graduate Student

Research Assistants

Austin Cronin, B.S.

Research Assistant
 

Medical Students

 

James Randall Patrinely, B.S.

Medical Student

 

Laura Wang, B.S.

Laura Wang, B.S.

Medical Student

Kelsey Parks, B.S.

Medical Student Research Assistant

  • Photography protocols for deep learning

Zijung Zhao, B.S.

VDTRC Medical Student 2019-2020

  • Confocal microscopy video analyses

Yvette Ssempijja, M.S.

2019-2020 Vanderbilt Medical Scholar

  • Obtaining objective measures of skin properties with the myoton device
  • Assessing the clinical history and biomechanics of skin after stem cell transplantation

Undergraduate Students

Zain Khera

Zain Khera

VUMC Student Worker
  • Clinical study coordination, general team support, data analysis
Kathy Zhang

 

Kathy Zhang

Undergraduate Student

  • Reproducibility of the Myoton device, measuring skin stiffness in patients with sclerosis 
  • Hyperspectral imaging of patients with chronic GVHD and hyperpigmentation

Zeyad Moustafa

Undergraduate Student

  • Machine learning

Alumni

Fuyao (Joanna) Chen, B.S.

Next Position: MD/PhD Student at the Yale School of Medicine

Laura Dellalana, M.D.

Next position: Dermatology residency at Vanderbilt 2020-2023

Jocelyn Gandelman, M.D.

Next position: Dermatology residency at UCSF 2020-2023