Lab Team

The Hackam Lab Team
Among the current and past members of the Hackam Lab team are, from left: Chhinder Sodhi, PhD, Maria Branca, Amin Afrazi, Hongpeng Jia, PhD, Christopher Vos, Mitchell Dyer, Shonan Sho, Richard Siggers, PhD, Ibrahim Yazji, MD, Anthony Russo, Congron Ma, Thomas Prindle and David Hackam, MD, PhD, FACS.
Principal Investigator
David J. Hackam, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS(C), FAAP
Watson Family Professor of Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Cell Biology and Physiology,
University of Pittsburgh School of  Medicine
Attending Pediatric Surgeon
Co-Director, Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center,
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Congrong Ma, Lab Manager
Maria Branca, Director of Cell and Tissue Imaging
Samantha Weyandt, Histology and In Vivo Research
Thomas Prindle, Director of In Vivo Research
Scientists/Research Faculty
Chhinder P. Sodhi, PhD, Research Associate Professor 
Charlotte Egan, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
Hongpeng Jia, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
Peng Lu, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
Misty Good, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Post-Doctoral Fellows 
David Benhayon, MD, PhD
Shahab Shaffiey, MD
Medical Students
Mitchel Dyer 
Elizabeth Lee
Ryan Marino
Anthony Pompa
Maria Quidgley
Deena Wasserman
Administrative Support
Tracey Johnson, Senior Administrative Assistant
Previous Lab Members
Amin Afrazi, PhD 
Brian Craig
Zachary Grant, BS
Joyce Lin, MD
Matthew D. Neal, MD
Ward Richardson, MD
Anthony Russo
Sapanah Shah, MD
Shonan Sho
Richard M. Siggers, PhD
Dennis Slagle, MD
Christopher Vos
Ibrahim Yazji, MD
Last Update
November 4, 2013
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Last Update
November 4, 2013