Lab Members

Joseph M. Corey, M.D., Ph.D.

Joseph Corey, M.D., Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Corey received his MD and PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois (Urbana). For his doctoral research, he developed technologies to pattern cultured neurons into circuits. He also earned an MS in biomedical engineering from Case Western Reserve University where he worked on neural prostheses. His researchs interests center on development and repair in the nervous system, as well as tissue engineering. Dr. Corey was awarded a Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award from the NIH.

                                Email: coreyj AT

Michelle Leach, Ph.D. Candidate 
Michelle Leach
is a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Her research interests include conducting polymers, neuron-Schwann cell interactions and tissue scaffolding.


Youssef Naim, BSE
Youssef Naim
a research engineer in the Department of Neurology. He earned a BSE in biomedical engineering from Lawrence Technological University in 2010. His research interests include biological and chemical modification of electrospun fibers, tissue engineering and 3D scaffolds.
                              Email: ynaim AT


Matthew Johnson
Sam Tuck
Tara Regan
Amber Chacon-Saavedra
Eric Franz
Arjun Rastogi
Deniz Hintz
Michael Kong

Past Members

Zhangqi Feng, Ph.D.
David Marmion
Shayaan Khanna
Caitlyn Gertz