Amritha Yellamilli

Amritha YellamilliEmail: yella007@umn.edu

Entering Class:
2011

Education:

Virginia Commonwealth University
Biology major
B.S., 2011

Honors and Awards:

  • Univeristy of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2016

MSTP Student Governance:

  • Student Advisory Committee 2012-2013, 2017-18
  • Retreat Planning Committee 2014

Thesis Advisor: Jop van Berlo, MD, PhD

Thesis Research

Studying the regenerative potential of cardiac progenitor cells in vivo.

Publications

Stelter Z, Strakova J, Yellamilli A, Fischer K, Sharpe K, Townsend D. Hypoxia-induced cardiac injury in dystrophic mice. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2016 Feb 5:ajpheart.00917.2015.

For work prior to the U of MN MSTP:

Arjomandi M, Frelinger J, Donde A, Wong H, Yellamilli A, Raymond W. Secreted osteopontin is highly polymerized in human airways and fragmented in asthmatic airway secretions. PLoS One 2011; 6(10):e25678. PMCID: PMC3198733