Entering Class: 2011
Virginia Commonwealth University
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
Studying the regenerative potential of cardiac progenitor cells in vivo.
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