PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

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AnDREW D. GAUDET

Dr Gaudet is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Neurology at the University of Texas at Austin. Gaudet aims to discover new mechanisms and therapeutic strategies for improving spinal cord repair. In addition, Gaudet will study models of mood- and metabolic-related disorders.

Gaudet completed Postdoctoral training in Dr Linda Watkins’ lab at the University of Colorado Boulder, and in Dr Phillip Popovich's lab at Ohio State University. Gaudet’s Ph.D. training was completed with Dr Matt Ramer at The University of British Columbia (2010).
See Andrew Gaudet's C.V.

 

RESEARCH TechnicianS

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NEW TECHNICIANS - COMING SOON!

As of September 1st, 2019, two new research technicians will contribute to research in the Gaudet Lab. Welcome, Candice and Sydney!

 

PoST-GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT

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MACY LOZEN

Macy Lozen is a Research Assistant in the Gaudet Lab. Macy completed her Bachelor of Science in Health Science at Friends University in 2018 where she was also a member of the women’s basketball team. She hopes to earn a M.D to become a surgeon.

 

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

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SUNG-HOON PARK

Sung-Hoon Park is an Undergraduate Research Assistant in the Gaudet Lab. Sung-Hoon is studying miR-155 inhibition as a strategy to improve axon plasticity and regeneration after spinal cord injury.

Sung-Hoon is an undergraduate at The University of Texas at Austin. He is completing his Bachelor of Science and Arts in Chemistry with a concentration in Music (Voice) and is a part of the Health Science Scholars Honors Program. He hopes to earn a M.D. as well as a M.M to become a physician and professor.

 
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LIZZ LOOSE

Lizz Loose is an Undergraduate Research Assistant at the Gaudet Lab. Prior to working in the lab, she also worked as a Research Assistant in the Language Development Lab at The University of Texas. Lizz is completing her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Minor in Sociology and Honors in Liberal Arts. Lizz has a passion for the outdoors, music, and psychology. She hopes to combine her academic interests and love of nature to study Environmental Psychology.

 
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ARIANA OLVERA

Ariana Olvera is an Undergraduate Research Assistant in the Gaudet Lab. Ariana is completing her Bachelor of Science and Arts in Biology with a concentration on Border Health as part of the Polymathic Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin. She hopes to earn an M.D./M.P.H. and work to extend accessibility of health care programs and services to vulnerable populations.

 

Science and fun with technicians and trainees at the University of Colorado Boulder.


Selected Former trainees

Trainee
Monica Ayala, Research Assistant
Current: D.O. student, Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine

Heather D'Angelo, Research Assistant
Current: Research Assistant, CU-Boulder

Elana Smith, undergraduate assistant
Current: Office Administrator and Youth Mentor

Emily Bateman, undergraduate assistant
Current: Office Assistant, Rocky Mountain Orofacial Center

Wolf Schleicher, undergraduate assistant
Current: Research Assistant, CU-Anshutz

David Sweet, undergraduate assistant
Current: M.D./Ph.D. student, Case-Western Reserve University

Philipp Schmitt, undergraduate assistant
Master's, current: Medical Scribe

Xinyang Xu, undergraduate assistant
Current: M.D. student, University of Kansas

Nicole Polinski, undergraduate assistant
Ph.D., current: Associate Director, Research Programs - Parkinson's Research

Rebecca Rowen, undergraduate assistant
M.D., current: Florida Hospital

Griselle Leon, undergraduate assistant
M.D., current: Hart Family Medical