The alumni from the Shih lab have found their next steps in industry, medicine, and academic research.

Some examples are listed below:

Khushi Tawde SCRI 2023 (Summer Intern)
B.Sc. program, University of Washington

Taryn Tieu SCRI 2019-2023 (Technician); Mount Holyoke College, B.Sc.
Microglial dynamics in response to focal injury across the lifespan
M.Sc. program, University of Washington

Lila Faulhaber SCRI 2020-2023 (Technician; co-mentored by Dr. Juliane Gust); University of Washington B.Sc.
Cerebrovascular dysfunction associated with CAR-T cell therapy-induced neurotoxicity
Medical School, University of Washington

Vanessa Coelho-Santos SCRI 2012-2019 (PostDoc); University of Coimbra, Portugal, Ph.D.
Postnatal development of cerebrovascular structure and function
Group Leader/Assistant Professor, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Philipp Summers MUSC 2013-2015 (MSc); Clemson University, USA, B.Sc.
Impact of cerebral microinfarcts on neurovascular function
Bioengineer, South Carolina Stroke Recovery Center

Robert Underly MUSC 2013-2018 (PhD); Saginaw Valley State University, USA B.Sc.
Pericytes as inducers of blood-brain barrier injury during ischemia
Research Scientist, R.J. Reynolds

David Hartmann MUSC)2014-2018 (MD/PhD); New College of Florida, USA B.Sc.
Dissection of pericyte control in blood flow regulation
Medical Resident, Stanford University

Manuel Levy MUSC 2014-2018 (PostDoc) ;Université Paris 6, France Ph.D.
Synaptic function and plasticity during recovery from stroke
Research Assistant Professor, Duke University

Sharon Ornelas SCRI 2019-2021 (Technician); University of Washington B.Sc.
Ultrastructural analysis of pericyte-endothelial interactions
Research Coordinator, University of Washington

Andree-Anne Berthiaume SCRI/MUSC 2015-2020 (PhD); Concordia University B.Sc.
Pericyte structural plasticity in the adult and aged brain
Research Scientist, Athira Pharma

Roger Ian Grant MUSC 2016-2018 (Technician); College of Charleston B.Sc.
Organizational hierarchy of pericytes in the mural brain
PhD Graduate Student, Medical University of South Carolina

Konnor McDowell SCRI/MUSC 2017-2019 (Research Assistant); Clemson University B.Sc.
Analysis of vasodynamics collected by multi-photon imaging
MD/PhD student, Medical University of South Carolina