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Atena Zahedi

Education:

B.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California; M.S., Bioengineering, University of California, Riverside; Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of California, Riverside

Dissertation:

Decoding the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Electronic Cigarette Toxicity in Lung, Cancer and Stem Cells

Thesis Advisor:

Prue Talbot, Professor of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, University of California, Riverside

Research Topic:

Bioenergetically Enhanced Neural Stem Cells and Mitochondria Transfer in Regenerating Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

Mentor:

Aileen Anderson, Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Anatomy and Neurobiology University of California, Irvine

Current Position:

President's Postdoctoral Fellow, Gross Stem Cell Research Center, University of California, Irvine

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