Campus Alert: Find the latest UMMS campus news and resources at

Page Menu

Lab Members

Louis M. Messina, MD

Principal Investigator

BA, Philosophy & Biology, Fordham University, New York
MD, State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center, New York 
Residency, Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
Research Fellowship, Cardiovascular Research, University of California, San Francisco

  • Kate Hayes

    Kate Hayes

    BS, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
    MS, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
    PhD, UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA 
    Understanding the mechanisms for physical activity to reduce the incidence and severity of breast cancer

  • Lyne Khair

    Lyne Khair

    Senior Research Scientist
    BS, MS, American University of Beirut
    PhD, University of Illinois-Chicago
    Understanding the role of oxidative stress-dependent epigenetic modifications in hematopoietic stem cells

  • Amanda Tutto

    Amanda Tutto

    Research Associate I
    MS, Animal Science Growth and Physiology,
    BS, Animal Science, University of Connecticut

  • Jinglian Yan

    Jinglian Yan

    Assistant Professor

    BS, Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities, China
    MS, PhD, GanSu Agricultural University, China
    Identifying the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying type 2 diabetes, associated impairments in vasculogenesis and wound healing