Research Associates (Post Doctoral)
The Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute provides advanced research training for individuals holding the Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D. degrees or equivalent. Because our Institute is interdisciplinary, our research programs attract individuals with interests in a wide range of specialties. Our current post-doctoral trainees come from diverse backgrounds ranging from immunology, physiology, biochemistry, and cell biology through neuroscience. To learn about openings in an area of interest, prospective post-doctoral fellows can contact individual members directly.
Corinne Bunn, M.D.
Degrees: B.S. Florida State University, M.D. University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Residency: General surgery at Loyola University Medical Center
Research: Role of mast cells in burn wound injury, clinical quality and outcomes in burn and trauma patients
Mentor: Dr. Kuzhali Muthumalaiappan, Dr. Richard Gonzalez
Funding Source: NIH (NIGMS) T32 Training in Trauma and Burn Research
Current Position: General Surgery Resident, Department of Surgery, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood IL
Abigail Cannon, B.S.
Degree: B.S., Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL,
M.S., Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL
Research: Ischemic environment of the gut after burn injury and
the subsequent inflammatory response.
Mentor: Mashkoor A. Choudhry, Ph.D.
Current Position: 2015-date. Graduate Student (Ph.D.), Integrated Program
in the Biomedical Sciences, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL
Sujay Kulshrestha, M.D.
Degrees: M.D. - University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
- A. - Biochemistry, Washington University in St. Louis
Residency: General Surgery – Loyola University Medical Center
Research: Use of Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning for Clinical Decision Support in Trauma
Mentor: Majid Afshar, M.D.
Funding Source: T32 NIAAA
Current Position: Research Resident