Jennifer K. Lee, MD. Dr. Lee is a pediatric anesthesiologist and pediatrician with formal training in pediatric critical care medicine. She leads laboratory and clinical research on neuroprotection, cell death mechanisms, and cerebrovascular blood pressure autoregulation in babies and children.
Lee J. Martin, PhD. Dr. Martin is a Professor in Pathology and Neuroscience and the Director of the Pathobiology Ph.D. Graduate Training Program at Johns Hopkins University. He is an expert in cell death mechanisms and cell signaling in human neurological diseases that span the newborn to aging brain.
Raymond C. Koehler, PhD. Dr. Koehler is a Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. He is also the director of the Pediatric Stroke Laboratory. Dr. Koehler is an expert in pediatric and adult cerebrovascular physiology and cerebral ischemic injury after stroke, cardiac arrest, and traumatic brain injury.
Frances J. Northington, MD. Dr. Northington is a Professor of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University. She also directs the Neonatal Neuro-Intensive Care Unit. She studies treatments to reduce the risk of permanent brain injury in babies who have birth injuries.
Ewa Kulikowicz, MS. Ms. Kulikowicz is our laboratory manager. She has a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Warmia and Mazuria University (Poland) and a Masters of Science in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University.
Polan Santos, MD. Dr. Santos is a Research Associate. He has a Doctorate in Medicine from University of Santo Tomas (Philippines).
May Chen, MD. Dr. Chen is an Instructor of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics and a Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. She studies cell death mechanisms mediated by mitochondria after neonatal hypoxic brain injury.
Caitlin O'Brien, MD. Dr. O'Brien is an Instructor in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and a Research Fellow in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. She studies CPR, inflammation, glutamate excitotoxicity, and neuronal death after pediatric cardiac arrest.
Melisa Carrasco McCaul, MD, PhD. Dr. Carrasco McCaul is a Neurology Fellow and a Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. She studies the role of autophagy in neonatal hypoxic brain injury.
Shawn Adams, BS. Mr. Adams is our research technician. He has a Bachelors degree in Animal Science from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Charla Parkinson, BSN, RN, MS. Ms. Parkinson is our clinical research coordinator in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Johns Hopkins University. She has a Masters in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University.