Wicha Lab personnel

Principal Investigator

Max Wicha, MD

Max S. Wicha, M.D.
Madeline and Sidney Forbes Professor of Oncology

Director, Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery
Founding Director Emeritus,
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

As founding director of the UM Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. Wicha is responsible for coordinating all cancer activities related to research and patient care.  Dr. Wicha is nationally known for his research in the field of breast oncology. His lab was part of the team that first discovered stem cells in breast cancer, the first described in any human solid tumor.  Since then, Dr. Wicha has become one of the leading experts on cancer stem cells. Dr. Wicha is also active as a clinician, specializing in the treatment of breast cancer patients. 


Biosketch | CV

 

Research Faculty

Monika Burness
Miao He
Hui Jiang
Suling Liu

Monika Burness

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Miao He
Hui Jiang
Suling Liu
Ming Luo
Yongyou Zhu
 
Ming Luo
Yongyou Zhu
 

 

Post-doctoral and Medical Research Fellows

Dana Bazzoun
Michael Brooks
Yu-Chih Chen
Ramdane Harouaka
Dana Bazzoun
Michael Brooks
Yu-Chih Chen
Ramdane Harouaka

 

Graduate, Medical Students and Visiting Scholars

Joe Burnett
Justin Colacino
Evelyn Jiagge
Joe Burnett
Justin Colacino
Evelyn Jiagge
Albert Lin
Tsukasa Shigehiro
Morgan White
       
Albert Lin
Tsukasa Shigehiro
Morgan White

Not Pictured: Isadore Dodard-Friedman

 

Research Technicans

Joe Guy
Shamileh Fouladdel
Jill Granger
Lab Manager
Joe Guy
Kaitlin Harvey
Li Shang
 
Kaitlin Harvey
Li Shang

 

Undergraduate Researchers and Volunteers

Gabrielle Hodges
Shalini Kota
Rishika Polasani
Gabrielle Hodges
Shalini Kota
Rishika Polasani
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Not Pictured: Aaron Sweet, Allison David, Matthew Lesko, Spencer Freeman

 

Collaborators and foreign scholars

 

Administrative Support Staff

Mary Berry, Administrative Assistant
Contact by email: maryberr@med.umich.edu or telephone: 734-763-1744