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View faculty in the Pediatric Translational Research program at the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research.

Pediatric Translational Research Faculty

Principal Investigator

Program Leader

Benjamin Gaston, MD

Billie Lou Wood Professor of Pediatrics

Research Faculty

Michael D. Davis, PhD

Associate Research Professor of Pediatrics

Yunjie Huang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Nadzeya V. Marozkina, MD, PhD

Associate Research Professor of Pediatrics

Pediatric Translational Staff, Students and Fellows


  • Stephanie Adaikalam, Pediatric Fellow
  • Ivana Daniels, PhD student
  • Taiya Edwards, Research Analyst
  • Britney Nilli, Research Technician
  • Laura Smith, Manager


  • April Maines, Administrative Assistant 
  • Kenzie Mahan, Program Manager


  • Lisa Bendy, Research Manager
  • Charles Clem, Clinical Coordinator & Respiratory Therapist
  • Mary Heskett, Clinical Coordinator
  • Alyssa Laughlin, Clinical Coordinator
  • Julia Meyer, Clinical Coordinator
  • Fanmuyi Yang, Clinical Coordinator