Pathology Graduate Training Program
Name: Austin Nuschke
Cellular and Molecular Pathology (CMP) -
Current Graduate Students
Lab Phone: 412-624-9366
Mentor Name: Alan Wells, MD, DMS
Undergraduate Degree: B.S., Biology, magna cum laude
Undergraduate Institution: Penn State University
Research Project Information
Approaches to improving transplanted mesenchymal stem cell survival in wound beds.
Rodrigues M, Yates CC, Nuschke A, Griffith L, Wells A. The Matrikine Tenascin-C Protects Multipotential Stromal Cells/Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Death Cytokines Such as FasL. Tissue Eng Part A. 2013 May 1.
Nuschke, Austin; Rodrigues, Melanie; Stolz, Donna; Wells, Alan. Human mesenchymal stem cells/multipotent stromal cells (MSC) remain in a state of "pre-autophagy" prior to differentiation. Abstract for poster presentation. University of Pittsburgh Science 2012 Conference. October, 2012.
Nuschke A, Rodrigues M, Stolz D, Chu C, and Wells A. Human mesenchymal stem cells/multipotent stromal cells remain in a state of arrested autophagy prior to differentiation. Poster presentation at International Society of Stem Cell Research annual meeting, Boston, MA, 14 June 2013.
- ARCS Scholar Award, Pittsburgh Chapter 2011-2013
- CATER Training Program, 2012 Awardee
- Phi Beta Kappa, 2010
- Alpha Epsilon Delta National Medical Honor Society, 2009