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Humza Hussain

Humza Hussain

Mohsin Khan, PhD


Vagner O. C. Rigaud, PhD

Kruti Patel

Bella Brosious

Dr Khan is an Assistant Professor at Center for Metabolic Disease Research, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University. He did his PhD from Center for Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB) University of the Punjab, Pakistan. His research work determined a critical role for aging on stem cell function and ability to repair the heart after myocardial injury. 

Vagner joined the lab in June 2019 as a Postdoctoral Fellow after receiving postdoctoral training at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. He did his Master's and Ph.D. at the School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Brazil. His main scientific interest is to understand the involvement of RNAs in heart diseases and to translate this knowledge into novel diagnostic and therapeutic tools for cardiovascular diseases. His long-term goal is to pursue a career in science as a PI. 

Bella Brosious is an undergraduate student at Temple University. She is majoring in Biology on a pre-med track. Bella joined the lab in January 2021 through the university’s Undergraduate Research  Program. Her future plans are to attend medical school and become a physician.

Kruti Patel is an honors undergraduate student at Temple University. She is a junior Biology major with a minor in Clinical and Health Psychology. Kruti volunteers at the Emergency Department and various other parts of Temple Hospital. She joined the Khan Lab in January of 2021. After graduating, she hopes to go to medical school and become a physician. 

Humza Hussain

Jennifer Pennise

Tej Patel

Humza Hussain is an honors undergraduate student at Temple University. He is a sophomore Biochemistry major with a minor in computer science. Humza runs his own basketball training service called Humza Hoops and volunteers with Rise Against Hunger. He joined the Khan Lab in August of 2021. After graduating, he hopes to go to medical school and become a physician. 

Jennifer Pennise is an undergraduate Temple University student with a double major in Biology and Communication Studies, a minor in English, and on an accelerated professional master’s track for Scientific Writing. Within the university, she is an active participant for various volunteer and service organizations, a journalist for the Temple News, and a faculty affairs assistant in the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s office. She joined the Khan lab in January of 2021 and aspires to pursue further scientific research in the hopes to acquire a certification as a physician assistant.

Tej Patel is a senior undergraduate student majoring in Biochemistry and minoring in Public Health at Temple University. He joined the lab in May 2021 through the university's Undergraduate Research Program. He is currently a Secretary for Alpha Epsilon Delta, a pre-professional health society. After graduating from Temple, he wants to apply to medical school in hopes of becoming a Cardiothoracic surgeon one day

Maha Moghal

Maha Moghal is an undergraduate student in the honors program at Temple University. She is a sophomore Biology major and joined the Khan Lab in August of 2021. She is currently the Social Media Chair for the American Medical Student Association, and aspires to have a career in medicine.

Do you want to join the team? We are actively looking for Postdocs and Research assistants. Check below our open positions:
(Postdoctoral Position in Cardiac Regeneration)


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