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Most CGS scientific projects are, by their nature, multidisciplinary in scope and this requires that CGS staff develop and maintain close collaborations with large numbers of colleagues both on a regional and national level. Those individuals listed below are those with whom CGS scientists have ongoing formal interactions based upon mutually obtained (or pending) grants.

Projects and Collaborators

MEMS Biosensors

Qiao Lin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of BioMedical Engineering
Columbia University
New York, NY

Chronic Bacterial Pathogenesis

J. William Costerton, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Biofilm Enginering
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT

Michael Givskov, Msc., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Microbiology
Technical University of Denmark
Lyngby, Denmark

Susan Hollingshead, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

Donald Morrison, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Sciences
Head of the Laboratory for Molecular Biology
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Rosemary Redfield, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in Zoology
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, B.C.  Canada

Phil Stewart, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Center for Biofilm Engineering
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT

Craniofacial Genetics

Michael Cunningham, M.D.
Director, Children's Craniofacial Center
Division of Genetics and Development
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Dupuytren Contracture

Ake Nystrom, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Orthopedic and Hand Surgery
University of Nebraska
Omaha, NB

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Pediatric)

Beth Anderson
Pediatric/Adolescent Gastroesophageal Reflux Association (PAGER)
Gaithersburg, MD

Caroline McGraw
San Diego, CA

Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis


Craig S. Derkay, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chairman
Department of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA

Bettie Steinberg, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Research Institute
Dean, Graduate School of Molecular Medicine
North Shore University Hospital

Vesicoureteral Reflux

Francis X. Schneck, M.D.
Pediatric Urological Associates
Pittsburgh, PA


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