Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Accept all cookies' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. If you click 'Reject all non-essential cookies' only necessary cookies providing core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility will be enabled. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

Linna Zhou

Linna Zhou

Investigator, Martin School Fellow

My current research uses stem cell and bioengineering techniques to build 3D multicellular tissues. These tissues are being developed for implantation as well as for the investigation of disease mechanisms.  In particular, I am interested in building patterned 3D neural tissues using iPSC-derived neural stem cells and extracellular matrix. With collaborators, we are studying the implantation of patterned neural tissues in damaged brains. Further, I am also interested in incorporating neural cells in bioengineered gastrointestinal tissues. Such neuro-gastrointestinal tissues can be used to study the role of neural cells in cancer progression and metastasis.

I have a multidisciplinary background working across the fields of medicinal chemistry, drug discovery, biology, and bioengineering, which I enjoy applying to the study of complex biological systems.