Ifeolu Akinnola

Ifeolu Akinnola

Email: akinn007@umn.edu

Entering Class: 2015

University of Maryland - Baltimore County
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology major
B.S., 2015

University of Minnesota
Integrative Biology and Physiology
Ph.D., 2021

Thesis Advisor: Angela Panoskaltsis-Mortari, PhD

Thesis Research

Regenerating pulmonary vascular endothelium of tissue-engineered lungs using endothelial pregenitor cells and acellular scaffolds.

Publications (pubmed)

Akinnola I, Rossi DR, Meyer C, Lindsey A, Haase DR, Fogas S, Ehrhardt MJ, Blue RE, Price AP, Johnson M, Alvarez DF, Taylor DA, Panoskaltsis-Mortari A. Engineering Functional Vasculature in Decellularized Lungs Depends on Comprehensive Endothelial Cell Tropism. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2021 Aug 16;9:727869. PMCID: PMC8415401

Godin LM, Sandri BJ, Wagner DE, Meyer CM, Price AP, Akinnola I, Weiss DJ, Panoskaltsis-Mortari A. Decreased Laminin Expression by Human Lung Epithelial Cells and Fibroblasts Cultured in Acellular Lung Scaffolds from Aged Mice. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 8;11(3):e0150966. PMCID: PMC4783067