Resume Cathie G. Miller, PhD
institutional regulation protocols, data write-up, grant preparation, grant review, and presentation design,preparation and editing.
: stem cell delivery of therapeutic agents, nanoparticle delivery of therapeutic agents,role of specific proteins on tumor growth/biology, and novel drug discovery.
Senior Staff Scientist, Hermelin Brain Tumor Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Henry FordHealth System, Detroit, Michigan, 2002-2006
Responsible for:Project managementExperimental designScientific writingGrant writingPresentation to scientific and lay communitiesData and statistical analysisData collection and trackingRegulatory review, design, trackingDevelopment of collaborative research endeavors with departmental and health system members,specifically in areas of glioblastoma tumor biology and therapy. Responsible for writing, submission andpresentation of grants, articles and presentations.
: Development of novel oncolytic viral therapies, role of chemokines in glioma cellgrowth and invasion, stem cell delivery.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN (1989-1993)Research Associate, Injury and Inflammation Laboratory, Division of Trauma, Burn, and EmergencyServices, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1990-1993
Responsible for:Project managementExperimental designScientific writingData collection and trackingData and statistical analysisRegulatory review, design and trackingSmall animal surgeryMolecular/cellular biology Successfully undertook management of laboratory operations, budgets, regulatory reviews and staff.Organized and performed all laboratory experiments, including ELISAs, cytokine bioassays, tissue culture,PCR, in vivo experimentation and tissue harvest, analysis of lung and blood function. Tracking andprocessing of all laboratory samples and data. Analyzed all laboratory data and contributed to grant andarticle drafting and submission.
: Role of cytokines in multiple organ failure, development of non-septic animal modelof multiple organ failure.
Research Assistant, Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation Laboratory, Department of Surgery,University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1989-1990
Responsible for:Data collection/managementLiterature searchesLaboratory organizationExperiment managementAnimal handling
: Development of heparin ECMO system, development of ex-vivo organ maintenancesystem.