MERFAbout the Institute

From the PBI Director

The Pappajohn Biomedical Institute (PBI) is a scientific community seeking to understand the fundamentals of biology and disease and to extend our discoveries into real-life applications that improve human health.

Meet Our People

Yumi Imai, MD
Internal Medicine
Chad Grueter
Internal Medicine
Alejandro Pezzulo, MD
Internal Medicine
Richard Smith, MD
Otolaryngology
Physiology
E. Dale Abel
Internal Medicine
Christopher Adams
Internal Medicine
James Ankrum
Biomedical Engineering
Ryan Boudreau
Internal Medicine
Brandon Davies
Biochemistry
Brian Dlouhy
Neurosurgery
Bruce Gantz
Otolaryngology
Isabella Grumbach
Internal Medicine
Allan Guymon
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Kaikobad Irani
Internal Medicine
Marlan Hansen
Otolaryngology
Matthew Howard
Neurosurgery
Amy Lee
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Vitor Lira
Health & Human Physiology
Barry London
Internal Medicine
Paul McCray
Pediatrics
Brian O'Neill
Internal Medicine
Krystal Parker
Psychiatry
Matthew Potthoff, PhD
Pharmacology
Julien Sebag, PhD
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Patrick Sinn
Pediatrics
Milan Sonka, PhD
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Samuel Stephens, PhD
Internal Medicine
David Stoltz, MD, PhD
Internal Medicine
Eric Taylor, PhD
Biochemistry
Michael Welsh, MD
Internal Medicine
Ling Yang, PhD
Anatomy & Cell Biology
Samuel Young, PhD
Anatomy & Cell Biology
Joseph Zabner, MD
Internal Medicine