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Samuel Zorn

Samuel Zorn

Samuel Zorn

G2 Student

Faculty Advisor

  • Cheryl Stucky, PhD, Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy


  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information


BS, Biochemistry (ACS), Santa Clara University, 2015

Research Interests

Neuronal injury mechanisms in chronic pain

Research Experience

Medical College of Wisconsin, 2021-present
Advisor: Cheryl Stucky, PhD

University of Minnesota, 2017 - 2019
Advisor: Faquian Li, PhD
Project: Evaluating the suitability of paraffin-embedded and formalin-fixed (FFPE) clinical heart tissues for laser capture-based proteomics analysis. Using this platform to compare the nuclear proteomes of cardiomyocytes in Dilated and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

University of Minnesota, 2015 - 2016
Advisor: Dan Garry, MD, PhD
Project: Propagation of traditional and 'naive state' hIPSCs harboring dystrophin mutations for cardiac differentiation and downstream use to study the cardiac manifestations of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).


Yu H, Liu X, Chen B, Vickstrom CR, Friedman V, Kelly TJ, Bai X, Zhao L, Hillard CJ, Liu QS. The Neuroprotective Effects of the CB2 Agonist GW842166x in the 6-OHDA Mouse Model of Parkinson's Disease. Cells. 2021 Dec 16;10(12):3548. doi: 10.3390/cells10123548. PMID: 34944056; PMCID: PMC8700250.

General Interests

Cooking and eating food, getting lost in new places, and camping