Meet Our Team

Principal Investigator

Nigel Mackman, Phd, FAHA

Nigel Mackman, PhD, FAHA

John C. Parker Distinguished Professor of Medicine

Director of the UNC McAllister Heart Institute

Co-Director of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Program

Division of Hematology/Oncology

Department of Medicine

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 Click here to see his full CV



Research Associate

Silvio Antoniak

Silvio Antoniak, PhD.



 Post-Doctoral Associates

Phil Owens III, PhD.

Phil Owens III, PhD.


 Kohei Tatsumi, MD, PhD.



Yohei Hisada, PhD.


Michael Bode, MD



Nitheesha Ganta, MBBS



Graduate Students

Julia Geddings

MD/PhD Student


Research Assistants

Ying Zhang

Ying Zhang

Laboratory Manager

Laboratory Animal Coordinator



Undergraduate Students

Abigail Lee



 Andrew Allen



Administrative Assistant

Christine Hill

Christine Hill