Department of Medicine

Lab Staff

Rebecca Levit, MD

Dr. Levit came to Emory in 2007 after graduating from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. She spent 7 years doing research and clinical training in cardiovascular disease. In 2014 she joined the faculty in the Division of Cardiology and is continuing her work on clinically translatable stem cell therapies for cardiovascular disease.

Sydney Ginn

Sydney is a biomedical engineering PhD student researching the role of cardiac lymphatics in heart transplant. Her work focuses on how lymphatic drainage effects stem cell trafficking and organ survival.

Juline Deppen

Juline Deppen has been a PhD student in the Levit lab since September 2016. She is a graduate student in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at both Emory University and Georgia Tech. Originally from York, Pennsylvania, Juline graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of South Carolina. Juline is currently working to optimize the use of mesenchymal stem cells to treat peripheral artery disease, eventually translating the therapy into a large animal model.

Maegan Brockman

Maegan is a PhD student in the program for Molecular and Systems Pharmacology. Her research focuses on type I interferon signaling in neutrophils after myocardial ischemia reperfusion injury.

Gabriella Kabboul Massaad

Gabriella is a PhD student in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at both Emory University and Georgia Tech. Her research focuses on optimizing gene therapy strategies for cardiac applications.

Lanfang Wang

Dr. Lanfang Wang is technician in the Levit lab. She has been working in biomedical research for 20 years. She has experience with primary cell culture, cells encapsulation, immunofluorescence staining, western blot and other techniques.