Lab Members

Aamir Shah, MD, FACS

Aamir Shah MD, FACS

Staff Physician Email: aamir.shah@cshs.org

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Shah is a staff surgeon in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai. He is board certified in cardiothoracic surgery and vascular surgery. He supports the research in the Khoynezhad Laboratory.

Mihaela D. TeWinkel, MSN, ACNP-BC

Research Assistant Email: mihaela.tewinkel@cshs.org

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TeWinkel is a nurse practitioner in the Comprehensive Aortic Program in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. She supports the research in the Khoynezhad Laboratory.

Isil Uzun, MD

Visiting Postdoctoral Scientist Email: isil.uzun@cshs.org

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Uzun is a visiting postdoctoral scientist in the Khoynezhad Laboratory. She received her medical degree from Ondokuz Mayis Universitesi in Turkey.

Margot Knight

Independent Student Volunteer

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Knight is an independent student volunteer in the Khoynezhad Laboratory. She recently graduated from UCLA with a BS in psychobiology. She plans to attend medical school soon.

Bo Yun Choi

Independent Student Volunteer

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Choi is an independent student volunteer in the Khoynezhad Laboratory. She is in her second year at University of California, Los Angeles, studying physiological sciences. She aspires to attend medical school after she graduates.

Sherwin Toluie

Research Intern Email: sherwin.toluie@cshs.org

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Toluie is an undergraduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles majoring in Psychobiology. He plans to become a cardiologist.

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