Surgical Sciences Faculty

Celeste C. Finnerty, PhD
Amina El Ayadi, PhDAssistant Professor


About Amina El Ayadi, PhD

815 Market Street, Galveston, Texas 77550-2725
Telephone: (409) 770-6738

Ph.D.: University Abdelmalek Essaadi, Morocco

Postdoctoral training:  Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

Fellowship: Shriners Hospitals for Children, Galveston, Texas

Special Interests: Protein trafficking; skeletal and cardiac muscles; wound healing; scarring; adipose-derived stem cells; exercise; androgen therapy

Research Projects: Molecular mechanisms regulating cardiac and skeletal muscle proteostasis post burn and disuse; muscle regeneration therapies; cardiac dysfunction post burn; beta-adrenergic receptor signaling in hypertrophic scarring postburn; neuroinflammation post burn