SHIMAMURA LAB -- Lab Members
Shimamura Lab

Shimamura Lab Members

Akiko Shimamura, MD, PhD

Associate Member


Akiko Shimamura received her A.B. degree from Princeton University and her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Rochester School of Medicine.  She completed an internship and residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  She was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute postdoctoral fellow prior to becoming an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.  She served as director of the bone marrow failure clinic at Children’s Hospital Boston.

Marilyn Sanchez-Bonilla, MS

Research Technician/Lab Manager


Phoenix A. Ho, MD

Associate in Clinical Research


Takéhito Furuyama, PhD

Research Technician


Nicholas Burwick, MD

Research Associate


Melisa Ruiz-Gutierrez, MD PhD

Senior Fellow


Aaron Seo

Graduate Research Assistant


Michael Y. Zhang

Graduate Research Assistant


Angela A. Scott, MD

Senior Fellow


Past Lab Members

  • Scott Coats
  • Tomoka Nakamura
  • Vivian MacKay
  • Nathan Allen
  • HongYan Du
  • Katie Lombardo
  • Trisha Wong, MD
  • Melissa Alvendia
  • Mei Zhan, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Karthik Ganapathi, MD PhD Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Karyn Austin
  • Maggie Malsch
  • Melanie Cotter, MD
  • Yue-Hua Huang
  • Nicholas Zwang
  • LeeLee Redstone
  • T.J. Macari
  • Rebecca Leary
  • John Svenson