Brogan Lab

  • Senior Research Technician, Ron Perez 
  • Research Assistant, Tony Lee: Tony is a native of St. Louis and attended Washington University for his undergraduate studies. From WashU, he recently graduated with a BA in Biochemistry, as well as minors in Anthropology and Chinese. His first introduction to clinical research came in 2015 from participation in the Advanced Summer Program for Investigation and Research Education (ASPIRE). As a summer research student, he studied patient-reported outcomes and analyzed the test-retest reliability of the SATISFY-SOS postoperative survey in the Department of Anesthesiology. After the program, he returned the following summer as an anesthesiology research assistant to study anesthesia-induced delirium. Outside of research, Tony was also a member of the Washington University rowing team. In his free time, he enjoys running, weightlifting, and cooking.

Dr. Brogan welcomes graduate, undergraduate and medical student participation in the lab, feel free to email with questions.

Dy Lab

  • Research Coordinator, Andrew Landau, MD: Dr. Landau grew up in the Kansas City area.  He studied biological sciences at the University of Missouri as an undergraduate student, while also earning minors in chemistry and Spanish. Dr. Landau graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and completed 2 years of general surgery residency before coming to Washington University School of Medicine. He joined our lab with a desire to gain greater knowledge and experience in orthopaedic clinical research, which he plans to develop and utilize in his clinical practice. He is involved in several studies with both Dr. Dy and Dr. Brogan. His research interests continue to expand along with his experience and he has been involved in projects studying various aspects of peripheral nerve injury and BPI, carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes, hand surgery, pediatric orthopaedic surgery, SCFE, extremity fractures, and other surgical issues. Dr. Landau aspires to be an orthopaedic surgeon and is currently applying to residency programs. He is passionate about the field of orthopaedic surgery and providing the highest quality patient care, which fuels his motivation in his research and training.
  • Students and Staff:
    • Madison Brody, Undergraduate Researcher: Maddie is a Junior at Washington University in St. Louis pursuing a BS portrait of Maddie Brody, nerve research lab studentin PNP (Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology) and aspires to enroll in an MD program in the future. She is currently working with Dr. Dy on multiple projects, including a paper regarding the description of applicants in Letters of Recommendation for Orthopedic Surgery Fellowships. Over the summer, Maddie also conducted biopharmaceutical research with Atrin Pharmaceuticals to gain insight on ATR inhibition and DDR treatments in cancer. 
    • Emma Smolev, Undergraduate ResearcherEmma is a native of New York who graduated from Washington Portrait of Emma Smolev, nerve research lab student, on a university campusUniversity in St. Louis in May 2020. While at WashU Emma majored in Global Health and the Environment and minored in Healthcare Management. Emma has worked on research in the Nerve Laboratory since 2018 along with orthopedic research at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Outside of school, she is interested in playing sports, skiing, traveling, and exploring new restaurants. 
    • Eric Zhu, Washington University Graduate Student
    • Priyanka Parameswaran, Washington University School of Medicine Medical Student