Michael Lauricella

Research Coordinator
Fields of Interest: 

Michael graduated from Harvard College in May 2017 with a BA degree, having majored in human developmental and regenerative biology and minored in English. During college, he worked at the Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (HSCRB) in the Eggan Lab under the supervision of Aaron Burberry. Using cell-based models, Michael’s research in college focused on finding the causal relationship between a mutation in the C9ORF72 gene, neuroinflammation and ALS-FTLD. He joined the ALBA Language Neurobiology Lab in May 2018 as a research coordinator.

Publications: 

Modic type 1 change is an autoimmune response that requires a proinflammatory milieu provided by the "Modic disc".

The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society

Dudli S, Liebenberg E, Magnitsky S, Lu B, Lauricella M, Lotz JC