Lab Members

  • Martín L. Basch

    Martín L. Basch, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Otolaryngology
    School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences
    School of Medicine


    Phone: 216.844.2323

Research assistant William Davis in a lab

William Davis, BS, MS

Research Assistant

Postdoctoral scholar Justine Renauld

Justine Renauld

Postdoctoral Scholar

Justine is a recent PhD graduate from the cellular and tissular biology unit of the GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, Belgium. Her PhD aimed to investigate the cytoskeletal development of the inner ear. She joined Dr. Basch's lab to work on the development of cell therapy strategies to treat deafness caused by a stria vascularis defects. Outside the lab, her favorite pastime is DIY such as crocheting or sewing.

Postdoctoral Scholar Vibhuti

Vibhuti Choudhary

Postdoctoral Scholar

Vibhuti has completed her Ph.D. in Neurology Department from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India in May 2017. In her graduate work, she explored the therapeutic potential of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells in brain stroke. Presently, as a postdoctoral fellow, she is exploring the contribution of neural crest cells in the development of inner ear along with the role of endothelin signaling in different developmental stages of the inner ear. Her hobbies are sketching and Quilling.

Undergraduate research student Stephen Harrington

Stephen Harrington

Undergraduate Research Student

Stephen is an undergraduate pre-health student at Case Western Reserve University. He spends his free time volunteering at Fairview Hospital and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. He is also a member of the pre-health fraternity Phi Delta Epsilon. Stephen is an avid runner and enjoys binge-watching movies.

Vicky Bakaturski

Vicky Bakaturski

Undergraduate Researcher

I'm from Chicago and I have a twin brother. I'm a premed student studying biology and psychology. I speak English, Russian, and mediocre Spanish. When I'm not studying or working, I like to bake, play with my dog, and rollerblade. Also, elephants are my favorite animal!