Basic Science Lab


The Regenerative Medicine Research Lab is dedicated to providing research support to faculty and residents in the Institute for Plastic Surgery as they pursue grant acquisition, project execution and data for presentations and publications.

Research Staff

Nicole Z. Sommer, MD
Associate Professor, Residency Program Director, Director of Cosmetic Clinic

Nada Berry, MD
Assistant Professor

Brian Mailey, MD
Assistant Professor, Vice Chair of Research, Director of Brachial Plexus and Tetraplegia Clinic

Michael Neumeister, MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Director of Hand Fellowship Program

Carrie Harrison, BS
Research Laboratory Coordinator
Education: 1998 - BS, Clinical Laboratory Science, University of Illinois Springfield
Phone: 217.545.3862

Michelle Randle, MS
Researcher IV
Education: Master’s Degree of Science, University of Illinois – Springfield