Student Profiles

Name: Cashman, Tim
Year you started at ISMMS: 2009
Program: MDPhD      MTA: DSCB


Why you chose ISMMS?

I was drawn to Sinai because of the focus on translational research and the integration of the medical and graduate programs for the MD/PhD program.

Lab: Kevin Costa


We’re using engineered human cardiac tissues as a model system to understand basic mechanisms of cardiac cell therapies in an effort to develop new treatments for heart disease and failure.

Undergrad institution and major: Bowdoin College, Biochemistry and Art History

What did you do between college and grad school?

I worked as research technician in the Burns Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital studying heart regeneration in zebrafish.

What do you like to do outside of school?

Music, Hiking, Cooking

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