Olamide Olayinka is a third-year graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago. His research focuses on unraveling fundamental mechanisms underlying developmental and pathological lymphangiogenesis. In addition, he explores innovative strategies for lymphatic regulation and regeneration in debilitating conditions like lymphedema, inflammation, and cancer. FASEB CARES will grant him more time and opportunities to contribute to lymphatic research.
Use of Award: Weekend childcare expenses to attend to the Society for Developmental Biology Annual Meeting
Olayinka is a member of Society for Developmental Biology, a FASEB member society.