Gullbrand Laboratory

Sonal Mahindroo

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Hometown

Morganville, New Jersey

Education

M.D. Candidate, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2026
B.S. Biology, St. Bonaventure University, 2022

Areas of Special Interest

Sonal's interests include facet degeneration and spine translational therapies.
In her free time, she can be found reading, baking/cooking, working out, and spending time at the Jersey Shore.

Presentations

1. Tripathi, N., Mahindroo, S., Paritala, T., Ryan, S. The Effect of 3,5-Dichlorosalicylic Acid (DCSA) on Craniofacial Abnormalities in Zebrafish. 2022 Central New York Zebrafish Meeting. Poster Presentation. April 23. Syracuse, NY.

2. Gullbrand, S.E., Mahindroo, S., Fainor, M., Meadows, K., Barba, A., Hopster, K., Schaer, T.P., Elliot, D.M., Mauck, R.L., Smith, H.E. A Large Animal Model of Motion Segment Degeneration for Evaluation of Engineered Disc Replacements. 2022 Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation. February 5-8. Tampa, FL.

3. Fainor, M., Mahindroo, S., Gupta, S., Mauck, R.L., Smith, H.E., Gullbrand, S.E. Intervertebral Disc and Facet Cross-Talk in a Rabbit Puncture Model of Spine Degeneration. 2022 Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation. February 5-8. Tampa, FL.

4. Fainor, M., Betz, K.R., Mahindroo, S., Locke, R.C., Smith, H.E., Mauck, R.L., Gullbrand, S.E. The Effects of Hydroxyapatite Coating on Poly(caprolactone) Micromechanics and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Behavior. 2022 Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation. February 5-8. Tampa, FL.

5. Naik, A., Santhosh, N., Mahindroo, S., Ryan, S. The Effect of Endocrine Disruptors on Thyroid Hormone Synthesis in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Embryos. 2019 Developmental Biology New York Meeting. Poster Presentation. November 16. Ithaca, NY.

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