Lab Members

Lab Members

Albert H. Park, MD

Section Chief - Pediatric Otolaryngology

Dr. Park is the chief for Pediatric Otolaryngology at the University of Utah. He oversees the operations for the seven pediatric otolaryngology fellowship trained physicians and has had the privilege to treat children for over fifteen years at Primary Children’s hospital. His scope of practice includes a wide range of pediatric otolaryngology... Read More

Research Interests: Cholesteatoma, Cytomegalovirus Infections, Parotitis, Pediatric Hearing Loss

Specialties: Cytomegalovirus, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Pediatric Hearing Loss, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Fellowship: The Hospital For Sick Children

Residency: Loyola University Medical Center

Medical School: Washington University

Email: albert.park@hsc.utah.edu

Matthew A. Firpo, PhD

Matthew Firpo, PhD, is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Utah where he directs the Surgery Research Laboratories. He is also a member of the Pancreas Cancer Research Program and the Experimental Therapeutics Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute.Firpo's cancer research interests focus on improving inter... Read More

Research Interests: Angiogenesis Inducing Agents, Cancer Biology, Cancer Therapeutic Development, Gene Expression Profiling, Gene Expression, Microarray, Genes, Tumor Suppressor, Hydrogels, Ileus, Implants, Experimental, Inflammation Mediators, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis, Role of microenvironmental factors on cellular sensitivity to radiation and to chemotherapeutic agents, Tumor Cells, Cultured, Tumor Markers, Biological, Tumor Microenvironment

Email: matt.firpo@hsc.utah.edu

Christopher Nielson

Christopher Nielson

Christopher Nielson is a medical student at the University of Utah, completing a one-year research fellowship in the Park Lab. His research interests focus on the immune mediators in the cochlea that respond to congenital cytomegalovirus infection. Outside of the lab, Christopher enjoys running, paddleboarding, and finding fun restaurants around Salt Lake City.

EmailNielson.Chris@hsc.utah.edu 

Albert H. Park, MD

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Albert Park, MD
Principal Investigator
Professor, Surgery
Adjunct Professor, Pediatrics

Email: albert.park@hsc.utah.edu

100 North Mario Cappechi Drive, Ste 1300
Primary Children’s Hospital
Salt Lake City, UT 84113