Maxwell Laws MD


Max LawsWayne State University School of Medicine
M.D., with Distinction in Academics and Basic Science, 2020

Wayne State University
B.S., in Biomedical Engineering: Biomaterials Concentration, Magna Cum Laude, with University and Departmental Honors, 2015


Research Interests

Neuro-oncology, glioma epigenetics, molecular imaging, stereotactic radiosurgery, functional neurosurgery, focused ultrasound

Research Experience

Molecular Imaging Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute & Department of Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University, 2015-2020
Mentor: Juri G. Gelovani MD., PhD.
Project: Epigenetic profiling of gliomas using novel molecular imaging with PET/CT
Funding: Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Department of Physiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2011-2014
Mentor: Patrick J. Mueller, PhD.
Project: Physical (in)activity-induced changes in tonic excitation and inhibition in the rostral ventrolateral medulla
Funding: Midwestern Associates Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship, American Heart Association


2020: Karl G. Pinckard Scholarship, Wayne State University School of Medicine
2018: Alpha Omega Alpha Junior Inductee
2014: David S. Bruce Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award, American Physiological Society
2014: David S. Bruce Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Award, American Physiological Society