Personnel


Misty Good, MD, MS

Dr. Misty Good is a neonatologist physician-scientist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Newborn Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. She received her Bachelor’s degree from University of Southern California and earned her Masters of Science while completing medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Good completed her pediatrics training and chief residency at Children’s Hospital of Illinois at the University of Illinois School of Medicine and completed her Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and post-doctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Apart from research, she enjoys taking care of babies in the NICU and in her free time, she enjoys traveling with her husband.


Qingqing Gong, Ph.D.

Dr. Qingqing Gong works in Dr. Good’s lab as a research lab supervisor. She received her Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from University of Tennessee at Knoxville and post-doctoral training from University of California at San Francisco. Before joining in the Good’s lab, Qingqing worked as a research scientist in both academic and industrial setting. Outside the lab, Qingqing enjoys traveling with her family and exploring different cultures.


Angela Lewis, MD

Angela Lewis, MD is a St. Louis native returning to newborn medicine fellowship at Washington University. She joined the Good Lab in the summer of 2018 and her work focuses on the role that serpins, a group of protease inhibitors, play in NEC. In her free time, she enjoys cycling, watching low-budget sci-fi films, and attempting to make stuff that catches her eye on Pinterest.


Belgacem (Ben) Mihi, DVM, PhD

Belgacem Mihi is a postdoctoral research associate in Dr. Good’s lab. His research interests comprise multiple areas including but not limited to epithelial cell biology, CD4 T cells and inflammatory disorders. His current work is focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms behind the development of necrotizing enterocolitis in a rodent model so as to set the stage for translation into human diagnostics and therapeutics.


Lila Nolan, MD

Lila is a clinical fellow in newborn medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University and completed medical school and her pediatric residency at the University of Missouri. She joined the Good Lab in July 2019 to pursue physician-scientist mentorship and to continue her interest in studying NEC. Outside of the lab, Lila enjoys caring for patients in the NICU and bike riding on local trails.


Wyatt Lanik

Wyatt is a research technician in the Good Lab. He grew up in rural Nebraska and attended Lindenwood University in St. Louis earning a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Wyatt joined the Good Lab in the spring of 2017 to expand his knowledge and gain experience in medical research before applying to medical school. Currently, he is working on several projects in determining the cellular and molecular mechanisms implicated in the development of NEC. In his free time, Wyatt enjoys reading, volunteering at a local hospital, and spending time outdoors.


Elise Hu

Elise grew up in Lisle, Illinois and graduated from Washington University in St. Louis where she majored in Biology, as well as Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She joined the Good Lab in June of 2017 to explore the different facets of pediatric research and stayed on after graduation as a research technician. Elise’s work in the lab focuses presently on the molecular and cellular mechanisms involving NEC. Aside from research and her studies, she enjoys playing piano, bass, as well as tennis.


Victoria Liu

Victoria is from Grayslake, Illinois and joined the Good Lab in 2017 as a summer student through the Pediatric Student Research Program. She is currently a premedical undergraduate student at Washington University in St. Louis. Outside of the lab, Victoria enjoys playing piano, working with children to explore the sciences, and swimming.


Martin Goree

Martin is from Iowa City, Iowa and graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with majors in Chemistry and French. Martin is an aspiring pediatrician who joined the Good Lab in the summer of 2017 and stayed on in the lab as a research technician after graduation during his gap year prior to medical school. For hobbies, Martin enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee, coaching youth basketball leagues, listening to stand-up comedy, and reading.


Pranjal Agrawal

Pranjal is a pre-med undergraduate from Cupertino, California. She is studying Biology (Neuroscience) and Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis, and joined the Good Lab in August 2017 to pursue her interest in research and neonatology. In her free time, Pranjal likes painting, hiking, volunteering with Campus Kitchen, playing the keyboard, and reading.

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