Undergraduate education

Drake University, BS, 2001

Years in MSTP



Cellular and molecular biology, 2007


Jon Odorico, MD

Thesis title

Recapitulating Pancreas Development from Murine Embryonic Stem Cells


Internal medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2009-2013


Gastroenterology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013-2016

Transplant hepatology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2016-2017

Current position

Physician, Schneck Medical Center, Seymour, Indiana

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PhD publications

Vincent RK, Odorico JS. Reduced serum concentration is permissive for increased in vitro endocrine differentiation from murine embryonic stem cells. Differentiation. 2009 Jul;78(1):24-34. PMID: 19446949.

Vincent R, Treff N, Budde M, Kastenberg Z, Odorico J. Generation and characterization of novel tetracycline-inducible pancreatic transcription factor-expressing murine embryonic stem cell lines. Stem Cells Dev. 2006 Dec;15(6):953-62. PMID: 17253956.

Treff NR, Vincent RK, Budde ML, Browning VL, Magliocca JF, Kapur V, Odorico JS. Differentiation of embryonic stem cells conditionally expressing neurogenin 3. Stem Cells. 2006 Nov;24(11):2529-37. PMID: 16809427.

Vincent RK, Odorico JS. Isolating endoderm and understanding developmental signals: defining sequential steps of embryonic stem cell differentiation to beta cells. Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation. 2007 Feb;12(1):49-54.

Nair GG, Vincent RK, Odorico JS. Ectopic Ptf1a expression in murine ESCs potentiates endocrine differentiation and models pancreas development in vitro. Stem Cells. 2014 May;32(5):1195-207. PMID: 24375815; PMCID: PMC4283475.