About Us

About Us

The Zia Research Group is led by Dr. Ayesha Zia, Associate Professor at UT Southwestern School of Medicine and pediatric hematologist at the Hemostasis Thrombosis Center of Children's Medical Center. Dr. Zia's clinical and translational research interests focus on pediatric patients with bleeding and clotting disorders; she is a previous National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) clinical fellowship award recipient.

Current members of the Zia Research Group

Principal Investigator


Dr. Michael Nelson
Dr. Nelson's APAI lab page
Dr. Song Zhang (Biostatistician)
Dr. Zhang's UT Southwestern faculty profile

Research Staff

Lorrie Burkhalter (Research Program Manager)
Kendra Malone (Research Coordinator)
Anna Winborn (Research Coordinator)

Post-Doctoral Fellows or Researchers

Graduate Students

Mackenzie Parker (UTSW Medical Student)

Past members of the Zia Research Group

Click here for a list of Zia Research Group alumni.