Faculty

Maria E. Aguero-Rosenfeld, M.D., Professor
Laboratory diagnosis of tick-borne infectious diseases; general diagnostic microbiology

Iannis Aifantis, Ph.D., Professor
Hematopoietic stem cell differentiation, leukemia, Ubiquitin ligases
Aifantis Lab

Arnaldo Arbini, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor

Omar P. Azar, M.D., Assistant Professor
Forensic Pathology

Michael A. Bannan, M.D., Assistant Professor
Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary pathology, graduate medical education

Ross S. Basch, M.D., Professor
Hematopoietic Development, Co-repressors as developmental regulators

Rachel Brody, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Joan Cangiarella, M.D., Associate Professor
Aspiration Biopsy, Cytopathology, Breast Pathology

William Carroll, M.D., Professor
Treatment of childhood cancer, especially leukemias and the common solid tumor neuroblastoma

Norman C. Charles, M.D., Clinical Professor
Clinical correlation of external ocular disorders including lid, conjunctiva

Luisa Cimmino, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Farbod Darvishian, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
Breast cancer pathology

Vittorio Defendi, M.D., Professor
Viral oncogenesis, in vitro and in vivo models; tumor immunology

Cesar D. Del Rosario, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
Pathology of Angiodysplasia of Colon

Sandra Demaria, M.D., Professor
Immunotherapy of cancer, Adjuvant role of ionizing radiation, Breast cancer

Fang Ming Deng, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Panna Desai, M.B., B.S., M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
non neoplastic and neoplastic bone and soft tissue lesions

Michael Dustin, Ph.D., Professor
Cell adhesion molecules, immunological synapse, lymphocyte migration
Dustin Lab

Brian D. Dynlacht, Ph.D., Professor
Cancer, transcription, cell cycle, centrosome biology, genomics
Dynlacht Lab

Adrian Erlebacher, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Immunobiology of pregnancy, peripheral immune tolerance, immune regulation
Erlebacher Lab

Stefan Feske, M.D., Associate Professor
T cell activation, immunity and development, calcium channels
Stefan Feske Lab

Silvia Fossati, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor

Blas Frangione, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
Alzheimer’s disease; dementia; stroke

Antonio Galvao Neto, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor

Jorge A. Ghiso, Ph.D., Professor
Alzheimer’s disease; neurodegeneration; disorders of protein folding

Miroslaw K. Gorny, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
Human monoclonal antibodies, HIV-1 infection

Cristina H. Hajdu, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, Liver Transplantation

Jonathan Harris, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor

Cyrus Hedvat, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor

Adriana Heguy, Ph.D., Professor
Genomics, Cancer, Transcription and Epigenetics

Osvaldo Hernandez, M.D., Assistant Professor
Cytopathology and aspiration biopsy

Eva Hernando-Monge, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Cell-of-origin, 'cancer stem cells', mech. of tumor initiation/progression

Avram Hershko, M.D., Ph.D., Adjunct Professor

Timothy Hilbert, M.D., Ph.D., J.D., Assistant Professor
Transfusion Medicine, Laboratory Management, Information Technology

Catarina E. Hioe, Ph.D., Associate Professor
HIV vaccine, HIV-specific CD4 T cells, and HIV env-mediated pathogenesis

Charles S. Hirsch, M.D., Professor
Sudden Death due to Natural Causes, Craniocerebral Trauma, Epidemiology of Violent Deaths

Joseph Holup, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

E. Jane Albert Hubbard, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Cell proliferation using C. elegans
Hubbard Lab

Jessica L. Jacobson, M.D., Assistant Professor
Transfusion safety

Kasthuri Kannan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Genomics and Bioinformatics

Sang Yong Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Hannah L. Klein, Ph.D., Professor
DNA damage, genomic instability, homologous recombination
Klein Lab

Sergei B. Koralov, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
B/T cell biology, lymphomagenesis, RNAi

Susan Kornacki, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor

Michelle Krogsgaard, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
T-cell recognition, cancer immunology, self-antigens, receptor signaling

Suman Laal, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Immunol. and Mol. Biol. of Mycobacteria, Opportun. infection in HIV disease

Juan J. Lafaille, Ph.D., Professor
Pathogenesis of autoimmune and allergic diseases, regulatory T cells

Peng Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
Oncologic, GU & Molecular Pathology; Androgen receptor function, cofactors and target genes in prostate and breast cancer

Allen Leung, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
Cytopathology, Soft tissue and bone pathology

Pascale Levine, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
GYN pathology, aspiration biopsy, thyroid and breast pathology

David E. Levy, Ph.D., Professor
Signal transduction, gene expression, innate immunity, growth control

Mark S. Lifshitz, M.D., Clinical Professor
Laboratory automation, instrumentation, workflow optimization

Dan R. Littman, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
T cell development; mechanisms of inflammation; AIDS pathogenesis
Littman Lab

Cheng Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Cynthia Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor
Diagnostic hematopathology

Cynthia Loomis, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Developmental mechanisms in embryonic patterning; bone/skin morphogenesis

Peter A. Lopez, B.S., Research Assistant Professor
Cytometry, Fluorescence, Cell Biology, Immunology, Microscopy

Isabelle J. Marié, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Interferon, Innate Immune Response, Jak-Stat signaling pathway

Lauren McVoy, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Diagnostic microbiology, Application of new technology in laboratory medicine

Jonathan Melamed, M.D., Professor
Prostate cancer, tissue banking, immunohistochemistry, quality assurance

Daniel Meruelo, Ph.D., Professor
Gene Therapy, Cancer, Alzheimer’s disease

Sheenah Mische, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Khush Mittal, M.D., Associate Professor
Ob-Gyn Pathology, Oncogenesis

Thomas Neubert, Ph.D.

Diana Nimeh, M.D., Assistant Professor
Diagnostic cytopathology of the breast

Ruth Nussenzweig, Doc en Med, Ph.D., Professor
Immunology, vaccines, malaria, viral vectors

Victor Nussenzweig, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
Malaria biology and vaccine development

Phillipe N. Nyambi, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Antigenic evol. of HIV-1 subtype B/non B viruses, HIV-1 Immuno-, Serotypes

Thaira Oweity, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor
Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy, Gastrointestinal and Pancreas Pathology

Michele Pagano, M.D., Professor
Ubiquitin system, cell division cycle checkpoints, cancer
Pagano Lab

Christine L. Pampeno, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Gene Expression, virology, cancer

Jeremy I. Paul, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Zhiheng Pei, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Bacteria microbiome inflammation esophagus tonsils
Foregut Microbiome in the Development of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

Mary Ann Perle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Tumor genetics, first trimester fetal loss, molecular cytogenetics (FISH)

Jennifer A. Philips, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Tuberculosis, Host Pathogen Interactions, Innate Immunity, Bacterial Pathogenesis

Michael Poles, M.D., Associate Professor

David Polsky, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
Melanoma, Cell cycle, Oncogenes, Tumor suppressor genes, p53, MDM2, BRAF

Nunzio Pomara, M.D., Professor
Pharmacogenetics, Alzheimer's Disease, drug-induced cognitive toxicity, late-life depression

Dorota A. Popiolek, M.D., Assistant Professor
Gynecologic Pathology

Richard L. Possemato, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Cancer metabolism, mitochondria, genetic screening

Jennifer K. Pullium, MVB, DACLAM, Associate Professor
Experimental Pathology, Reproduction, Infectious Disease

Tammy Rakowski-Anderson, M.S., V.M.D., Assistant Professor

Amy V. Rapkiewicz, M.D., Assistant Professor
Autopsy pathology, Cytopathology, Proteomics, Aspiration cytology

Samuel Reichberg, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Professor

Boris Reizis, Ph.D., Research Professor

Agueda A. Rostagno, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Cerebrovascular amyloidosis; cerebral hemorrhage; dementia

Irma Sánchez, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
MAPK signal transduction and cell biology of the centrosome
Dynlacht Lab

Barbara Sampson, M.D., Clinical Professor

Catherine Sawai, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Ann Marie Schmidt, M.D., Professor
Diabetic complications (targeting RAGE), Alzheimer's disease, Inflammation and tumor biology relevant to RAGE

Susan R. Schwab, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
lymphocyte trafficking, inflammation, angiogenesis, sphingosine-1-phosphate
Schwab Lab

Yan Shi, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
FNA cytopathology of breast lesions and head & neck lesions; Application & technical development of immunohistochemistry in pathology

Pratibha Shukla, M.D., Assistant Professor
Oncologic Pathology; Gynecologic and Breast Pathology

Gregg J. Silverman, M.D., Professor
Antibody engineering, Lupus and Autoimmune disease

Aylin Simsir, M.D., Professor
Fine Needle Aspiration, Breast and Cervical Cancer

Baljit Singh, M.B.B.S., M.D., Associate Professor
Breast cancer, neo-adjuvant therapy, tissue banking

Krishna Singh, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor
Pathogenesis of M. tuberculosis, M. tb-HIV coinfection

Jane A. Skok, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Nuclear organization of immunoglobulin genes
Skok Lab

Susan Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Telomeres, tankyrase, cohesion
Smith Lab

Matija Snuderl, MD, Assistant Professor

Katherine Sun, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Wei Sun, M.D., Associate Professor
Breast FNA and core biopsy; thyroid, pancreas and soft tissue tumor FNA

Kristen Thomas, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor

Philip M. Tierno, Ph.D., Clinical Professor
Medical Microbiology / Ecology / Human Metagenomics

Aristotelis Tsirigos, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Hui Tsou, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
Dermatopathology and Anatomic Pathology

Derya Unutmaz, M.D., Associate Professor
HIV/T cell interactions

Xiao-Jun Wei, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Fine needle aspiration biopsy, Cytopathology

Rosemary Wieczorek, M.D., Adjunct Associate Professor
Veterans' Administration

Thomas Wisniewski, M.D., Professor
Understanding conformational disorders such as AD and prion related disease

Ming Wu, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor

Xiaojun Wu, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Xue-Ru Wu, M.D., Professor
Oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, bladder cancer, urinary tract infection, transgenic mouse models

Ruliang Xu, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Colorectal carcinogenesis; pancreatic and mol. gen. of hepatocell. carcinomas

Melissa Yee-Chang, D.O., Clinical Assistant Professor

David Zagzag, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
Angiogenesis, vasculogenesis, brain tumors, extracellular matrix

Ronaldo L. Zamuco, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor
Breast Pathology, Cytopathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology

Ming Zhou, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor

Susan B. Zolla-Pazner, Ph.D., Professor
AIDS Vaccines, HIV, Antibodies