Current Students

Justin Belcher, M.D.  (Entered 2010)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Nephrology)
Thesis Project: Acute Kidney Injury in the Setting of Cirrhosis

Jon Carlson, M.D. (Entered 2008)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Psychiatry, Child Study Center
Thesis Project: Use And Attentional Function In The Psychosis Prodome

Rita Das, M.D. (Entered July 2008)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Thesis Project: Role of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (MIF) in the Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis

Christopher Hammond, M.D. (Entered July 2011)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Child and Adult Psychiatry
Thesis Project: Stress, Neurophysiology, Modulation o f Negative Emotional States, and Adolescent Cannabis Use: Towards the development of a Stress Reward-Sensitivity Model of Cannabis Use Severity.

Christopher Hoimes, D.O. (Entered July 2008)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Cancer Center
Thesis Project: Targeted Nanoparticles for HDAC Inhibitor Delivery to Advanced Prostate Cancer

Ellen Hoffman, M.D. (Entered July 2009)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Psychiatry, Child Study Center
Thesis Project: Functional Analysis of Rare Genetic Variants in Neuropsychiatric Disorders using a Zebrafish Model System

Sarah Huen, M.D. (Entered July 2009)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Nephrology)
Thesis Project: Regulation and Function of Macrophage Polarization in Ischemic Injury

Evelyn Hsieh, M.D., Ph.D. (Entered July 2011)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Nephrology)
Thesis Project: Osteoporosis Among Individuals with HIV in China

Sang Kim, M.D. (Entered July 2010)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Rheumatology)
Thesis Project: Characterization of Human Follicular Helper T Cells

Farrukh Koraishy, M.D. (Entered July 2010)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Nephrology)
Thesis Project: The Cross-talk of HGF and Wnt Signaling in Kidney Repair

Christopher Lee, M.D.(Entered July 2009)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Emergency Medicine
Thesis Project: Am I cool? Prehospital therapeutic hypothermia in cardiac arrest resuscitation.

Chad Marion, D.O. (Entered July 2012)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Pulmonary & Critical Care)

Mathieu Lemaire, M.D.(Entered July 2009)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Genetics
Thesis Project: Novel insights into proximal tubule function: finding novel disease-causing genes in a large cohort of patients with Dent’s disease without mutation in CLCN5 or OCRL1 using whole exome capture.

Loc Nguyen, M.D.(Entered July 2009)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Thesis Project: Regulation of VEGFR2 Signaling.

Alexander Panda, M.D.(Entered July 2008)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
Thesis Project: Age Associated Alterations in Toll-like Receptor Function of Human Dendritic Cells and Correlation With Influenza Vaccine Response.

Violetta Popov, M.D.(Entered July 2010)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Digestive Diseases)
Thesis Project: The role of β-catenin in liver lipid metabolism and insulin resistance.

Clinton Protack, M.D.(Entered July 2011)
Surgical Resident
Thesis Project: The Role of Eph-B4 During Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation.

Alex Ryder, M.D. (Entered July 2012)
Pathology Resident

Alexander Westphal, M.D. (Entered July 2007)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Psychiatry, Child Study Center
Thesis Project: Clinical Characterization and Amygdala Hypothesis of Childhood Disintegrative Disorder

Kyle Williams, M.D. (Entered July 2008)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Psychiatry, Child Study Center
Thesis Project: A Translational Model of Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Illness.