Current Students

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

Andrew Branagan, MD (Matriculated 2014)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Cancer Center

Gabriella Grisotti, MD (Matriculated 2014)
Surgical Resident
Thesis Project: Lymphangiogenesis in Wound Healing

Shaun Gruenbaum, MD (Matriculated 2013)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Anesthesiology
Thesis Project: The Role of Branched-Chain Amino Acids in Glutamate Metabolism and Seizure Modulation in a Rat Model of Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Christopher Hammond, MD (Matriculated 2011)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Child and Adult Psychiatry
Thesis Project: Stress, Neurophysiology, Affective States, and Co-occurring Cannabis and Tobacco use in Adolescents

Ellen Hoffman, MD (Matriculated 2009)
Associate Research Scientist, Child Study Center
Thesis Project: Functional Analysis of Genes Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders in a Zebrafish Model System

Evelyn Hsieh, MD (Matriculated 2011)
Expected Graduation December 2014
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Rheumatology)
Thesis Project: Osteoporosis Among HIV-Infected Individuals in China

Sang Kim, MD (Matriculated 2010)
Expected Graduation December 2014
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Rheumatology)
Thesis Project: Characterization of CD4 T Cells That Help Memory B Cells and Their Clinical Relevance

Farrukh Koraishy, MD (Matriculated 2010)
Expected Graduation December 2014
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Nephrology)
Thesis Project: The Cross-talk of HGF and Wnt Signaling in Kidney Repair

Christopher Lee, MD (Matriculated 2009)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Emergency Medicine
Thesis Project: Timing of Therapeutic Hypothermia Initiation in Cardiac Arrest Survivors

Mathieu Lemaire, M.D. (Matriculated 2009)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Genetics
Thesis Project: Discovery of Novel Genes that Cause Rare Pediatric Renal Diseases Using Exome Sequencing

Chad Marion, DO (Matriculated 2012)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Internal Medicine (Pulmonary & Critical Care)
Thesis Project:  Regulation of Bacterial Killing, Pulmonary Inflammation and Host Damage During Gram Negative Pneumonia

Mark Michalski, MD (Matriculated 2013)
Resident, Diagnostic Radiology
Thesis Project: The Translation and Clinical Validation of a Next Generation Ultrasound Imager

Daniel Moreno DeLuca, MD (Matriculated 2014)
Resident, Psychiatry

Carlos Oliveira, MD (Matriculated 2014)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases)

Alex Ryder, MD (Matriculated 2012)
Pathology Resident
Thesis Project: Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Vectored Hybrid Hemagglutinin Constructs as Broadly Cross-reactive Influenza Vaccines 

Laura Young, MD (Matriculated 2014)
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Pediatrics (Endocrinology)