Lab Alumni

Graduate Students

  • David Cortez, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Ingram Professor of Cancer Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
  • Gary Reuther, Ph.D., Member, Moffitt Cancer Center, and Associate Professor, Department of Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • Lisa Kadlec, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biology, Wilkes University, PA
  • Kevin Courtney, M.D. Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Barbara Tanos, Ph.D., Faculty, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK
  • Alexander Finn, M.D., Ph.D., Fellow and Staff, Yale University
  • Nicole Zandy, Ph.D., Operational Analytics, Quintiles, RTP, NC
  • Ran Li, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Emileigh Gruber, Ph.D., Manager, Regulatory and Strategic Development, Clinipace Worldwide
  • Elizabeth Chislock, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Lewis Chodosh Laboratory, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jun Wang, Ph.D. Pharmacology Program, Consultant, McKinsey & Company

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Zonghan Dai, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Research in the Stem Cell Research Program, Dept. of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX
  • Matthew Grove, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Centre for Neuroscience Research, University of Edinburgh, Scottland, UK
  • Patricia Zipfel, Ph.D., Medical Writer, MedThink Communications, RTP, NC
  • Rina Plattner, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kentucky
  • Elizabeth Burton, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Plexxicon, Inc, Berkeley, CA
  • Asier Echarri, Ph.D., Research Scientist, CNIC, Madrid, Spain
  • Martin Playford, Ph.D., Staff Scientist, NHLBL Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD
  • Jae Ryu Ryun, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Duke-NUS in Singapore
  • Scott Witherow, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Chemistry, The University of Tampa, FL
  • Gouri Yogalingam, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., Novato, CA
  • Colleen Ring, Ph.D., Quintiles, RTP, NC
  • Ryan Overchash, Ph.D., Clinical Research Scientist, Impact Pharmaceutical Services, NC

Medical Fellows

  • Larry Cripe, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Medical Director, Palliative Care, Indiana University Hospital
  • Douglas Tyler, M.D., Chair of Surgery and Vice Chairman, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas
  • Robert Quackebush, M.D., Medical Oncologist, Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center, Walla Walla, Washington
  • Anjali Advani, M.D., Associate Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case western Reserve University; Director of Inpatient Leukemia Program, Taussig Cancer Institute

Medical Students

  • Jeffrey Hardacre, M.D., Surgeon, University Hospital General Surgery, Cleveland, OH
  • Mark Onaitis, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA
  • Aftab Kherani, M.D., Principal, Aisling Capital
  • Ankie Hatta. M.D., Cardiology, Duke University
  • Matthew Hartwig, M.D., Surgeon, Duke University

Lab Managers

  • Marisol Quiroz, M.S., Lab Manager, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Undergraduate Students

  • Vanessa Osman, B.S. Biology with Pharmacology concentration, Duke University; currently in the Pharmacology PhD Graduate Program, Weill Cornell, NY
  • Alcida Karz, B.S., Duke University; currently in the MD/PhD program at NYU, New York