Juan Melero-Martin, PhD

Juan Melero-Martin, PhD

Our laboratory is interested in understanding how vascular networks are formed and the mechanisms by which vascular networks engraftment occurs upon transplantation. Every year, millions of grafting procedures are performed in the United States to replace damaged...
Dong Kong, PhD

Dong Kong, PhD

The long-term interest of our laboratory is to bridge molecular, cellular, and system approaches to decipher the neuronal modulatory and circuitry mechanisms underlying diabetes and obesity. By leveraging and combining a battery of cutting-edge technologies, including...
Dong Kong, PhD

Nada Kalaany, PhD

The broad interest of the Kalaany lab is to define the role of systemic metabolism in cancer initiation and progression using a combination of genetics, in vivo transplant models, cell biology and metabolic approaches. Our studies are focused on identifying metabolic...
Dong Kong, PhD

Joel Hirschhorn, MD, PhD

I am a human geneticist and clinically active pediatric endocrinologist and have a long and successful track record in research. My group uses genetics to identify and understand the causal biology of polygenic diseases and traits. My main areas of focus relate to...
Dong Kong, PhD

Mark Fleming, PhD

My laboratory is primarily interested in investigating how mammals acquire and utilize iron. In mammals, erythrocytes typically contain greater than 70% of the organism’s iron in the form of heme in hemoglobin. Over the past several years, many of the transporter and...