Principal Investigator

Edward M. Schwarz, Ph.D. University of Rochester work Box 665 Rochester NY p (585) 275-3063

Lab Alumni

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Max Myakishev-Rempel, Ph.D.

Visiting Scientist, 2008 – 2012

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Theodore Blaine, M.D.

Resident, 1997 – 1999

Currently: Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, Brown University, Providence, RI

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Susan Bukata, M.D.

Resident, 1998 – 2002

Currently: Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

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Cristin Ferguson, M.D.

Resident, 2000 – 2004

Currently: Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

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Qun Cheng, M.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Robinder J. S. Dhillon, M.D., MRCS, MBA

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009 – 2012

Currently: Internal Medicine Resident, Wayne State University/Crittenton Hospital, MI

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Hiromu Ito, M.D., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2001 – 2004

Currently: Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

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Hai Liu, M.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Masahiko Takahata, M.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009 – 2011

Currently: Surgeon and Researcher, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

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Ryosuke Tsutsumi, M.D., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2005 – 2008

Currently: Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

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Cemal Yazici, M.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007 – 2009

Currently: Surgical Resident, St. Francis Hospital, Chicago, IL

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Xinping Zhang, B.M., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999 – 2001

Currently: Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

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Stephen Bauer, Ph.D.

Graduate Student, 2002 – 2006

Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

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Myra Coppage, Ph.D.

Graduate Student, 2002 – 2005

Currently: Research Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

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Lisa Childs Flick, Ph.D.

Graduate Student, 1998 – 2002

Currently: Associate Professor of Biology, Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY

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J. Jeffery Goater, MBA, M.S.

Graduate Student, 1997 – 2004

Currently: Vice President, Evercore Partners, New York, NY

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Colleen Hock, M.S.

Graduate Student, 2004 – 2008

Currently: Veterinary Medical Student, Atlantic Veterinary College

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Willis Huang

Graduate Student, 1999 – 2003

Currently: Radiology Resident, University of California Los Angeles

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Dan Li, Ph.D.

Graduate Student, 2004 – 2007

Currently: Manager of Technical & Laboratory Services, SDIX Inc., Windham, ME

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Jie Li, Ph.D.

Graduate Student, 2008 – 2012

Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Inflammation Biology, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology

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Ping Li, Ph.D.

Graduate Student, 1998 – 2004

Currently: Sr. Scientist, Biologics R & D, Medtronic, Inc., Memphis, TN

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Kofi Mensah, M.D., Ph.D.

Graduate Student, 2006 – 2009

Currently: Medical Student, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

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M. Owen Papuga, Ph.D.

Graduate Student, 2006 – 2010

Currently: Assistant Professor at the Chiropractic College of New York

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Steven Proulx, Ph.D.

Graduate Student, 2004 – 2007

Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow of Chemistry and Biosciences, Swiss Fed Inst of Tech (ETH), Zurich

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David Reynolds, Ph.D.

Graduate Student, 2004 – 2008

Currently: Sr. Scientist, R&D, Wright Medical,Inc., Arlington, TN

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Michael-Ulrich Vinther, M.D., Ph.D.

Graduate Student, 2001 – 2003

Currently: Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Arhus

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Tochukwu Chuka Ikpeze, B.S., B.A.

Post-Baccalaureate Research Trainee, 2010 – 2012