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2020

Andrew Allbee

Andrew Allbee, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Benoit Biteau, Ph.D.

Resident, Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Nicolas Goldstein

Nicolas Goldstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Peter Veazie, Ph.D.

Resident, Pediatrics: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Maxime Jean

Maxime Jean, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Jian Zhu, Ph.D.

Resident, Neurology: University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital

Irina Lerman

Irina Lerman, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Stephen Hammes, M.D., Ph.D.

Resident Physician: Univ. Rochester, Rochester, NY

Aimee Morris

Aimee Morris, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Jonathan Mink, M.D., Ph.D.

Resident, Child Neurology: St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Daniel Savage

Daniel Savage, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Krystel Huxlin, Ph.D. & Wayne Knox, Ph.D.

Intern/Resident, Internal Medicine/Ophthalmology: University of Rochester Flaum Eye Institute

Stephanie Syc-Mazurek

Stephanie Syc-Mazurek, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Richard Libby, Ph.D.

Resident, Neurology: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education

Jomy Varghese

Jomy Varghese, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Danielle Benoit, Ph.D.

Resident, Anesthesiology: University of Michigan Hospital – Ann Arbor

Jimmy Zhang

Jimmy Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Paul Brookes, Ph.D.

Resident, Internal Medicine: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

2019

William Alexander

William Alexander, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Aram Hezel, M.D.

Intern/Resident, Internal Medicine: State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Katherine Herman

Katherine Herman, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Deborah Fowell, Ph.D.

Intern/Resident, Pediatrics: Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Justin Komisarof

Justin Komisarof, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Hartmut Land, Ph.D.

Intern/Resident, Internal Medicine: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Nguyen Mai

Nguyen Mai, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Marc Halterman, M.D., Ph.D.

Resident, Neurology: UC San Francisco

Evan McConnell

Evan McConnell, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., DMSc

Intern/Resident: Rochester Regional Health

Salvador Peña

Salvador Peña, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Keith Nehrke, Ph.D.

Intern/Resident, Anesthesiology: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Benjamin Plog

Benjamin Plog, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., DMSc & Edward Vates, M.D., Ph.D.

Resident, Neurological Surgery: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

2018

Samuel Carrell

Samuel Carrell, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Charles Thornton, M.D.

Neurology Resident: Hospital of the University of PA

Amit Chowdhry

Amit Kumar Chowdhry, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Michael McDermott, Ph.D.

Radiation Oncology Resident: Univ. Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital

Andrew Cox

Andrew Cox, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D.

Pediatrics Resident: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital MC-OH

Alison Gaylo

Alison Gaylo, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Deborah Fowell, Ph.D.

Dermatology Resident: UPMC Medical Education – PA

Andrew Shubin

Andrew Shubin, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Danielle Benoit, Ph.D.

General Surgery Resident: U. Texas Southwestern Med Sch.-(Dallas)

Aisha Siebert

Aisha Siebert, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Jack Werren, Ph.D.

Urology Resident: Northwestern Univ. – Feinberg School (Chicago)

2017

Adrianne Chesser

Adrianne Chesser, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Gail Johnson, Ph.D

Resident, Family Medicine: Allina Health

Youssef Farhat

Youssef Farhat, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Hani Awad, Ph.D.

Resident, Pathology: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

Jonathan Langdon

Jonathan Langdon, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Stephen McAleavey, Ph.D

Resident, Diagnostic Radiology: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven CT

Rialnat Lawal

Rialnat "Bisi" Lawal, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Laura Calvi, M.D.

Resident, Internal Medicine: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Emily Walters

Emily Walters, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Helene McMurray, Ph.D.

Resident, Anesthesiology: University of California-Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2016

Laura Fornarola

Laura Fornarola, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Robert Freeman, Ph.D.

Resident, Anesthesiology: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Natasha Golub

Natasha Golub, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Edwin van Wijngaarden, Ph.D., M.Sc.

Resident, General Preventive Medicine: Johns Hopkins/Bloomberg, MD

Kevin Makino

Kevin Makino, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Peter Veazie, Ph.D.

Resident in Pediatrics: University of Hawaii

Lisa Niswander

Lisa Niswander, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: James Palis, M.D.

Resident, Pediatrics: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Imran Punekar

Imran Punekar, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Jonathan Mink, M.D., Ph.D.

Resident, Anesthesiology: University of Rochester

Drew Scoles

Drew Scoles, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Alfredo Dubra-Suarez, Ph.D. & David Williams, Ph.D.

Resident, Ophthalmology: Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania

Helen Wei

Helen Shinru Wei, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., DMSc & Edward Vates, M.D., Ph.D.

Resident, Surgery: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Danielle deCampo

Danielle deCampo, M.D., Ph.D.

Adviser: Julie Fudge, M.D.

Resident, Child Neurology: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD