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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Stephen Hammes
Research Interest: Androgen Effects on Reproduction and Cancer

Clinical Research Fellows

Olga Astapova
Olga Astapova, MD, PhD
Clinical Fellow - Endocrinology
Research Interest: Roles of nuclear hormone receptors in metabolism and reproduction, particularly metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome

Postdoctoral Scholars

Zhiguang Xiao
Zhiguang Xiao, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Staff

Graduate Students

Briaunna Minor
Research Interest: Tumor Immunology; Estrogen signaling in immune cell infiltrate of a mouse model for Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM).
Manisha Taya
Research Interest: My research highlights the importance of infiltrating neutrophils and neutrophil elastase in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) progression, and identifies novel molecular mediators of LAM tumor growth and invasion

Research Assistants

Alessandra Dimauro
Alessandra Dimauro
Undergraduate Student