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Lab Alumni

Max Myakishev-Rempel, Ph.D.
Visiting Scientist, 2008 - 2012

Theodore Blaine, M.D.
Resident, 1997 - 1999
Currently: Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, Brown University, Providence, RI

Susan Bukata, M.D.
Resident, 1998 - 2002
Currently: Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Cristin Ferguson, M.D.
Resident, 2000 - 2004
Currently: Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Qun Cheng, M.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Robinder J. S. Dhillon, M.D., MRCS, MBA
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009 - 2012
Currently: Internal Medicine Resident, Wayne State University/Crittenton Hospital, MI

Hiromu Ito, M.D., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2001 - 2004
Currently: Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Hai Liu, M.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Masahiko Takahata, M.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009 - 2011
Currently: Surgeon and Researcher, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Ryosuke Tsutsumi, M.D., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2005 - 2008
Currently: Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University, Osaka, Japan

Cemal Yazici, M.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2007 - 2009
Currently: Surgical Resident, St. Francis Hospital, Chicago, IL

Xinping Zhang, B.M., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 1999 - 2001
Currently: Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Tochukwu Chuka Ikpeze, B.S., B.A.
Post-Baccalaureate Research Trainee, 2010 - 2012

Kofi Mensah, M.D., Ph.D.
Undergraduate Student
Currently: Medical Student, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Michael-Ulrich Vinther, M.D., Ph.D.
Graduate Student
Currently: Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Arhus

Stephen Bauer, Ph.D.
Graduate Student
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Myra Coppage, Ph.D.
Graduate Student
Currently: Research Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Lisa Childs Flick, Ph.D.
Graduate Student
Currently: Associate Professor of Biology, Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY

Dan Li, Ph.D.
Graduate Student
Currently: Manager of Technical & Laboratory Services, SDIX Inc., Windham, ME

Jie Li, Ph.D.
Graduate Student
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Inflammation Biology, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology

Ping Li, Ph.D.
Graduate Student
Currently: Sr. Scientist, Biologics R & D, Medtronic, Inc., Memphis, TN

M. Owen Papuga, Ph.D.
Graduate Student
Currently: Assistant Professor at the Chiropractic College of New York

Steven Proulx, Ph.D.
Graduate Student
Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow of Chemistry and Biosciences, Swiss Fed Inst of Tech (ETH), Zurich

David Reynolds, Ph.D.
Graduate Student
Currently: Sr. Scientist, R&D, Wright Medical,Inc., Arlington, TN

Echoe Bouta
Graduate Student

J. Jeffery Goater, MBA, M.S.
Graduate Student
Currently: Vice President, Evercore Partners, New York, NY

Colleen Hock, M.S.
Graduate Student
Currently: Veterinary Medical Student, Atlantic Veterinary College

Willis Huang
Graduate Student
Currently: Radiology Resident, University of California Los Angeles

Yawen Ju, B.S.
Graduate Student

Wenxuan Liu
Graduate Student

John J. Varrone, M.S.
Graduate Student

Zhijin (Jerry) Wu
Graduate Student