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Meet Our Research Faculty

 

Our multidisciplinary faculty leverages the collaborative culture at Tulane University and the resources of the University and the numerous medical facilities in the New Orleans area to conduct cutting-edge research across diverse areas of focus. Explore the research foci below to find faculty whose interests align with yours.

If there is something you are interested in that has anything to do with biomedical sciences, there is someone here who does it or knows somebody who does.

 
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Diane Blake, PhD
Wu-Min Deng, PhD
Jia Fan, PhD
Jeffrey Han, MD, PhD
Tony Hu, PhD
James Jackson, PhD
Sam Landry, PhD
Jun-yuan Ji, PhD
Hong Liu, PhD
Hua Lu, MB, PhD
Arthur Lustig, PhD
Heather Machado, PhD - Mammary gland biology & Tumor Immunology
Hee-won Park, PhD
Zachary Pursell, PhD
William Wimley, PhD

 
Human Genetics

Hans Andersson, MD
Inherited Metabolic Disease; Novel Therapies of PKU
handers@tulane.edu

Karen Weissbecker, LMSW, PhD
Genetic epidemiology, psychiatric genetics
kremer@tulane.edu

 
Deming Medicine

Matthew Burow, PhD - Hematology/Oncology
Bridgette Collins-Burow - Hematology/Oncology
David Coy, PhD - Peptide Research
Dahlene Fusco, MD, PhD - Infectious Diseases
Katie Hering-Smith, PhD - Nephrology
Yusuke Higashi, PhD - Cardiology
Michal Jazwinski, PhD - General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
Jay Kolls, MD - Infection & Inflammation
Joseph Lasky, MD - Pulmonary Diseases
Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, MD, PhD - Endocrinology
Derek Pociask, PhD - Pulmonary Diseases
Nakhle Saba, MD - Hematology/Oncology
Sergiy Sukhanov, PhD - Cardiology
Hongju Wu, PhD - Endocrinology
Tadashi Yoshida, PhD - Cardiology
James Zadina, PhD - Clinical & Translational

 

 
Microbiology & Immunology

Jacob Bitoun, PhD
Lucia Cardenas-Freytag, PhD
Robert Garry, PhD
Louise Lawson, PhD
James McLachlan, PhD
Shitao Li, PhD
Lisa Morici, PhD
Elizabeth Norton, PhD
Mairi Noverr, PhD
Kislay Parvatiyar, PhD
Chad Steele, PhD
Kevin Zwezdaryk, PhD

 
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Wei Chen, MD
Skrikanta Dash, PhD
Erik Flemington, PhD
Loren Gragert, PhD
Chang Han,MD,PhD
Bilon Khambu, PhD
Sean Lee, PhD
Yi-Ping Li, PhD
Zhen Lin,MD,PhD
Gilbert Morris, PhD
Susana Savkovic, PhD
Tong Wu, MD, PhD
Xiao-Ming Yin, MD, PhD
Haitao Zhang, PhD

 
Pediatrics

Samir El-Dahr, MD
Hongbing Liu, PhD
James Robinson, MD
John Schieffelin, MD
Ihor Yosypiv, MD

 
Pharmacology

Stephen Braun, PhD
David Busija, PhD, MD(Hon)
Jorge Castorena, PhD
Suttira (Joy)Intapad, PhD
Prasad Katakam, MD, PhD
Sarah Lindsey, PhD
Ricardo Mostany, PhD

 
Physiology

Solange Abdulnasr-Nakhoul, PhD, AGAF
Andrei Debernev, PhD
Hans-Michael Kubisch, PhD
Jean-Pyo Lee, PhD
Ming Li, PhD
Xiao Li, MD
Dewan Majid, MBBS, PhD
Nazih Nakhoul, PhD
L. Gabriel Navar, PhD
Kailash Pandey, PhD
Minolfa Prieto, MD, PhD
Ryosuke Sato, PhD
Cooper Woods, PhD
Jia "Joe" Zhuo, MD, PhD
Andrea Zsombok, PhD

 

 
Structural & Cellular Biology

Muralidharan Anbalagan, PhD
Victoria Belancio, PhD
Yan Dong, PhD
Steven Hill, PhD
Brian Rowan, PhD
Lu Xu, PhD
Zongbing You, MD, PhD
Qiuyang (Lisa) Zhang, PhD

 
Surgery

Mimi Sammarco, PhD
Olan Jackson-Weaver, PhD
Mourad Zerfaoui, PhD

 
Tulane Cancer Center

Loren Gragert, PhD
Prescott Deininger, MD, Director

 
Tulane National Primate Research Center

Cariappa Annaiah, MBBS, MD
Stephen Braun, PhD
Prasun Datta, PhD
Monica Embers, PhD
Tracy Fischer, PhD
Amitinder Kaur, MD
Binhua Ling, MD, PhD
Andrew Maclean, PhD
Nick Maness, PhD
Jennifer Manuzak, PhD
Mahesh Mohan, PhD
Bapi Pahar, DVM, MVSc, PhD, MBA
Nito Panganiban, PhD
Xuebin Qin, MD, PhD
Jay Rappaport, PhD
Namita Rout, PhD
Chad Roy, PhD
Karol Sestak, DVM, PhD
Vicki Traina-Dorge, PhD
Ronald Veazey, DVM, PhD
Xiaolei Wang, PhD
Huanbin Xu, PhD

 
Urology

Asim Abdel-Mageed, DVM, PhD
Surresh Sikka, PhD

 
 Division of Biomedical Information & Genomics

Hong-Wen Deng, PhD
Hui Shen, PhD
Yu-Ping Wang, PhD
Lan-Juan Zhao, PhD

 

 

 
 Clinical Neuroscience Research Center

Gregory Bix, MD, PhD
Xiaoying Wang, MD, PhD