* Advanced Imaging Research Laboratory New York University Department of Ophthalmology

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Faculty


Joel S. Schuman, MD, FACS

  • Professor & Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Neuroscience Institute
  • Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine (1984), MD
  • Columbia University (1980), BA, Psychology
  • Personal Webpage: http://nyulangone.org/doctors/1932184777/joel-s-schuman
  • Email: joel.schuman@nyulangone.org

Gadi Wollstein, MD

  • Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Director, Ophthalmic Imaging Research Laboratory
  • Director, Research Education
  • Vice Chairman, Clinical Research
  • Hadassah and Hebrew University Medical School, Israel (1988), MD
  • Hadassah and Hebrew University Medical School, Israel (1985), BSc
  • Personal Webpage: http://www.med.nyu.edu/biosketch/wollsc01
  • Email: gadi.wollstein@nyulangone.org

Hiroshi Ishikawa, MD

 

 


Associate Members


Kevin Chan, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
  • Founder, NeuroImaging Laboratory
  • University of Pittsburgh (2010), Fulbright Scholar
  • University of Hong Kong (2010), PhD, Biomedical Engineering / Medical Imaging
  • University of Hong Kong (2006), BEng, Medical Engineering Programme
  • Email: kevin.chan2@nyulangone.org
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    Mengling Lui, PhD

    • Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health and Environmental Medicine
    • Director, Division of Biostatistics
    • Columbia University (2004), PhD, Statistics
    • Nankai University, China (2000), BS, Statistics
    • Email: mengling.liu@nyulangone.org

     

     


    Research Program Manager


    Zena Moore, MS

    • The George Washington School of Medicine, Washington, DC, MS, Clinical Research Administration
    • CUNY Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, BA, Political Science, Children Studies
    • Email: zena.moore@nyulangone.org

     

     

     


    Lab Supervisor


    Ronald Zambrano, BS


    Statistician


    Mengfei Wu, MS

     

     

     

     


    Post Doctoral Trainees


    Heather Livengood, PhD, OTR/L

     

     

     


    Rozita Ghassabi, PhD/L

     

     

     

     


    Behnam Tayebi, PhD

    • Yonsei University (2015), PhD, Physics
    • Iran University of Science and Technology (2011), MS, Solid State Physics
    • Email: behnam.tayebi@nyulangone.org

     

     

     


    Palaiologos Alexopoulos, MD

     

     

     

     


    Teesta Naskar, PhD

     

     

     

     


    Research Fellows


    Angeles Ramos, MD

     

     

     

     


    Data Manager


    Lei Zheng, MD, DADD

     

     

     


    Research Technicians


    Associate Research Technician

    Anse Vellappally, BVSc & AH

     

     

     

     


    Ophthalmic Photographer

    Ezekiel Ede, OD

     

     

     

     


    Students

    Zhiqi Chen

  • New York University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, (anticipated 2023), PhD
  • Email: zhiqi.chen@nyulangone.org
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    Alexi Geevarghese, BA

  • NYU School of Medicine (anticipated 2021), MD
  • Barnard College, BA, Neuroscience
  • Email: alexi.geevarghese@nyulangone.org
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    Jason Greenfield, BA

  • Washington University in St. Louis, BA, Biology and Finance
  • Email: jason.greenfield@nyulangone.org
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    Faculty

    Larry Kagemann, PhD

    • Last known location: US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD
    • University of Pittsburgh (2012), PhD, Bioengineering
    • University of Miami (1989), MS, Biomedical Engineering
    • University of Iowa (1986), BS, Biomedical Engineering

     

     

     

    Richard A. Bilonick, PhD

    • Last known location: Departments of Ophthalmology and Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    • University of Pittsburgh (1979), PhD, Statistics
    • University of Pittsburgh (1974), MS, Statistics
    • University of Pittsburgh (1972), BS, Mathematics

     

     

     

    Michelle Gabriele Sandrian, PhD

    • Last known location: US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD
    • University of Pittsburgh (2010), PhD, Bioengineering
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    Staff

    Yun Lin, PhD

    • Last known location: Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    • University of Pittsburgh (2014), PhD, Statistics
    • University of Pittsburgh (2008), MS, Bioinformatics
    • Tsinghua University, China (2005), BS, Biomedical Engineering and Instrumentation

     

     


    Post Doctoral Trainees

    Xinlei Wang, MD, PhD/L

    • Last known location: China
    • Peking University, Beijing, China (2012), PhD, Ophthalmology
    • Capital Medical University, Beijing, China (2009), MD

     

     

     

    Daniel Rumiński, PhD

    • Last known location: Department of Pharmacology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
    • Optical Biomedical Imaging Group, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland (2015), PhD

     

     

     

     

    Juan Xu, PhD

    • Last known location: Siemens, Beijing
    • Nanyang Technological University (2006), Singapore, PhD, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Peking University (2001), China, BS, Electronics

     


    Adelina L Paunescu, PhD

    • Last known location: Reflectance Medical Inc, Westborough, MA
    • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2001), PhD, Biophysics

     


    Graduate Students

    Anusha Rangarajan, MS

    • Last known location: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    • University of Pittsburgh, (anticipated 2018), Bioengineering, PhD
    • Carnegie Mellon University (2014), MS, Biomedical Engineering
    • ANNA University (2012), BS, Biomedical Engineering

     

     

    Bo Wang, PhD

    • Last known location: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (anticipated 2018), MD
    • University of Pittsburgh (2016), PhD, Bioengineering
    • University of Pittsburgh (2010), BS, Bioengineering

     

     

     

    Chieh-Li Chen, PhD

    • Last known location: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    • University of Pittsburgh (2014), PhD, Bioengineering
    • National Taiwan University (2010), Taiwan, MS, Electronics Engineering
    • National Taiwan University (2008), Taiwan, BS, Electrical Engineering

     

     

    Jongsick Kim, PhD

    • Last known location: University of Illinois of Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
    • University of Pittsburgh (2009), PhD, Biomedical Engineering
    • University of Illinois (2005), MS, Biomedical Engineering

     

     

     


    Research Fellows

    Yoav Glidai, MD

    • Last known location: Northshore/LIJ at Northwell Health, NY
    • Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine (2019), MD

     

     

     

     

    Fabio Lavinsky, MD, MBA

    • Last known location: Instituto de Oftalmologia Lavinsky, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    • Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2001), MD, MBA

     

     

     

     

    Youngseok Song, MD

    • Last known location: Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
    • Asahikawa Medical University, Japan (2010), MD

     

     

     

     

    Tigran Kostanyan, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    • Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia (2002), MD

     

     

     

     

    Dingle Foote, MD

    • Last known location: New York Presbyterian Preliminary Surgery, New York, NY
    • Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (2012), MD

     

     

     

     

    Xuejiao Yang, MD

    • Last known location: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    • Sun Yat-sen University, China (2013), PhD, Ophthalmology
    • Harbin Medical University, China (2010), MS, Ophthalmology
    • Harbin Medical University, China (2007), MD, Clinical Medicine

     

     

    Kyung Rim Sung, MD, PhD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea

     

     

    Vesna Jurisic Friberg, MD

    • Last known location: Children's Hopsital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    • Sarajevo University, Bosnia and Herzegovina (1990), MD

     


    Parul Sony, MD

    • Last known location: Shroff Eye Centre, New Delhi, India

     


    Tarkan Mumcuoglu, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, Gulhane Military Medical School, Etlik, Ankara, Turkey

     


    Zvia Burgansky-Eliash, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    • Tel Aviv University, Israel (1997), MD

     


    Anita Manassakorn, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

     


    Ying Zi Pan, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China

     


    Adriana Bonfioli, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

     

     

    Ali Aydin, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, Medipol University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

     

     

     

     


    Medical Students

    Ravneet Rai, MD

    • Last known location: Northshore/LIJ at Northwell Health, NY
    • NYU School of Medicine (2020), MD, MS
    • McGill University (2015), BS

     

     

     

    Lucy Cobbs, BA

    • Last known location: NYU School of Medicine
    • NYU School of Medicine (anticipated 2019), MD
    • Princeton University (2014), BA, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Certificate in Neuroscience

     

     

     

    Jennifer Lopez, BS

    • Last known location: NYU School of Medicine
    • NYU School of Medicine (anticipated 2019), MD
    • University of California, Los Angeles, BS

     

     

     

    Lauren Seo, BA

    • Last known location: NYU School of Medicine
    • NYU School of Medicine (anticipated 2018), MD
    • Wesleyan University (2014), BA, Neuroscience and Behavior

     

     

     

    Jenna Tauber, BS

    • Last known location: NYU School of Medicine
    • NYU School of Medicine (anticipated 2019), MD
    • University of Virginia (2012), Post-baccalaureate pre-medical program
    • Cornell University (2012), BS, Communications

     

     

     

    Aushim Kokroo, BS

    • Last known location: NYU School of Medicine
    • NYU School of Medicine (anticipated 2019), MD
    • New York University (2014), BS, Neural Science

     

     

     

    Nathaniel Tracer, BS

    • Last known location: NYU School of Medicine
    • NYU School of Medicine (anticipated 2020), MD
    • Yeshiva University, New York, BA, Economics

     

     

     

    Rachel Anderson, BS

    • Last known location: NYU School of Medicine
    • NYU School of Medicine (anticipated 2019), MD
    • University of Pennsylvania (2013), BA, Biology

     

     

     

    Samantha Palmer, BS

    • Last known location: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
    • Stony Brook University School of Medicine (anticipated 2021), MD
    • Northeastern University, Boston, BS, Biology

     

     

     

    Julia Fallon, BS

    • Last known location: NYU School of Medicine
    • NYU School of Medicine (anticipated 2018), MD
    • University of California at Los Angeles, BS

     

     

     

    Zach Dong, BA

    • Last known location: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    • University of Pittsburgh (anticipated 2017), MD
    • Regis University (2009), BA, English

     

     

     

    Divya Narendra, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Radiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2014), MD

     

     

     

     

    Igor Bussel, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (2012), MD

     

     


    Michael Burrow, BS

    • Last known location: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    • University of Pittsburgh, Physician Scientist Training Program (2016), MD

     

     

    Fawzi Hindi, MD

    • Last known location: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2013), MD

     


    Andrew Francis, MD

    • Last know location: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    • Boston University School of Medicine (2012), MD

     

     

    Niveditha Pinnamaneni, MD

    • Last know location: Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2012), MD

     

     

    Allison Ungar, MD

  • Last known location: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2011), MD
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    Edward Lai, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY
    • Tufts University School of Medicine (2013), MD

     


    David Lally, MD

    • Last known location: Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, Boston, MA
    • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (2009), MD

     


    Diane Chang, MD, PhD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2008), MD

     


    Amar Joshi, MD

    • Last known location: University of New Mexico Eye Center, Albuquerque, NM
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2006), MD

     


    Eric Wu, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia, NY
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2006), MD

     


    Avni Patel Vyas, MD

    • Last known location: Retina Vitreous Consultants, Pittsburgh, PA
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2005), MD

     


    Sandra Fernando Sieminski, MD

    • Last known location: New York Eye & Ross Eye Institute, Buffalo, NY
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2005), MD

     

     

    Daniel M Stein, MD

    • Last known location: Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY
    • Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2005), MD

     


    Tara Cronin, MD

    • Last known location: The Eye Care Group, New Haven, CT
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2004), MD

     


    Patty Lin, MD

    • Last known location: Culver City, CA
    • Tufts University School of Medicine (2003), MD

     


    Anthony J Correnti, MD

    • Last known location: New Hampshire Eye Associates, Manchester, NH
    • Tufts University School of Medicine (2003), MD

     

     


    Students

    Alangoya Tezel, BA

  • Columbia College, Columbia University (2018), BA, Neuroscience and Behavior and Philosophy
  • Email: alangoya.tezel@nyulangone.org
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    Residents

    Anton Kolomeyer, MD

    • Last known location: Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    • New Jersey Medical School (2012), MD, PhD
    • Rutgers University (2003), BA, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

     

     

     

    Jacek Kotowski, MD

    • Last known location: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    • Medical University of Lublin, Poland (1997), MD

     

     

     

     

    Nancy Buchser, MD

    • Last known location: Kaz Vision & Laser Center, Newport News, VA
    • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (2007), MD

     

     

     

     

    Akash Gupta, MD

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Louisville (2016), BA, Spanish and Biology
  • Email: akash.gupta@nyulangone.org

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    Technicians

    Edward Pei, BS

    • Last known location: NYPD, New York, NY
    • New York University (2007), BS, Healthcare Administration

     

     

     

     

    Dino Kovac, BS

    • Last known location: New York, NY
    • CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College Zicklin School of Business (2018), BS

     

     

     

     

    Troy Williams, BS

    • Last known location: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    • University of Colorado (2014), BS, Physics

     

     

     

     

    Zachary Nadler, BS

    • Last known location: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
    • Emory University (2009), BS, Physics and Mathematics


     

     

     

    Amanda Woodside, BS

    • Last known location: Mercy Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    • Allegheny College (2013), BS, Neuroscience

     

     

    Jessica Nevins, BS

    • Last known location: Accenture, Pittsburgh, PA
    • University of Pittsburgh (2011), BS, Bioengineering

     

     

     

     

    Kelly A Townsend, MS

    • Last known location: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    • Stanford University (2010), MS, Biomedical Engineering
    • University of Rochester (2006), BS, Biomedical Engineering

     

     

     

    Lindsey S. Folio, MBA/MS

    • Last known location: Omnyx, Pittsburgh, PA
    • University of Pittsburgh (2011), MBA/MS, Bioengineering and Business Administration
    • Pennsylvania State University (2008), BS, Bioengineering

     

     

     

     


    Lab Supervisors

    Katie Jones, BS

    • University of Pittsburgh (2013), BS, Biology

     

     

     

     

    Current Collaborators

    Local

  • Neuroimaging and Visual Science Laboratory, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY (Kevin C. Chan, PhD)
  • Department of Neurology, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY (Laura J. Balcer, MD, MSCE)
  • Department of Computer Science & Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, New York, NY (Guido Gerig, PhD)
  • Hood Visual Science Lab, Columbia University, New York, NY (Donald C. Hood, PhD)
  • IBM Watson, Armonk, NY

  • National

  • Laboratory of Ocular Biomechanics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (Ian A. Sigal, PhD)
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (Nancy Baker, ScD, MPH, OTR/L)
  • Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (Matthew A. Smith, PhD)
  • Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (Kia Washington, MD)
  • Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (Rakie Cham, PhD)
  • Biomedical Optical Imaging and Biophotonics Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA (James G. Fujimoto, PhD)
  • New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA (Jay S. Duker, MD; Cynthia Mattox, MD)
  • The Computational Perception Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (James M. Rehg, PhD)
  • Department of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Children’s National Medical Centre, Washington DC (Robert Avery, MD)
  • The NEIGHBORHOOD Consortium, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA (Janey L. Wiggs, MD)
  • Physical Sciences, Inc., Andover, MA (Nicusor Iftimia, PhD)
  • US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD (Daniel X. Hammer, PhD)
  • Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA (Tobias Elze, PhD)
  • Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, W. K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (Joshua D. Stein, MD, MS; Mariel S. Lavieri, PhD)
  • Functional Optical Imaging Laboratory, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (Hao Zhang, PhD)

  • International

  • Department of Ophthalmology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea (Kyung Rim Sung, MD)

  • Past Collaborators

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL (Luis E. Vazquez, MD, PhD)
  • Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA (Michael Steketee, PhD)
  • Retinal Image Analysis Laboratory, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY (R Theodore Smith, MD)
  • Institute of Neurology, University College, London, UK (Rhian Raftopoulos, MD)
  • Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (Haiyan Gong, MD, PhD)
  • Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (George Stetten, MD, PhD)
  • The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (Cameron Riviere, PhD)
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL (Jeffery Goldberg, MD, PhD)
  • Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (David Danks, PhD)
  • Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Department of Computer Science, Erlangen, Germany (Martin Krauss, PhD)
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL (Angelo Tanna, MD)
  • Intel Labs Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (Mei Chen, PhD)
  • Center for Ophthalmic Optics & Lasers, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR (David Huang, MD, PhD)
  • Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition, Pensacola, FL (Choh Man Teng, PhD)
  • Funding Support

    National Institute of Health
    R01-EY013178
    R01-EY025011

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