Research Preceptors

William N. Rom, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Environmental Medicine
Characterization of alveolar macrophage (AM) growth factors in occupational lung disease.
Transcriptional regulation of cytokine genes.
Molecular and genetic aspects of early detection of lung cancer.

Rany Condos, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Effects of interferon - g on TB and pulmonary fibrosis.

Max Costa, PhD
Professor and Chairman of Environmental Medicine
Mechanisms of metal toxicity and carcinogenicity.
Epigenetic mechanisms of cancer.

Ed Fisher, MD, MPH, PhD
Professor; Leon H. Charney Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Mechanisms of atherosclerosis.

George Friedman-Jimenez, MD
Assistant Professor of Environmental Medicine
Occupational asthma and epidemiology.

Terry Gordon, PhD
Professor of Environmental Medicine
Genomics of toxic exposure in mouse models.

John Hay, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pathology|
Gene therapy of lung cancer and adenovirus.

Dan Littman, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Microbiology
Dendritic and Th17 cells in Autoimmune Diseases

John Munger, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
TGF-ß activation in pulmonary fibrosis.

Anna Nolan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Critical care-transgenic mouse models of sepsis and lung injury.

David Rapoport, MD
Asssociate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Respiratory physiology and sleep disorders.

Joan Reibman, MD
Associate Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Physiology
Mechanisms of particulate and antigen exposure in bronchial epithelial cells that signal key genes involved in dendritic cell and lymphocyte targeting in airway inflammation.

Daniel Rifkin, PhD
Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Elucidation of TGF-B and binding proteins role in development and disease.

Robert Schneider, PhD
Professor of Microbiology
Translational aspects of adinocarcinoma.

Eric Tang, PhD
Professor of Environmental Medicine
p53 DNA adducts and mutations in smokers related to acrolein.

George Thurston, PhD
Professor of Environmental Medicine
Epidemiology of particulate and ozone air pollution.

Kam-Meng Tchou-Wong, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Microbiology
p53 role in lung cancer and role of signalling in apoptosis.

Michael Weiden, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Physiology and epidemiology of biomarkers in fire fighters exposed to WTC dust.