NYONRC Members

Executive Committee

Rudolph Leibel, MD
Director
Christopher J. Murphy Memorial Professor of Diabetes Research, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine; Head, Division of Molecular Genetics, Columbia University; Co-Director, New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center; Director, Molecular Biology/Molecular Genetics Core, NYONRC; Co-Director, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Columbia University

Anthony Ferrante, MD, PhD
Associate Director
Dorothy & Daniel Silberberg Associate Professor of Medicine; Chief of Preventive Medicine & Nutrition; Associate Director – NY Obesity Nutrition Research Center

Dympna Gallagher, EdD
Associate Director
Associate Professor of Nutritional Medicine; Director, Human Phenotyping Core NYONRC

Judith Safran, MBA, MPH
Administrator

Benedetta Spina
Administrative Coordinator

Members

Domenico Accili
Russell Berrie Foundation Professor of Diabetes (in Medicine), Columbia University; Director of the Columbia University Diabetes Research Center

R. Graham Barr
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

Nir Barzilai
Professor, Dept. of Medicine (Endocrinology) & Dept. of Genetics; Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair in Aging Research; Director, Institute for Aging Research

Claire Bastie
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Paul Berk
Professor of Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons

William Blaner
Professor of Nutritional Medicine

Dongsheng Cai
Professor in Pharmacology

Andrea Califano
Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Chemical Systems Biology Chair, Department of Systems Biology; Director, JP Sulzberger Columbia Genome Center ; Associate Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jorge Matias Caviglia
Instructor in Medical Sciences at CUMC

Earle Chambers
Associate Professor of Family and Social Medicine

Maureen Charron
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, & Dept. of Medicine

Chi-Wing Chow
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Streamson Chua
Professor of Medicine and Neuroscience

Wendy Chung
Herbert Irving Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine; Director of Clinical Genetics, Columbia Medicine; Associate Director, Molecular Biology/Molecular Genetics Core, NYONRC

Robin Clugston
Associate Research Scientist, Division of Preventive Medicine and Nutrition, Columbia University

Adi Cohen
Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Ana Marie Cuervo
Professor of Developmental and Molecular Biology and of Medicine; Co-Director of the Einstein Institute for Aging Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Thuy-Tien Dam
Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center

Richard Deckelbaum
Robert R. Williams Professor of Nutrition (in Pediatrics) and Professor of Epidemiology; Director, Institute of Human Nutrition

Ryan Demmer
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology; Co-Director, Epidemiology and Population Health Summer Research Institute

Gilbert Di Paolo
Associate Professor in Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University

Teresa DiLorenzo
Professor; Diane Belfer, Cypres & Endelson Families Faculty Scholar in Diabetes Research

Claudia Doege
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University

Karen Duff
Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology (in Psychiatry and in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)

Dieter Egli
Assistant Professor in the Division of Molecular Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University

Sally Findley
Professor of Population and Family Health and Sociomedical Sciences (in Pediatrics and in the Center for Family and Community Medicine) at the Columbia University Medical Center

Pamela Freda
Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center

Ali Gharavi
Professor of Medicine

Jonathan Giles
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Henry Ginsberg
Herbert and Florence Irving Professor of Medicine; Director, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

John Glendinning
Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Biology; Director of the Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Barnard College

Robin Goland
J. Merrill Eastman Professor of Diabetes (in Medicine [in Pediatrics] and in the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center) at the Columbia University Medical Center; Co-Director, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center

David Goldstein
Professor of Genetics and Development, Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine

Jeffrey S. Gonzalez
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology) & Dept. of Epidemiology and Population Health

Heather Greenlee
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Tomas Guilarte
Leon Hess Professor of Environmental Health Sciences; Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences

Rebecca Haeusler
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University

Paul Harris
Research Scientist, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University

Meredith Hawkins
Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology) Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Medicine Director, Global Diabetes Institute

Derek Huffman
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Carmen Isasi
Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Population Health Associate, Professor of Pediatrics

Keisuke Ito
Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Director, Scientific Resources of Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research

Jonathan Javitch
Lieber Professor of Experimental Therapeutics in Psychiatry and Professor of Pharmacology (in the Center for Molecular Recognition and in Physiology & Cellular Biophysics); Chief, Division of Molecular Therapeutics, New York State Psychiatric Institute; Director, Lieber Center for Schizophrenia Research,Columbia University Medical Center

Young-Hwan Jo
Assistant Professor

Kevin Kalinsky
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University

Robert Kaplan
Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health; Dorothy and William Manealoff Foundation and Molly Rosen Chair in Social Medicine

Gerard Karsenty
Paul A. Marks Professor of Genetics and Development and Professor of Medicine; Chair, Department of Genetics and Development

Harry R. Kissileff, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Research Scientist

Judith Korner
Professor of Medicine; Director, Weight Control Center, Columbia University Medical Center

Elena Ladas
Assistant Professor of Nutrition (in Pediatrics and in the Institute of Human Nutrition) at the Columbia University Medical Center

Blandine Laferrère
Professor of Medicine; Director Diabetes Research Center Translational Biomarker Analytical Core (TBAC) Laboratory, NYORC Division of Endocrinology; Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

David Lederer
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Pediatrics

Charles LeDuc
Research Scientist

Bruce Levin
Professor of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Jeffrey Lieberman
Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director, New York State Psychiatric Institute; Psychiatrist-in-Chief, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center

Gina Schellenbaum Lovasi
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Jose Luchsinger
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Columbia University

Lambert Hugh Lumey
Associate Professor Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center

J. John Mann
Paul Janssen Professor of Translational Neuroscience (in Psychiatry and in Radiology); Chief, Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology, Department Psychiatry, Columbia University

Mathew S Maurer
Arnold and Arlene Goldstein Professor of Cardiology; Director, Clinical Cardiovascular Research Laboratory for the Elderly

Laurel Mayer
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University

Andrew Edward Moran
Assistant Professor of Medicine

John Morrow
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Saleem Nicola
Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences & Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience

Sharon Oberfield
Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism

Utpal Pajvani
Assistant Professor of Medicine Columbia University

Frederica Perera
Director, Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health; Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University

Jeffrey Pessin
Professor of Medicine, Judy R. & Alfred A. Rosenberg Professorial Chair in Diabetes Research

F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer
Professor of Medicine, Columbia University

Li Qiang
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University

Deepa Rastogi
Joseph S. Blume Faculty Scholar; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Director, Pediatric Asthma Center Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Hongxia Ren
Associate Research Scientist, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Columbia University Medical Center

Gissette Reyes Soffer
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University

Michael Rosenbaum
Professor Clinical Pediatrics & Medicine; Associate Program Director of the CTSA and CRC, CUMC Member, NYONRC

Nathaniel Sawtell
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Janet Schebendach
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology in Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center

P. Christian Schulze
Associate Professor of Medicine

Gary J. Schwartz
Professor of Medicine & Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Anjali Sharma
Associate Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Ari Shechter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences

Wei Shen
Assistant Professor of Nutritional Medicine at Columbia University Medical Campus

Rajat Singh
Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine (Endocrinology) & Dept. of Molecular Pharmacology

Scott Small
Boris and Rose Katz Professor of Neurology, Division of Aging and Dementia; Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain

Janet Sparrow
Anthony Donn Professor of Ophthalmic Science, Department of Ophthalmology, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University

Joanna Steinglass
Florence Irving Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Marie St-Onge
Associate Professor of Nutritional Medicine, Department of Medicine

Shakira Franco Suglia
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology

Yousin Suh
Professor, Dept. Genetics, Dept. of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences, Dept. of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Lori Sussel
Associate professor of Genetics and Development

Ira Tabas
Richard J. Stock Professor and Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Medicine; Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology (in Physiology and Cellular Biophysics)

Alan Tall
Tilden Weger Bieler Professor of Medicine

Herbert Tanowitz
Professor, Dept. of Pathology & Dept. of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Mary Beth Terry
Professor of Epidemiology

Joseph Vasselli
Associate Research Scientist

Elizabeth Walker
Professor, Dept. of Medicine; Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology and Population Health

B. Tim Walsh
Professor of Psychiatry, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University; Division of Clinical Therapeutics, New York State Psychiatric Institute; Co-Director, Ingestive Behavior Core, NYONRC

Yunsin Claire Wang
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management

Sharon Wardlaw
Robert C and Veronica Atkins Professor of Obesity Research in Medicine, Department of Medicine-Endocrinology; Director of Neuroendocrine Unit

Sylvia Wasserthiel-Smoller
Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health; Dorothy and William Manealoff Foundation & Molly Rosen Chair in Social Medicine; Head, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

Jennifer Woo Baidal
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC; Director of Pediatric Weight Management at Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Judith Wylie-Rosett
Atran Foundation Chair in Social Medicine; Professor and Division Head for Health Promotion and Nutrition Research

Fajun Yang
Associate Professor

Lori Zeltser
Associate Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University

Yiying Zhang
Research Scientist

Charles Zuker
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and of Neuroscience; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute