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The Huang Lab
at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Wolstein Research Building Room 6401
2103 Cornell Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7288 USA
Phone number: (216) 368-0015
Fax number: (216) 844-5431

 




   

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Our location:

Wolstein Research Building, Room 6402

2103 Cornell Road

Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7288

 (216) 368-5972


 


Rotation Students / Former Trainees



Anant Vatsayan, MD

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellow (2013-2016)

BMT Fellow (2016-2017)

E-mail: Anant.Vatsayan@UHhospitals.org

CDK5 and GVHD

Current position: BMT Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering (2017-2018)



Rodney Dixon Dorand

MSTP student (2012-current)

E-mail: rdd39@case.edu

CNS Immunology

CWRU ITP T32 Recipient (2012-2013)

NCI NRSA F31 Fellowship Recipient (2015-2018)

Current position: M4, CWRU SOM (2017-2018)


Hasan Hashem, MD

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellow (2013-2016)

E-mail: Hasan.Hashem@UHhospitals.org

Cellular Immunotherapy & GVHD

Current position: BMT Fellowship, Nationwide Children's (2016-2017)



Candilianne Serrano Zayas
PREP Student, CWRU ('16-'17)
E-mail: cxs606@case.edu
Vascular Biology in Sickle Cell Disease

Current position: U. Michigan (2017-current)




Laura Menocal

PREP Scholar ('15-'16)

Email: lxm347@case.edu

Current position: Cornell / Rockefeller (2016-current)





Robert Purgert

Miami University

Microglia Biology in Cancer

Steven G. AYA Summer Research Fellow ('13-'15)




Deborah Sim Barkauskas, PhD

PhD ('08-'14); Postdoctoral Fellow ('14)

E-mail: Deborah.Barkauskas@gmail.com

Cell Migration in CNS

                        Biology of Skin Wound Healing

                        CWRU BME T32 Recipient (2011-2013)



Francesca Scrimieri, PhD

E-mail: fxs129@case.edu

Role of Integrin 

in Tumor Immune Evasion

CWRU Orthopedic T32 Recipient (2012-2014)




Iuliana Dit Bobanga, MD

Surgery Resident, Research Track

E-mail: iulidit@gmail.com

Chemokine-enhanced tumor immunity

Current position:

General surgery resident, UH Case Medical Center


Hilda Ding, MD

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellow ('12-'15)

E-mail: Hilda.Ding@UHhospitals.org

Immunosurveillance of pediatric solid tumor

Current position:

Special Fellow in Coagulation, UH Rainbow



Rachel Liou

Undergraduate Student & Research Assistant (2008-2011)

Self-pMHC Contribution to T cell Behavior

Intravital Microscopy

Current location: School of Medicine, Wright State, OH

Current position:

Surgical Resident


 

Stenfanos Intzes, MD

St. Baldrick's Fellow (2008-2010)

Immune Responses in Pediatric Sarcomas 

Current Location:

Clinical Faculty, Sacred heart Children's Hospital

Spokane, WA




 Youmna Othman, MD

St. Baldrick's Fellow (2011-2012)

Immune Regulation in EAE / MS

T-cell ALL

Current Location:

Clinical Faculty, Topeka, Kansas


Rashaad-Dreana (Dre) Jett; HLB Summer Student ('16) - Avril Lab

Alice Wu, Solon High School; SEO Scholar ('16)

Edvinas Vaicikauskas, St. Louis University; SBF Summer Fellow ('16)

Nimisha Swali, NEOCOM; ALSF Summer Scholar ('16)

Daniel Kingsley, Kent State; SBF Summer Fellow ('15); ALSF Summer Scholar ('16)

Benjamin Reinthal, CWRU; SBF Summer Fellow ('16)

Daniel Murphy, Ohio State University; Rainbow SURP Scholar ('16)

Henry-Robert Thomas, Univ. Illinois at Chicago Medical School ('16) - Petrosiute Lab

Willima Tomaszewski, Case Western Reserve University ('15-'16)

Peter Rauhe, John Carroll University ('14-'16)

Elise Rispoli, Cleveland State University; Steven G. AYA Research Fellow ('15)

Gabby Valdivieso, hathaway Brown ('14-'16)

Aditya Nair, Columbia University (2014); St. Baldrick's Summer Fellow

William "Lafon" Jones III, U. Maryland Baltimore County (2014); St. Baldrick's Fellow

Peter Rauhe, John Carroll University (2014-2015); Steven G. AYA Summer Fellow

Elise Rispoli, Cleveland State University (2014); Steven G. AYA Summer Fellow

Robert Purgert, Miami University (2013-2015); Steven G. AYA Summer Fellow

Teresa Evans, CWRU MSTP

Susie Min, Dartmouth College

Matt Tsao, George Washington University

Steven Giallourakis, Cleveland State University

Nathan Teich, CWRU SOM (2013); St. Baldrick's Summer Fellow

Tim Welliver, CWRU SOM (2013); St. Baldrick's Summer Fellow


Jennifer Tsai, CWRU SOM (2011); St. Baldrick's Summer Fellow


Kathryn Davis, Undergrad, CWRU; Current: NIH Post-bac (2011-2012); St. Baldrick's Summer Fellow


Emi Bays, CWRU SOM (2007-2008); Current Position: Peds Resident, Cincinnati Children's, OH


Ayobami Ariwodola, Undergrad, Meyerhoff Scholar, UMBC


Charles Su, Undergrad (2007-2009); MSTP, CWRU (2009-current)


Carina Wolf, Undergraduate Student, CWRU


Caryn Tong, MD, PhD, Research Fellow, UH


Brad Martin, MSTP Student, CWRU


Andrew Levik, MSTP Student, CWRU


Jason Ashe, Undergraduate Student, MIT

 

Ling Wu, MSTP Student


Nelki Rivera, Undergraduate Student, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus


 Huang Lab Personnel




 

Alex Y. Huang, MD, PhD 

Principal Investigator

(216) 368-1271

E-mail: Alex.Y.Huang@case.edu

 


Agne Petrosiute, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

(216) 368-3807

E-mail: Agne.Petrosiute@UHhospitals.org

axp125@case.edu

Immunobiology of Medulloblastoma & Immune Checkpoint

St. Baldrick's Fellow, '15-'18

                         Hyundai Hope Scholar, '15-'17



Stefanie Avril, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology

E-mail:  sxa552@case.edu

stefanie.avril@uhhospitals.org

Tumor Immunology of Breast Cancer




Jay T. Myers, MS

Senior Research Associate

Senior Lab Manager

(216) 386-5972

E-mail: jay.myers@case.edu 

Molecular Biology

Intravital 2-photon microscopy


David Askew, PhD

Senior Research Associate

(216) 368-3807

E-mail: David.Askew@Case.edu

Notch-1 Driven Leukemogenesis

Regulation of Inflammatory Chemokines on T Cells

Steven G. AYA Research Scholarship (2012-2014)




Li-Xin Wang, MD, PhD

Research Scientist

(216) 368-0015

E-mail: lxw392@case.edu

Cellular immunology, Cancer Stem Cell





Leland Metheny, MD

Hematology-Oncology Fellow ('12-'15)

Clinical Instructor, UH Med Onc ('15)

E-mail: Leland.Metheny@UHhospitals.org

Enhancing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Engraftment by MSC




David Yao, MD, PhD

Hematology-Oncology Fellow ('15-'18)

E-mail: David.Yao@uhhospitals.org

Role of Cdk5 in Breast and Pancreatic Cancers






Verania "Yamilet" Huerta-Urrutia, MD
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellow ('15-'18)
E-mail: verania.huertaurrutia@uhhospitals.org
Cellular Immunotherapy





Kristen van Heyst, DO
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellow ('16-'19)
E-mail: kristen.vanheyst@uhhospitals.org
Osteosarcoma metastasis



         Fred Allen

PhD student, ITP (2012-current)

E-mail: frederick.allen@case.edu

Immune Regulation in

Metastatic Lymph Node

NCI Diversity Supplement Recipient (2012-2014)

NCI NRSA F31 Fellowship Recipient (2014-2017)




Alexander Tong
MSTP student (2013-2017)
E-mail: axt307@case.edu
Treg behavior in vivo





Bryan Benson

MSTP student (2014-current)

E-mail: blb75@case.edu

Chemokine aggregation at BBB

Biogen SRA Recipient, '14-'17

NINDS F31 Fellowship Recipient (2016-2018)



Mohammad Alshebremi

BSTP student (2016-current)

E-mail: mxa535@case.edu

Tumor immunology



Saada Eid
Research Assistant
E-mail: ske3@case.edu
MSC Biology



Joseph Nthale, M. Sc. 

Senior Manager

(216) 368-0015

E-mail: joseph.nthale@case.edu

Molecular Biology

Protein Biochemistry




Peter Rauhe
Research Assistant I
E-mail: pmr34@case.edu
Molecular Biology
Protein Biochemistry