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
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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
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Dympna Gallagher, EdD
Associate Director
Associate Professor of Nutritional Medicine; Director, Human Phenotyping Core NYONRC
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Judith Safran, MBA, MPH
Administrator

Benedetta Spina
Administrative Coordinator

 

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Domenico Accili
Russell Berrie Foundation Professor of Diabetes (in Medicine), Columbia University; Director of the Columbia University Diabetes Research Center
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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
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Claire Bastie
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)
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Paul Berk
Professor of Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons
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William Blaner
Professor of Nutritional Medicine
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Dongsheng Cai
Professor in Pharmacology
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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
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Jorge Matias Caviglia
Instructor in Medical Sciences at CUMC
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Earle Chambers
Associate Professor of Family and Social Medicine
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Maureen Charron
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, & Dept. of Medicine
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Chi-Wing Chow
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Streamson Chua
Professor of Medicine and Neuroscience
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Wendy Chung
Herbert Irving Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine; Director of Clinical Genetics, Columbia Medicine; Associate Director, Molecular Biology/Molecular Genetics Core, NYONRC
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Robin Clugston
Associate Research Scientist, Division of Preventive Medicine and Nutrition, Columbia University
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Adi Cohen
Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC
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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
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Richard Deckelbaum
Robert R. Williams Professor of Nutrition (in Pediatrics) and Professor of Epidemiology; Director, Institute of Human Nutrition
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Ryan Demmer
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology; Co-Director, Epidemiology and Population Health Summer Research Institute
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Gilbert Di Paolo
Associate Professor in Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University
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Teresa DiLorenzo
Professor; Diane Belfer, Cypres & Endelson Families Faculty Scholar in Diabetes Research
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Claudia Doege
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University
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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)
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Dieter Egli
Assistant Professor in the Division of Molecular Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University
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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
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Pamela Freda
Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
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Ali Gharavi
Professor of Medicine
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Jonathan Giles
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Henry Ginsberg
Herbert and Florence Irving Professor of Medicine; Director, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
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John Glendinning
Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Biology; Director of the Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Barnard College
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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
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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
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Heather Greenlee
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
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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
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Paul Harris
Research Scientist, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University
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Meredith Hawkins
Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology) Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Medicine Director, Global Diabetes Institute
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Derek Huffman
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Carmen Isasi
Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Population Health Associate, Professor of Pediatrics
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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
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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
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Young-Hwan Jo
Assistant Professor
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Kevin Kalinsky
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University
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Robert Kaplan
Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health; Dorothy and William Manealoff Foundation and Molly Rosen Chair in Social Medicine
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Gerard Karsenty
Paul A. Marks Professor of Genetics and Development and Professor of Medicine; Chair, Department of Genetics and Development
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Harry R. Kissileff, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Research Scientist
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Judith Korner
Professor of Medicine; Director, Weight Control Center, Columbia University Medical Center
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Elena Ladas
Assistant Professor of Nutrition (in Pediatrics and in the Institute of Human Nutrition) at the Columbia University Medical Center
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Blandine Laferrère
Professor of Medicine; Director Diabetes Research Center Hormone & Metabolite Core Laboratory NYONRC, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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David Lederer
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Pediatrics
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Charles LeDuc
Research Scientist
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Bruce Levin
Professor of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
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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
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Gina Schellenbaum Lovasi
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
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Jose Luchsinger
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Columbia University
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Lambert Hugh Lumey
Associate Professor Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
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J. John Mann
Paul Janssen Professor of Translational Neuroscience (in Psychiatry and in Radiology); Chief, Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology, Department Psychiatry, Columbia University
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Mathew S Maurer
Arnold and Arlene Goldstein Professor of Cardiology; Director, Clinical Cardiovascular Research Laboratory for the Elderly
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Laurel Mayer
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University
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Andrew Edward Moran
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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John Morrow
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
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Saleem Nicola
Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences & Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
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Sharon Oberfield
Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism
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Utpal Pajvani
Assistant Professor of Medicine Columbia University
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Frederica Perera
Director, Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health; Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University
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Jeffrey Pessin
Professor of Medicine, Judy R. & Alfred A. Rosenberg Professorial Chair in Diabetes Research
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F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer
Professor of Medicine, Columbia University
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Li Qiang
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University
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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
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Hongxia Ren
Associate Research Scientist, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Columbia University Medical Center
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Gissette Reyes Soffer
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University
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Michael Rosenbaum
Professor Clinical Pediatrics & Medicine; Associate Program Director of the CTSA and CRC, CUMC Member, NYONRC
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Nathaniel Sawtell
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
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Janet Schebendach
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology in Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center
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P. Christian Schulze
Associate Professor of Medicine
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Gary J. Schwartz
Professor of Medicine & Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Anjali Sharma
Associate Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Ari Shechter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences
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Wei Shen
Assistant Professor of Nutritional Medicine at Columbia University Medical Campus
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Rajat Singh
Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine (Endocrinology) & Dept. of Molecular Pharmacology
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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
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Janet Sparrow
Anthony Donn Professor of Ophthalmic Science, Department of Ophthalmology, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University
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Joanna Steinglass
Florence Irving Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
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Marie St-Onge
Assistant Professor
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Shakira Franco Suglia
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology
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Yousin Suh
Professor, Dept. Genetics, Dept. of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences, Dept. of Medicine (Endocrinology)
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Ira Tabas
Richard J. Stock Professor and Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Medicine; Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology (in Physiology and Cellular Biophysics)
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Alan Tall
Tilden Weger Bieler Professor of Medicine
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Herbert Tanowitz
Professor, Dept. of Pathology & Dept. of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
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Mary Beth Terry
Professor of Epidemiology
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Joseph Vasselli
Associate Research Scientist
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Elizabeth Walker
Professor, Dept. of Medicine; Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology and Population Health
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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
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Yunsin Claire Wang
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management
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Sharon Wardlaw
Robert C and Veronica Atkins Professor of Obesity Research in Medicine, Department of Medicine-Endocrinology; Director of Neuroendocrine Unit
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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
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Jennifer Woo Baidal
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC; Director of Pediatric Weight Management at Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
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Judith Wylie-Rosett
Atran Foundation Chair in Social Medicine; Professor and Division Head for Health Promotion and Nutrition Research
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Fajun Yang
Associate Professor
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Lori Zeltser
Associate Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University
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Yiying Zhang
Research Scientist
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Charles Zuker
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and of Neuroscience; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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