Postdoctoral Training Office Research Faculty

Recognized nationwide for its innovative biomedical research, City of Hope is home to some of the most creative minds in science. Here, interdisciplinary teams of investigators, from renowned researchers to postdoctoral fellows to graduate students, challenge assumptions, explore unconventional strategies and pursue new lines of inquiry in a collegial and supportive environment.

Adam Bailis, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Career Development, Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
Duarte
Alex Herrera, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Hematologist/Oncologist
Amrita Krishnan, M.D.
Director of the Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Andrei Rodin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Duarte
Anna Pawlowska, M.D.
Director, Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Program
Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Duarte
Anthony S. Stein, M.D.
Co-director, Gehr Family Center for Leukemia Research
Clinical Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Arthur D. Riggs, Ph.D.
Director, Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope
Director Emeritus, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Duarte
Auayporn Nademanee, M.D.
Associate Clinical Director, Department of Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Director, Matched Unrelated Donor (MUD) Program
Duarte
Bart O. Roep, Ph.D.
Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Diabetes Immunology
Duarte
Behnam Badie, M.D.
Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Neurosurgery
Director, Brain Tumor Program
Neurosurgeon
Duarte, Arcadia
Ben Shih, Ph.D.
Co-director, NCI-funded T32 Program
Duarte
Binghui Shen, Ph.D.
Co-leader, Molecular and Cellular Biology of Cancer Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Co-director, NCI-funded T32 Progrm
Duarte
Carlotta Glackin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Duarte
Chatchada Karanes, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Director, Cord Blood Transplant Program
Hematologist/Oncologist
Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Dermatology
Director, Cutaneous Lymphoma Program, Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte
Christine Brown, Ph.D.
Associate Director, T cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory
Associate Research Professor, Departments of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Immuno-Oncology
Duarte
Cy Aaron Stein, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Dan J. Raz, M.D., M.A.S.
Co-director, Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program
Assistant Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte
David K. Ann, Ph.D.
Associate Chair, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Co-leader, Molecular and Cellular Biology of Cancer Program
Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Duarte
David M. Colcher, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Molecular Imaging & Therapy
Duarte
David Horne, Ph.D.
Vice Provost and Associate Director, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Acting Dean, Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
Dr. & Mrs. Allen Y. Chao Chair in Developmental Cancer Therapeutics
Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Dean of Faculty Affairs
Interim Chair, Department of Information Sciences
Director, Synthetic and Biopolymer Chemistry Core
Co-director, Drug Discovery and Structural Biology
Co-leader for Developmental Cancer Therapeutics
Duarte
Debbie C. Thurmond, Ph.D.
Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Molecular & Cellular Endocrinology
Deputy Director of the Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute
Duarte
Defu Zeng
Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Don J. Diamond, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Dustin E. Schones, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Duarte
Edouard Cantin, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Imaging & Therapy
Duarte
Edward Newman, Ph.D.
Co-director of the Analytical Pharmacology Core
Duarte
Edwin Manuel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Duarte
Eileen P. Smith, M.D.
Associate Director of the Clinical Research Program, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Clinical Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Medical Director, Alpha Stem Cell Clinic
Duarte
Elizabeth Lihua Budde, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Erminia Massarelli, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Flavia Pichiorri, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research
Fouad R. Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Translational Research and Cellular Therapeutics
Director, Islet Cell Transplant Program
Associate Director, Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute
Arthur D. Riggs Distinguished Chair in Diabetes & Metabolism Research
Guido Marcucci, M.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science
Director, Gehr Family Center for Leukemia Research
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Helena Reijonen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Diabetes Immunology
Duarte
Hong Qin, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Teresa Ku, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Translational Research and Cellular Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Hua Yu, Ph.D.
Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Professor in Tumor Immunotherapy
Associate Chair and Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Co-leader, Cancer Immunotherapeutics Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
Jacob M. Berlin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Duarte
Jana Portnow, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Associate Director, Brain Tumor Program
Duarte
Janice Huss, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular & Cellular Endocrinology
Duarte
Jasmine M. Zain, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Director, T cell Lymphoma Program
Tim Nesvig Lymphoma Research Fellow
Duarte
Javier Gordon Ogembo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Duarte
Jeannine McCune, Pharm.D.
Professor, Department of Population Sciences and Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.
Duarte
Jeffrey Longmate, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Computational and Quantitative Medicine
Duarte
Jeffrey Weitzel, M.D.
Director, Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics, Department of Population Sciences
Director, Cancer Screening & Prevention Programs Network
Director, Cancer Genomics Education Program
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research and Department of Population Sciences
Duarte, South Pasadena
Affiliate Locations
Jeffrey Y.C. Wong, M.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Duarte
Jeremy Jones, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor, Division of Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Jeremy Stark, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Assessment, Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
Scientific Director, Analytical Cytometry Core
Duarte
Jiing Kuan Yee, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Translational Research & Cellular Therapeutics
Duarte
Joanne Mortimer, M.D.
Associate Director for Education and Training, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Director, Women's Cancer Programs
Duarte
John C. Burnett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Center for Gene Therapy
Duarte
John J. Rossi, Ph.D.
Dean Emeritus, Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Duarte
John Shively, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Imaging & Therapy
Duarte
John Termini, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Shared Resources, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
John Williams, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Director, X-ray Crystallography Core
Duarte
John A. Zaia, M.D.
Aaron D. Miller and Edith Miller Chair in Gene Therapy
Director, Center for Gene Therapy
Program Director, City of Hope Alpha Stem Cell Clinic
Director, General Clinical Research Center
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Deputy Director for Clinical Research
Duarte
Joseph Alvarnas, M.D.
Vice President of Government Affairs and Senior Medical Director for Employer Strategy
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Joseph Chao, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Joseph Rosenthal, M.D., M.H.C.M.
Director, Pediatric Hematology - Oncology
Duarte
Judith Singer-Sam, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute
Duarte
Karen Aboody, M.D.
Professor, Department of Developmental & Stem Cell Biology and Division of Neurosurgery
Duarte
Karen Reckamp, M.D., M.S.
Co-director, Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program
Medical Director, Clinical Research Operations
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Director of the Clinical Trial Office
Duarte
Keiichi Itakura, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Duarte
Kevin Morris, Ph.D.
Professor, Center for Gene Therapy
Duarte
Kim Margolin, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Oncologist
Duarte
Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D.
Founding Director, Center of Community Alliance for Research & Education
Professor, Department of Population Sciences
Duarte
Laleh Melstrom, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S.
Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte
Larry W. Kwak, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President and Deputy Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director, Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Leo David Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Duarte
Leslie L. Popplewell, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Associate Medical Director of the Briskin Center for Clinical Research
Duarte
Lily Lau Lai, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Chair, Clinical Cancer Committee, Commission on Cancer Clinical Cancer Program
Director, Surgical Oncology Training Program
Duarte
Linda Malkas, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Duarte
Ling Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science
Duarte
Marcia Miller, Ph.D.
Director, Electron Microscopy Core Facility
Duarte
Marcin Kortylewski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Margaret R. O'Donnell, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Associate Clinical Director, Department of Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Mark Boldin, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Duarte
Mark LaBarge, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Population Sciences
Duarte
Markus Kalkum, Ph.D.
Director, Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics Core
Markus Müschen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Systems Biology
Associate Director of Basic Science, Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Norman and Sadie Lee Foundation Endowed Professor in Pediatrics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholar
Duarte
Marwan G. Fakih, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Medical Director, Judy & Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research
Co-director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Program
Section Head, GI Medical Oncology
Duarte
Michael Barish, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Duarte
Mihaela C. Cristea, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Mike Y. Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte, Arcadia
Nadia Carlesso, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Director of Basic Research, Gehr Family Center for Leukemia Research
Duarte
Nanhai G. Chen, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte
Neal Prakash, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Neurology
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
Director of Neuro-optical Imaging
Neurologist
Duarte
Paul Salvaterra, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
Duarte
Paul Yazaki, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Molecular Imaging & Therapy
Duarte
Peter P. Lee, M.D.
Chair, Department of Immuno-Oncology
Co-leader, Cancer Immunotherapeutics Program
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Qiang Lu, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
Duarte
Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery
Rama Natarajan, Ph.D
Professor and Chair, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Member, Molecular and Cellular Biology of Cancer Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Associate Director for Clinical Sciences
Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Associate Director for Clinical Sciences
Duarte
Ren-Jang Lin, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Associate Dean of Curriculum, Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
Duarte
Richard Ermel, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Director, Animal Resources Core
Duarte
Rick Kittles, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Health Equities, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor and Director, Division of Health Equities, Department of Population Sciences
Duarte
Robert Hickey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Russell Rockne, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Mathematical Oncology
Co-director, Biostatistics and Mathematical Oncology Core
Duarte
Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D.
Associate Professor of Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Co-director, Center for Stem Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Samer K. Khaled, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Director, Hematology/HCT BMT Fellowship
Medical Director, Hematology/HCT Clinical Operations
Hematologist/Oncologist
Sanjeet Singh Dadwal, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
Duarte
Saswati Chatterjee, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Surgery
Duarte
Saul Priceman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Sharad S. Singhal, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Shiuan Chen, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Cancer Biology
The Lester M. and Irene C. Finkelstein Chair in Biology
Duarte
Stephen J. Forman, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Leader, Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplantation Institute
Co-leader, Hematologic Malignancies Program
Principal Investigator, Lymphoma SPORE
Director, T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory
Duarte
Steven Smith, Ph.D.
Professor, Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte
Steven T. Rosen, M.D.
Provost and Chief Scientific Officer
Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director, Beckman Research Institute
Director, Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte
Sumanta Kumar Pal, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Co-director, Kidney Cancer Program
Duarte
Supriyo Bhattacharya, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Molecular Imaging and Therapy
Duarte
Susan Kane, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Cancer Biology
Director, Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) Program
Susan L. Neuhausen, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Biomarkers of Early Detection and Prevention, Department of Population Sciences
Co-leader, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
Susanne Gray Warner, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Duarte, Glendora
Susanta K. Hui, Ph.D., D.A.B.R.
Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Thanh H. Dellinger, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duarte, Glendora
Tijana Jovanovic-Talisman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Timothy O'Connor, Ph.D.
Co-director, NCI-funded T32 Program
Duarte
Victoria L. Seewaldt, M.D.
Associate Director for Population Sciences Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte
Vincent Chung, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Director Phase I Program
Duarte
Vu Nguyen Ngo, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor, Department of Systems Biology
Warren A. Chow, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte, South Bay
Wendong Huang, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications & Metabolism Research
WenYong Chen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Beckman Research Institute
Duarte
John Chan, M.D.
Co-leader, Hematology Malignancies Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Pathology
Duarte
Xiaochun Yu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics
Duarte
Ya-Huei Kuo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science
Duarte
Yanghee Woo, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Director, Gastroenterology Minimally Invasive Therapy Program
Duarte
Yanhong Shi, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Stem Cell Biology Research
Director, Stem Cell Core
Duarte
Yanzhong (Frankie) Yang, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics
Duarte
Yilun Liu, Ph.D.
Vice Dean, Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics
Director, Master of Science Program in Translational Medicine
Duarte
Yoko Mullen, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Translational Research and Cellular Therapeutics
Duarte
Yuan Chen, Ph.D.
Dean, Transdisciplinary Research
Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Duarte
Yuan Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
Duarte
Yuman Fong, M.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Surgery
Director, Center for International Medicine
Director, Center for Surgical Innovation
Duarte
Zhen Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Duarte
Zijie Sun, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Cancer Biology
Director, Prostate Cancer Research Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Beckman Research Institute
Duarte
Zuoming Sun, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Imaging & Therapy
Duarte