Division of Nephrology

Gharavi Lab Alumni


Debanjana Chatterjee, PhD

(Took a job as Clinical Research Manager at Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation )

Jason Zheng
(clinical research coordinator, left to attend medical school)

Byum Hee Kil
( clinical research coordinator, left to attend dental school)

Elisa Delbarba, MD
( postdoctoral fellow, left to work as nephrologist at the Spedali Civili of Brescia, University of Brescia, Italy )

Jordann Lewis
( clinical research coordinator, left to attend medical school)

Cesia Rosamilia
( clinical research coordinator, left to attend physician assistant school)

Arielle Coughlin
( clinical research coordinator, left to attend medical school)

Rachel Reingold
( clinical research coordinator, left to attend medical school)

Lucrezia Carlassara, MD
(Nephrologist at AULSS1)

Natalia DeMaria
(lab technician, currently Research Support Specialist at SUNY Upstate Medical Hospital)

Emily Groopman, PhD
(returned to Medical School)

Priya Krithivasan
Bioinformatician (Left to work as bioinformatics scientist at Covance in Redmond, WA)

Katelyn Burgess
Instructor of Pediatrics, At Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Yasar Caliskan, MD
Transplant Nephrologist at Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Travis CreveCoeur
Lab tech (Resident, Columbia, Neurosurgery)

David Fasel
Director of Bioinformatics at CPMG

Clara Fischman
Lab tech (Resident in Internal Medicine, Penn Medicine)

Krzysztof Kiryluk, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC and now heads the Kiryluk Lab.

Francesca Lugani, MD, PhD
Returned to Pediatric Nephrology, Gianni Gaslini Institute, Italy

Jason McCutchan
Lab tech (left to work as a software developer at TD Securities.)

Shannon Nees, MD
Took job as a House Officer in Pediatrics, Morgan Stanley Children Hospital at Columbia University

Ami Patel
Lab manager (left to attend medical school)

Brittany Perry
Lab tech (left to attend medical school)

Sindhuri Prakash-Polet, M.D/Ph.D
MD/PhD student (Renal fellow at CUIMC)

Mersedeh Rohanizadegan, MD
clinical geneticist in Boston, Massachusetts

Simone Sanna-Cherchi, MD
Associate Professor at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and now heads the Sanna-Cherchi lab

Samantha Shapiro, MD
Medical Student (left to complete residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital)

Meghan Sise, MD
Research Fellow (took job as a Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital)

Roel Sterken, PhD
Left to become Project Development Manager at DROiA, Belgium

Rosemary Thomas, MD
Associate Professor, Children’s National, Washington, DC

Katarina Vukojevic MD, PhD, MSc
Postdoctoral Fellow (left to head the Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology and Laboratory for Early Human Development at the University of Split Croatia, School of Medicine,Associate Professor)

Patty Weng, MD
currently Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics – Nephrology, Medical Director, Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program, UCLA

Rik Westland, MD, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow (pediatric nephrology fellow at Amsterdam UM)


Elena Sanchez-Rodriguez, PhD Youngji Na, PhD; Sergey Kisselev; Wan Yee Lam; Nicola Mongera, MD; Sheena Kapoor; Shreya Sirivolu; Javier De Andre Cattle Kelvin Chan; Michael DiVecchia, LPN; Feyan Dong, MD; Nilgun Kacak, MD; Hussein Karnib, MD; Anita Konka, MD; Sneh Lata; Yifu Li, MD; Esther Lopez-Rivera, PhD; Riccardo Magistroni, MD; Jeremiah Martino, PhD; Natalia Papeta, PhD; Adam Reese, MD; Holly Snyder; Jingyuan Xie, MD; Shouhong Xuan, PhD