Lab Alumni

Past Graduate Students

Matthew W. Kelley, Ph.D. – Chief, Laboratory of Cochlear Development
Chief, Section on Developmental Neuroscience, NIDCD, NIH, and President, Association for Research in Otolaryngology

Jason R. Meyers, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, Colgate University

Joseph Burns, Ph.D. – Senior Scientist, Decibel Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA

Benjamin Thiede, Ph.D. – Senior Business Development Officer, STEMCELL Technologies, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Past Postdoctoral Fellows

Harley I. Kornblum, M.D. Ph.D. – Professor of Pharmacology, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, and Pediatrics and Member of the Eli and Edith Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, U.C.L.A., School of Medicine

Kenneth J. Balak, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Jefferson College

Mark E. Warchol, Ph.D. – Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, and Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Jonathan E. Gale, Ph.D. – Reader in Auditory Cell Biology, The Ear Institute, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College, London, U.K.

Linda Saffer, Ph.D. – Manager, Maryland Entrepreneurs Resource List (MERL) at Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), Columbia, MD

Mireille Montcouquiol, Ph.D. – Researcher and Team Leader Neurocentre Magendie, INSERM, University of Bordeaux, France

Veena Vasandani, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, University of Delhi, India

Kambiz Karimi, Ph.D. – Curation Manager, Counsyl (Biotech Startup), South San Francisco, CA
Formerly: Director Content Strategy and Knowledge Management, enlightenbio and formerly Content Acquisition Manager, Ingenuity Systems, Inc.

David Lenzi, Ph.D. – Senior Scientist, Aratome, Inc., Menlo Park, CA

Dawn Davies, Ph.D. – Teaching Fellow, School of Physiology and Pharmacology, Bristol University, U.K.

M. Sol Collado, Ph.D. – Program Leader, Rare Diseases, HemoShear Therapeutics, Charlottesville, VA

Zhengqing Hu, M.D., Ph.D. – Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Daniel Landes, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Past Surgical Fellow Researchers

Brian McKinnon, M.D. – Assistant Professor, Neurotology, Georgia Health Sciences University

Eric R. Oliver, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Wake Forest Baptist Health

Jeffrey Yu, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, University of Illinois School of Medicine

Mark Witte, M.D. – Assistant Professor, University of South Florida

Past Surgical Resident Researchers

Jared Christophel, M.D. – Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine

John Mason, M.D. – Associate Professor of Otolaryngology – Neurotology, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Eugenia Gray, M.D. – Otolaryngologist, affiliated with Union Hospital, Elkton, MD

Past Undergraduate Researchers

Sonia Sugg, M.D. – Holden Professorship in Breast Cancer Surgery
Medical Director, Breast Health Clinic, Program Director, Breast Interdisciplinary Fellowship, Clinical Professor of Surgery  – Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, University of Iowa, School of Medicine

Bradley Goldstein, M.D., Ph. D. – Assistant Professor
Investigator, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute (ISCI), University of Miami, School of Medicine

Matthew F. Rose, M.D., Ph.D. – Neuropathology Fellow, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Mark Ranck, M.D. – Radiation Oncologist, Radiation Oncology Associates, Fort Wayne, IN

Victoria Chiou, M.D. – Medical Oncology Fellow, National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center for Cancer Research (CCR)

Taylor Gilmore, Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology, George Washington University School of Medicine

Ryan Susa – Senior Specialist Customer Education and Training Department, Qiagen, Germantown, MD

Lisa Igbani, M.D. (Class of 2016)- Matched for Anesthesiology at Hershey Med Ctr/Penn State

Doan On – ‎Research Contractor at the US Environmental Protection Agency – ‎US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Chapel Hill, NC

Jade On – Dental Student, Tufts University School of Dentistry, Boston, MA

Past Lab Techs

Catherine Cowan, Graduate Student in Parallel D.V.M., Ph.D. program at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

Michelle Igbani, M.D. – Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, MD