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Jasbir S. Arora, Ph.D

Degree: Ph.D. 1997, Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, India
Blair Lab: 2002-2004 and 2007-2012
Currently: Principal Scientist, Advanced Laboratory Services, Sharon Hill, PA
Email: jarora@advanced-lab.com
 

Vinod Arora, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1991, University of Saskatchewan
Blair Lab: 1993 - 1997
Currently: Bristol-Myers Squibb; Vinod.Arora@bms

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Alexandra Barrantes

Degree: B.A., 1996, Boston University
Blair Lab: 1999
Currently:
 

Colin Barry, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2005, Wake Forest University
Blair Lab: 2005 - 2008
Currently: Senior Scientist, SGS M-Scan

Email: colin.g.barry@gmail.com

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Sankha "Bobby" Basu, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2011; M.D., 2013, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2008 - 2011
Currently: Clinical Pathology residency at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
 

Frank Belas, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of Houston
Blair Lab: 1992 - 1997
Currently: Eli Lilly Company; Belas_Frank@lilly.com

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  Chaudary

Showket Bhat, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2007. Biochemistry (A.M.U., Aligarh, India)
Blair Lab: 2008 - 2011
Currently: Asst. Professor, Applied Medical Sciences, Tabuk University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; showket_77@yahoo.com
 

Ajai Chaudhary, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1984, Panjab University
Blair Lab: 1992 - 1996
Currently: Executive Director, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmadynamics, & Drug Metabolism (PPDM), Merck and Co.; ajai.chaudhary@merck.com

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Tom Chou, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2003, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2003 - 2005
Currently: UC San Francisco, CA; ThomasChou@ucsfmedctr.org
 

Brian Christman, M.D.

Degree: M.D. 1984, Vanderbilt University
Blair Lab: 1985 - 1987
Currently: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Medicine; Brian.Christman@vanderbilt.edu

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Eugene Ciccimaro, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2008, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2004 - 2008
Currently: Research Investigator II, Bioanalytical Research, PCO, Bristol-Myers Squibb; eugene.ciccimarojr@bms.com
 

Jere L. Compton

Degree: N/A
Blair Lab: N/A
Currently: Mass Spectrometer Engineer, Vanderbilt University; jere.l.compton@vanderbilt.edu


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Xingpin Cui, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2002, University of Science and Technology of China
Blair Lab: 2002 - 2006
Currently: Beijing Food Safety Monitoring Center
 

Arnaldo Diaz, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2008, Texas A&M University
Blair Lab: 2008 - 2010
currently: Assoc. Director Recruitment & Special Programs Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacology Co-Director, Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PennPREP) Biomedical Graduate Studies University of Pennsylvania
Email: diaza@mail.med.upenn.edu

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Thien Dinh, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2003, University. of California
Blair Lab: 2004 - 2007
Currently: Field Application Specialist at Advion BioSciences; Email:

 

Lamar Dixon

Blair Lab: 1983 - 1997
Currently: Vanderbilt University, Mass Spectrometry Research Center; lamar.dixon@vanderbilt.edu

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Tom Fenn, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1997, University of Minnesota
Blair Lab: 1997 - 1999
Currently: Research Specialist at 3M Health Care; Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
 

Betty Fox

Degree: N/A
Blair Lab:1983 - 1997
Currently: Vanderbilt University

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Ben Fryer, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1997, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 1997
Currently: Johnson & Johnson Company, Principal Scientist ;
 

Carlos O. Garner, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1997, Vanderbilt University
Blair Lab: 1993 - 1997
Currently: Eli Lilly and Company, Senior Director, Global Regulatory Affairs; garner_carlos_o@lilly.com

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Stacy L. Gelhaus, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2005, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Blair Lab: 2005 - 2011
Currently: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh; gstacy@pitt.edu
 

Susanne Goeters, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2001, Philipps University, Marburg Germany
Blair Lab: 2002 - 2004
Currently: Regulatory Affairs Manager, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Horsham, PA

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Charles "Andy" Goldthwaite, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1993, University of Virginia
Blair Lab: 1991 -1996
Currently: Goldthwaite & Associates;owner of Medical Writing Business; cgoldthwaite@sport.rr.com
 

Jane Huang, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1993, Vanderbilt University
Blair Lab:1990 - 1993
Currently: Honor Consulting, providing services in DMPK related disciplines; huangjz2000@yahoo.com; 408-605-9412 (c)

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Yuehua Huang, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2000, Peking University
Blair Lab: 2002 - 2007
Currently: Absorption Company; YHuang@absorption.com
 

Anthony Huggett, Ph.D.

Degree:
Blair Lab:
Currently: Head of Quality Management, Nestlé Nutrition at Nestec S.A., Vevey, Switzerland,

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  Inoue

Feng-yin Hsieh, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of Rhode Island
Blair Lab: 1992 -1995
Currently: Amgen Company


 

Koichi Inoue, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2004, Hoshi University, Tokyo, Japan
Blair Lab: 2005 - 2007
Currently: Associate Professor, Laboratory of Analytical and Bio-Analytical Chemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Japan. Email: kinoue@u-shizuoka-ken.ac.jp

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Hemant Jajoo, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1989, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India
Blair Lab: 1986 - 1989
Currently: Vice President at Lambda Therapeutic Research, Ahmedabad, India
 

Wenying Jian, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2005, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2002 - 2005
Currently: Johnson & Johnson; WJian@its.jnj.com

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Sara Kambouris, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1998, Vanderbilt University
Blair Lab: 1993 - 1998
Currently: President, Co-Founder, Infinite Dimensions
 

Amin Kamel, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1998, University of Rhode Island (in collaboration with the University of Delaware)
Blair Lab: 1988-1990
Currently: Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics; amin.kamel@novartis.com

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Jong Seong Kang, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1998, Wuerzburg University, Germany
Blair Lab: 2007 (visiting scholar)
Currently: College of Pharmacy, Chungnam National University, Korea; kangiss@cnu.ac.kr
 

Stefanie Khartulyari, M.S.

Degree: M.S., 2007, Tübingen University
Blair Lab: 2007 - 2009
Currently:Senior Consultant at OC Recruitment GmbH & Co. KG; s.khartulyari@gmx.de

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Maya Khezam, M.S.

Degree: M.S., 2012
Blair Lab: 2011-2012
Currently: West- Ward Pharmaceuticals
Email: Maya.Khezam@gmail.com
 

Hye Young Kim, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2001, Vanderbilt University
Blair Lab: 2002 - 2003
Currently: Vanderbilt University, Research Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department; hye-young.h.kim@vanderbilt.edu

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Eileen M. Kowalski, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1999, Vanderbilt University
Blair Lab: 1993 -1997
Currently: Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Life Science at West Point
 

Seon Hwa Lee, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1999, Sungshin Women's University Seoul, Korea
Blair Lab: 1999 - 2007
Currently: Assistant Professor, Tohoku University, Bioanalytical Chemistry; sh-lee@m.tohoku.ac.jp

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Li
 

Jiarong Li, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1992, School of Chemical Engineering and Material Science, Beijing Institute of Technology
Blair Lab: 1999 - 2000
Currently: Director, Drug Research Center, Chemical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
 

Xiaojing Liu, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2012, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2008 - 2012
Currently: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Post doc in Jason Locasale's Lab; xl296@cornell.edu

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Matthew MacDonald, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2012, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2007 - 2012
Currently: Post Doctoral Researcher, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Translational Neuroscience Program, Sweet Laboratory & Biomedical Mass Spectrometry Group. macdonaldml@upmc.edu
 

Dipti Mangal, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2005, Delhi University
Blair Lab: 2005 - 2009
Currently: University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Soma Lab) New Bolton Center; dipti@vet.upenn.edu

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Marissa Martinez, Ph.D.

Degree:Ph.D., 2012, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2006 - 2010
Currently: Post doc, Ischiropoulos Laboratory

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Piero Menna, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2005, G. d’Annunzio University of Chieti School of Pharmacy and the Center of Excellence on Aging
Blair Lab: 2004 - 2005
Currently: Clinical Pharmacologist, University Hospital of Campus Bio-Medico of Rome ; P.Menna@unicampus.it

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Arora

 

Ian V.J. Murray, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1999, McGill University, Canada
Blair Lab: 2007
Currently: Assistant Professor, A & M College of Medicine, Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics, Texas; ivmurray@medicine.tamhsc.edu
 

Masaharu Nakajima, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1988, Tokyo College of Pharmacy, Japan
Blair Lab: 1997 - 1998
Currently: Senior Researcher, Nigata Prefectural Food Research Institute, Japan; nakajima@niigata-pharm.ac.jp

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  Ohyama

Tomoyuki Oe, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1992, Tohoku University, Japan
Blair Lab: 1996 - 1998 and 2000 - 2007
Currently: Professor, Bio-analytical Chemistry, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba-ku Sendai, Japan;t-oe@mail.pharm.tohoku.ac.jp

 

Yoshi Ohyama, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1992, Tohoku University
Blair Lab: 1992 - 1993
Currently: Associate Professor, Tokyo University of Pharmacy & Life Sciences, Tokyo, Japan

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Pang
 

Shaokun Pang, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1997, SUNY
Blair Lab: 1997 - 1999
Currently: AB Aciex, Sr. Field Applications Specialist, shaokun.pang@absciex.com

 

Caterina Pettinella, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2007, University of "G. D'Annunzio", Chieti, Italy
Blair Lab: 2004 - 2005
Currently: Postdoc, Universidad Biomedico, Roma, Italy; c.pettinella@virgilio.it

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Dennis R. Phillips, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of Utah
Blair Lab:1993 -1994
Currently: Director, Mass Spectrometry Facility, University of Georgia; drp@uga.edu
 

Michael Pollack, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2005, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2001 - 2006
Currently: NIH/NCI, Technical Transfer; mp562q@nih.gov

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Prakash
 

Chandra Prakash, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1977, University of Delhi, India
Blair Lab: 1985 - 1992
Currently: Senior Director, Biotransformation, Durg Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics; Biogen Idec; chandra.prakash@biogenidec.com
 

Amy Quinn, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2008, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2003 Rotation
Currently: Investigator (GSK Screening & Compound Profiling), GlaxoSmithKline, Collegeville, PA; amy.m.quinn@gsk.com

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Kannan Rangiah, Ph.D.

Degree:Ph.D., 2006, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
Blair Lab: 2006-2011
Currently: Technology Manager, NCBS, Center for Cellular and Molecular Platforms. Bangalore, India
Email: kannanr@ncbs.res.in

 

Asha Rathanakumar, M.Sc.

Degree: M. Sc., 2010, Temple University
Year: 2010-2011
Blair Lab: 2010-2011
Email: N/A


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Rindgen
  Romm

Diane Rindgen, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1996, Northeastern University
Blair Lab: 1996 - 1999
Currently: Research Investigator, Merck; diane.rindgen@merck.com
 

Michelle V. Williams Romm, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2005, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2002 - 2005
Currently: Senior Scientist, R&D , Agilent Technologies, Inc. Biological Systems Division, Life Sciences Group; michelle.romm@agilent.com

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Ruan
 

Qian Ruan, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2003, New York University
Blair Lab: 2003 - 2005
Currently: Senior Research Investigator; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; qian.ruan@bms.com
 

Sam Saleh, Ph.D.

Degree: M.S., 1979, Middle Tennessee State University
Blair Lab: 1983 - 1995
Currently: Senior Research Specialist, Vanderbilt University

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Sanchez
 

Stephanie Sanchez

Degree: N/A
Blair Lab: N/A
Currently: Vanderbilt University; Lab Manager, Division of Clinical Pharmacology , Stephanie.sanchez@vanderbilt.edu
 

Vineet Sangar, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2008, Pennsylvania State University
Blair Lab: 2008-2011
Currently: The Institute for Systems Biology
Email: Vineet.Sangar@systemsbiology.org

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Schaefer
  Sen

William Schaefer, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1985, Vanderbilt University
Blair Lab: 1985 - 1987
Currently: Retired;

 

Sushmita Sen, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2007, Temple University
Blair Lab: 2008 - 2009
Currently: Program Administrator, AACR, Philadelphia, PA

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Sumit Shah, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2004, Univ. of Louisiana at Monroe
Blair Lab: 2007 - 2011
Currently: LC/MS applications scientist, Agilent; sumit_shah@agilent.com
 

Yu Shi, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2009, University of Connecticut
Blair Lab: 2010 - 2011
Currently: Investigator at GlaxoSmithKline ; yu.grace.shi@gmail.com

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Roman Shimanovich, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2003, Princeton University
Blair Lab: 2003- 2005
Currently: Senior Scientist at Amgen; rshimano@amgen.com
 

Gurkeerat Singh, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1991, North Dakota State University
Blair Lab: 1997 - 2000
Currently: Research Scientist, Eli Lilly Company; singh_gurkeerat@lilly.com

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Nathaniel Snyder, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2013 University of Pennsylvania
Year: 2009 - 2014
University: Assitant Professor, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Email: NateWSnyder@gmail.com
 

Nicole Speed, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2010, Vanderbilt University
Blair Lab: 2010 - 2011
Currently:Scientific Director, The Lockwood Group; nicole.k.speed@gmail.com

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Tang
 

Xin Tang, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2005, Medical College of Wisconsin
Blair Lab: 2005 - 2007
Currently: Senior Program Manager at Medtronic
 

Ye Tian, M.S.

Degree:M.S., 2002, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2000 - 2004
Currently: Associate Scientist at Schering-Plough Research Institute; Ye.Tian@spcorp.com

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Anita Tilve, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D.
Blair Lab:2001 - 2002
Currently: P.E.S. College of Arts & Science, Goa, India
 

Santosh Tilve, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D.
Blair Lab: 2001 - 2002
Currently: Goa University, Taligao Plateau, India

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Thippornwong
  Vudathala

Montri Thippornwong

Degree: B.S.
Blair Lab: Aug-Dec 2007
Currently: Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
 

Daljit Vudathala, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1990 , University of Alberta (Canada)
Blair Lab: 2002 - 2005
Currently: Sr. Res. Investigator, Toxicol. Lab, New Bolton Ctr, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine; vudathal@vet.upenn.edu

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Cong Wei, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2010, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2006 - 2010
Currently: Res. Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb; cong.wei@bms.com

 

Angela Wehr, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2011, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2006 - 2011
Currently: Res. Scientist, Biogen; angela.wehr@biogenidec.com

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Ashley Wohler Gerrish, B.S.

Degree: B.S., 2009, Washington and Lee University
Blair Lab: 2009 - 2010
Currently: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine; wohler@gmail.com
 

Scott Womble, D.Sc.

Degree: D. Sc., 1987, University of Texas at Arlington
Blair Lab: 1989 - 1992
Currently: Head DMPK Study Operations/Sr. Project Pharmacokineticist, Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

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JunFeng Xiao, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2009, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Blair Lab: 2009 - 2010
Currently: Bio-analysis Scientist at Primera Analytical Solutions, Princeton, NJ

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Jiyun Xu, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2004, Penn State University
Blair Lab: 2003 - 2005
Currently: Senior Patent Attorney, Bayer (China) Limited; email: jiyun.xu@bayer.com

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  Yamashita

Keyang Xu, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1997, University of Pittsburgh
Blair Lab: 1997 - 1999
Currently: Senior Scientist in the Department of BioAnalyticalSciences (BAS) at Genentech .; xu.keyang@gene.com
 

Kouma Yamashita, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1983, Tohoku University
Blair Lab: 1987 - 1989
Currently: Manager, Pharmacokinetics Kayaku Co., Ltd. Tokyo, Japan

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Yan
 

Yuan Yan, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2002, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2002 - 2005
Currently: Research Scientist, Bio-Rad, California; yuan_yan@bio-rad.com
 

Suresh Yeola, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1986, University of Poona, India
Blair Lab: 1992 - 1993
Currently: Associate Director, Metabolism, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Suresh_Yeola@vrtx.com

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Anastasia Yocum, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2006, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2002 - 2006
Currently: Software Consulting Company; aky1972@gmail.com
 

Kenneth Yu, M.D.

Degree: M.D., 1999, Johns Hopkins University
Blair Lab: 2003 - 2010
Currently: Assistant Professor, Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, with a joint appointment at Cornell University School of Medicine; YuK1@mskcc.org

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Jinghua Zhang, M.D.

Degree: M.D. , 2001, Peking Union Med. College
Blair Lab: 2002-2003
Currently: Intern, Department of Medicine, Morristown Memorial Hospital, NJ
 

Jiyue Zhang, Ph.D.

Degree: M.D./PhD., 1988, Shanghai Inst. Materia,
Blair Lab: 1989-1992
Currently: Research Scientist II, GSK, Upper Merion, PA; ji.y.zhang@gsk.com

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  Zhu

Naiyu Zheng, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 1999, University of Rhode Island
Blair Lab: 199 - 2002
Currently: Res. Scientist, Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics, Bristol-Myers Squibb; naiyu.zheng@bms.com
 

Peijuan “Penny” Zhu, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2008, University of Pennsylvania
Blair Lab: 2004 - 2008
Currently: senior pharmacokineticist, Oncology Clinical pharmacology, Novartis; peijuanz@yahoo.com

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Zhuo
 

Xiaoliang Zhuo, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., 2001, University of New York at Albany
Blair Lab:2001 - 2004
Currently: Research Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb; xiaoliang.zhuo@bms.com

 

 

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