DRC Leadership


Mitchell A. Lazar, MD, PhD
Klaus Kaestner, PhD
Mitchell A. Lazar, M.D., Ph.D.
Smilow Center for Translational Research - Room 12-102
Office: 215-898-0198
Fax: 215-898-5408
E-mail: lazar@mail.med.upenn.edu
Assistant: Vesselina Panteva
Email: panteva@mail.med.upenn.edu
Klaus H. Kaestner, Ph.D.
Associate Director
Smilow Center for Translational Research - Room 12-126
Office: 215-898-8759
Fax: 215-573-5892
E-mail: kaestner@mail.med.upenn.edu
DRC Executive Committee
Rex Ahima, MD, PhD Zolt Arany
Rexford S. Ahima, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
12-104 Smilow Translational Research Center
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Building 421
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6149
Office: (215) 573-1872

Zolt Arany, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor Medicine
11th floor Smilow Tranlational Research Center
34th and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19014
Office: 215-898-3482

Harvey Grill Franz Matschinksky, MD

Harvey J. Grill, Ph.D.
Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience
D24 Solomon Lab Building
3720 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6196
Office: (215) 898-7213

Franz Matschinsky, M.D.
Benjamin Rush Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Smilow Center for Translational Research - 12-125
Office: 215-898-1971
Fax: 215-898-5408
Ali Naji, MD
Mike Rickels
Ali Naji, M.D.
J. William White Professor of Surgery
3400 Spruce Street
4 Silverstein Pavilion
Office: 215-662-2037
Fax: 215-662-7476
Michael R. Rickels, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Smilow Center for Translational Research - Room 12-134
Office: (215) 746-0025
Fax: (215) 898-5408
Daniel J. Rader, MD
Arthur Rubenstein
Daniel J. Rader, MD
Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics
Edward S. Cooper, M.D./Norman Roosevelt and Elizabeth Meriwether McLure Professor
Smilow Center for Translational Research - Room 11-125
Office: (215) 573-4176
Fax: (215) 573-8606

Arthur H. Rubenstein, M.B.B.Ch.
Professor of Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Building 421
Smilow Center for Translational Research -Room 12-122
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6055

Charles Stanely, MD
Doris Stoffers, MD, PhD
Charles Stanley, M.D.
Medical Director, Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center,
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Office: 215-590-3420
Fax: 215-590-3053

Doris A. Stoffers, M.D, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Pilot/Feasibility Grant Program
Smilow Center for Translational Research -Room 12-124
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-5413
Fax: 215-898-5408

DRC Academic Enrichment Program

Matthew Hayes, PhD  

Matthew R. Hayes, Ph.D.
Director, DRC Academic Enrichment Program
Assistant Professor of Nutritional Neuroscience in Psychiatry
Translational Neuroscience Program
Office: 215-573-6070



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