Share This

Affiliated Faculty

Biomedical Engineering
0

Affiliated Faculty

The NYCBE has an internationally recognized faculty of more than 30 researchers in the areas of arterial fluid mechanics and transport, cartilage and ligament mechanics, tissue-biomaterial interaction, bioheat transfer, microvascular exchange, bone adaptation, renal modeling, neural engineering, drug delivery, laser applications in biomedicine, quantitative image analysis for diagnostic pathology, biomedical signal processing and instrumentation, and pattern recognition and vision.

The outstanding quality and diversity of the faculty are reflected in their society affiliations, membership on select panels of the National Institutes of Health, National Research Council, NASA, and editorships and associate editorships of major journals. The faculty have won many of the most prestigious awards and honors in fields related to biomedical engineering, including election to the National Academy of Science, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine.

Affiliated Faculty

    • Name: Prasad S. Adusumilli, MD
      Title: Assistant Professor, Surgery
      Name of Institution/Company: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
      Research Interests: Thoracic surgeon with expertise and research in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers in the chest, including medical devices.
      Contact Information: adusumip@mskcc.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    • Name: Priti Balchandani, Ph.D.
      Title: Assistant Professor, Radiology and Neuroscience
      Name of Institution/Company: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 
      Research Interests: Developing novel techniques to exploit the power of high-field MR magnets to visualize the brain in unprecedented detail.
      Contact Information: priti.balchandani@mssm.edu                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    • Name: Adele Boskey, Ph.D.
      Title: Professor, Biochemistry
      Name of Institution/Company: Weill Medical College of Cornell
      Research Interests: Mineralization processes in bone and cartilage.
      Contact Information: boskeya@hss.edu   212-606-1453 
    • Name: Nancy Pleshko Camacho, Ph.D.
      Title: Associate Scientist
      Name of Institution/Company: The Hospital for Special Surgery
      Research Interests: Characterization of mineral and matrix in calcified tissues.
      Contact Information: camachon@hss.edu
      212-606-1435
    • Name: Kevin Costa, PhD
      Title: Senior Faculty, Cardiology
      Institution: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
      Contact Information: kevin.costa@mssm.edu
      Tel: 212-241-7122
      Fax: 212-241-4080
    • Name: Stephen B. Doty, Ph.D.
      Title: Senior Scientist
      Name of Institution/Company: The Hospital for Special Surgery
      Research Interests: Morphology and histology of bone.
      Contact Information: dotys@hss.edu
      212-606-1417
    • Name: Zahi Fayad, PhD
      Title: Professor, Radiology
      Institution/Company: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
      Contact Information: zahi.fayad@mssm.edu
      Tel: 212-241-6858
      Fax: 240-368-809
    • Name: Filippo Giancotti, M.D., Ph.D.
      Title: Professor
      Name of Institution/Company: MSKCC
      Research Interest: Cell and molecular biology in cancer
      Contact Information: f-giancotti@ski.mskcc.org
      Phone: 212-639-7003
    • Name: Rita Z. Goldstein, Ph.D.
      Title: Professor, Psychiatry and Neuroscience
      Name of Institution/Company: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
      Research Interests: Cognitive-emotional-behavioral and neurobiological changes that accompany drug addition; Pharmacological fMRI and PET-MRI-ERP.
      Contact Information: rita.goldstein@mssm.edu  212-824-9312
    • Name: Marilyn Gunner
      Title: Associate Professor, Physics
      Name of Institution/Company: CCNY
      Research Interests: Protein electrostatic calculations; electron transfer studies.
      Contact Information: gunner@scisun.sci.ccny.cuny.edu
    • Name: James Iatridis, PhD
      Title: Associate Professor, Orthopaedics
      Institution: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
      Contact Information: james.iatridis@mssm.edu
      Tel: 212-241-1517
    • Name: Kung-Ming Jan
      Title: Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine
      Name of Institution/Company: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
      Research Interests: Lipoprotein transport across arterial endothelium.
      Contact Information: kj3@columbia.edu
    • Name: Adrian Rodriguez-Contreras, Ph.D.
      Title: Assistant Professor, Biology
      Name of Institution/Company: CCNY
      Research Interest: Neuroscience
      Contact Information: arodrig@sci.ccny.cuny.edu
      Phone: (212) 650-5899
    • Name: David S. Rumschitzki, Ph.D.
      Title: Professor, Chemical Engineering
      Name of Institution/Company: CCNY
      Research Interests: Transport and reaction aspects of arterial diseases.
      Contact Information: david@chs2s0.engr.ccny.cuny.edu
    • Name: Ali Sadegh, Ph.D.
      Title: Professor, Mechanical Engineering
      Name of Institution/Company: CCNY
      Research Interests: Computational biomechanics, bone remodeling.
      Contact Information: sadegh@med2s0.engr.ccny.cuny.edu
    • Name: Lisa Satlin, Ph.D.
      Title: Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Mount Sinai Medical CenterProfessor, Pediatric Nephrology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
      Research Interests: Ontogeny and mechanoregulation of epithelial cell function in kidney.
      Contact Information: Lisa.Satlin@mssm.edu
      (212) 241-7148
    • Name: David Spray
      Title: Professor, Neuroscience
      Name of Institution/Company: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
      Research Interests: Biophysics of gap junctions.
      Contact Information: spray@aecom.yu.edu
      Tel: 718-430-2537  Fax: 718-430-8594
    • Name: Herb B. Sun Ph.D
      Title: Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
      Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
      Name of Institution/Company: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
      Research Interests: Arthritis, Tendinopathy, Musculoskeletal injuries, Cancer
      Contact Information: herb.sun@einstein.yu.edu
    • Name: Yi Sun, Ph.D.
      Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering
      Name of Institution/Company: CCNY
      Research Interest: Nanomicroscopy and Imaging Processing
      Contact Information: ysun@ccny.cuny.edu
      Phone: 212-650-6621
    • Name: Cheuk Tang, PhD
      Title: Associate Professor, Radiology
      Institution: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
      Contact Information: cheuk.tang@mssm.edu
      Tel: 212-241-7255
    • Name: Peter A. Torzilli, Ph.D.
      Title: Senior Scientist
      Name of Institution/Company: The Hospital for Special Surgery
      Research Interests: Soft tissue biomechanics, cellular/molecular bioengineering.
      Contact Information: TorzilliP@hss.edu
      Tel: 212-606-1087
    • Name : Harini Veeraraghavan
      Title: Assistant Attending, Department of Medical Physics
      Name of Instutition/Company: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      Research Interest: Computer vision and machine learning applied to medical image analysis for various problems including tumor and mormal structures segmentation,
      radiomics, radiogenomics analysis for correlating image-based features to treatment outcomes, and image registration for multi-modality images.
      Contact Information: veerarah@mskcc.org
    • Name: Peter Walker, Ph.D.
      Title:  Professor
      Name of Institution/Company: NYU-Hospital for Joint Disease, Orthopedic Program, NYU School of Medicine
      Research Interest: Design of Knee Replacements
      Contact Information: ptrswlkr@aol.com
    • Name: Alan Weinstein, Ph.D.
      Title: Professor, Physiology & Medicine
      Name of Institution/Company: Weill Medical College of Cornell University
      Research Interests: Fluid transport and renal physiology.
      Contact Information: alan@nephron.med.cornell.edu
      Fax: 212-746-4027
    • Name: Timothy M. Wright, Ph.D.
      Title: Director, Department of Biomechanics & Biomaterials, The Hospital for Special Surgery
      Professor, Applied Biomechanics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
      Research Interests: Design and performance of bone-implant systems, mechanics and mechanobiology of bone tissue.
      Contact Information: WrightT@HSS.EDU
    • Name: Robert J. Young, M.D.
      Title: Director, 3T MRI Neuroadiology, Associate Attending, Neuroradiology Service, Department of Radiology
      Name of Instutition/Company: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      Research Interest: Development and translation of advanced MR imaging technologies to improve the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment planning and
      treatment monitoring of patients with brain cancers.
      Contact Information: youngr@mskcc.org