He is an 8th year MD/PhD student who recently recieved his Ph.D in biochemistry at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Zach graduated with a BS in Biochemistry from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. He is interested in understanding the mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
3rd Year MD/PhD Student _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Zhiwei (Tony) Lai, MD
Research Scientist and Flow Cytometry Specialist. He joined Dr. Andras Perl's Laboratory in 2009. He is involved in the Prospective Study of Rapamycin for the Treatment of SLE (Rapamune) and in the Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) With N-acetylcysteine (NAC). He is responsible for Flow cytometric analysis for research studies conducted in Dr. Perl's lab.
Senior Research Support Specialist for the department. Sarah graduated in 2013 with a Masters in Microbiology and Immunology from SUNY at Buffalo.