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  • Julius Gene Latorre, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    Multimodality neuromonitoring, advanced neurophysiologic monitoring, intensive insulin therapy for SAH, IV and IA thrombolysis for acute ischemic strokes, Moderate hypothermia

  • Thomas Lavoie, MD
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    Emergency Medicine; Toxicology; Medical Education

  • Colin Leech, PhD
    Associate Professor
  • Mijung Lee, MD
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    Clinical Trials; Breast cancer; Cancer Immunology

  • David Lehmann, MD, PharmD
    Distinguished Service Professor
    Research Interests:

    Effect of drug metabolism on adverse drug reactions

  • Sheila Lemke, MD
    Research Interests:

    Clinical trials in Breast Cancer

  • Fenghua Li, MD
    Research Interests:

    Intraop neuromonitoring, neuroprotection, brain ischemic injury and introperative fluid managmeent

  • Yingxi Lin, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    Using multi-disciplinary approaches to explore molecular and synaptic mechanisms of learning and memory – how experiences shape the developing brain, how experiences change behaviors, and mechanisms underlying neurological disorders.

  • Lauren Lipeski, MD
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    Thyroid funtion testing methodology

  • Chunyu Liu, PhD
    Research Interests:

    Dr. Liu's major research focuses on identifying the molecular mechanisms of major psychiatric diseases, particularly bipolar disorder and schizophrenia using  comprehensive approaches including genetics, bioinformatics, genomics, cellular and animal models.

  • Kan Liu, MD, PhD
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    • Endothelial dysfunction in coronary artery disease
    • Lipotoxicity/glucotoxicity and endothelial/myocyte dysfunction in diabetes
    • Clinical and genetic analysis of valve diseases/Strain/strain rate imagine in cardiomyopathy

  • Lizhong Liu, PhD
    Associate Professor
  • Yahia Lodi, MD, FAHA
    Research Interests:

    Endovascular strategies to improve outcome in stroke, complex aneurysms and AVM/AVF. Endothelium and blood clot interaction and role of vasodilarot in stroke therapy

  • Stewart Loh, PhD
    Research Interests:

    Protein engineering, design, and folding

  • Hong Lu, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research Interests:

    • Nuclear receptor and gene-diet interactions in Fatty liver and hyperlipidemia
    • Progression of fatty liver to steatohepatitis, liver cirrhosis and liver cancer
    • Drug metabolism and liver protection
    • Liver-kidney comorbidity

  • Juntao Luo, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research Interests:

    Nanomedicine, drug delivery, cancer imaging and cancer treatment; gene delivery and gene therapy, protein/peptide delivery. biomaterials in tissue engineering; combinatorial chemistry and drug discovery; High throughput screening; microarrays. 

More About Upstate Research and Faculty

Overview of Research
David Amberg, PhD
Vice President for Research
Research Administration Organization
Sponsored Programs
Jennifer A. Rudes, Director, Sponsored Programs Pre-Award
Office of Sponsored Programs
Research Administration
Holly Chanatry, MS
Strategic Research Initiatives

Research Development
Clinical Research Unit
Ruth S. Weinstock, MD, PhD
Division Chief of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Clinical Research Unit
Research Integrity
Robert H. Quinn, DVM, PhD
Interim Associate Vice President for Research Integrity
Research Integrity Office
Quality Assessment and Improvement Program (QAIP)
Robin Cerro
QAIP Coordinator
Research Compliance: IRB, IBC & QAIP
Research Compliance
Marti Benedict
Chief Compliance Officer for Research
Research Compliance: IRB, IBC & QAIP
Center for Research & Evaluation (CRE)
Steven Ziemba
Administrative Director
Center for Research & Evaluation (CRE)
Post-Awards Services
Gina McMahon
Director, Post-Award Services
Technology Transfer
Scott Macfarlane
Director, Office of Technology Transfer
Office of Technology Transfer