Affiliated Faculty

This list of affiliated investigators can help you identify potential research mentors at the University of Pittsburgh. PSTP students can, and do, work with mentors not on this list, but the investigators featured below have expressed interest in hosting PSTP students in their laboratories.

Ronald Buckanovich, MD, PhD
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Tumor microenvironment, Cancer stem cells, novel therapeutics for cancer

Lan Coffman, MD, PhD
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Stomal Interactions critical to the survival, growth, and spread of ovarian cancer

Mellissa Mann, PhD
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Molecular Regulation of Genomic Imprinting in Gametes and Early Embryos

Pam Moalli, MD, PhD
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Use of novel regenerative materials in repair of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence

Steffi Oesterreich, PhD
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Hormone response and treatment resistance in breast and ovarian cancer, including the analysis of aberrant genetic and epigenetic changes

Kyle Orwig, PhD
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Spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs) and male germ lineage development

James Roberts, MD
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Our current work addresses preeclampsia and it pathophysiology in high and low resource

Yoel Sadovsky, MD
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Our lab focuses on molecular mechanisms underlying placental development and its function in supporting fetal growth and maternal-fetal communication.

Anda Vlad, MD, PhD
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The Vlad lab focuses on the development of new combination therapies for ovarian cancer and identification of new mechanisms of treatment response or resistance.

Judith Yanowitz, PhD
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Pathways that control the maintenance of genome integrity across generations using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans