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.

Guillermo Calero, MD, PhD
Research Areas Research Summary

Reconstitution of multi-protein complexes (MPCs) for biochemical and X-ray crystallographic studies

Clifton Callaway, MD, PhD
Research Areas Research Summary

Improving recovery from brain injury after cardiac arrest

Geetha Chalasani, MD
Research Areas Research Summary

Understanding how memory T cells are generated in transplantation

Stephen Chan, MD, PhD
Research Areas Research Summary

Basic science and translational research studying the molecular mechanisms of pulmonary vascular disease and pulmonary hypertension

Yuan Chang, MD
Research Areas Research Summary

The study of human tumor viruses

Yuanyuan Chen, PhD
Research Areas Research Summary

The Chen lab is interested in the pharmacological studies of visual disorders caused by protein misfolding. The lab's current three projects include pharmacological studies of rhodopsin metabolism, roles of purine metabolites in photoreceptor degeneration, and drug discovery of myocilin-associated glaucoma.

Charleen Chu, MD, PhD
Research Areas Research Summary

Redox signaling & autophagy in neuroprotection and neurodegeneration; Mitochondrial phosphoproteomics; Genetic & toxin models of Parkinson’s disease

Paula Clemens, MD
Research Areas Research Summary

Models of muscle disease causing muscular dystrophy and muscle atrophy; Translational research for treatment of muscle disease

Gilles Clermont, MD
Research Areas Research Summary

Big data analytics, predictive modeling, and dynamic modeling of disease

Lan Coffman, MD, PhD
Research Areas Research Summary

Stomal Interactions critical to the survival, growth, and spread of ovarian cancer

X. Tracy Cui, PhD
Research Areas Research Summary

The intersection of neural engineering and biomaterials with specific focus on neural electrode-tissue interface, neural tissue engineering, biosensor and drug delivery