Our team

The Newton-Cheh laboratory is comprised of MD and PhD post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, research coordinators and medicine residents and cardiology fellows from the US and abroad. Skills of current lab members include computational biology, molecular biology, human patho-physiology and a general passion for translating the fruits of human genetics to an improved understanding of cardiovascular disease and development of novel therapies to reduce the burden of disease.  

Please click on pictures or names below or through the menu under Our Team above to read more about individual team members.

 

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Chris Newton-Cheh, MD, MPH
Principal Investigator

 

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Aaron Eisman, BS
Data Manager

 

Patricia Giunta, BA
Clinical Research Coordinator

 

Najim Lahrouchi, MD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

 

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Rina Romano, BS
Clinical Research Coordinator

 

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Kaitlyn Sullivan, BS
Clinical research coordinator

 

Sara Vandenwijngaert, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

 

Newton-Cheh Lab Alumni: Where are they now?

 

Meredith Bradley, BS
Medical Student, Case Western Reserve University

 

Angie Cook
Senior Administrative Manager, Center for Genomic Medicine

 

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Laurie Farrell, BS, RN
Project Manager, Beth Israel Deaconess
Medical Center

 

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Marina Gago-Diaz, PhD
Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria
de Santiago de Compostela

 

Courtney Karol, BA
Medical Student, University of Arizona

 

Gulum Kosova, PhD
Senior Scientist, Clinical Pharmacogenetics
Merck Research Labs

 

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Zachary Robbiano, BS
Medical Student, Albany Medical College

 

Mike Rosenberg, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Sabina Sayeed, BA
Medical Student,
Duke/National University of Singapore

 

J. Gustav Smith, MD, PhD
Faculty, Lund University

 

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Niek Verweij, PhD
Scientist, University Medical Center Groningen

 

Connie Wu, PhD
Research Investigator, Novartis