Faculty

The affiliation between the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is based on collaborative activities between investigators, engineers, and scientists at the two institutions. The faculty working together from ISMMS and RPI include the following researchers.

ISMMS Faculty

Margaret H. Baron, MD, PhD
Research interests: Hematopoiesis, plasticity, globin gene regulation, and developmental hematopoiesis

Marc Birtwistle, PhD
Research interests: Cancer, cell biology, computational biology

Michael J. Donovan, MD
Research interest: Anatomic pathology

Arthur Jenkins III, MD
Research interest: Spinal cord injury

Jason C. Kovacic, PhD, MBBS
Research interests: Cellular, molecular and genetic mechanisms underlying atherosclerosis, vascular disease and vascular stem cells

Kusum Mathews, MD, MPH
Research interest: Pulmonary disease

Gaurav Pandey, PhD
Research interests: Computational methods of complex biological processes and diseases

Richard L. Vincent, MSc, BSArch, FIES, LEED AP
Research interest: Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI)

RPI Faculty

Guohao Dai, PhD
Research interests: 3-D bioprinting, stem cells and vascular tissue engineering

Eric H. Ledet, PhD
Research interests: Orthopaedic biomechanics, sensors for enabling orthopaedic “smart implants,” and implant design

Robert Lindhardt, PhD
Research interests: Structural analysis, synthesis, biological activities and structure-activity relationships of glycosaminoglycans 

Bülent Yener, PhD
Research interests: Biomedical informatics, intelligence informatics