Institute Members

Andrew Stewart, MD
Director, Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Institute
Irene and Dr. Arthur M Fishberg Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)

Erwin Bottinger, MD
Director, Charles R. Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine
Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Professor of Pharmacology and Systems Theraputics

Brian Brown, PhD
Associate Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences

Christoph Buettner, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)
Associate Professor, Neuroscience
Director, Buettner Laboratory for Metabolism and Diabetes

Ross Cagan, PhD
Professor, Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Professor, Oncological Sciences
Professor, Ophthalmology
Director, Cagan Laboratory

Dennis S. Charney, MD
Professor, Psychiatry
Professor, Neuroscience
Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics

Benjamin Chen, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
Associate Professor, Microbiology
Director, The Benjamin K. Chen Laboratory

Hainan Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)

Jerry Chipuk, PhD
Assistant Professor, Oncological Sciences
Assistant Professor, Dermatology

Lakshmi Devi, PhD
Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
Professor, Neuroscience
Professor, Psychiatry
Director, Devi Laboratory

Zahi Fayad, PhD
Professor, Radiology
Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director, Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute
Director, Eva and Morris Feld Imaging Science Laboratories
Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Research

Daniel Felsenfeld
Associate Professor, Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Director, Integrated Screening Core

Scott Friedman, MD
Professor of Medicine, Liver Diseases
Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
Chief, Division of Liver Diseases
Director, Fibrosis Research Center
Director, Mount Sinai Alcoholic Liver Disease Research Center
Director, SinaInnovations

Valentin Fuster, MD
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology Physician-in-Chief, Mount Sinai Health System
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Director, Mount Sinai Heart
Director, Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute
Director, Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health

Emily Gallagher, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)

Samuel Gandy, MD, PhD
Professor, Neurology
Professor, Psychiatry
Associate Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Adolfo Garcia-Ocaña, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease

Eliza Geer, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Bruce Gelb, MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Director, Child Health and Development Institute
Director, Center for Molecular Cardiology

Roger Hajjar, MD
Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director, Cardiovascular Research Center

Carol Horowitz, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Health Evidence and Policy
Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

William Inabnet, MD
Professor, Surgery
Chief, Metabolic, Endocrine and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Ravi Iyengar, PhD
Professor and Chair, Pharmacology and Systems Theraputics
Professor, Oncological Sciences
Professor, Psychiatry
Director, Experimental Theraputics Institute
Director, Iyengar Laboratory

Terry Krulwich, PhD
Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Theraputics
Director, Krulwich Laboratory

Djamel Lebeche, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director, Lebeche Laboratory

David Lam, MD
Instructor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)

Philip Landrigan, MD
Professor and Chair, Preventative Medicine
Professor, Pediatrics
Director, Children’s Environmental Health Center

Ihor Lemischka, PhD
Professor, Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Theraputics
Director, The Black Family Stem Cell Institute
Director, Lemischka:Moore Laboratory

Derek LeRoith, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)
Former Director, Metabolism Institute

Carol Levy, MD, CDE
Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
Director, Type 1 and Gestational Diabetes Program

Sergio Lira, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Clinical Immunology)
Co-Director, Immunology Institute

Ruth Loos, PhD
Professor, Preventative Medicine
Director, Genetics of Obesity and Related Metabolic Traits Program

John Martignetti, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Associate Professor, Oncological Sciences
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Charles V. Mobbs, PhD
Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Professor, Neuroscience
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)
Director, Aging and Metabolism Lab

Thomas Moran, PhD
Professor, Microbiology

Barbara T. Murphy, MD
Professor and Chair, Samuel F. Bronfman Department of Medicine
Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Jordi Ochando, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)

Jeffrey Olin, MD
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Director of Vascular Medicine and the Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory

Robert Rapaport, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Diabetes

Kristen Sadler Edelpi, PhD
Assistant Professor, Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Liver Diseases
Director, Sadler Laboratory

Stephen Salton, MD, PhD
Professor, Neuroscience
Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Director, Salton Lab

Lisa Satlin, MD
Professor & Chair, Pediatrics
Professor of Medicine (Nephrology

Eric Schadt, PhD
Professor & Chair, Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Director, Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology

Donald Scott, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)

Philippe Soriano, PhD
Professor, Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Professor, Oncological Sciences
Director, Soriano Lab

Gary Striker, MD
Research Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Research Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Ronald Tamler, MD, PhD, MBA, CDE
Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)
Medical Director, Mount Sinai Diabetes Center

Yaron Tomer, MD
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease

Rupangi Vasavada, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)

Helen Vlassara, MD
Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Experimental Diabetes and Aging
Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Experimental Diabetes and Aging

Martin Walsh, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Hepatology)
Associate Professor, Structural and Chemical Biology
Associate Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences

Peng Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)

Rong Wang, PhD
Research Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Research Professor, Structural and Chemical Biology

Robert Yanigisawa, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease)
Director, Weight Management Program

Pili Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professorof Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease

Lan Zhou, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery
Associate Professor, Pathology

Ming Ming Zhou, PhD
Professor & Chair, Structural and Chemical Biology
Co-Director, Experimental Therapeutics Institute
Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
Professor, Oncological Sciences


Contact Us

Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Institute
Tel: 212-241-7680

Mailing Address:
Mount Sinai Health System
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1152
New York, NY 10029

Physical Address:
Atran Building
5th Floor