Research Staff

Edward Doherty

Edward Doherty
5th year PhD student in the Microbiology and Immunology Department at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Edward obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of New England in Biddeford, ME. Edward’s work in the laboratory focuses on the effects of HRES-1/RAB4 expression on NOSIP localization, and Nitric Oxide production within cells.

Zach Oaks

Zach Oaks
6th year MD/PhD student, graduated with a BS in Biochemistry from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. He is interested in understanding the mechanisms of mitochondrial dysfunction in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Tony Lai

Zhiwei (Tony) Lai, MD
Research Scientist and Flow Cytometry Specialist. He joined Dr. Andras Perl's Laboratory in 2009. He is involved in the Prospective Study of Rapamycin for the Treatment of SLE (Rapamune) and in the Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) With N-acetylcysteine (NAC). He is responsible for Flow cytometric analysis for research studies conducted in Dr. Perl's lab.

Ryan Kellu

Ryan Kelly, Ph.D


Miguel Beckford