Cohen Lab In The Department of Pediatrics

Members and Collaborators

Principal Investigator

Harvey J. Cohen, M.D, Ph.D

Deborah E. Addicott - John A Kriewall and Elizabeth A Haehl Family Professor of Pediatrics

Katie and Paul Dougherty Medical Director of Palliative Care at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

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Ruth Colombo,

Executive Assistant to Dr. Cohen.


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John C. Whitin, Ph.D, Senior Research Scientist

Mass spectrometry for proteomics, selenium biochemistry, sulfur K-edge X-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy in living cells, lab manager.

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Tom Yu, Research Assistant

Robotics, sample preparation, and protein profiling with mass spectrometry.

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Chris Duffield, Ph.D, Visiting Scholar
duffield "at" pangea "dot" stanford "dot" edu

Animal tumor models and treatment.

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Amir Najmi, Ph.D, Consulting Faculty

Statistical methods in proteomics and data mining.

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Scott Carlson, Research Assistant
smcarlson "at" gmail "dot" com

Computational methods and data analysis, protein identification.

(Sept 2005: left for M.Phil Computational Biology at Cambridge)

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Ryan Tibshirani, Undergraduate
ryantibs "at" stanford "dot" edu

Mathematical and statistical methods for data analysis, data visualization techniques.

Manuel Gnida, Post doctorate, Pediatrics

X-ray absorption spectroscopy

Ashish Kumar, Masters student, Statistics

Data analysis


Collaborators (Students)

Natalie Pageler, M.D., Pediatrics Resident

Kawasaki Disease biomarker discovery, disease etiology, and treatment.


Diana Wertz, Ph.D, Medical Student

Autoimmune diseases, pediatric and
adult leukemias, redox chemistry of the cell.

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Jessica Yasnovsky, Medical Student

Kawasaki Disease biomarker discovery, disease etiology, and treatment.

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Collaborators (Faculty)

Jane Burns, M.D., Chief Professor, UC San Diego Dept of Pediatrics

Proteomics, genetics, diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of Kawasaki Disease.

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Tanya Carroll, Dept. Pediatrics-Immunology Research Assistant

2-D gel protein profiling and purification.

Joe DiCarlo, Assistant Professor, Dept of Pediatrics, Critical Care

Treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome using hemofiltration.

Ken Lau, Dept. Pediatrics-Immunology Research Assistant

Mass spectrometry and protein indentification.

Ashima Madan, M.D., Associate Professor, Dept of Pediatrics

Proteomic studies of pregnancy and neonates.

Betsy Mellins, M.D.

Jane Park, M.D., Pediatric Fellow

SJIA biomarker discovery.

Jim Schilling, Ph.D, Director, Biotechnology Core of the Department of Pediatrics

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