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Molecular and Human Genetics

Houston, Texas

Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
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Former Medical Genetics Trainees

2010-2013

Luis Umaña, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics (St. Barnabas Hospital, NYC)
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas

Jennifer Bassetti, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics (North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System)
Current Position: 1-Year Clinical Genetics Academic Research Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine

Lisa Emrick, M.D.
Primary Residency: Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (Johns Hopkins/Kennedy Krieger)
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Ganka Douglas, Ph.D.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Sri Sampath, Ph.D.
Current Position: Clinical Cytogeneticist

Matthew Hardison, Ph.D.
Current Position: Clinical Laboratory Director of Urinalysis and Molecular Genetics, Alabama

Neil Niu, Ph.D.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Rick Person, Ph.D.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Fan Xia, Ph.D.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

2010-2012

Josue Flores, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Belmont
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Illinois - Peoria

Bradford Powell, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Plon
Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

2008-2012

Tim Moss, M.D., Ph.D.
Mentor: Beaudet
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

2009-2011

Reza Bekheirnia, M.D.
Primary Residency: Medicine
Mentor: Belmont
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Neil Hanchard, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Belmont
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Michael Wangler, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Bellen
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

2007-2011

Wojciech Wiszniewski, M.D., Ph.D.
Mentor: Lupski
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

2008-2010

Ayman El-Hattab, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Scaglia/Craigen
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Genetics, University of Missouri, Columbia

Gary Fruhman, M.D.
Primary Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Mentor: Van den Veyver
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Amarilis Sanchez-Valle, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Van den Veyver
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of South Florida

Christian Schaaf, M.D., Ph.D.
Mentor: Zoghbi
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

2007-2009

Luis Franco, M.D.
Primary Residency: Medicine
Mentor: Belmont
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Amina Jinnah, M.D.
Primary Residency: Family Medicine

Oleg Shchelochkov, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Brendan Lee
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Iowa

2006-2008

Ariel Brautbar, M.D.
Primary Residency: Medicine
Mentor: Ballantyne
Current Position:

Shweta Dhar, M.D.
Primary Residency: Medicine
Mentor: Plon
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Ayelet Erez, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Brendan Lee
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Asad Mian, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Brendan Lee
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Sandesh Nagamani, M.D.
Primary Residency: Medicine
Mentor: Brendan Lee
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Josh Skorupski, M.D.
Primary Residency: OB/GYN
Mentor: Rajkovic
Current Position: Staff Physician, Houston Fertility Institute

2005-2007

Nicola Brunetti-Pierri, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Brendan Lee/Ng
Current Position: Investigator, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Naples, Italy

Yong-hui Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Beaudet
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Genetics, Duke University

2004-2006

David Dimmock, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Beaudet/Wong
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin

Brendan Lanpher, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Brendan Lee
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Children's National Medical Center/George Washington University

Frank Probst, M.D., Ph.D
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Justice
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

2003-2007

Jonathan Berg, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: None
Mentor: Goodell
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2003-2005

Shay Ben-Sachar, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Zoghbi
Current Position: Genetic Consultant, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel

Daryl Scott, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Brendan Lee
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Hagith Yonath, M.D.
Primary Residency: Medicine
Mentor: Belmont
Current Position: Faculty, Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, Israel

2002-2004

Soledad Kleppe, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Brendan Lee
Current Position: Clinical Geneticist, CEMIC (Centro de Educacion Medico e Investigaciones Clinicas), Buenos Aires, Argentina

Joe Shen, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Brown
Current Position: Geneticist, Children's Hospital of Central California

Marwan Shinawi, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Beaudet
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis/St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Kinga Szigeti, M.D.
Primary Residency: Neurology
Mentor: Lupski
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Buffalo

2001-2003

Maria Blazo, M.D.
Primary Residency: Family Practice
Mentor: Plon/Roa
Current Position: Clinical Geneticist, Scott & White Healthcare, Temple, Texas

Brett Graham, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Craigen
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Roberto Mendoza, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Brendan Lee
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto - Sick Kids Hospital

Paolo Moretti, M.D.
Primary Residency: Neurology
Mentor: Zoghbi
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine

2000-2002

Kim McBride, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Belmont
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Ohio State University

Mike McCormack, M.D.
Primary Residency: Emergency Medicine
Mentor: Brendan Lee

Jennifer Northrop, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Justice

Stephanie Ware
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Belmont
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati

1999-2001

Seema Lalani, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Belmont
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Mo Shah, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Medicine
Mentor: Yousouffian
Current Position: Assistant Professor, St. Louis University

1998-2000

Becky Holmes (Johnson), M.D.
Primary Residency: Medicine & Pediatrics
Mentor: Yousouffian
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Clinical Genetics, University of Washington

Mike Bashford, M.D.
Primary Residency: OB/GYN
Mentor: Roa
Current Position: Geneticist, Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS

1997-1999

Olaf Bodamer, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Beaudet
Current Position: Clinical Professor, University of Miami

Karen Chong, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Plon
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Toronto/Mt. Sinai Hospital

Heidi Heilstedt, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Shaffer

Aleks Rajkovic, M.D.
Primary Residency: OB/GYN
Mentor: Matzuk
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pittsburgh

1996-1998

Moeen Al-Sayed, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: O'Brien
Current Position: Geneticist, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Ridyah

V. Reid Sutton, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Craigen/Beaudet
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

1995-1997

Bassem Bejjani, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Lupski
Current Position: Research Professor, Washington State University

Chester Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Matzuk
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Beaudet
Current Position: Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

David Stockton, M.D.
Primary Residency: Medicine
Mentor: Lupski
Current Position: Associate Professor, Wayne State University

1994-1996

Lori Potocki, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pathology
Mentor: Lupski
Current Position: Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Helen Ross, M.D.
Primary Residency: OB/GYN
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Florida

1993-1995

Igna Van Den Veyver, M.D.
Primary Residency: OB/GYN
Mentor: Zoghbi
Current Position: Professor, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Tony Greg, M.D.
Primary Residency: OB/GYN
Mentor: O'Brien
Current Position: Division Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Florida

Avi Urr-Orteger, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Beaudet
Current Position: Director, The Genetics Institute, University of Tel Aviv, Israel

Stephan Kochanick, M.D., Ph.D.
Current Position: Professor, Division of Gene Therapy, University of Ulm, Germany

1992-1994

Angela Scheuerle, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Nelson
Current Position: Geneticist, Teserae Genetics, Dallas, Texas

Katherine Thompson, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Ledbetter
Current Position: Geneticist, Center for Medical Genetics, Houston, TX

Mike Levin, M.D.
Primary Residency: Pediatrics
Mentor: Herman
Current Position: Geneticist, Las Vegas, NV

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