Alumni

The D'Amato Lab is proud to foster a collaborative community encouraging researchers to expand their science and develop their careers.  Since its inception, the lab has benefited from the contributions of many talented and dedicated members. 

Name Current Position
Zailong Chi, MD, PhD Professor, School of Ophthalmology and Optometry and Eye Hospital,
Wenzhou Medical University, China
Avner Adini, PhD Instructor in Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital
Irit Adini, PhD
Ofra Benny-Ratsaby, PhD Senior Lecturer, Institute for Drug Research, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Kip Connor, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
Takeru Yoshimura, MD, PhD Department of Ophthalmology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
Dema Luyindula Clinical Data Assistant, Quintiles Laboratories, Atlanta, GA
Elizabeth Chao, HST Student
Pouya Pakneshan, PhD Global Medical Advisor Oncology, Boeringher-ingelheim, Switzerland
Kei Nakai, MD, PhD Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University, Japan
Ofer Fainaru, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, IVF Unit and Head of Lab for Reproductive Immunology, Technion, Israel
Ron Hu, HST Student Resident, Massachusetts General Hospital
Michael Rogers, PhD Assistant Professor, Vascular Biology Program, Boston Children's Hospital
Christian Becker, MD BRC Senior Fellow in Reproductive Medicine, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford
Jennifer Sherman Senior Research Associate at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA
Taturo Udagawa, PhD Senior Scientist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA
Mark Wood, PhD Senior Scientist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA
Taisaku Funakoshi, MD Assistant Professor, Division of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Tottori University, Japan
Tae Funakoshi, MD Assistant Professor, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Tottori University, Japan
Richard Rohan, PhD Secondary School Science Educator, Greater Boston Area
Steve Gyorffy, PhD Director, Oncology/HCV Medical Affairs, Boeringher-ingelheim, Canada
Jenny Yuan, MD Research Associate and Lab Manager, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, California
Takashi Baba, MD, PhD Junior Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Tottori University, Japan
Antonio Fernandez, PhD CEO, Biomar Microbial Technologies Pharmaceuticals, Spain
Catherine Meyer-Schwesinger, MD Department of Internal Medicine, Nephrology, University Medical Center Hamburg, Germany
Charles "Chuck" Yee Software Engineer at Lockheed Martin, Greater Boston Area
Hank Verhuel, MD, PhD Department Head, Professor of Medical Oncology, VU University Medical Center, Netherlands
Fiona Browne, MD Consultant Dermatologist, Birmingham Childrens Hospital, UK
Nancy Klauber, MD Professor of Surgery, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Barbel Kenyon, MD Ophthalmologist, Munich, Germany