Meet the Team

Principal Investigator
Bishuang Cai, PhD
 
Bishuang Cai received her PhD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where she studied endocytic trafficking, in 2013. She then joined Dr. Ira Tabas’ s lab at Columbia University Irving Medical Center as a postdoctoral research scientist to pursue translational research with an emphasis on macrophage biology in cardiometabolic diseases. In July 2020, Dr. Cai joined Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as an Assistant Professor to start her independent research career. Her current research focuses on defective inflammation resolution in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and NASH-related cardiometabolic diseases. 
Education and  Training
2008-2013: PhD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha
2013-
2017: Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY (AHA Postdoctoral Fellow)
2017-2020: Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY (NIDDK K99/R00)                                                      

Postdoctoral Fellow
Qiong Wu, PhD
Email: qiong.wu@mssm.edu
Education and  Training
BSc, 2006, Hebei Agricultural University, China
MSc, 2009, Hebei Agricultural University, China
PhD, 2015, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Master Student
Meng Gao

 

Undergraduate Student
Syed Hussain