Meet the Team

gallagherDr. Emily J. Gallagher earned her MB BCh BAO (MD equivalent) with honors from University College Dublin, Ireland. She then completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine, followed by fellowship in Endocrinology at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (MRCPI). Dr. Gallagher completed her postgraduate training at Mount Sinai, where she completed a residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Endocrinology and was appointed Chief Fellow in Endocrinology.  During her fellowship she conducted her research training with Dr. Derek LeRoith, examining the links between obesity, diabetes and cancer. She was awarded the Endocrine Fellows Foundation, Fellows Development Research Grant in 2010. Dr. Gallagher was appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease after her fellowship in July 2012. In 2014, she received a K08 Clinician-Scientist Career Development Award from the NIH / NCI to study the role of hyperlipidemia in breast cancer progression. Her main research and clinical interests lie in understanding the links between obesity, type 2 diabetes and cancer, specifically the roles of hyperinsulinemia and hyperlipidemia.


Irini Markella Antoniou, Research Associate


Brian Neel, Ph.D. Research Associate