2009 (Donghee, Angping, Alison, Alan, Taha, Zahra)


2011 (Renjie, Kavita, Alan, Andew, John, Grace, Pinyi, Taha, Eric)


2014 (Tomokatsu, Patrick, Yangyang, Elvis, Qin, Zahra, Alan, Nicole, Sara, Lina)


2016 (Jen, Mary, Zahra, Nina, Lee, Adela, Tomo, Pat, Elvis, Davood, Lina, Tian, Sara, Alan)


2018 (Ksenia, Grace, Pat, Haiying, Tomo, Lina, Randy, Davood, Alan, Taha, Wuxing, Sara, Elvis, Tian)


2020 (Zahra, Alan, Taha, Haiying, Wuxing, Yasmin, Tian, Mary, Pat, Jessica, Julia, Sara, Grace, Angela, Tomo).


Gary Green, M.D., research student 2007-2009.

Resident physician in Emergency Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles 2009-2012

Current: Staff at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland.


Alison Kartush, research assistant 2008-2009.

2010-2014: Tulane Medical School.

7/2014-2019: Resident Physician in Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, Loyola University College of Medicine.

Current: Private practice, Broadview, IL.


Jared Levin, research assistant, summer 2008, 2009.

2011-2015: Albany Medical College.

2015-2018: Medicine residency, Albany Medical College.

2018-current: Fellowship in Rehab Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.


Lauren Luk, M.D., research student 2009-2010 (co-mentor with Tony Ricci).

Resident physician in Department of Otolaryngology-HNS at Oregon Health Science University 2010-2015

Rhinology fellowship Emory University

Current: Staff at Kaiser Permanante, San Diego, CA.


Adriana Anavitarte, medical student 2009-2010.

Resident physician in Department of Pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University 2012-15.

Current: Staff at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.


Garani Nadaraja, M.D., resident physician 2009-2010 (co-mentor with Tony Ricci).

Current: Assistant Professor in Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, UCSF.


Dylan Chan, M.D., Ph.D., resident physician 2009-2010 (co-mentor with Stefan Heller and Tony Ricci).

Current: Assistant Professor in Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, UCSF.


Dong-Hee Lee, M.D., Ph.D., visiting scholar 2009-2010.

Current: Professor in Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.


Jae Yong Byun, M.D. Ph.D., visiting scholar 2010-2011.

Current: Professor in Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea.


John Kim, research assistant, 2010-2011.

Current: Scientist at Direct Flow Medical.


Eric Liaw, research assistant 2010-2011.

Current: MD/PhD student at UCLA/Caltech.


Pin-Yi Ko, medical student 2011-2012.

Current: Pediatric Neurology resident at University of Washington.


Kavita Chalasani, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow, 2011-2012.

Current: Scientist in the Roche.


Jacob Kuperstock, medical student 2010-2012.

2013-18: Residency in Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, Boston University.

Current: Instructor in Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, Boston University.


Vikas Nookala, research assistant 2010-2012.

Current: Undergraduate student at University of California, San Diego.


Andrew Vu, research assistant 2010-2012 (co-mentor with Tony Ricci).

Creighton University Medical school 2009-2014

Resident physician in internal medicine at White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles. 2014-17

Cardiology fellow, California Pacific Medical Center 2017-2020

Cardiology fellow, Stanford 2020-present


Anne Mai, research assistant 2012-2013.

2016-present: Undergraduate South Florida Medical School.


Kayvon Sotoudeh, postbac student 2012-2013.

2013-2017: Medical student at University of Southern California.

2017-present: USC internal medicine resident


Renjie Chai, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow 2009-2013.

Current: Professor at Southeast University, Nanjing, China.


Genevieve Huang, research assistant 2012.

Undergraduate student at Wellesley College.


Angela Xue, undergraduate student 2012-2013.


Dominique Huang, research assistant 7/2013-8/2013.


Markus Huth, M.D., visitor scholar 2011-2013 (co-mentor with Tony Ricci).

2007-16: Resident physician in Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Bern, Switzerland.

2019-present: Staff at Solothurner Hospital, Bern, Switzerland.


Sarah Verhoeven, M.D., visitor scholar 2012-2013 (co-mentor with Tony Ricci).

2012-2017: Research physician in Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Antwerp, Belgium.

2017-present-Surgeon, University of Antwerp.


Kyu-Hee Han, M.D. visiting scholar 2012-2013.

Current: Staff physician at National Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.


Paras Minhas, medical student, 2013-2014.

Current: MSTP student at Stanford.


Wenwen Liu, graduate student 6/2013-5/2014.

Current: research associate in Shandong University, China.


Davis Chhoa, research assistant 2014-2015.


Yangyang Shi, research assistant 6/2013-1/2015 (co-mentor with Tony Ricci).

Current: Medical student at Temple University 2016-present.


Anand Rajan, research assistant 9/2013-2015.

Current: Medical student at UCLA School of Medicine.


Duc-Huy Nguyen, research assistant 2012-2015.

Current: Medical Student at American University at Antigua.


Qin Wang, M.D. visiting scholar 2014-2015.

Current: Staff physician in Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, the second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Hunan, China.


David Chang, M.D., Ph.D., resident physician 2011-2015.

Pediatric Otolaryngology fellow at Children’s Hospital Boston 2015-2016

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, UC Irvine.



Nicole Pham, B.S., 2012-2016.

Current: Clover Health.


Jessica Shen, research assistant 9/2013-2016.

Current: Attending Boston University Medical School 2018-ongoing


Nina Myers, B.S. research assistant, 9/2013-2016.

Current: Graduate school at San Jose State.


Juleh Eide, research assistant 10/2014-6/2016.

Current: Medical Student, University of Washington 2018-present


Abhinav Singh, Stanford undergraduate student, 4/2017-12/2017


Mamiko Niwa, Ph.D. postdoctoral fellow (co-mentor with Tony Ricci) 2012-2017.

Current: Staff scientist, University of Michigan


Tara Mokhtari, B.S., medical student 6/2016-6/2018

Resident physician in Department of Otology and Laryngology at Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard University 2018-2023


Leon Chen, B.S., research assistant, 9/2016-6/2018.

Medical Student, George Washington University 2018-present


Lee Quiruz, postbac student, 6/2016-12/2018.


Yaodong Dong, M.D., postdoctoral fellow, 2/2015-2/2018

Current: Associate Professor, Department of Otology, Shengjing Hospital, China Medical University, Shenyang, China.


Panos Vindris, Stanford undergraduate student, 11/2017-9/2018.


Adela Perez, B.A., medical student 2/2016-5/2019

Anesthesiology resident (UCLA)


Evelyn Zhang, Stanford undergraduate student, 11/2017-1/2019.



Julia Chang, Brown undergraduate student 7/2019-8/2019.


Randy Lin, B.S., research assistant, 9/2016-11/2019.


Lina Jansson Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow 2012-2019.

Current: Project manager at Bristol Myers, Redwood City, CA.


Davood Hosseini, M.D. life science research assistant 10/2015-7/2019.

Current: Internal Medicine resident July 2020-June 2023, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ


Tomokatsu Udagawa, M.D., PhD., postdoctoral fellow 9/2014-7/2019.

Current: Associate Professor at Jikei University, Tokyo, Japan.


Zahra Sayyid, 2008-2020, MSTP student since 9/2015.

Current: Otolaryngology residency at Johns Hopkins 2020-2025


Taha Jan, M.D. T32 postdoctoral/Neurotology fellow June 2017-June 2020.

Current: Assistant Professor at UCSF, San Francisco, CA. July 2020-present


Elvis Huarcaya Najarro, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow 1/2013-2019, instructor 1/2019-8/2020

Current: Scientist at thermo fischer


Haiyin Sun, M.D., Visiting scholar, 7/2018-7/2019, postdoctoral fellow 7/2019-8/2020

Current: Attending in Union hospital, Tongji Medical College of Huazhong


Mary O’Sullivan, Ph.D. postdoctoral fellow (co-mentor with Tony Ricci) 2015-2020

Current: Scientist at Bridgebio.