Mechanisms of Human Disease
Many labs are conducting research to understand the root causes of both rare and common diseases, and are developing and testing new therapeutic approaches based on their insights. Clinical science is enhanced by access to The Rockefeller University Hospital, which enables translational research involving human patients earlier than might otherwise be possible.
Heads of Laboratories
- C. David Allis, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Chromatin Biology and Epigenetics
- Paul Bieniasz, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Retrovirology
- Kivanç Birsoy, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Metabolic Regulation and Genetics
- Günter Blobel, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Cell Biology
- Jan L. Breslow, M.D.
Laboratory of Biochemical Genetics and Metabolism
- Ali H. Brivanlou, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Stem Cell Biology and Molecular Embryology
- Jean-Laurent Casanova, M.D., Ph.D.
St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases
- Paul Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Metabolism
- Barry S. Coller, M.D.
Allen and Frances Adler Laboratory of Blood and Vascular Biology
- Robert B. Darnell, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-oncology
- Titia de Lange, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Cell Biology and Genetics
- Vincent A. Fischetti, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunology
- Jeffrey M. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics
- Paul Greengard, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
- Mary Jeanne Kreek, M.D.
Laboratory of the Biology of Addictive Diseases
- James G. Krueger, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Investigative Dermatology
- Richard P. Lifton, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Human Genetics and Genomics
- Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D.
Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology
- Charles M. Rice, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease
- Jeremy M. Rock, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Biology
- Sanford M. Simon, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Cellular Biophysics
- Agata Smogorzewska, M.D., Ph.D.
Laboratory of Genome Maintenance
- Sohail Tavazoie, M.D., Ph.D.
Elizabeth and Vincent Meyer Laboratory of Systems Cancer Biology
- Thomas Tuschl, Ph.D.
Laboratory of RNA Molecular Biology