Lab Team

Primary Investigator

Dr. Anthony Hollenberg
Anthony Hollenberg , M.D.
  • Chair, Weill Department of Medicine
Research Focus:

Dr. Hollenberg’s research focuses on the hormonal regulation of metabolism, with a particular emphasis on the role of thyroid hormone. His work has important ramifications for the regulation of body weight and metabolism. Additionally, his laboratory focuses on understanding thyroid gland development and the possibilities for regenerative medicine.

Phone: 212 746-4720

Lab Members

Ricardo da Costa e Sousa , D.V.M., Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Associate
Research Focus:

Neuroendocrine control of metabolism and body weight; Thyroid hormone action

Hanix Daniel
  • Research Technician
Lorraine de Oliveira , Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
Arturo Mendoza
Arturo Mendoza , Ph.D.
  • Instructor in Medicine
Research Focus:

Dr. Mendoza’s major interest is the intersection of thyroid hormone signaling and metabolic disease with a major focus on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Dr. Megan Ritter
Megan Ritter , M.D.
  • Instructor in Medicine
Research Focus:

Dr. Ritter’s work focuses on the molecular mechanisms by which transcriptional coregulators impact thyroid hormone action and energy expenditure.

Julian Undeutsch
Julian Undeutsch , Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Focus:

Dr. Undeutsch focuses on designing novel protocols to develop functional thyroid tissue from embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells.

Anne van der Spek-Besamusca
  • Visiting Fellow in Medicine
  • M.D., Ph.D.
Headshot of Kristen Vella
Kristen Vella , Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor of Metabolism in Medicine
Phone: 646 962-5874
Julia Zalewski
  • Research Technician

Weill Cornell Medicine Hollenberg Lab 413 E 69th Street, BRB-667 New York, NY 10021 Phone: (646) 962 5785 Fax: (646) 962 5934