Lab Members

Principal Investigator 


Yu-Hua Tseng, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Investigator, Section on Integrative Physiology & Metabolism, Joslin Diabetes Center


Dr. Tseng received her doctorate in Developmental Biology and Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the supervision of Dr. Linda Schuler. She completed postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. C. Ronald Kahn at Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tseng was a recipient of the Individual National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Health and was an Eleanor and Miles Shore Scholar in Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Current Lab Members

Tian Lian Huang, Ph.D. Lab Manager
Tian Lian Huang, Ph.D.
Lab Manager
Alison Slack Administrative Assistant
Farnaz Shamsi, Ph.D. Post-doctoral Fellow
Farnaz Shamsi, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow
Matt Lynes, Ph.D.
Marsh Wibowo, Research Student

Satoru Sugimoto, M.D. Post-doctoral Fellow







ih-Hao Wang, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow
Justin Darcy, Ph.D. Post-doctoral Fellow





Former Lab Members

Former Post-Doctoral Fellows:

Name Current Position Location
Daniel Espinoza, Ph.D. Research Scientist Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston Massachusetts
Meiping Guan, M.D., Ph.D. Attending Physician and Adult Endocrinologist Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China
Ruidan Xue, M.D., Ph.D. Resident of Internal Medicine,Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai
Tim J. Schulz, Ph.D. Junior Research Group Leader German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbrücke, Nuthetal, Germany
Hongbin Zhang, Ph.D. Research Associate Professor University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Former Visiting Scientists:

Name Current Position Location
Jian Mei Li, M.D. Attending Physician Bao’an Maternity & Child Health Hospital, Guangdong, China
Anibal S. Moura, Ph.D. Professor State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Former Research Assistants:

Name Current Position Location
Magda Blaszkiewicz Ph.D. Student University of Maine, Maine, Massachusetts
Lindsay McDougall Family Nurse Practitioner Norwood Hospital, Norwoord, Massachusetts

Former Undergraduate Students:

Name Current Position Location
Ana Alfaro Medical Student Heidelberg University, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Thomas D’Apringy Medical Student University of Caen, Lower Normandy, France
Young-Mi Kwon B.S. Graduate Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Andrew Pan Medical Student University of Rochester, School of Medicine, Rochester, New York

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