Research Interests


Mitochondrial bioenergetics – The role of Δψm in fission, fusion, autophagy, genetic instability and cell death.

Cancer – Targeting tumors overexpressing GLUT transporters and readily imaged with Positron Emission Tomography (PET).  

Orthopedic Pseudotumor and Aseptic Osteolysis – Non-neoplastic and non-infectious cystic or solid masses associated with joint arthroplasty leading to pain, prosthetic loosening and revision surgery.

Polycystic Kidney and Liver Disease – Regulatory clinical study strategies for examining new treatments in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)

Chagas Disease – Clinical investigation of infection by Trypanosoma cruzi