Our Team

Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD

Edmund "Ned" K. Waller, MD, PhD

Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Medicine, and Pathology
Emory University School of Medicine

Principal Investigator, Waller Lab

Office (404) 778-2984

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Patient inquiries or appointment requests, dial (404) 778-1900.

Cynthia Giver, PhD

Cynthia "Cindy" Giver, PhD
Assistant Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine

Office (404) 778-5806
Lab (404) 727-3086

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Jian-Ming Li, PhD

Jian-Ming Li, PhD, MD
Research Laboratory Manager

(404) 727-3086

Education: PhD, MD, Peking University

Research Interest: Treatment of malignant hematopoietic
tumors and transplantation related disorders via selected immune
cell subpopulations, compounds and/or drugs, and peptides.

Sruthi Ravindranathan, PhD

Sruthi Ravindranathan, PhD
Post-doctoral fellow


Education: PhD, University of Arkansas

Research Interest: Treatment of solid tumors via personalized
immunotherapeutic approaches, targeted to enhance an individual's
immune response to cancer.


Mojibade Hassan
MD/PhD candidate


Education: BA, Washington University in St. Louis

Research Interest: Modulation of hematopoietic stem cell graft immune
cell content to increase post transplant survival and minimize complications.

Yiwen Li

Yiwen Li
Graduate Student
Cancer Biology Program


Education: BS, BA, Emory University

Research Interest: The role of vasoactive intestinal peptide synthesis
in recipients in allogeneic bone marrow transplant on graft versus
host diseases.

Ernestine Mahar

Ernestine Mahar, PMP
Lab Manager

Office (404) 712-0545
Lab (404) 727-3086

Education: BS, Rutgers University

Rebecca Pankove

Rebecca Pankove
MS candidate in Cancer Biology & Translational Oncology


Education: BS, Emory University

Research Interest: Melanoma immunotherapy

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Alina Ulezko
BS candidate in Biology


Education: Scientific Baccalaureate, Puigcerver School (Spain)

Research Interest: The use of immuno-stimulatory drugs to
improve the quality of human bone marrow grafts in hematopoietic
stem cell transplantation

Shuhua Wang

Shuhua Wang


Yitong Wang

Yitong Wang