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Current members

Jason A. Spector MD FACS

Principal Investigator

Dr. Spector is the principal investigator and founder of the LBMS. He completed medical school, general surgery and plastic surgery residency, and microsurgical fellowship at New York University Medical Center. A member of Alpha Omega Alpha, he is the recipient of the Valentine Mott Award, the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Resident Competition, and New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons Resident Presentation awards. He is author or co-author of 55 peer-reviewed publications, and has received funding from the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation, the Morgan Seed Grant for Collaborative Multidisciplinary Research in Tissue Engineering, and the Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Surgery-Ithaca Biomedical Engineering College Collaborative Grant.

Senior Research Specialist

Alice Harper, BA

Alice Harper grew up in Seattle, WA, and attended Vassar College. Upon graduation, she moved to San Francisco and worked for Dr Alexander Nicholas Contopoulos in the Anatomy Department of UCSF, and attended San Francisco State University. After moving to New York, she worked in the Plastic Surgery Department of NYU Hospital where she remained for 20 years, resigning just before the birth of her son, Harper Buonanno. Those were years of great advances in the field of microsurgery and the department began to offer a course of instruction in the techniques of microsurgery using animal practice models. As a current part-time employee in the LBMS at Weill Cornell Medical College she continues to offer a similar course. 

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Runlei Zhao, MD

Dr. Runlei Zhao was educated and received her medical degree at Medical Center of Peking University. She completed her residency in Peking University Third Hospital and continued to work there as a plastic surgeon. She is an active member of the ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery), and she also serves as a volunteer in China Operation Smile Organization.

Daniel Lara

Education:

  • M.D. Candidate, Class of 2019, Weill Cornell Medical College

  • B.S., University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

Career Goals: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Arash Samadi

Education:

  • M.D. Candidate, Class of 2019, Weill Cornell Medical College

  • B.S., Class of 2015, University of Toronto

 

Career Goals: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Ishani Premaratne

Education:

  • M.D. Candidate, Class of 2020, Weill Cornell Medical College

  • B.A., Class of 2015, Harvard University

Career Goals: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Matthew Wright

Education:

  • M.D. Candidate, Class of 2020, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

  • B.A., Class of 2012, The Juilliard School

 

Career Goals: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Mariam Gadjiko

Education:

  • M.D. Candidate, Class of 2021, Weill Cornell Medical College

  • B.S., Class of 2014, Columbia University

 

Career Goals: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery