Scientists & Staff
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Scientists & Staff

Krauss Lab

Scientific Staff:


Nathalie Bergeron, Ph.D.
Associate Staff Scientist
Dr. Bergeron holds a Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry.  Her research is clinical in nature and focuses primarily on the quality of dietary fats and carbohydrates and their relationship to body composition, and lipoprotein metabolism and kinetics in individuals at increased risk for cardiovascular disease.   In addition to her research activities at CHORI, Dr. Bergeron is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Touro University California, College of Pharmacy.


Sally Chiu, Ph.D.
Dr. Sally Chiu, Assistant Staff Scientist, received her PhD degree from UC Davis in Nutritional Biology, where her research focused on mapping obesity genes using congenic mouse models. She joined the Krauss group in 2006 and currently works with the clinical research program, studying the effects of diet on metabolic risk factors for heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Alexandra DiGiorgio, B.S., Graduate Student Researcher,
Feng Gao, Ph.D., Assistant Staff Scientist,
Kelly Garton, B.S., Graduate Student Researcher,
Kathryn Hoffman, Study Coordinator,
Kyungpil Kim, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow - Bioinformatics,
Mee J. Kim, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow,
Yu-Lin Kuang, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow,
Patty Siri-Tarino, Ph.D., Assistant Staff Scientist,
Elizabeth Theusch, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow,

Laboratory Staff:

Sarah King, Ph.D., Laboratory Manager,
Joseph R. Orr, Staff Research Associate,
Bahareh Sahami, Staff Research Associate,
Ann Wang, B.S., Staff Research Associate,

Clinical Staff:

Megan Bennett, Management Coordinator,
Alison Akbari, Dietetic Assistant ,
Deborah Brumley, Study Coordinator,
Elizabeth Buselli, RN,
Anna Doheny, RN,
Katherine Li, Case Assistant,
Dani Molien, Study Coordinator,
Barbara Sutherland, RD, Associate Staff Scientist,

Administrative Staff:

Myra Gloria, B.B.A.
Sr. Administrative Coordinator


Revised: Friday, April 17, 2020 1:31 PM



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