Research Partners & Specialists


Dr. Michael J. Birrer


Dr. Birrer earned his undergraduate degree at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and graduated with a B.S. in Biology. He subsequently was accepted into the Medical Scientist Training Program at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his M.D. and Ph.D. in 1982 with his principle area of study in microbiology … Continue reading Dr. Michael J. Birrer

Dr. Priscilla Brastianos


Dr. Brastianos received her BSc in biochemistry and chemistry from the University of British Columbia, where she graduated as her class valedictorian. She completed her medical school training at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and her internal medicine residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Following her training at Johns Hopkins, … Continue reading Dr. Priscilla Brastianos

Dr. Rebecca Arend


Rebecca Arend, MD is Assistant Professor of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and an Associate Scientist at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Experimental Therapeutics Program. She completed her undergraduate degree and her residency at Columbia Presbyterian in New York, NY and completed her fellowship at … Continue reading Dr. Rebecca Arend