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Associate Professor, Urology | Chief, Division of Urologic Oncology, Urology

Email: tomorgan@med.umich.edu

Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine Hematology Oncology

Email: zreiche@med.umich.edu

Tadas Kasputis, PhD

Research Area Specialist

Research Areas: Gene expression analysis of circulating tumor cells obtained from patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer to identify prognostic biomarkers. Analysis of circulating tumor exosomes. Next-generation sequencing of circulating tumor DNA obtained from the plasma of patients with prostate cancer.

Email: tkasputi@med.umich.edu

Amy Kasputis, BS

Clinical Research Coordinator

Research Area: Amy works on several clinical studies, including those advanced prostate cancer patients and the Canary Prostate Active Surveillance Study (PASS), Prostate Cancer Risk Clinic (PCRC), and MiCOPilot studies.

Email: amgursky@med.umich.edu

Linda A. Okoth, MPH

Research Area Specialist Senior

Credentials: Master of Public Health, Epidemiology. University of Michigan.

Research Area: Linda is an epidemiologist. Her research interests include genetic epidemiology of prostate cancer and treatment decision making and health promotion among prostate cancer patients.

Email: okothl@med.umich.edu

Jennifer Conley, MPH

Clinical Research Coordinator

Research Area: Conducting clinical trials for the development of novel oncology treatments and diagnostic tests, with a special interest in prostate cancer.

Email: jennicon@med.umich.edu

Anna Harris, MPH, MA

Clinical Research Coordinator

Research Area: Conducting a clinical trial on genomic diagnostic testing screening for favorable-outcome prostate cancer. Her research interests include population health and health policy.

Email: annharri@med.umich.edu

Society of Urologic Oncology (NCI T32) Fellow, Urology


Email: virandy@med.umich.edu

Udit Singhal, MD

Chief Resident, Urology


Email: usinghal@med.umich.edu

Mariana Seymore

Research Assistant

Research Area: Prostate Active Surveillance Study, a study with selective intervention in patients helping to determine the proportion of patients on active surveillance discovering and confirming biomarkers that predict aggressive disease as defined by pre-specified histological, clinical criteria, or outcomes based on these variables.

Email: seymorem@med.umich.edu


Sophia Abusamra

Research Assistant

Research Area: Gene expression analysis of circulating tumor cells obtained from patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer; analysis of circulating tumor exosomal DNA.

Email: abusamra@med.umich.edu

Saloni Haruray

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Research Area: Next-generation sequencing of circulating tumor DNA obtained from the plasma of patients with prostate cancer.

Email: salonih@umich.edu

Lab Alumni

  • Dr. Daniel Bekong, MD (University of Toledo Residency Program)

  • Marissa Solorzano (Michigan State University College of Human Medicine)

  • Mallory Luke (University of Michigan School of Dentistry)

  • Michael Sessine (Wayne State University Residency Program)

  • Sanjay Das (Central Michigan University Medical School)

  • Nathan Lwo (Oakland University Medical School)

  • Jake Quarles (Central Michigan University Medical School)

  • Jennifer Ezeokobe (St. Joseph Mercy Nursing)

  • Therese Roth (Retired)

  • Shamara Williams

  • Yugang Wang

  • Farah Chammaa

  • Kara Manuel

  • Eden Axler

Visiting Scholars

  • Jae-Seung Chung (Inje University, South Korea)

  • Huiru Zhao (Institute of Medical Genetics, Henan People's Hospital, P.R.C.)