Our Research Team

The Balk Lab conducts research on prostate cancer, investigating tumor development and progression as well as treatment therapies. Meet the Balk Lab Research Team below.

Principal Investigator

Steven P. Balk, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine

Lab Manager

Olga S. Voznesensky, MS


Fen Ma, PhD
Joshua W. Russo, MD, PhD

Post Doctoral Researchers

Fang Xie, PhD
Mannan Nouri, PhD
Larysa Poluben, PhD, MD


David Einstein, MD
Andreas Varkaris, PhD, MD

Research Assistants

Nick Ambrosio
Ana Stavridi