Sadiq Rehmani, MD
Sadiq Rehmani, M.D. is a post-doctoral research associate in the Thoracic Surgery
Research Lab at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mt. Sinai Roosevelt Hospitals. He received his medical degree
with honors from the Aga Khan University Medical College in Pakistan.
Dr. Rehmani brings an extensive experience in cell and molecular biology to the
lab. He has previously worked on the identification of novel mutations in head and
neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients. During his undergraduate years, along
with a graduate student, he developed a novel assay for screening helicase inhibitors
for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV).
Currently, Dr. Rehmani leads several basic science projects in the group. His primary
focus is on the identification of various somatic mutations in lung cancer patients
influencing their outcomes in response to radiation therapy. Additionally, he provides
essential statistical expertise for various clinical projects in the lab.
Michael Barsky is a research volunteer in the Thoracic Surgery Research Lab at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mt. Sinai Roosevelt Hospitals. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from
After graduating Cornell, Michael began working for Citigroup as a Market Risk analyst
within a risk management group responsible for a portfolio of over $50 billion.
After two years and serious consideration, he decided that finance was not for him
and that his true passion was a career in medicine.
After completing his undergraduate coursework in premedical science at Rutgers University,
Michael joined the research lab as a volunteer. He currently leads several projects,
with particular interest in regenerative medicine as well as herbal therapeutics
Abdulbadee Bogis, MD
Abdulbadee Bogis, M.D. is a research fellow at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospitals. He is currently sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education of Saudi Arabia for a one year research fellowship in thoracic surgery.
Dr. Bogis first came to the US as part of an elective rotation in his final year of medical school at St. Francis Heart Hospital in Trenton, NJ. Following his positive experience, he returned to the US after earning his medical degree from King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia. He has a keen interest in thoracic surgery and oncology.
Currently, he is working collaboratively on a number of projects in airway procedures and thoracic robotic surgeries aiming to improve quality of care in thoracic surgery practice. Following completion of his research experience, he plans to apply for residency training in General Surgery.