Alumni

A

Graduated: 2016
Mentor: Dr. Rick Koerber
Current Affiliation: Afiniti
Current Position: Algorithm Engineer
Graduated: 2009
Mentor: Dr. Elias Aizenman
Current Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco
Current Position: Clinical Fellow, Cardiology
Mentor: Dr. Nathan Urban
Current Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles
Current Position: Psychiatry Resident/Junior Investigator
Graduated: 2005
Mentor: Dr. Stephen Meriney
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Current Position: Lecturer, Neuroscience

B

Graduated: 2010
Mentor: Dr. C. Edward Dixon
Current Affiliation: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Current Position: Neurological Surgery Resident
Graduated: 2010
Mentor: Dr. Linda Rinaman
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Graduated: 2004
Mentor: Dr. Carol Colby
Current Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2014
Mentor: Dr. Linda Rinaman
Current Affiliation: University of Southern California, Institute for Neuroimaging and Informatics
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Mentor: Dr. Peter Strick
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Systems Neuroscience Institute
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Mentor: Dr. Bill Yates
Current Affiliation: Dartmouth University
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2007
Mentor: Dr. Anthony Grace
Current Affiliation: Westminster College
Current Position: Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator for Neuroscience

C

Graduated: 2008
Mentor: Dr. Nathan Urban
Current Affiliation: Bates College, Lewiston, ME
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Graduated: 2005
Mentor: Dr. Alan Sved
Current Affiliation: Concordia University
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Graduated: 2007
Mentor: Dr. Stephen Meriney
Current Affiliation: Oregon Health Sciences University
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2006
Mentor: Dr. Jon Johnson
Current Affiliation: McKinsey & Company
Graduated: 2011
Mentor: Dr. Karl Kandler
Current Affiliation: Illumina
Current Position: Staff Member
Graduated: 2006
Mentor: Dr. Michael Zigmond
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Graduated: 2009
Mentor: Dr. Walter Schneider
Current Affiliation: Washington University, St. Louis
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2009
Mentor: Dr. Edwin Levitan
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2010
Mentor: Dr. German Barrionuevo
Current Affiliation: Northwestern University
Current Position: Senior Compliance Analyst
Graduated: 2010
Mentor: Dr. Marc Sommer
Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology
Graduated: 2017
Mentor: Dr. Carl Olson
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute
Current Position: Scientific Writer
Graduated: 2011
Mentor: Dr. David Lewis
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

D

Graduated: 2009
Mentor: Dr. Paula Monaghan-Nichols
Current Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University
Current Position: Special Faculty, Special Lecturer
Graduated: 2007
Mentor: Dr. Teresa Hastings
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2009
Mentor: Dr. Carol Colby
Current Affiliation: Stanford University.
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

E

Graduated: 2011
Mentor: Dr. Etienne Sibille
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2006
Mentor: Dr. Brian Davis
Current Affiliation: Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital
Current Position: Instructor/Physician, Pediatric Neurology
Graduated: 2003
Mentor: Dr. Karl Kandler
Current Affiliation: Urogenix, Inc., Durham, NC
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

F

Graduated: 2010
Mentor: Dr. Julie Price
Current Affiliation: Center for Integrated Molecular Brain Imaging, Neurobiology Research Unit, Copenhagen, Denmark
Current Position: Postdoctoral fellow
Graduated: 2011
Mentor: Dr. Robert Turner
Current Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Current Position: Emergency Medicine Resident
Graduated: 2011
Mentor: Dr. Andy Schwartz
Current Affiliation: Emerald Therapeutics
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

G

Graduated: 2011
Mentor: Dr. Etienne Sibille
Current Affiliation: Sage Bionetworks
Current Position: Network Biologist
Graduated: 2013
Mentor: Dr. Judy Cameron
Current Affiliation: Postdoctoral Associate Baylor College of Medicine
Graduated: 2016
Mentor: Dr. Nathan Urban
Graduated: 2008
Mentor: Dr. Guo-qiang Bi
Current Affiliation: Arizona State University
Current Position: Assistant Research Faculty
Graduated: 2010
Mentor: Dr. Etienne Sibille
Current Affiliation: MIT, Cambridge, MA
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2009
Mentor: Dr. Julie Fiez
Current Affiliation: Brown University
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2004
Mentor: Dr. Laura Lillien
Thesis: Regulation of telencephalic interneuron development
Current Affiliation: Cornell University Medical School
Current Position: Post-doctoral Fellow

H

Graduated: 2006
Mentor: Dr. Carey Balaban
Current Affiliation: University of California, San Diego
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2004
Mentor: Dr. Carol Colby
Current Affiliation: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UCLA
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2003
Mentor: Dr. Elias Aizenman
Current Affiliation: Eastern Mennonite University, VA
Current Position: Associate Professor
Graduated: 2006
Mentor: Dr. Donald DeFranco
Current Affiliation: Chinese University of Hong Kong, PRC
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2013
Mentor: Dr. David Lewis
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Child Psychiatry Fellow
Graduated: 2010
Mentor: Dr. Susan Sesack
Current Affiliation: Highmark Health
Current Position: Senior Decision Support Analyst
Graduated: 2012
Mentor: Dr. J. Timothy Greenamyre
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Obstetrics Gynecology Resident

J

Graduated: 2006
Mentor: Dr. Kathy Albers
Current Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Graduated: 2004
Mentor: Dr. Bill Yates
Current Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente, Sacramento, CA
Current Position: Neurosurgeon
Graduated: 2012
Mentor: Dr. Nathan Urban
Current Affiliation: McKinsey & Company
Current Position: Management Consultant
Graduated: 2008
Mentor: Dr. Robert Bowser
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

K

Graduated: 2018
Mentor: Dr. William Yates
Current Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Graduated: 2005
Mentor: Dr. Daniel J. Simons
Current Affiliation: Hunter College
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2004
Mentor: Dr. Karl Kandler
Current Affiliation: Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Current Position: Investigator
Graduated: 2007
Mentor: Dr. Stephen Meriney
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2013
Mentor: Dr. Ericka Fanselow
Current Affiliation: Columbia University, New York, NY
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2014
Mentor: Dr. Floh Thiels
Current Affiliation: Immaculata University
Current Position: Assistant Professor
Graduated: 2013
Mentor: Dr. Carl Olson
Current Affiliation: Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate
Graduated: 2008
Mentor: Dr. Jon Johnson
Current Affiliation: Duquesne University
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

L

Graduated: 2017
Mentor: Dr. Anne Marie Oswald
Current Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Graduated: 2007
Mentor: Dr. Teresa Hastings
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2010
Mentor: Dr. Erik Reichle
Current Affiliation: Brain Corporation, San Diego, CA
Current Position: Scientist
Graduated: 2007
Mentor: Dr. Karl Kandler
Current Affiliation: Stanford University
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. C. Shatz
Graduated: 2007
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Simons
Current Affiliation: New York University School of Medicine
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2004
Mentor: Dr. Don DeFranco
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Graduated: 2007
Mentor: Dr. John Horn
Current Affiliation: Stony Brook University, New York
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2018
Mentor: Dr. Zuo-Zhong Wang
Current Affiliation: Harvard University
Current Position: Neurology Resident
Graduated: 2011
Mentor: Dr. Anthony Grace
Current Affiliation: Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate
Graduated: 2007
Mentor: Dr. Michael Cascio
Current Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2017
Mentor: Dr. Nathan Urban
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Current Position: Medical Student
Graduated: 2017
Mentor: Dr. Bita Moghaddam
Current Affiliation: Yale School of Medicine
Current Position: Post Doctoral Associate, Neuroscience
Graduated: 2006
Mentor: Dr. Donald DeFranco
Current Affiliation: Greenwood Genetic Center, Greenwood, SC
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

M

Graduated: 2017
Mentor: Dr. Alexander Sorkin
Graduated: 2008
Mentor: Dr. David Lewis
Current Affiliation: Catholic University of America
Current Position: Seminarian
Graduated: 2014
Mentor: Elias Aizenman
Current Affiliation: Harvard Universiy
Current Position: AMGEN Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2016
Mentor: Dr. Anthony Grace
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Current Position: Medical Student

N

O

P

Graduated: 2004
Mentor: Dr. Elias Aizenman
Thesis: Potassium channel mediated neuronal apoptosis
Current Affiliation: Thync Global, Cambridge, MA
Current Position: Co-founder and CSO
Graduated: 2017
Mentor: Dr. Colleen McClung
Current Affiliation: Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical Center
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2017
Mentor: Dr. Bita Moghaddam
Current Affiliation: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate
Graduated: 2014
Mentor: Dr. Charleen Chu
Current Affiliation: Stanford University
Current Position: Radiology Resident

R

Graduated: 2008
Mentor: Dr. Elias Aizenman
Current Affiliation: Keryx Biopharm
Current Position: Associate Regional Director, Medical Affairs
Graduated: 2015
Mentor: Dr. Ken Fish
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Post-doctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2018
Mentor: Dr. Gregg Homanics
Current Affiliation: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2017
Mentor: Dr. Alan Sved
Current Affiliation: Yale
Current Position: Postdoc

S

Graduated: 2014
Mentor: Dr. Karoly Mirnics
Current Affiliation: Allegheny General Hospital
Current Position: Interventional Cardiology Fellow
Graduated: 2014
Mentor: Dr. Donald DeFranco
Thesis: Non-classical glucocorticoid receptor action regulates gap junction intercellular communication and neural progenitor cell proliferation
Current Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Current Position: Neurophysiology Fellow
Graduated: 2014
Mentor: Dr. Elias Aizenman
Current Affiliation: UPMC
Current Position: Internal Medicine Resident
Graduated: 2014
Mentor: Dr. Edward Dixon
Thesis: The effects of nicotine on striatal dopamine signaling after traumatic brain injury
Current Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Kennedy Krieger Institute
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Graduated: 2015
Mentor: Dr. Beatriz Luna
Current Affiliation: University of Maryland Medical Center
Current Position: Peds-Prelim/Child Neurology
Graduated: 2014
Mentor: Dr. H. Richard Koerber
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Current Position: Neurology Resident
Graduated: 2017
Mentor: Dr. Gonzalo Torres
Graduated: 2018
Mentor: Dr. Kathryn Albers
Current Affiliation: Harvard University
Current Position: Pediatrics Resident
Graduated: 2018
Current Affiliation: Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia University
Current Position: Resident, Otolarnygology
Graduated: 2011
Mentor: Dr. Bita Moghaddam
Current Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Current Position: Specialist, Psychiatry

T

Graduated: 2018
Mentor: Dr. Steven Dekosky
Current Affiliation: West Penn, Allegheny Health System
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Graduated: 2015
Mentor: Dr. Michael Tarr
Current Affiliation: University of Oklahoma
Current Position: Resident Emergency Medicine
Graduated: 2012
Mentor: Dr. Bita Moghaddam
Current Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

U

Graduated: 2004
Mentor: Dr. Cameron Carter
Current Affiliation: University of California, Davis
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

V

Graduated: 2006
Mentor: Dr. Clayton Wiley
Current Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Current Position: Resident: Anatomic pathology and Neuropathology
Graduated: 2014
Mentor: Dr. Jun Chen
Current Affiliation: University of Toronto
Current Position: Clinical Fellow Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery

W

Graduated: 2017
Mentor: Dr. Bita Moghaddam
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University
Current Position: Adjunct Faculty
Graduated: 2011
Mentor: Dr. Robert Bowser
Current Affiliation: Western Reserve Health Ed/NEOMED, Youngstown, OH
Current Position: Physiatrist

Z

Graduated: 2017
Mentor: Dr. Anthony Grace
Current Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Current Position: Medical Student