Lab Alumni

Former Research StaffPosition in LabMoved toNew Position
Saori Shimizu, MD, PhDResearch Associate (2004-2011)Novartis, JapanMedical Director
Giuseppe Bardi, PhDResearch Associate (2005-2006)CNR of Pisa, ItalyResearcher
Former Postdoctoral FellowsPosition in LabMoved toNew Position
Jonathan Pitcher, MD, PhDMD, PhD Graduate Student in Micro-virology and Immunology (2009-2012)

Postdoctoral Fellow (2014-2015)

University of PittsburghMedical Resident
Roberto Wurth, PhD
Visiting Research Scholar (2011-2012)Department of Internal Medicine University of Genoa, ItalyPostdoctoral Fellow
Silvia Burbassi, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow (2006-2010)College de France, ISERM, Paris
Communication Jonctionnelle et Interactions entre Réseaux Neuronaux et Gliaux
Research Staff
Jose Joaquin Merino, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow (2003-2004)Medical College Computense University, MadridResearcher
Muhammad Z. Khan, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow
(2001-2009)

Research Faculty
(2009-2010)

The University of Pennsylvania,
Department of Neurology
Philadelphia
Research Staff
Former Graduate StudentsPosition in LabMoved toNew Position
Matilde HoffmanGraduate Student, Master in Medical Science, (2012-2014)Drexel University College of MedicineMedical Student
Kevin TarnGraduate Student, Master in Medical Science, (2012-2014)Drexel University College of MedicineAcademic Lab Manager
Anna Cook Abt, PhDPhD Graduate Student, Neuroscience, (2008-2013)SciStrategy, PAMedical Writer
Jaclyn Nicolai, PhDPhD Graduate Student, Pharmacology and Physiology, (2006-2010)Wistar Inisitute, Immunology Program, Philadelphia, PAPostdoctoral Fellow
Anjum ParkarGraduate Student, Master in Bioengineering (2006)Merck Laboratories, PAResearch Technician
Jeegar Patel, PhDPhD Graduate Student, Pharmacology and Physiology – NRSA/NIDA Fellow (2006)Abbott LaboratoriesScientist
Rajarshi Sengupta, PhDPhD Graduate Student, Neuroscience, (2005-2009)Washington University in St. Louis, Department of PediatricsPostdoctoral Fellow
Randi HippensteelGraduate Student, Master in Neuroscience, (2005-2008)Centocor, PAAssociate Scientist
Nha NuyngGraduate Student, Master of Medical Science, (2004)University of Illinois Medical SchoolMedical Student
Sanjay MaraboynaGraduate Student, Master of Medical Science, (2003)Ohio State Medical SchoolMedical Student
Engy HannaGraduate Student, Master of Medical Science, (2002)Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; subsequently accepted into the NIH one-year off program for physiciansMedical Student
Former Undergraduate StudentsPosition in LabMoved toNew Position
Eda AtmacaUndergraduate Student, Summer (2015)San Francisco State UniversityGraduate Student
Chihyang (Matt) LinUndergraduate Student, (2014-2016)Drexel University College of MedicineMedical Student
Sheila KaushikUndergraduate Research Student, Summer, (2013)Drexel UniversityCompleting Bachelor’s Degree
Juhi MotianiUndergraduate Research Student, Summer, (2013)Drexel UniversityCompleting Bachelor’s Degree
Rachel HanUndergraduate Research Student, (2012)University of PennsylvaniaEnrolled in Health Sciences Graduate Program
My-Thao LeUndergraduate Student, Philadelphia Central High School, Gifted Student Program, (2003-2005)University of the Sciences in PhiladelphiaGraduate Student
Danielle ResueUndergraduate Student, SURF program, (2001-2002)Albany Medical College, NYPhD Graduate Student