Our Team

  • Joseph C. Masdeu, MD, PhD, Director, Principal Investigator
  • Belen Pascual, BS, PhD, Co-Director, Principal Investigator
  • Paolo Zanotti-Fregonara, MD, PhD, PET Core Director, Principal Investigator
  • M. Obadah Nakawah, MD, Neuroimaging Fellow
  • Elijah Rockers, BS, Programmer/Data Analyst 
  • Quentin Funk, BS, PhD, Programmer/Data Analyst
  • Jennifer Garrett, RN, Research Coordinator
  • Victoria Arbones, RN, Research Coordinator
  • Muhammad H. Shadi, MD, Lab Manager, Research Associate
  • Nena Pal, BS, Research Assistant
  • Michlene R. Daniels, BS, Graduate Student  

Local Collaborators


Distant Collaborators

  • Brad C. Dickerson, MD, MGH/HST Athinoula A. Martinos, Boston, MA
  • Nikos Makris, MD, PhD, MGH/HST Athinoula A. Martinos, Boston, MA


Lab Alumni

  • Sahil Bajaj, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Jordan Ashcraft, BS, Research Assistant (Now in graduate school of med., Univ. of Florida)
  • David Dalton, BS, Research Assistant (Now in graduate school of med., UT San Antonio)
  • Nate Lee, BS, Research Assistant (Now in graduate school of medicine, Georgetown Univ.)
  • Mark Hollenbeck, BS, Programmer / Data Analyst (Now in graduate school, UT Austin)
  • Clarisa D. Ting, BS, Research Assistant
  • Carolina Sirias, Undergraduate Student (Now in undergraduate school, UT Austin)