research Team

  • Joseph C. Masdeu, MD, PhD, Director, Principal investigator
  • Belen Pascual, BS, PhD, Co-Director, Principal investigator
  • Masahiro Fujita, MD, PhD, PET core director
  • Victoria Arbones, RN, Research coordinator
  • Kathleen Bradbury, Research assistant
  • Kimberley Brown, Psychometrician
  • Peter Cook, Academic coordinator
  • Katharine Dlouhy, Research assistant
  • Alireza Faridar, MD, Clinical neurology
  • Quentin Funk, BS, PhD, Programmer/Data analyst
  • Jennifer Garrett, RN, Research coordinator
  • Timea Hodics, MD, Neuroimaging Fellow
  • Rejani R Nair, RN, Research coordinator
  • M. Obadah Nakawah, MD, Clinical neurology
  • Elijah Rockers, BS, Programmer/Data analyst 
  • Muhammad H. Shahid, MD, Research associate
  • Madison Shyer, Research intern
  • Fengdan Ye, PhD candidate (Rice University)
  • Stephanie Wenzlawsh, Research coordinator

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
  • Paolo Zanotti Fregonara, MD, PhD, NIH

Lab Alumni

  • M. Samy Abdullah, MD, Postdoctoral fellow (Now Neurology Resident at UT San Antonio)
  • 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 
  • Clarisa D. Ting, BS, Research assistant
  • Neha Pal, BS, (Now in graduate school of medicine, Texas A&M)
  • Carolina Sirias, Undergraduate student (Now in undergraduate school, UT Austin)


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