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Lab Members

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Takaaki Kuwajima, Ph.D

Principal Investigator

2023-

2018-2023

2015-2017  

2006-2013

2014 

2006          

2001 

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Research Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University (Przedborski lab) 

Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University (Henderson lab) 

Postdoctoral and Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University (Mason lab)  

Ph.D [Biological Science], Osaka University (Yoshikawa lab)

BS [Organic Chemistry], Ritsumeikan University (Tamiaki lab)

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Khushi Rai

Research Technician

2024-         

2020-2024 

Research Technician

BS (Neuroscience), University of Pittsburgh

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Kristin Hsieh

Undergraduate Student

2022-         

2021-  

Research Assistant

Undergraduate student, University of Pittsburgh

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Serena Arnold

Undergraduate Student

2023-         

2022-  

Research Assistant

Undergraduate student, University of Pittsburgh

Former Members

Rody Kingston
Research technician: 2018 - 2020
Now: Ph.D student -> Research Tech @ University of Pittsburgh
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Smrithi Shyam
Summer research intern (high school student):  July - Aug, 2022
Fumika Ando
Visiting Undergraduate: Dec, 2019 - Jan, 2020, July - August, 2020
Now: MD student @ Albany Medical College 
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Dwarkesh Amin
Undergraduate, MS student and Research technician: 2019 - 2022
Now: Undergraduate student @
University of Pennsylvania
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Manjiri Palayekar
Undergraduate: 2021 - 2023
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Jade Steber
Undergraduate: 2023 - 2024
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Sneha Misra
Undergraduate: 2019 - 2022
Now: Master student @ Eastern Virginia Medical School
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Gregory Campbell
Research technician: 2020 - 2023
Now: Ph.D student @ Pennsylvania State University
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