Faculty Members



David Chesler, M.D, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Pediatrics at Stony Brook University

Yun Feng, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pharmacology at Jiangsu University

James Frazier, M.D.

Neurological and Spine Faculty at Baltimore Neurosurgery and Spine Center

Nestoras Mathioudakis, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University

Maryam Rahman, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at University of Florida

Shaan Raza, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgical Oncology at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Mingxin Zhu, M.D.

Neurosurgery Faculty at Tongji Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China


Residents & Fellows



Sara Abbadi, Ph.D.

TBD - Postdoctoral Fellow

Ameer Abutalab, M.D.

University of Maryland - Internal Medicine Resident

Pragathi Achanta, Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins University - Postdoctoral Fellow

Hadie Adams, M.D.

The Netherlands - Postdoctoral Fellow

Joaquin Camara-Quintana, M.D.

Yale University - Neurosurgery Resident

Vivian Capilla, Ph.D.

Andalusian Molecular Biology and Regenerative Medicine Centre - Postdoctoral Fellow

Linda Chen, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University - Radiation Oncologist Resident

Tomas Garzon-Muvdi, M.Sc., M.D.

Johns Hopkins University - Neurosurgery Resident

Bowen Jiang, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University - Neurosurgery Resident

Thomas Kosztowski, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University - Spine Oncology Fellow

Qian Li, Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins University - Anesthesiology Fellow

Eric Momin, M.S., M.D.

Baylor College of Medicine - Neurosurgery Resident

Debraj Mukherjee, M.D.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Neurooncology Fellow

Ahmed Mohyeldin, M.D., Ph.D.

Ohio State University - Neurosurgery Resident

Courtney Pendleton, M.D.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Neurosurgery Resident

Sussan Salas, M.D.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Neurosurgery Resident

Neda Isabel Sedora-Roman, M.D.

Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Hospital – Radiology Resident

QingYang (Kristy) Yuan, M.D.

Washington University School of Medicine - Neurology Resident

Hasan Zaidi, M.D.

St. Joseph's Hospital - Neurooncology Fellow

Grettel Zamora-Berridi, M.D.

Massachusetts General Hospital - Anesthesiology Resident

Deepak Atri, M.D.

Johns Hopkins - Medicine Resident

Eric Goulin Lippi Fernandes, M.D.

The Netherlands - Neurosurgery Residency TBD

Elizabeth Ogando-Rivas, M.D.

General Hospital of Mexico - Neurosurgery Resident


Medical Students



Hatice Basdag, B.S., M.H.S., M.S.

Johns Hopkins University - M.D. Candidate

Sean Dangelmajer, B.S.

Stanford School of Medicine - M.D. Candidate

Saksham Gupta, B.S.

Johns Hopkins University - M.D. Candidate

Elizabeth Wu, B.S.

Johns Hopkins University - M.D. Candidate

Lakesha Johnson, B.S.

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - M.D. Candidate

Lyonell Kone, B.S., M.H.S

Johns Hopkins University - M.D. Candidate

Alexandra Larsen, B.S.

Harvard University - M.D. Candidate

Julia Litzky B.S.

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth - M.D./Ph.D. Candidate

Alex Liu, B.S.

UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas - M.D. Candidate

Brian Liu, B.S.

Stanford School of Medicine - M.D. Candidate

Christopher Mancuso, B.A., M.H.S.

Nova Southeastern University College – D.O. Candidate

Sophia Martinez, B.S.

University of Michigan - M.D. Candidate

Ashwini Niranjan, B.S.

Johns Hopkins University - M.D. Candidate

David Purger, B.S.

Stanford School of Medicine - M.D./Ph.D. Candidate

Olindi Wijesekera, B.A., M.S.

Boston University - M.D. Candidate


Graduate Students and Postbaccalaureates



Sooji Lee, B.A., M.S.P.H.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Project Manager

Roxana Magaña Maldonado, B.S., M.S.

National Autonomous University of Mexico/Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía - Ph.D. Candidate

Roxana Mesias, B.A., M.A.

Mount Sinai - Senior Research Coordinator

Liron Noiman, B.A.

UCSF - Ph.D. Candidate

Tom O'Donnell, B.S.

Johns Hopkins University - Research Technician

Bill Ruff, B.S.

Yale University - Ph.D. Candidate

Candice Shaifer, Ph.D.

Founder/Principal of BioLance Writing and Editing

Christopher Smith, Ph.D.

Scientist at Meso Scale Discovery

Ram Sundaresh, B.S.

Stanford University - Masters Candidate

Nate Tippens, B.S.

Cornell University - Ph.D. Candidate

Vanessa Valdivia, B.S.

M.D. Applicant

Guillermo Vela, B.A., M.S

CEO and Cofounder of Nebulab

Keila Alvarado, B.S., M.S.

Polytechnic University of Valencia - Ph.D. Candidate


Undergraduate Students



Sural Ranamukhaarachchi

University of California San Diego - B.S. Candidate

Leslie Sibener

Johns Hopkins University - B.S. Candidate