Team

Show All Leadership Team Strategic Coordination Unit Clinical Research Unit Research Project Management Team Molecular Diagnostics Research Unit Biospecimen Research Unit Pre-clinical Laboratory Research Unit Advanced Data Applications and Platform Technologies Unit Bioinformatics Unit Translational Imaging Research Unit Matrix Support Unit

Leadership Team

  • Jay Storm, MD

    Co-Executive Director; Chief, Division of Neurosurgery
  • Adam Resnick, PhD

    Co-Executive Director
  • Jena Lilly, MS

    Executive Director of Research Operations and Strategic Planning

Strategic Coordination Unit

  • Ximena Cuellar, MBA

    Research Business & Administrative Director
  • Trang Duros, BBA

    Research Administrative Director
  • Gerri Trooskin, MS

    Director of Partnerships
  • Whitney Rife, BS

    Communications & Outreach Project Manager
  • Bobby Moulder, MBA

    Senior Designer
  • Jonathan Waller, BA

    Senior Communications Associate
  • Erin Alexander, BS

    Administrative Program Coordinator
  • Dani Cardona, BS

    Administrative Program Manager

Clinical Research Unit

  • Jennifer Mason, BA

    Director of Clinical Research Operations
  • Allison Morgan, BS

    Clinical Research Project Manager
  • Zeinab Helili, MS

    Clinical Research Project Manager
  • Kaitlin Lehmann, MA

    Clinical Research Program Manager
  • Beth Frenkel, BS

    Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Alexa Plisiewicz, BSc

    Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Lina Lopez, BA

    Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Ena Agbodza, BA

    Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Thinh (Bin) Nguyen, BSc

    Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Valeria Lopez-Gil, BA

    Clinical Research Assistant
  • Justine Rizzo, BS

    Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Emily Drake, BS

    Clinical Research Assistant
  • Jessica Harrison, BS, BA

    Clinical Research Assistant
  • Sean McHugh, BS

    Clinical Research Assistant
  • Cade Fortney, BS

    Clinical Research Assistant

Research Project Management Team

  • Tatiana Patton, MS

    Director of Research Programs
  • Stephanie Stefankiewicz, BS

    Clinical Research Project Manager
  • Kamnaa Arya, MS

    Clinical Research Project Manager
  • Ryan Velasco, MS

    Clinical Research Program Manager

Molecular Diagnostics Research Unit

Biospecimen Research Unit

  • Catherine Sullivan, BS

    Biospecimen Research Unit Lead
  • Herbert Manarang, BA

    Shipping Specialist
  • Noel Coleman, BS

    Biospecimen Research Coordinator
  • Lauren Seip, BA

    Biospecimen Research Coordinator
  • Erin Lemin, BA

    Biospecimen Research Coordinator

Pre-clinical Laboratory Research Unit

Advanced Data Applications and Platform Technologies Unit

Bioinformatics Unit

  • Yuankun Zhu, BS

    Director of Bioinformatic Engineering
  • Adam Kraya, PhD

    Supervisory Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Jo Lynne Rokita, PhD

    Supervisory Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Yiran Guo, PhD

    Principal Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Ammar Naqvi, PhD

    Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Alex Sickler, BS

    Bioinformatics Computing Infrastructure Manager
  • Bo Zhang, BS

    Bioinformatics Engineer
  • Miguel Brown, MA

    Bioinformatics Engineer
  • Brian Ennis, BS

    Bioinformatics Engineer
  • Dan Miller, MS

    Bioinformatics Engineer
  • Xiaoyan Huang, MS

    Bioinformatics Engineer
  • Saksham Phul, MS

    Bioinformatics Engineer

Translational Imaging Research Unit

  • Ali Nabavizadeh, MD

    Director of Imaging
  • Arastoo Vossough, MD, PhD

    Neuroradiologist
  • Susan Sotardi, MD, MS

    Neuroradiologist
  • Ariana Familiar, PhD

    Imaging Data Scientist & Technical Lead
  • Karthik Viswanathan, MS

    Imaging Data Scientist & Technical Project Manager
  • Anahita Fathi Kazerooni, PhD

    Faculty, Research Instructor (Lecturer)
  • Sina Bagheri, MD

    Research Fellow
  • Aria Mahtabfar, MD

    Research Fellow
  • Sherjeel Arif, BSE

    Imaging Data Analyst
  • Hannah Anderson, BSc

    Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Nastaran Khalili, MD, MPH

    Visiting Scholar
  • Debanjan Haldar, BS

    Student Researcher

Matrix Support Unit

  • Meridith Egan, BA

    Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations
  • Marilyn Li, MD

    Cancer Genomics Lab Director
  • Mariarita Santi, MD, PhD

    Neuropathologist
  • Mahdi Sarmady, PhD, MSc

    Director of Bioinformatics
  • Lisa States, MD

    Pediatric Radiologist
  • Jeffrey Ware, MD

    Neuroradiologist
  • Lorenna Vidal, MD, DABR

    Pediatric Neuroradiologist
  • David Stokes, PhD

    Technical Director
  • Mike Kelly, MS

    Sr. Data Integration Analyst
  • Asif Chinwalla, MS, MBA

    Head of Scientific Computing
  • Komal Rathi, MS

    Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Will Struebing, BS

    DevOps Engineer