Archives: Team

Manage the D3b leadership team.

Gehrand

Ashley Gehrand is a Preclinical Models Project Manager responsible for the management of D3b’s lab-based projects and pre-clinical model requests, which includes the Children’s Brain Tumor Network (CBTN)…

Dickson

Conor Dickson is a Research Technician responsible for testing the efficacy of several CAR T Cell immunotherapy treatments in patient-derived xenograph models (PDX) of common pediatric brain tumors. …

Goel

Peeyush Goel is a Scientist involved with the drug development process using patient derived organoids (PODs), cell lines and PDX models.   Prior to joining CHOP in September…

Arif

Shehbeel Arif is a Research Assistant responsible for performing dual-natured computational and wet-lab research focusing on pediatric brain tumors, ML/AI, and biomarker discovery. Shehbeel earned a B.S. in…

Wilson

Cullen Wilson is a Research Technician who works closely with center scientists in the development and maintenance of cell lines for brain tumor research. Prior to joining CHOP…

Manarang

Herbert Manarang is a Shipping Specialist responsible for managing the shipments of specimen samples and supplies to sites and end users and ensuring shipping protocols and documentations meet…

Anthony

Ciana Anthony is a Research Technician responsible for supporting the research goals of the PCLRU by processing and storing biofluid samples and maintaining cell lines, all while fully…

Seip

Lauren Seip is a Biospecimen Research Coordinator responsible for coordinating and managing biospecimens received from external sites for the Cole-Reagins Registry for Sinonasal Cancer (CORSICA) and the Children’s…

Phul

Saksham Phul is a Bioinformatics Engineer responsible for developing software tools and pipelines to harness clinical and genomic data. He also assists in toolkit development and benchmarking of…

Mahtabfar

Aria Mahtabfar is a Research Fellow who focuses on utilizing radiomic and histopathologic data for prognostic modeling in translational brain tumor research.  Aria joined the D3b Center in…