Team

Bradley Taylor

Bradley Taylor

Professor

Professor

Education: 

Postdoctoral fellowship, University of California, San Francisco
PhD, University of California, San Diego
BS, University of California, Davis

Email: BKT@pitt.edu

Telephone: 412-624-2092

In his free time Brad is a special needs advocate and enjoys exploring the natural beauty of the Pittsburgh region and teaching chess and tennis to children.

Suzanne Doolen

Suzanne Doolen

Research Assistant Professor

Research Assistant Professor

Education: 

Postdoctoral fellowship in Pharmacology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of California, Irvine
B.S. in Pharmacology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Email: sdoolen@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-4095

In her free time Suzanne enjoys spending time with her family, biking, skiing and playing the ukulele.

Click here to read about Suzanne’s research interests.

Ghanshyam Sinha

Ghanshyam Sinha

Research Assistant Professor

Research Assistant Professor

Education: PhD, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, USA

Email: gps25@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-4095

In his free time Ghanshyam enjoys spending time with his family and travelling.

Andy Cooper

Andy Cooper

Post Doc

Post Doc

Education: PhD, University of Nottingham, UK

Email: andy.cooper@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-4095

In his free time Andy enjoys climbing, hiking, travelling and walking his dog.

Pranav Prasoon

Pranav Prasoon

Post Doc

Post Doc

Education: PhD from AIIMS, New Delhi, India.

M.Sc. from CUSAT, Kerala, India.

Email: Pranav25@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-4095

In his free time Pranav enjoys swimming and travelling.

Diogo Francisco da Silva dos Santos

Diogo Francisco da Silva dos Santos

Post Doc

Post Doc

Education: 

PhD, School of Applied Sciences, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil.
MSc, School of Applied Sciences, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil.
B.A. in Physical Therapy at São Francisco University, Bragança Paulista, Brazil.

Email: diogof@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-4095

In his free time Diogo enjoys running and eating burgers.

Isabella Fuentes

Isabella Fuentes

Post Doc

Post Doc

Education:  BS in biochemistry from Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO

PhD in neuroscience from the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Email: ISF6@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-4095

In her free time Bella enjoys reading novels, cooking, baking, and hiking.

Naomi Hedden

Naomi Hedden

Research Scientist

Research scientist

Education: BSc in Physiotherapy at University of Birmingham, UK

Email: naomi.hedden@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-4095

In her free time Naomi enjoys walking her dog and cooking.

Nina Gakii

Nina Gakii

Research Scientist

Research Scientist

Undergraduate Institution: University of Kentucky

Email: nig47@pitt.edu

Telephone: 412 648 4095

In her free time Nina enjoys running and watching movies.

Carolyn Grachen

Carolyn Grachen

Research Scientist

Research Scientist

Education: B.S. University of Kentucky

Email: carolyn.grachen@pitt.edu

Telephone: 412-648-4095

In her free time Carolyn enjoys running in the morning and reading Harry Potter novels.

Tyler Nelson

Tyler Nelson

PhD student

Neurobiology PhD Student

Undergraduate Institution: Wofford College

Email: tsn11@pitt.edu

Telephone: 412-648-4095

In his free time Tyler enjoys cooking, gardening, reading and traveling the world.

Ben Shaw

Ben Shaw

PhD Student

PhD Student

Education: B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry at Eastern Kentucky University

Email: ben.shaw@pitt.edu

Telephone: 270-231-0292

In his free time Ben enjoys fishing and woodworking.