Affiliated Faculty

This list of affiliated investigators can help you identify potential research mentors at the University of Pittsburgh. PSTP students can, and do, work with mentors not on this list, but the investigators featured below have expressed interest in hosting PSTP students in their laboratories.

Taylor Abel, MD
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Neural mechanisms of visual and auditory perception.  

Sameer Agnihotri, PhD
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The Brain Tumor Biology and Therapy Laboratory studies pediatric and adult high-grade gliomas (HGG)—focusing on brain tumor signing, glioma metabolism and using genomics to identify novel and effective therapies.

Robert Friedlander, MD
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The study of the basic mechanisms of apoptosis, as mediated by the caspase apoptotic family in neurologic diseases