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.
Molecular mechanisms underlying various neurological disorders using human genetic approaches as well as research on animal and cell culture models
NADPH oxidase (Nox) & reactive oxygen species in signaling, vascular dysfunction and cardiopulmonary disease; Nox drug therapy development
Molecular mechanisms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Neuroimaging biomarkers of antidepressant treatment response in humans; Molecular bases of depression
Identification of neural correlates that underlie the symptoms of specific abnormalities in emotion processing in people with mood disorders
Stroke, motor control, proprioception, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG), biomarkers
Molecularly targeted therapeutics for childhood and adult brain tumors and identifying and counteracting mechanisms of glioma treatment resistance.