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Dr. David Nauen David Nauen, M.D., Ph.D.
David Nauen trained in the M.D./Ph.D. program at the University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon where he studied mechanisms of spike-timing-dependent long-term plasticity, a reductionist model for memory. In 2010 he came to Baltimore for residency in anatomic pathology and fellowship in neuropathology. Dr. Nauen’s studies involve molecular and functional analyses of hippocampal tissue in response to injury. The dentate gyrus in mammals undergoes neurogenesis throughout life, and the lab’s research program is focused on understanding the contribution of this and other developmental processes in the pathogenesis of medial temporal lobe epilepsy and injury response more generally.


Chhuty Choudhury, M.S.
     Research Specialist

Molecular mechanisms of temporal lobe epilepsy.



 Andrew Wilson, M.S.
     Research Technologist

Mechanisms of temporal lobe epilepsy; bioinformatic tools for transcriptome data.



 Alaleh Azhir — Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering

Tools for analysis of transcriptome data.



 Sophia Chang — Biomedical Engineering

Image analysis applied to dentate gyrus development.



 Jenna Colombo — Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Identification of transcripts in situ.



 Nancy Huang — Neuroscience

Microglia in human hippocampal formation.



 Anne Li — Neuroscience and Spanish

Changes in gene expression underlying development of acquired epilepsy.



Max Lu — Biomedical Engineering and Applied Mathematics

Quantitative analysis of vascular architecture.



DanaRose Negro — Neuroscience

Migration in hippocampal formation.



Debanik Purkayastha — Biomedical Engineering

Precise deposition of individual cells by type.



 Chris Wend — Neuroscience

Mechanisms of temporal lobe epilepsy.