Lab Members

Sally Moody

Sally Moody, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy & Regenerative Biology

Dr. Moody received her bachelor’s degree from Goucher College. She conducted her MS research in neuroscience under the tutelage of Richard Meszler, PhD, at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, which launched her career path exploring the nervous system. She earned her PhD in neuroscience from the University of Florida and served a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Utah until 1983. She then went to the University of Virginia and served on the faculty of the Anatomy and Cell Biology Department, the Department of Neuroscience, and the Developmental Biology program. In 1994, Dr. Moody joined GW as a full professor in the Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology.

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Karen Neilson

Karen Neilson, PhD
Senior Research Scientist

Email: anakmn@gwu.edu.

Zahra Motahari

Zahra Motahari
Postdoctoral Scientist

Email: motahariz@gwu.edu

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Ankita Shah
Postdoctoral Scientist

Email: shaha@gwu.edu

Himani Datta Majumdar

Himani Datta Majumdar, MA
Research Associate

Email: hmajumdar@gwu.edu

Tanya Mehdizadeh

Tanya Mehdizadeh
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Email: tanya_414@gwu.edu

Steven Klein

Steven Klein, PhD
Adjunct Professor

 

Aparna Baxi

Aparna Baxi
Graduate Assistant

Email: abaxi1@gwu.edu

Andre Tavares

Andre Tavares
Senior Research Scientist

Email: tavaresa@gwu.edu

Past Lab Members

  • Dr. Tammy Awtry, Science Educator
  • Dr. Daniel Bauer, Internal Medicine, Private practice
  • Dr. Samantha Brugmann, Associate Professor, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
  • Dr. Zoya Demidenko, Assistant Professor, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Dr. Kathleen E. Dennis, Research Scientist, Vanderbuilt University
  • Dr. Betty C. Gallagher, Research Scientist, University of Virginia (Deceased)
  • Dr. Stephen Gee, Instructor, Coe College
  • Dr. Paaqua Grant, Project Manager, Evoke Research and Consulting
  • Dr. Alexandra Hainski-Brousseau, Science Educator
  • Dr. Sen Huang, Director, Huang Clinic, Washington, DC (Retired)
  • Dr. Kristy L. Kenyon, Associate Professor, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Dr. Kathryn B. Moore, Research Associate Professor, University of Utah
  • Dr. Petra D. Pandur, Group Leader, University Ulm, Germany
  • Dr. Steven A. Sullivan, Senior Research Scientist, New York University
  • Dr. Bo Yan, Director, Translational Medical Research, Nanjing Medical College
  • Dr. Norann Zaghloul, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland