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Division of Intramural Research Staff

Scientific Director: M. Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-451-2026

Lab Principal Investigators:
Lauren Y. Atlas, Ph.D., Tenure-Track Investigator
Yarimar Carrasquillo, Ph.D., Tenure-Track Investigator
Alex Chesler, Ph.D., Tenure-Track Investigator

Lucy Bauer, Postbac IRTA
Laura Case, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Marta Ceko, Ph.D., Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
Luana Colloca, M.D., Ph.D., Research Fellow
Valerie Cotton, Postbac IRTA
Adeline Ge, M.D., O.M.D., L. Ac., Senior Chinese Medicine Consultant
John Gracely, Postbac IRTA
Latoya Hyson, Biologist
Claire Le Pichon, Ph.D., Research Fellow
Claire Laubacher, Postbac IRTA
Tom Liang, Postbac IRTA
Lucie Low, M.Sc., Ph.D., Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow
Jon MacLeod, Postbac
Mark Pitcher, M.Sc., Ph.D., Visiting Fellow
Kanesha Simmons, Postbac IRTA
Farid Tarum, Postbac IRTA
Scott Thompson, B.S., M.B.A., Animal Biologist
Chantal Villemure, M.Sc., Ph.D., Staff Scientist
Binquan Wang, M.S., Ph.D., MRI Data Analyst
Philina Yee, Postbac IRTA


DIR Staff

Back row (left to right): Luana Colloca, Ruth Auguste, Latoya Hyson, Nicole Godwin, Chantal Villemure, Belinda Davis, Adeline Ge, Tom Liang
Front row (left to right): Marta Ceko, Kanesha Simmons, Catherine Bushnell, Mark Pitcher, Lucie Low