2004-2006 Dr. Edward Knapp. Sphingolipid Modulation of NMDA Receptor Trafficking. Conducted a second postdoctoral fellowship with Peter Calabresi, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
2004-2006 Dr. Yangfang Chai. Regulation of Adult Neurogenesis During Aging.
2005-2007 Dr. V. V. Ratnam Bandaru. Lipids in CNS Dysfunction in Aging Promoted to Research Associate fall 2007 and Assistant Professor in 2011 in the Department of Neurology at Johns Hopkins.
2006-2007 Dr. Krishna Jhaveri. Lipid Modulation of Receptor Trafficking and Function.
2008-2009 Dr. Nino Tabatadze. Roles for nSMase2 in receptor in neurogenesis and aging. Now an Assistant Professor at North Western University. Chicago.
2008-2011 Dr. Hangshiu Xu. Effects of HIV and alcohol on AMPA and NMDA receptor trafficking. Now a clinical fellow at the Wilmur Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
2009-2010 Dr. Ozge Gunutz. Sphingolipid modulation of synaptic plasticity. Now a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse, NIH. Bethesda.
2009-2013 Dr. Mihyun Bai. Mechanisms for accelerated brain aging in HIV-infected people on stable antiretroviral therapy. Currently a Research Fellow. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.
2010-2012 Dr. Neha Patel. Sphingolipid regulation of amyloid processing in HIV infection. Now a Research Scientist in Mumbi, India.
2010-2013 Dr. Luis Tovar. Neurodegenerative disease associated changes in purinergic signaling. Now Investigador Asociado C (Assistant Professor), Departamento de Neuropatología Molecular, Instituto de Fisiología Celular, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
2011-2012 Dr. Maytal Sabat Simon. Roles for lipids in regulating synaptic plasticity and synaptic dysfunction. Now on staff at the Weissman Institute, Israel.
2011-2013 Dr. Shuwen Cao, Identification of structural determinants that regulate ceramide-protein interactions.
2013-2015 Dr. Amanda Trout, Gene expression profiles of exosomes and cellular targets.
2014-2016 Dr. Alex Dickens, Exosome regulation of neuro-immune interactions. Now on faculty at the University of Helsinki, Finland.
2015-2016 Dr. Soo-Ah Kim, Lipidomics of plasma from Multiple Sclerosis patients.
2015-2017 Dr. Sheng Wang, Gliotransmission of exosomes regulates a neurotrophic response. Moved to a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Maryland.
2015-2018 Dr. Amrita Datta-Chadhuri. Extracellular vesicle miRNA cargo modification by inflammation. Now a Medical writer in Washington DC.
2016-2018 Dr. Saja Khuder, Intranasal insulin and brain energy metabolism in models of HIV infection. Now a Clinical Trial Liaison for Johnson and Johnson.
2016-2018 Dr. Lakshmi Vattem Venkata Swarajya. Mass spectrometry analysis of sphingosine, sphingosine 1-phosphate and ceramides in human CSF and plasma. Returned to industry position in India.
2016-2018 Dr. Suming Chen. Metabolomic profiling of brain, plasma and CSF in HIV, Multiple Sclerosis and traumatic brain injury. Now an Assistant Professor Huang University, China.
2004-2007 David Galey. Ph.D. University of Kentucky. Role of Astrocytes in HIV Pathogenesis.
2004-2008 Dr. Kris Helke DVM. Disruption of Mitochondrial function by the HIV-protein Tat; Bad and Bax.
2005-2007 Ostefame Ewaleifoh. Masters Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine.
2005-2012 Susan Follstat. Ph.D. program Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine. Department of Comparative Medicine. Neuronal Death Signaling in SIV.
2007 Elizabeth Munter. M.D. program, Johns Hopkins. Disruption of the lipid content in white matter of (summer) Schizophrenia patients.
2007-2012 Valorie Toodle. Ph.D program Comparative Medicine. Mechanisms of neuroprotection by selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors.
2008-2013 Kelly Meulendyke. Ph.D. Program Comparative Medicine. Effects of minocycline on dopamine levels in the caudate of SIV-infected macaques.
2009-2013 Wendy Pacheco. Ph.D. program, Department of Biochemistry, University of Ponce School of Medicine.
2012-2014 Sarah Beck. Ph.D. Molecular and Comparative Medicine. Natural host genetic resistance to lentiviral CNS disease.