Lab Members

Akiva S. Cohen, PhD

Akiva S. Cohen, PhD
Principal Investigator
Interests: Central Nervous System dysfunction associated with brain injury
cohena@email.chop.edu


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Brian Johnson, PhD
Research Associate
Interests: Synaptic physiology, TBI metabolism, optogenetics



Rosalia Paterno, MD
Research Associate
Interests: In vivo recording, brain rhythms
rosi.paterno@hotmail.it


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Guoxiang Xiong, MD, PhD
Research Associate
Interests: Histology, imuunohistochemisty, imaging



Jaclyn Elkind, BS, RN
Laboratory Technician
Interests: Behavior, metabolism


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Colin Smith, BA
Graduate Student
Interests: Synaptic physiology, optogenetics
cosmith@mail.med.upenn.edu



Chris Palmer, BA
Graduate student
Interests: Synaptic physiology, voltage sensitive dye recording
chpalm@mail.med.upenn.edu



Kait Folweiler, BS
Graduate student
Interests: Behavior, synaptic physiology, voltage sensitive dye recording
kfolw@mail.med.upenn.edu



Hannah Metheny, BA
Research Technician
Interests: Behavior, extracellular field recording
methenyh1@email.chop.edu