Takeshi Murai, PhD

Takeshi Murai, PhD

Takeshi Murai, PhD, is a trainee under the supervision of Stacey Sukoff Rizzo, PhD, and has worked in the Rizzo Lab since 2020. Prior to his work at the Aging Institute, Dr. Murai worked for more than 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry in Japan developing novel...
Diana Davidek, MD

Diana Davidek, MD

Diana Davidek, MD, a medical school graduate from Universidad Surcolombiana in Colombia is a postdoctoral fellow at the Aging Institute under the mentorship of Aditi Gurkar, PhD. Dr. Davidek is currently supported by the T32 training program in the Division of...
Heather Ballance, PhD

Heather Ballance, PhD

Dr. Heather Ballance, is excited to be working in the lab of Dr. Bokai Zhu at the Aging Institute. She joined at the lab’s opening and is inspired by the momentum and growth of the lab over the past two years. As a PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania, her...
Travis Lear, PhD

Travis Lear, PhD

Dr. Travis Lear, PhD successfully defended his dissertation in April 2020 and earned a doctorate from the School of Public Health in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. Dr. Lear was a graduate student in the lab of Beibei (Bill) Chen, PhD, at the...