Meet the Team
Dr. Polyxeni Philippidou
PhD - Stony Brook University
Postdoctoral Fellow - New York University
Assistant Professor - CWRU Department of Neurosciences
Born - Nicosia, Cyprus
When not in the lab, Pola is out running along the roads and trails of Cleveland's Metroparks and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. She also keeps tabs on all the best pastry shops around.
B.A. - Northwestern University
Born - Okemos, MI
Outside of lab, Alicia is a member of the MSTP student council and enjoys attending Cleveland Orchestra concerts
M.S. - University of Michigan
B.S. - Virginia Tech
Born - Nepal
Ritesh has a passion for traveling, using his days off to explore nearby nature preserves and looks forward to travelling abroad.
B.S. - Fairfield University
Born - Baldwin, NY
In his spare time, Matthew enjoys playing video games, assembling computers, and swimming in local pools
M.S. & B.S. - Southern Medical University (Guangzhou, China)
Born - Dongguan, China
Alongside her studies, Minshan is an avid photographer and swimmer, taking advantage of local pools and beaches.