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Lab Members

Meet the Bonakdarpour Lab team members. We welcome requests for information about our work and collaboration opportunities.

Principal Investigator

Borna Bonakdarpour

Borna Bonakdarpour, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology)

Undergraduate Students

Grace Lee

Grace Lee

Research Assistant

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Ken Li

Research Assistant

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Kate Vidano

Kate Vidano

Research Assistant

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Research Staff

Jordan  Behn

Jordan Behn, MS

Biomedical Engineer
Research Study Coordinator

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Daniel Seog

Daniel Seog

Research Study Assistant

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Elena Barbieri, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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 Michael Grecius

Michael Grecius, MD, MPH

Stanford University

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Maya Henry

Maya Henry, PhD

University of Texas, Austin

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Marsel Mesulam

Marsel Mesulam, MD

Chief of Behavioral Neurology in the Department of Neurology, Ruth Dunbar Davee Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology) and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

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Jonathan Miller, PhD

Sounds Good Choir

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Sandy Miller

Sounds Good Choir

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Darby Morhardt

Darby Morhardt, PhD

Professor Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease
Department of Preventive Medicine

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Todd Parrish

Todd Parrish, PhD

Northwestern Department of Radiology

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Rhiana Schafer

Rhiana Schafer

Music and Medicine Investigator
Research Project Coordinator, Mesulam Center, Northwestern University

Clara Takarabe

Clara Takarabe, BA

Philosopher, Violist
Music and Medicine Investigator
Clinical Music Practitioner

Sandra Weintraub

Sandra Weintraub, PhD, FAAN

Professor of Neuropsychology Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease
Department of Psychiatry

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Jeff Wolfe

Jeff Wolfe, MM, MT-BC

Neurologic Music Therapist
Music and Medicine Investigator
Chief Operating Officer, Institute for Therapy through the Arts

Christina Zelano

Christina Zelano, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology

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Anisha Basu

Anisha Basu, MS

Research Assistant
Biomedical Engineer

Hernando Fereira

Hernando Fereira, BS

Research Assistant
Computational Neuroscientist

Kyla Guillaume

Kyla Guillaume, BS

Research Assistant

Daniel Huang

Daniel Huang, BA

Medical Student

Jackie Takarabe

Jackie Takarabe

Research Assistant

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Allan Wang

Allan Wang

Graduate Student
Stanford University

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