Current:

Constantinos Hadjipanayis, M.D., PhD

Principal Investigator

Alexandros Bouras, M.D.

Senior Research Scientist and Lab Manager

Professional photoDr. Bouras received his M.D. from the University of Athens Medical School in Athens, Greece. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Metaxa Cancer Hospital in Piraeus, Greece, and Neurological Surgery at Tzanio General Hospital in Piraeus, Greece. He was a Research Associate of the Brain Tumor Nanotechnology Laboratory at the Winship Cancer Institute, Department of Neurosurgery at Emory University School of Medicine. He is currently a Senior Research Scientist and the Lab Manager of the Brain Tumor Nanotechnology Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh Hillman Cancer Center in the Department of Neurosurgery. He is an Associate Member of Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and has served as a mentor for the Summer Scholars Research Program of Winship Cancer Institute and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is the recipient of the 2011 AANS/CNS Section on Tumors/BrainLab International Research Fellowship. Click here for Dr. Bouras’ Google Scholar list of publications.

Daniel Rivera, B.S.

Medical Student Researcher

IMG_8096 copyDaniel received his B.S. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from Yale University in 2018. Previously, while working in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Yale School of Medicine, his research focused on the neuropathological changes associated with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy and epileptogenesis. Daniel joined the Brain Tumor Nanotechnology lab in 2019 to be on the forefront of neuro-oncological translational research as well as to further his passion for neuroscience and healthcare. He matriculated as an MD student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2021.

Corrine Koziel, B.S.

Research Technician

image_2022-12-28_102811820-1 Corrine graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2021 with a major in neuroscience, minors in Chemistry and French, and a Sustainability certificate. She has been passionate about research since undergraduate—her experience covers neurochemical foundations of behavior to immune responses in the lungs, and a little bit in between. She plans to attend physician assistant school in the future.