Stanford Basic Science Research Team

Elizabeth Mellins, MD
Monocyte Research

  • Professor
  • Stanford Children's Health
  • Pediatrics Human Gene Therapy

Carlos Bustamante, AB, AM, PhD 
Genetics and Microbiome Research

  • Professor
  • Stanford Children's Health
  • Department of Genetics & Biology

Lawrence Steinman, MD
Neuroimmunology Research

  • Professor
  • Stanford Children's Health
  • Pediatrics & Neurology & Neurological Sciences

Catherine Blish, MD, PhD

HLA in PANS

  • Professor
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Infectious Disease

David Stevenson, MD

  • Professor
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Pediatrics

David Lewis, MD 
Immmunology Research

  • Chief & Professor
  • Stanford Children's Health
  • Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology

Allan Reiss, MD

Psychiatry and Radiology

  • Professor
  • Stanford University School of Medicine and Stanford Children's Health
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Cynthia Kapphahan, MD, MPH

Eating Restriction in PANS

  • Clinical Professor
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

Marcelo Fernandez Vina, PhD 
HLA Research

  • Professor
  • Stanford Children's Health
  • Pathology

Kristen Yeom, MD

Neuroradiology Research

  • Associate Professor
  • Stanford Children's Health
  • Pediatric Radiology

Agnes Kalinowski, MD

C4 Gene Research

  • Clinical Instructor
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Holden Maecker, PhD 
CyTOF and Cytokine Research

  • Director of Human Immune Monitoring Center
  • Stanford Children's Health
  • Microbiology & Immunology

PJ Utz, MD
Immunological Research

  • Professor
  • Stanford Medicine
  • Immunology and Rheumatology

Ronald Davis, PhD
Genetics

  • Professor
  • Stanford Children's Health
  • Biochemistry & Genetics

Alex Urban, PhD

C4 Gene Research

  • Associate Professor
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Genetics

Mike Snyder, PhD

Genomics Research

  • Professor
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Genetics

Basic Science Postdocs and Research Associates

Shamma Rahman, PhD

Monocyte Research

  • Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Pediatrics Human Gene Therapy (Mellins Lab)

Allison Vreeland, PhD

MRI/Imaging Research

  • Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Pediatric Radiology and Psychology (Reiss Lab)

Fereshteh Jahaniani, PharmD, PhD

Chronic Fatigue in PANS

  • Research Associate
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Stanford Center for Genomics & Personalized Medicine

Ayan Mondal, PhD

Blood Brain Barrier

  • Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Pediatrics Human Gene Therapy (Mellins Lab)

Noga Or-Geva, PhD

Research in Immunophenotyping

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Neurology & Neurological Sciences

Xihui Yin, BS

Autoantibody Profiling

  • Research Associate
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Immunology and Rheumatology (Utz Lab)