Staff Scientists

Arash Alavi, PhD

Software Developer, SCGPM

Arash is a Software Developer at SCGPM. His research interests are in the areas of software engineering, software analysis, computer security and privacy, and smartphone side of systems/security. Arash received his PhD in computer science from University of California, Riverside under the supervision of Prof. Rajiv Gupta. He worked on building a scalable and secure platform for real-time health management when he was working as an intern at SCGPM, and then he fully joined the team to continue the development of PHD (Personal Health Dashboard). He also collaborates on data management projects at Metabolic Health Center (MHC). Here is his personal homepage.

Edward Esplin

Graduate, Stanford Center for Professional Development

Fereshteh Jahanbani

PharmD/PhD| School of Medicine

Fereshteh received her PharmD in 1998, her PhD in pharmacology in 2005 and 6 years postdoctoral degree in 2011. She  works  in the Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine. Combining family and population studies and using the power of multi-omics and precision medicine to understand the genetic and epigenetics risk factors associate with chronic complex diseases is the main focus of her research. Currently she is working on the pathological cross talk  between EDS, CFS, PANS/PANDAS and Lyme.

Emma Monte

Previous: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Genetics

Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles
B.S., University of California Berkeley

Research interests: Cardiovascular disease, genetics, molecular biology, stem cell biology.

Dalia Perelman

Health Educator, Medicine-Med/Stanford Prevention Research Center

 Received  a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and immunology. Worked as a research assistant in a molecular biology laboratory at Stanford University for 6 years. Received a Master’s degree in Nutritional Sciences. Certified as a diabetes educator and worked at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation for 14 years counseling patients. In addition to her clinical experience, Dalia has also been involved in research and teaching. She taught at San Jose State University, and continues to advise students on their theses. She currently works as a research dietitian and study coordinator at Stanford University. She is a reviewer for the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and was an analyst for the Evidence Analysis Library. She has spoken in conferences geared to dietitians and physicians.