Louis Manganas, MD PhD
Lou received his BS in Biochemistry with Honors in 1994 from Stony Brook University. He completed the MD/PhD program at Stony Brook in 2004 and as part of his PhD thesis studied ion channel trafficking in the mammalian brain. Upon graduating, he pursued his research interests at Cold Spring Harbor Labs where he studied stem cells in the human brain. In 2007 he began his residency at Stony Brook's Child Neurology Program. Currently, he is in his first year as an Epilepsy Fellow at Yale where he continues to pursue his research interests in stem cell detection in the human brain, specifically, in patients with epilepsy. Lou is married and has two children and enjoys sailing, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Ji Yeoun Yoo, MD
Ji Yeoun completed medical school at Ewha Woman’s University in Seoul, South Korea. She finished an internship at the University of Missouri, Columbia and a Neurology residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Currently, Ji Yeoun is a clinical fellow at the Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. She is interested in behavioral aspects in epilepsy, neuroimaging, and surgical evaluation of epilepsy including intracranial EEG. She enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.
Yan Zhang, MD PhD
Yan received her MD degree in 1999 from Peking Union Medical College in China. She then obtained her PhD degree in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology from Stony Brook University in 2004. She stayed on as a postdoctoral fellow at Stony Brook University to study axonal regeneration after spinal cord injury until 2007 when she began her preliminary year residency program at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York. In 2011, she graduated from the Neurology residency program at the University of Connecticut, where she was a chief resident from 2010-2011. Currently, Yan is a first year Epilepsy Fellow at Yale New Haven Hospital. She enjoys cooking, reading, and traveling.