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Pasha Davoudian

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Pasha Davoudian


Pasha received his B.A. in neuroscience with highest distinction from the University of Virginia in 2016. As an undergraduate he studied thalamocortical circuits involved in absence epilepsy. Following his undergraduate training, he was a research associate at the Allen Institute for Brain Science where he described the patterns of connectivity and characterized synaptic physiological properties of mouse and human neocortical neurons. In 2018 he enrolled in the Yale MD/PhD program where he will conduct his thesis work with Alex Kwan examining the effect of rapid-acting psychoactive drugs such as ketamine and psilocybin on neuronal circuits.

Education & Training

  • Research Associate
    Allen Institute for Brain Science (2018)
  • BA
    University of Virginia, Neuroscience (2016)