Bredesen Lab Members

Alex Matalis
Animal Technician II

Clare Peters-Libeu
Staff Scientist

Karen Poksay
Senior Research Associate

Rammohan Rao
Associate Research Professor

Patricia Spilman
Senior Staff Scientist

Patricia Spilman, M.A. is a neuroscientist with over 20 years of experience in neurodegenerative disease research, including 12 years with world-renowned neuropathologist Stephen J. DeArmond, M.D., Ph.D, and Nobel Laureate Stanley B. Prusiner, M.D. at UCSF; and 6 years in the lab of Dale Bredesen, M.D., founding President and CEO of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.  Patricia is currently a Senior Staff Scientist and specialist in drug development for treatment of dementia at both the Buck Institute and Drug Discovery lab at UCLA under the direction of John Varghese, Ph.D.

Veena Theendakara
Staff Scientist

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