Elisa Yazdani

MS student
Office Address
2525 West End Avenue
Room / Suite
Suite 1100

Advisor: Peter Rebeiro

BA, Chemistry and Psychology (minor in Mathematics), Washington & Jefferson College 

Research interests include: pharmacokinetics, electrophysiology, cognitive disorders, clinical trials

Activities include: Biostatistics Graduate Student Association first-year liaison, 2022–2023; treasurer, 2023–2024

Over the course of three internships – one at Vanderbilt and two at Duke – Yazdani worked on a variety of projects, studying neurodevelopment in animals, cognitive diseases, electrophysiology, and the impacts of drugs. “Paternal THC Exposure in Rats Causes Long-Lasting Neurobehavioral Effects in the Offspring,” a paper on one of her projects at Duke, was published in the Neurotoxicology & Teratology Journal.