Pranay Goel, PhD
Pranay Goel, PhD is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Angiogenesis and Brain Development Laboratory. Dr. Goel received his PhD degree in Medicine from the University of Adelaide at Adelaide, Australia. His doctoral studies were focused on understanding fundamental pathways underlying cell survival, apoptosis, and ubiquitination in the maintenance of cellular homeostasis, for which he received the International Post Graduate Research Scholarship and Adelaide Post Graduate Award. He was also the recipient of Dean’s Commendation for doctoral thesis excellence. Next, Dr. Goel was associated with MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Lymphoma and Myeloma, where he studied genomic and molecular alterations in multiple myeloma. His current research focuses on elucidating new signaling pathways in the developing forebrain vascular system that can directly contribute to behavioral diversity. This work will provide insights into the origin and mechanisms underlying psychiatric illness.
In addition to research, Pranay likes spending time in nature, traveling in his free time, cycling and playing tennis. He also loves cooking and enjoys different cuisines.