Dr. Tadross' lab develops technologies to rapidly deliver drugs to genetically defined subsets of cells in the brain. By using these reagents in mouse models of neuropsychiatric disease, his group is mapping how specific receptors on defined cells and synapses in the brain give rise to diverse neural computations and behaviors. The approach leverages drugs currently in use to treat human neuropsychiatric disease, facilitating clinically relevant interpretation of the mapping effort.
He received his B.S. degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering at Rutgers University, an M.D.-Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and completed his postdoctoral study in Cellular Neuroscience at Stanford University. He began his independent research program as a fellow at the HHMI Janelia Research Campus.
Education and Training
- Johns Hopkins University, M.D. 2009
- Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D. 2009
Selected Grants and Awards
- Neurobiology Training Program
- Striatal Plasticity in Habit Formation as a Platform to Deconstruct Adaptive Learning
- Evaluating cell type-specific non-dopaminergics as a Parkinson's treatment paradigm
- Significance of excitatory and inhibitory synaptic integration by interneurons for local circuit dynamics and behavior
- Interrogating dynamics of whole-brain volumes with cell type-specific pharmacology
- University Training Program in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering
- DART2.0: comprehensive cell type-specific behavioral neuropharmacology
- Deconstructing the Behavioral Neuropharmacology of Parkinson's Disease
- Interrogating brain dynamics with cell type-specific pharmacology