Michael Sidorov Head Shot

Michael Sidorov, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator


Mike Sidorov is a Principal Investigator in the Center for Neuroscience Research at Children’s National Research Institute. He also is an Assistant Professor at George Washington University and a trainer in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences PhD program, with a dual appointment in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology. Dr. Sidorov received his Ph.D. in neuroscience at MIT, where he studied mechanisms of plasticity in Fragile X syndrome. He did postdoctoral training at UNC-Chapel Hill, where he studied neural circuits and biomarkers in Angelman syndrome. As a postdoc and graduate student, Dr. Sidorov has directly mentored >15 trainees, many of whom have gone on to graduate school. 

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Yuval Levin

Medical Student, GW


Yuval is a first-year medical student at the George Washington University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from the George Washington University with the goal of working in pediatric surgery. She is interested in EEG and sleep patterns in children with Angelman syndrome.

Taylor McNair

Summer Student, UNC


Taylor is a rising senior at UNC Chapel Hill where she is majoring in Biology with the goal of working in pediatrics. She is interested in EEG and sleep patterns in neurodevelopmental disorders.

Yichi Zhang

Summer Student

Joseph Zenick

Summer Student