Liam Callahan

MS 2015

E-mail: [email protected]

Thesis Title:

Early-Life Iron Deficiency Anemia Alters the Development and Long-Term Expression of Parvalbumin and Perineuronal Nets in the Rat Hippocampus

Current Position:

Laboratory Sales Specialist, Mettler-Toledo International, Inc.

Former Position:

Consumable Sales Specialist at Eppendorf North America

Undergraduate Institution and Major/Degree:

Penn State University, BS, Biology, 2008

Major Advisor(s):

Michael Georgieff, M.D.

Research Description:

I am interested in studying the effects of perinatal iron deficiency on the development of the hippocampus and its dopamine system.

Lab Rotations:

  • Matt Chafee
  • Mark Thomas
  • Jonathan Gewirtz
  • Bob Meisel
  • Michael Georgieff

Conferences Attended:

  • Society for Neuroscience annual meeting - Fall 2008

Committee Members:

  • Jonathan Gewirtz
  • Michael Georgieff - Advisor
  • Lorene Lanier - Chair
  • LiLian Yuan


  • Callahan LS, Thibert KA, Wobken JD, Georgieff MK. Early-life iron deficiency anemia alters the development and long-term expression of parvalbumin and perineuronal nets in the rat hippocampus. Dev Neurosci. 2013;35(5):427-36.

Professional Memberships:

  • Center for Neurobehavioral Development (U of M)

Home Town:

  • Originally: Lund, Sweden; Now: Philadelphia, PA


Liam Callahan