Lolita Nidadavolu, PhD

Medical Student

Dr. Nidadavolu



PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, 2013

BA in Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, 2006


Saleem Khan, PhD


Areas of Interest

MicroRNAs, post-transcriptional regulation Aging, DNA repair pathways

Why I Chose Pitt

I selected the University of Pittsburgh because of the wide range of excellent research opportunities available to me here.

Following her graduation, Lolita returned to Medical School at the University of Pittsburgh.


LS Nidadavolu, LJ Niedernhofer, SA Khan. The role of microRNAs in promoting cellular senescence. Keystone Symposia: MicroRNAs and Human Disease. February 2011.

LS Nidadavolu, Y Reddy, LJ Niedernhofer, SA Khan. MicroRNA expression changes in the XFE progeroid syndrome in mice caused by depletion of ERCC1-XPF, a nuclease required for several DNA repair pathways. Keystone Symposia: New Insights into Healthspan and Diseases of Aging: From Molecular to Functional Senescence Poster Presentation. February 2010.