Vani Pariyadath

Vani Pariyadath has a background in neuroscience and computer science, and throughout her research career, she has striven to combine both these passions. At NIDA, her role focuses on encouraging research investigating brain mechanisms and changes related to substance use disorders. When not working, Vani spends her time participating in various nerdy pursuits, baking, or traveling with her family. Speaking of nerdy pursuits, in her picture, Vani can be seen dressed as Ms. Marvel for Halloween.