Danielle Amir-Lobel

2022 NeURO Trainee
Symbolic Systems (Neuroscience) and Economics

Danielle Amir-Lobel (‘24) is a sophomore at Stanford double majoring in Symbolic Systems (Neuroscience concentration) and Economics. She discovered her passion for neuroscience while studying Type 1 diabetes and advocating for research to advance treatments and find a cure. In the past, she has conducted research at Tel Aviv University to advance work in finding a cure for brain cancer and researched the effect of autophagy on longevity using C. elegans at the SBP Neuroscience and Aging Research Center. At Stanford, she has worked with Dr. Katherine Travis studying language development in babies that are born prematurely and worked as a SIEPR research assistant with Mark Duggan studying campus crimes and safety metrics. She is excited to continue pursuing interdisciplinary research into facial image processing across space and time as a NeURO fellow this summer. In her free time, she loves swimming, hiking, scuba diving, traveling with her family, exploring new places with friends, and going to the beach in her hometown of San Diego.