Pranav Nanda is a resident neurosurgeon at MGH. He grew up in the Boston area, after which he received a B.S. in pure mathematics from Stanford University, M.Phil. in psychology and education from the University of Cambridge, and M.D. from Columbia University. His long-term research goals include using advanced imaging and electrophysiology to develop network-scale understanding of neuropsychiatric pathophysiology, in order to facilitate targeted and novel neuromodulatory interventions. He looks forward to a career as an academic neurosurgeon engaged with interlaced clinical, research, and educational activities.