Faculty Directory – Neurobiology

Faculty Name Department Research Topics
Charles Abrams Neurology and Rehabilitation Diseases of myelin, Gap junctions in glia, Axon-Glia interactions
Olusola Ajilore Psychiatry
Simon T. Alford Anatomy and Cell Biology
Jon Art Anatomy and Cell Biology Physiology & biophysics of hair cells and their synapses in the inner ear
Ernesto R. Bongarzone Anatomy and Cell Biology White matter disease, Parkinson’s, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, Proteopathy
Scott T. Brady Anatomy and Cell Biology Axonal transport, Neuronal Cytoskeleton, Neurodegeneration
Mark S. Brodie Physiology and Biophysics Electrophysiology of ventral tegmental area neurins in brain slices; actions of ethanol on the central nervous system
Michael Carrithers Neurology and Rehabilitation
Emma Childs Psychiatry
Edwin Cook Psychiatry
Erbo Dong Psychiatry
Douglas Feinstein Anesthesiology Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, alcohol abuse, Vitamin K, glia, myelin, oligodendrocytes, genetic risk factor SNPs, environmental toxins
David Gavin Psychiatry
Maria Irene Givogri Anatomy and Cell Biology Gliogenesis, pathophysiology of white matter disease, Metachromatic Leukodystrophy,Multiple sclerosis and extracelluar vesicles
Elizabeth Glover Psychiatry
Swetha Gowrishankar Anatomy & Cell Biology Delineating the mechanisms underlying neuronal lysosome formation with a specific focus on neurodegenerative diseases
Dennis Grayson Psychiatry
Alessandro Guidotti Psychiatry
Christopher Janson Neurology and Rehabilitation
Mary Jo LaDu Anatomy and Cell Biology We focus on the interactions of two proteins that are genetically linked to Alzheimer’s disease: amyloid-beta peptide and apolipoprotein E.
Scott Langnecker Psychiatry
John Larson Psychiatry Learning & Memory, Synaptic Plasticity, Autism
Amy Lasek Psychiatry Molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying alcohol and drug addiction; hormonal factors and sex differences in addiction
Orly Lazarov Anatomy and Cell Biology Molecular and cellular processes underlying cognitive dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease; hippocampal neurogenesis and plasticity.
Jeffery Loeb Neurology and Rehabilitation
Sarah E. Lutz Anatomy and Cell Biology
Anna Lysakowski Anatomy and Cell Biology
Jason McAnany Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Non-invasive assessment of visual function and structure in patients who have acquired and inherited retinal degenerative diseases.
Gerardo Morfini Anatomy and Cell Biology Kinase-based intracellular signaling relevant to axonal function in health and disease.
Ghanshyam Pandey Psychiatry
Subhash Pandey Psychiatry
Christian J Peters Anatomy and Cell Biology The Peters lab is interested in the mechanisms by which the function, regulation and cellular distribution of neuronal ion channel proteins regulates nicotine seeking and avoidance behaviors.
Christian J Peters Anatomy and Cell Biology The Peters lab is interested in the mechanisms by which the function, regulation and cellular distribution of neuronal ion channel proteins regulates nicotine seeking and avoidance behaviors.
Neil Pliskin Psychiatry
Amynah Pradhan Psychiatry
Mark M. Rasenick Physiology and Biophysics G protein signaling, the cytoskeleton and lipid rafts: Neurobiology of Depression and antidepressants.
Liudmila Romanov Neurology and Rehabilitation
Mark Rosenblatt Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Kamal Sharma Anatomy and Cell Biology
Rajiv Sharma Psychiatry
Konstantin Slavin Neurology and Rehabilitation
Neil Smalheiser Psychiatry Informatics, neuroscience, psychiatry, data science
Fei Song Neurology and Rehabilitation
Leon Tai Anatomy and Cell Biology
Fernando testai Neurology and Rehabilitation
Kuei Y. Tseng Anatomy and Cell Biology
Akira Yoshii Anatomy and Cell Biology Synaptic plasticity, critical period, cortical circuit, neurodevelopmental disorders, lysosomal storage diseases