Neuroscience Research Division

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  • Neuroscience Research Division

    Neuroscience Research Composite


    Mission Statement

    The Neuroscience Division is an integral part of the Department of Neurology and effectively promotes interaction between clinicians and basic scientists towards achieving goals of the Department. Our mission is to develop resources to support research and training programs and apply knowledge gained through fundamental research on neuronal/glial structure and function to develop novel drug and peptide delivery strategies and therapies for neurodegenerative diseases and cancer.


    Parminder J.S. Vig, PhD
    Chief, Neuroscience Division
    Professor of Neurology and Biochemistry
    Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences
    Research; Neurology
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    Gene L. Bidwell, III, PhD
    Assistant Professor (Nonclinical)
    Research; Biochemistry
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    Xiaohong Si, MD
    Assistant Professor
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    Scoty Hearst
    Postdoc Research Fellow I
    Research; Biochemistry
    Research; Neurology

    Juebin Huang, MD, PhD
    Neurology Resident
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    Qingmei Shao
    Researcher IV

    Mariper Lopez
    Researcher II

    Huiling Liu, MD, MS, PhD
    Scientist I
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    Pamela P. Keys
    Administrative Assistant II
    Research; Neurology

    Ram Kuwar
    Graduate Assistant