Neuroscience Research Division

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  • Neuroscience Research Division



    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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    • Juebin Huang, MD, PhD
      Assistant Professor
      Research; Neurology
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    • Omar Logue
      Postdoc Research Fellow I
    • Deyin Lu
      Postdoc Research Fellow I
    • Cynthia A. Johnson
      RN - Clinical Research
    • Mary A. Thweatt
      RN - Clinical Research
    • Qingmei Shao
      Researcher IV
    • Rowshan Begum
      Researcher III
    • Mariper Lopez
      Researcher II
    • Fakhri Mahdi
      Scientist I
    • Pamela P. Keys
      Administrative Assistant II
      Research; Neurology
    • Jeremy W. McGowan
      Graduate Assistant