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Neuroscience

Faculty

NameInterestSubfieldAccepting students

Alexander Auchus

Neurology

Clinical neuroscience
Lee Bidwell

Targeted drug delivery; developmental cancer therapeutics; therapeutic peptides

Molecular neuroscienceYes

Scott Coffey

Post-traumatic stress disorder; substance use disorder; impulsivityClinical neuroscience
Lique CoolenDrug addiction; social behavior; spinal cord injury

Behavioral neuroscience; molecular neuroscience; neuroendocrinology;
neuropharmacology

Yes

Sean Didion

Cardiovascular diseaseMolecular neurobiology

Heather Drummond

MechanotransductionMolecular neurobiology
Lir-Wan Fan

Developmental origin of disease; neurodegeneration; Parkinson's disease

Developmental neuroscienceYes
Kevin Freeman

Drug addiction; behavioral pharmacology

Neuropharmacology

Celso Gomez-Sanchez

HypertensionMolecular neurobiology

Elise Gomez-Sanchez

Endocrinology; diabetes; metabolismNeuroendocrinology; molecular neuroscience
Bernadette GraysonObesity; spinal cord injuryNeuroendocrinology; 
behavioral neuroscience; 
developmental neuroscience

Ray Grill

Spinal cord injury; traumatic brain injuryMolecular neurobiology
Laree HiserMyelin; multiple sclerosis; demyelinating disordersMolecular neurobiology
Michael LehmanReproduction; prenatal origins of disease; circadian rhythmsNeuroendocrinology;  
molecular neuroscience; 
developmental neuroscience
Yes

Anna Lerant

Medical educationEducation
Paul May

Neuroanatomy; oculomotor system; brain stem

Sensorimotor neuroscienceYes

Javier Miguel-Hidalgo

Substance use disorders; depressionMolecular neuroscience

Thomas Mosley

Neuroepidemiology; brain agingClinical neuroscience
Yi Pang

Developmental origin of disease; neurodegeneration; Parkinson's disease

Developmental neuroscience

Ian Paul

Medical educationEducation
Donna Platt

Substance abuse; pharmacotherapies; pharmacogenetics

Neuropharmacology; behavioral neuroscienceYes
Grazyna Rajkowska

Neuroanatomy; histopathology; depression

Molecular neuroscience

Rob Rockhold

Medical educationEducation
James Rowlett

Substance abuse; anxiety disorders; neuroinflammation

Neuropharmacology; behavioral neuroscienceYes
James Shaffery

Rapid eye movement sleep; sleep function; synaptic plasticity

Molecular neuroscience
Craig Stockmeier

Depression; alcohol use disorder; postmortem brain analysis

Molecular neuroscience; clinical neuroscience
Keith Tansey

Spinal cord injury; neural plasticity; translational neuroscience

Clinical neuroscience; sensorimotor seuroscience
Kemal TopalogluNeuroendocrine control of puberty

Neuroendocrinology; molecular neuroscience; developmental neuroscience

Eric Vallender

Substance abuse; epigeneticsMolecular neuroscience
Douglas VetterAuditory system; cochlear function

Sensorimotor neuroscience; molecular neuroscience; developmental
neuroscience

Yes
Parminder Vig

Cerebellar ataxias; neurodegenerative diseases; therapeutic peptide delivery

Molecular neuroscienceYes
Kedra Wallace

Pregnancy; inflammation; postpartum depression

Behavioral neuroscience
Bradley Walters

Hearing; regeneration; nervous system development

Sensorimotor neuroscience; molecular neuroscience; developmental neuroscienceYes
Junming Wang

Alcohol use disorders; Alzheimer’s disease; Parkinson’s disease

Molecular neuroscience; behavioral neuroscienceYes
Susan Warren

Proprioception; oculomotor system; trigeminal system

Sensorimotor neuroscience
Paula Warrington

Cerebrovascular abnormalities in preeclampsia

Molecular neuroscienceYes
Wu Zhou

Vestibular system; traumatic brain injury; neural plasticity

Sensorimotor neuroscienceYes
Hong Zhu

Vestibular system; acoustics; computer modeling

Sensorimotor neuroscienceYes