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Faculty & Research

Harris Gelbard
Handy Gelbard, M.D., Ph.D., Center Director

Professor of Neurology, Microbiology and Immunology, and Pediatrics

Glial and immune effector cell interactions with synapses during neuroinflammation

Gelbard Lab

Matthew Bellizzi
Matthew Bellizzi, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Gelbard Lab

Marc Halterman, M.D., Ph.D.
Marc Halterman, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience and Pediatrics

Therapeutic targets for stroke and cardiac arrest
Halterman Lab

Rupal Mehta
Rupal Mehta, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Neuroscience

Neurovascular diseases and stroke

Alex Paciorkowski, M.D.

Alex Paciorkowski, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Biomedical Genetics and Pediatrics

Infantile spasms

Paciorkowski Lab

Doug Portman
Douglas S. Portman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Genetics, Neuroscience and Biology

Genetic control of sex differences in neural development, function and disease

Portman Lab

Charles Thornton, M.D.
Charles Thornton, M.D.

Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience

Neurogenetic disorders

Thornton Lab

Affiliated Faculty Members

Sina Ghaemmaghami, Ph.D.
Sina Ghaemmaghami, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology

Understanding the mechanisms of protein expression, folding and degradation

Ghaemmaghami Lab

Gail Johnson, Ph.D.
Gail Johnson, Ph.D.

Professor of Anesthesiology

The molecular mechanims of neurodegredation

Johnson Lab