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Affiliated Faculty

Edward Brown, Ph.D.
Edward Brown, Ph.D.
Brown Lab

Biomedical Engineering
Neuroscience - Multiphoton Laser Scanning Microscopy, novel in vivo imaging and measurement techniques, tumor biology, angiogenesis
Laurel Carney, Ph.D.
Laurel Carney, Ph.D.
Carney Lab

Biomedical Engineering - Auditory Neuroscience; neurophysiological, behavioral, and computational studies of hearing; signal processing for hearing aids.
Benjamin Crane, M.D., Ph.D.
Benjamin Crane, M.D., Ph.D.
Crane Lab

Biomedical Engineering - The interaction of vision, the vestibular system, and human disease on motion perception.
Greg DeAngelis, Ph.D.
Greg DeAngelis, Ph.D.
DeAngelis Lab

Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Biomedical Engineering - Visual neuroscience; multi-sensory integration; neural coding; linking neurons to perception
Edward Freedman, Ph.D.
Edward Freedman, Ph.D.
Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory

Neuroscience - Human neurophysiology in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease, Dyslexia, Autism, Lysosomal Storage disorders, and sports concussions
Julie Fudge, M.D.
Julie Fudge, M.D.
Fudge Lab

Neuroscience - Anatomy and neurochemistry of brain regions associated with symptoms in major psychiatric illnesses
Lin Gan, Ph.D.
Lin Gan, Ph.D.
Gan Lab

Neuroscience - Identifying genes required for neuron development, differentiation and survival, in the ear and eye
J. Christopher Holt, Ph.D.
J. Christopher Holt, Ph.D.
Holt Lab

Pharmacology & Physiology - Synaptic pharmaco-physiology of vestibular efferent-afferent interactions
Krystel Huxlin, Ph.D.
Krystel Huxlin, Ph.D.
Huxlin Lab

Neuroscience - Neural mechanisms of visual recovery in the adult; advanced physiological optics in the awake-behaving cat
Anne Luebke, Ph.D.
Anne Luebke, Ph.D.
Luebke Lab

Biomedical Engineering - Role of cochlear outer hair cells in hearing and hearing loss
Ania Majewska, Ph.D.
Ania Majewska, Ph.D.
Majewska Lab

Neuroscience - Glia-neuron interactions during synaptic plasticity in health and disease
Margot Mayer-Pröschel, Ph.D.
Margot Mayer-Pröschel, Ph.D.
Mayer-Pröschel Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Neuroscience - Identification of different stem and precursor cell pools in CNS that may be critical for cell replacement therapies or are targets of insults that lead to developmental pathologies.
Jonathan Mink, M.D., Ph.D.
Jonathan Mink, M.D., Ph.D.
Mink Lab

Pediatrics - Physiology of movement, function of the basal ganglia, pathophysiology of movement disorders, and development of motor control
Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., DMSc
Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., DMSc
Nedergaard Lab

Biomedical Engineering
Neurology - The basic biology of glial cells in the CNS and the role of astrocytes in several neurological diseases, including stroke, spinal cord injury, epilepsy, tremor, and ALS. Research is aimed at defining new strategies for the treatment of neurological diseases that target astrocytic dysfunction.
Shawn Newlands, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
Shawn Newlands, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
Newlands Lab

Neuroscience - Vestibular anatomy and physiology, recovery from vestibular injury, vestibular control of head unrestrained gaze.
Mark Noble, Ph.D.
Mark Noble, Ph.D.
Noble Lab

Biomedical Genetics
Neuroscience - Neuro stem cell biology and medicine, developing pharmacological and cell based approaches to peripheral and spinal cord injury.
M. Kerry O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D.
M. Kerry O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D.
O'Banion-Olschowka Labs

Neuroscience - Defining neuro-inflammatory processes that contribute to pathology and disease progression in Alzheimer's disease, as well as late CNS effects following radiation exposure
John Olschowka, Ph.D.
John Olschowka, Ph.D.
O'Banion-Olschowka Labs

Neuroscience - Mechanisms of neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration within the CNS, primarily Glial Cells and Vascular components of the brain.
Patricia White, Ph.D.
Patricia White, Ph.D.
Patricia White Lab

Otolaryngology - Sensory regeneration of the inner ear, or hair-cell regeneration