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Edward Brown III Edward Brown III, PhD
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Brown Lab

Focus: Multiphoton Laser Scanning Microscopy, novel in vivo imaging and measurement techniques, tumor biology, angiogenesis

Laurel Carney Laurel H. Carney, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurobiology & Anatomy
Carney Lab

Focus: Auditory Neuroscience; neurophysiological, behavioral, and computational studies of hearing; signal processing for hearing aids

Benjamin Crane Benjamin T. Crane, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Crane Lab

Focus: The interaction of vision, the vestibular system, and human disease on motion perception

Greg DeAngelis Greg DeAngelis, PhD
Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
DeAngelis Lab

Focus: Visual neuroscience; multi-sensory integration; neural coding; linking neurons to perception

Charles J. Duffy Charles J. Duffy, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
Cognitive Neuroscience Lab

Focus: Functioning of cerebral neocortex, using neurophysiologic and psychophysical methods to examine mechanisms of spatial orientation

Edward G. Freedman Edward G. Freedman, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Freedman Lab

Focus: Effects of mild traumatic brain injury (sports-related concussion) on eye-head-hand coordination

Julie Fudge Julie Fudge, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Fudge Lab

Focus: Anatomy and neurochemistry of brain regions associated with symptoms in major psychiatric illnesses

Lin Gan Lin Gan, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Gan Lab

Focus: Development and degenerative diseases of sensory neurons, gene regulation

Suzanne N. Haber Suzanne N. Haber, PhD
Professor of Pharmacolgy & Physiology
Haber Lab

Focus: Basal ganglia and degenerative diseases

Joseph C. Holt Joseph "Chris" Holt, PhD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Holt Lab

Focus: Synaptic pharmaco-physiology of vestibular efferent-afferent interactions

Krystel Huxlin Krystel Huxlin, PhD
James V. Aquavella, MD Professorship in Ophthalmology (SMD)
HuxlinLab

Focus: Neural mechanisms of visual recovery in the adult; advanced physiological optics in the awake-behaving cat

Anne E. Luebke Anne E. Luebke, PhD
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurobiology & Anatomy
Luebke Lab

Focus: Role of cochlear outer hair cells in hearing and hearing loss, at both the molecular and systems levels

Ania Majewska Ania Majewska, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Majewska Lab

Focus: Imaging synaptic structure and function in the visual system

Margot Mayer-Pröschel Margot Mayer-Pröschel, PhD
Associate Professor of Biomedical Genetics
Mayer-Pröschel Lab

Focus: Stem Cells in the mammalian CNS / Gestational insults and embryonic CNS development / Astrocyte dysfunction

Jonathan W. Mink Jonathan W. Mink, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
Mink Lab

Focus: Physiology of movement, function of the basal ganglia, pathophysiology of movement disorders, and development of motor control

Maiken Nedergaard Maiken Nedergaard, MD, DMSc
Frank P. Smith Professor of Neurosurgery
Nedergaard Lab

Focus: 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 D. Newlands Shawn D. Newlands, MD, PhD, MBA
Chair and Professor of Otolaryngology
Newlands Lab

Focus: Vestibular anatomy and physiology, recovery from vestibular injury, vestibular control of head unrestrained gaze

Mark D. Noble Mark D. Noble, PhD
Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Noble Lab

Focus: Neural Diseases and Neoplasia

Ernie Nordeen Ernie Nordeen, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Genetics
Ernest Nordeen Lab

Focus: Hormonal control of neural and behavioral development

Kathy W. Nordeen Kathy W. Nordeen, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Genetics
Kathy Nordeen Lab

Focus: Neurobiology of learning and memory

Michael Kerry O'Banion Michael Kerry O'Banion, MD, PhD
Interim Chair and Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
O'Banion/Olschowka Labs

Focus: Normal and pathological roles of cyclooxygenase in glia and neurons; Alzheimer's Disease

John A. Olschowka John A. Olschowka, PhD
Associate Chair, Education and Associate Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
O'Banion/Olschowka Labs

Focus: Neural-immune interactions

William E. O'Neill William E. O'Neill, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Paige Lab

Focus: Processing of complex acoustic signals in the central auditory system; echolocation; aging effects on central auditory system

Gary D. Paige Gary D. Paige, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Paige Lab

Focus: Visual, vestibular, and adaptive control of spatial orientation and balance

Lizabeth Romanski Lizabeth Romanski, PhD
Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Romanski Lab

Focus: Organization and functions of the primate prefrontal cortex

Marc H. Schieber Marc H. Schieber, MD, PhD
Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Neurology
Schieber Lab

Focus: Neural Control of Individuated Finger Movements

Patricia M. White Patricia M. White, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
White Lab

Focus: Sensory regeneration of the inner ear, or hair-cell regeneration