Faculty & Research
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
Matthew Bellizzi, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Therapeutic approaches for multiple sclerosis
Rupal Mehta, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Neurovascular diseases and stroke
Alex Paciorkowski, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Biomedical Genetics and Pediatrics
Douglas S. Portman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Genetics, Neuroscience and Biology
Genetic control of sex differences in neural development, function and disease
Charles Thornton, M.D.
Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
Myotonic dystrophy, repeat expansion diseases, and therapeutic development for neuromuscular disorders
Affiliated Faculty Members
Sina Ghaemmaghami, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Understanding the mechanisms of protein expression, folding and degradation
Gail Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Anesthesiology
The molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration