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 Faculty Listing
Total Records: 73
Last Name First Name Research/Clinical Interest Title Keywords
AMTHOR FRANKLIN
ANANTHARAMAIAH G Apolipoproteins, Amphipathic Helices and Atherosclerosis
BEVENSEE MARK Cellular and Molecular Physiology of Acid-base Transporters and pH Regulation acid-base, bicarbonate, transporter, brain, fluorescence dyes, glia , heart, intracellular pH, microelectrodes, neuron, Xenopus oocyte, neuronal firing, kidney, polycystic kidney disease, epithelial sodium channel
BLALOCK J Rational Drug and Vaccine Design/Neutrophilic Inflammation
BRAUNEWELL KARL-HEINZ Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, Function of neuronal calcium sensors in health and disease neuronal calcium sensor, glioblastoma, tumor invasion, signal transduction
BRENNER MICHAEL Molecular Sudies of Astrocytes in Health and Disease astrocyte, GFAP, transcription, neurodegeneration, transgenic mice
BRITT WILLIAM Human Herpesviruses, Molecular Virology and Pathogenesis cytomegalovirus, perinatal infections, virus assembly
BUSETTINI CLAUDIO Eye movements in a three-dimensional visual environment and mechanisms of binocular alignment eye movements, primate, vergence, saccade, adaptation
CLINTON SARAH The interplay of genes, stress, development and risk for mental illness stress, depression, anxiety, development
COWELL RITA Transcriptional regulation of interneuron-specific genes in development and neurodegeneration Transcription, Huntington Disease, schizophrenia, Tourette Syndrome, movement disorders, GABA, Neuroanatomy, Metabolism, Mitochondria, Neurobiology
DE SARNO PATRIZIA
DETLOFF PETER Mouse Models of Human Genetic Disorders
DOBRUNZ LYNN Synaptic Transmission and Plasticity in Hippocampus
FLOYD CANDACE Neuronal-Glial Interactions in Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, rat, mouse, astrocyte, protection, neuroprotection, pain
FULLER CATHERINE ENaC/ASIC Ion Channels; Sodium channels, glioma, migration, proliferation, cancer, signaling, polycystic kidney disease
GAMLIN PAUL Studies of the Neural Bases of Vision & Eye Movements pupil, vergence, gene therapy, fMRI
GAWNE TIMOTHY Information Processing in the Central Nervous System EEG, single units, vision, cortex, VEP, dynamics
GROSS ALECIA GPCR trafficking in neurons and rhodopsin-mediated retinal degenerations rhodopsin, autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa, GPCR trafficking, rab11, evi5, DENND4a, retinal degeneration, inflammatory response in retina
HABEGGER KIRK FGF21 as mediator of the metabolic actions of glucagon & Duodenal nutrient exclusion enhances glucose metabolism via CNS regulation
HABLITZ JOHN Cellular Mechanisms of Neurotransmission
HAN XIAOSI Epigenetic Regulation in Glioblastoma glioblastoma, protein argine methyltransferase-5, glioma stem cell, epigenetics
HARTMAN JOHN Experimental models of gene interaction networks that buffer human disease using cell array phenotyping of yeast gene knockout libraries yeast genetics, quantitative high throughput cell array phenotyping (Q-HTCP), gene interaction networks, aging, cystic fibrosis, dNTP metabolism, systems biology, drug discovery, lab automation
KADISHA INGA The role of white matter changes in aging and Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's Disease, Aging, Cognition
KANA RAJESH
KERMAN ILAN Physical Symptoms of Depression rat, gene expression, circuits, physiology, neuronatomy, tract-tracing, virus, cardiovascular, obesity, metabolism, fatigue
KESTERSON ROBERT Hypothalamic Control of Feeding Behavior obesity, diabetes, CNS, brain, hypothalamus, behavior, transgenic, mice, neuroscience, endocrinology, knockout, cancer, bone, NF1, CFTR
KING GWENDALYN Age regulating protein function in the brain age, brain, klotho, glioma, molecular biology
KING PETER Mechanisms of Growth Factor mRNA Stabilization in Cancer RNA stability; AU-rich elements; angiogenic growth factors; glioblastoma; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
KORF BRUCE Neurofibromatosis Type 1 neurofibromatosis; neurogenetics; molecular diagnosis
KRAFT TIMOTHY Physiology and Pathophysiology of Photoreceptors
LAHTI ADRIENNE Neuroimaging psychiatry, schizophrenia, research, lahti
LESTER ROBIN Molecular & Cellular Mechanisms of Nicotine Addiction
LI LING Connections Between Atherosclerosis, Diabetes, and Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's disease, choelsterol, lipoproteins, atherosclerosis, statins, diet, insulin, diabetes, learning and memory
LIU RUI-MING Oxidative stress, Aging, Lung fibrosis, Alzheimer's disease
LOOP MICHAEL Visual psychophysics, color vision/vertebrate
LUBIN FARAH Molecular genetic mechanisms in learning and memory Epigenetics, NF-kappa B signal transduction, gene transcription, neuroscience, learning and memory, epilepsy
MARKERT JAMES Engineering Herpes Simplex Viruses for the Therapy of Cancer glioma, gene therapy, brain tumors, herpes simplex, cancer therapy, immunotherapy, anti-angiogenic therapy
MCMAHON WAKEFIELD LORI Synaptic plasticity and hippocampal dependent learning hippocampus, learning, memory, acetylcholine, Alzheimer's disease, estrogen, NMDA receptors, glycine receptors
MELENDEZ-FERRO MIGUEL dopamine, basal ganglia, substantia nigra, schizophrenia, mental disorders, neuroanatomy, neuroanatomical techniques
OLSEN MICHELLE Glial potassium channels and glutamate transporters in injury and abnormal development brain injury, neurodevelopmental disorders, spinal cord, astrocyte, potassium channel, glutamate transporter, epigenetics
OWSLEY CYNTHIA
PARPURA VLADIMIR The role of glial cells in physiology of nervous system. astrocyte, exocytosis, glutamate
PEREZ-COSTAS EMMA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR neuroanatomy, neuropathology, dopamine systems, neurobiology, neuronal development, neurological disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders
POZZO-MILLER LUCAS Neurotrophins in Synapse Development and Plasticity, and Intellectual Disabilities (e.g. Rett Syndrome) BDNF, Ca2+, Synapse, Rett Syndrome, Hippocampus, Dendritic Spines, MecP2, Autism, Intellectual Disability
QIN HONGWEI
RAMAN CHANDER Lymphocyte activation, immunopathogenesis of autoimmune diseases Autoimmunity, Multiple Sclerosis, CD5, IFNs, CK2
ROBERSON ERIK Neurobiology of Alzheimer's Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia Neurodegeneration, Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, epilepsy, tau, signaling, plasticity, behavior
ROTH KEVIN Molecular Regulation of Neuronal Cell Death Apoptosis, Autophagy, Bcl-2, Caspases, Neurodegenerative Disease, Neuropathology, Programmed cell death
SHACKA JOHN Targeting the Autophagy-Lysosome Pathway for Therapeutic Benefit in Parkinson's Disease Autophagy; Lysosome; Parkinson's; Synuclein; Alpha-Galactosidase
SHRESTHA SADEEP
SONTHEIMER HARALD The Role of Neuroglia in Brain Function and Disease Cell migration, brain development, primary brain tumors, glioma, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, stem cells, regeneration
STANDAERT DAVID Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases Parkinsons Disease, Dystonia, Movement Disorders
STOVER NATIVIDAD
SWEATT JOHN Signal Transduction Mechanisms in Learning and Memory memory, learning, epigenetics, gene transcription, signal transduction, neurobiology
SZTUL ELIZABETH Membrane Traffic; Protein Degradation Cystic fibrosis, membrane traffic, degradation, quality control
TAUB EDWARD
THEIBERT W Role of phosphoinositides in developmental neurobiology
TUCHOLSKI JANUSZ Cellular and molecular biology of neuroblastoma. Response of neuronal cells and neurons to stress. Tissue transglutaminase, cAMP, retinoic acid, neuronal death and survival, neuronal stress, plasticity, mice
UNLAP M. Drug Discovery in Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis, Tuberculosis, Parkinson's Disease and Oxidative Stress In Hypertension drug discovery, oxidative stress, cancer, parkinson's disease, hypertension, exchanger, molecular beacon, latent tb
VAN GROEN THOMAS Treatment of Alzheimer's disease with small abeta-oligomer binding peptides Alzheimer's disease, pathology, amyloid beta, peptides, cognition, behavioral assessment
VISSCHER KRISTINA Cognitive Neuroscience attention, memory, older adults, aging, training, ongoing activity, EEG, fMRI, human neuroscience
WADICHE JACQUES Cellular and molecular basis of synaptic transmission and neuronal organization of microcircuits glutamate transport, synaptic transmission, cerebellum
WADICHE LINDA The function of adult generated neurons synapse, neurogenesis, epilepsy, hippocampus, inhibition
WANG QIN Regulation of GPCR trafficking, signaling and in vivo functions GPCR, trafficking, ligand-selective, interacting proteins, adenosine, adrenergic, neuroprotection
WESSELMANN URSULA
WEST ANDREW Genetic and biochemical mechanisms in neurological disorders Molecular Genetics & Disease; Neurobiology
WILSON SCOTT Mouse Models of Neurodegeneration
WYSS J Neuroplasticity in aging and neuro cardiovascular control Alzheimers, hypertension, neuronal plasticity, behavior, blood pressure, botanicals, STEM education
YACOUBIAN TALENE Role of 14-3-3 proteins in Parkinson’s disease Parkinsons disease; Neurobiology; Molecular Genetics & Disease
YANG SHIH-HSIN Targeting DNA repair pathways to augment the therapeutic ratio for cancer patients nanostring, profiling, DNA damage, DNA repair, EGFR, cancer, PARP, apoptosis, brain, protection, GSK3
YUSUF NABIHA Innate immune mechanisms in tumor development toll like receptors, immune system, cancer, T-cells
ZHANG JIANHUA Mechanisms and regulation of autophagy-lysosomal pathway in health and diseases Autophagy, Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's disease, signal transduction, mouse genetic engineering, cell and molecular biology, lysosomes, mitochondria, oxidative stress
ZHANG YUHUA