Program Director/Department Chair: Jeremy Shefner, MD, PhD
- Robert Beach, MD, PhD, FAAN, FACNS
Epilepsy; Seizures; Epilepsy Surgery; Antiepileptic therapies (medical, surgical and experimental); Functional imaging; Zone state performance; Neuroprotection; Neuromodulation; Neuronal transplantation; Brain stimulation
- Charles Bradshaw, PhD
Research Interests: FMRI and SPECT localization of neuropsychological functions, memory functions and prosody
- Deborah Bradshaw, MD
Research Interests: Painful diabetic neuropathy, Guillain-Barre' syndrome, inflammatory muscle disease.
- Andrew Bragdon, MD
Research Interests: I am presently involved in preliminary studies of novel imaging of seizure activity using functional MRI.
- Thomas Coyle, MD
Research Interests: Cell biological approaches to understand the cellular mechanisms underlying the development and treatment of malignant brain tumors.
- Antonio Culebras, MD
Research Interests: All forms of sleep disorders, such as narcolepsy and sleep apnea.
- Ziad El Zammar, MD, MRCP(UK)
Research Interests: Neuroprotective and Acute therapies of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Strokes, Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment, Moderate Hypothermia for Post-Cardiac Arrest, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage treatment, and EEG Monitoring for patients in Coma.
- Rosamma Joseph, MD
- Burk Jubelt, MD
CNS acute and chronic polio- and entero-virus infections; Growth factors for Post-Polio Syndrome; Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Motor Neuron Gene Expression
- Paul Kent, MD, PhD
Research Interests: Mechanisms of sensory coding in the olfactory system; seizure mechanisms in hippocampal slices; optical imaging techniques.
- Smita Kittur, MD
- Melissa Ko, MD
Research Interests: My research involves the role of weight gain and recurrence of pseudotumor cerebri. I am also involved at the state and national level for legislative and patient advocacy in the field of neurology.
- Julius Gene Latorre, MD, MPH
Research Interests: Multimodality neuromonitoring, advanced neurophysiologic monitoring, intensive insulin therapy for SAH, IV and IA thrombolysis for acute ischemic strokes, Moderate hypothermia
- Yahia Lodi, MD, FAHA
Research Interests: Endovascular strategies to improve outcome in stroke, complex aneurysms and AVM/AVF. Endothelium and blood clot interaction and role of vasodilarot in stroke therapy
- Paul Massa, PhD
Regulation of innate immune responses to viruses.
- Luis Mejico, MD
Research Interests: Clinical reasearch in various Neuro-Ophthalmic conditions such as idiopathic intracranial hypertension; as well as multiple sclerosis and headache syndromes.
- Cornelia Mihai, MD
Research Interests: Multiple sclerosis and general neurology.
- Dragos Mihaila, MD
Research Interests: Motor fluctuations and non-motor problems of Parkinson's disease; surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders; experimental therapies for Parkinson's disease
- Jeremy Shefner, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Research Interests: Clinical Therapeutics of ALS and other motor neuron disorders. Animals models of the physiology and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); Peripheral nerve physiology.
- Laura Simionescu, MD
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis