MCW Neuroscience Research Center Faculty

Director

Cecilia J. Hillard, PhD
Professor
Pharmacology and Toxicology

Associate Director

Nashaat Gerges, PhD
Associate Professor
Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

Center-Affiliated Faculty

 Anesthesiology

Xiaowen Bai, PhD
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

Zeljko Bosnjak, PhD
Professor, Anesthesiology

Caron Dean-Bernhoft, PhD
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology

Quinn Hogan, MD
Professor, Anesthesiology

Bin Pan, MD
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

Steven J. Weisman, MD
Professor, Anesthesiology

 Biochemistry

John A. Corbett, PhD
Chairman and Professor, Biochemistry

K. Matthew Scaglione, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience Research Center and Biochemistry

Sally Twining, PhD
Professor, Biochemistry

 Biophysics

James S. Hyde, PhD
Professor, Biophysics

Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD
Chairman and Professor, Biophysics

Shi-Jiang Li, PhD
Professor, Biophysics

Daniel Rowe, PhD
Associate Adjunct Professor, Biophysics

 Cardiovascular Medicine

Jennifer Strande, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Medical Director Echo Research Core

 Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

Michele Battle, PhD
Associate Professor, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

Joseph Besharse, PhD
Marvin Wagner Professor and Chair, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

Allison Ebert, PhD
Assistant Professor, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

Brian Link, PhD
Professor, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

Danny A. Riley, PhD
Professor, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

D.J. Sidjanin, PhD
Associate Professor, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

Cheryl L. Stucky, PhD
Professor, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy
Director, Neuroscience Doctoral Program

Margaret T. Wong-Riley, PhD
Professor, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

 Emergency Medicine

Tom P. Aufderheide, MD
Professor, Emergency Medicine

Stephen W. Hargarten, MD, MPH
Professor and Chairman, Emergency Medicine

 Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Medicine)

Banani Banerjee, PhD
Assistant Professor
Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Jyoti N. Sengupta, PhD
Associate Professor
Gastroenterology and Hepatology

 Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Pediatrics)

B Li, MD
Professor, Pediatrics Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Adrian Miranda, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Manu Sood, MD
Professor, Pediatrics Gastroenterology and Hepatology

 Hematology and Oncology (Pediatrics)

Amanda Brandow, DO
Associate Professor, Pediatrics Hematology and Oncology

 Institute for Health and Society

Ryan Spellecy, PhD
Associate Professor, Institute for Health and Society

 Medicine

Edith Burns, MD
Professor, Medicine

Ivan Lang, DVM, PhD
Professor, Medicine

 Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Bonnie Dittel, PhD
Blood Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

 Neurology

Piero Antuono, MD
Professor, Neurology

Jeffrey Binder, MD
Professor, Neurology

Karen Blindauer, MD
Professor, Neurology

Julie Bobholz, PhD
Associate Clinical Professor, Neurology

Alicia Castonguay, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Thomas Chelimsky, MD
Professor, Neurology

Kurt Hecox, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology

Amy Heffelfinger, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology

Bradley Hiner, MD
Professor, Neurology

Shekar Kurpad, MD, PhD
Professor, Neurosurgery

Einat Liebenthal, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology

John Lynch, MD
Associate Professor, Neurology

Manoj Raghavan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology

Merav Sabri, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Michael J. Schwabe, MD
Associate Professor, Neurology

Sara J. Swanson, PhD
Professor, Neurology

Charles Welzig, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology

Harry Whelan, MD
Professor, Neurology

Sam Zaidat, MD
Professor, Neurology

 Neurosurgery

Matthew Budde, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

J.F. Cusick, MD
Staff Physician and Professor Emeritus, Neurosurgery

Aleksandra Glavaski-Joksimovic, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Dennis Maiman, MD, PhD
Chairman and Professor, Neurosurgery

Michael McCrea, PhD
Professor, Neurosurgery

Wade Mueller, MD
Professor, Neurosurgery

Tugan Muftuler, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery

Peter Pahapill, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery

Frank A. Pintar, PhD
Professor, Neurosurgery

Brian Stemper, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery

Narayan Yoganandan, PhD
Professor, Neurosurgery

 Ophthalmology

Joseph Carroll, PhD
Professor, Ophthalmology

Alfredo Dubra, PhD
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology

 Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

David Friedland, MD, PhD
Professor, Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

John S. Rhee, MD
Chairman and Professor, Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

Christina Runge, PhD
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

 Pathology

Michael W. Lawlor, MD
Assistant Professor, Pathology

 Pediatrics

Gisela Chelimsky, MD
Professor, Pediatrics

Susan Cohen, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

 Pediatrics Child Protection

Lynn Sheets, MD
Chief and Professor, Pediatrics Child Protection

 Pediatrics Neonatology

Ru-Jeng Teng, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics Neonatology

 Pharmacology and Toxicology

Alan Bloom, PhD
Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

William B. Campbell, PhD
Chairman and Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Sang Lee, PhD
Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Qing-song Liu, PhD
Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Christopher Olsen, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience Research Center and Pharmacology and Toxicology

 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Diane Braza, MD
Chairman and Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

 Physiology

Hubert V. Forster, PhD
Professor, Physiology

David R. Harder, PhD
Professor, Physiology

Matthew Hodges, PhD
Assistant Professor, Physiology

Oleg Palygin, PhD
Assistant Professor, Physiology

 Plastic Surgery

Christopher Pawela, PhD
Assistant Professor, Plastic Surgery and Biophysics

 Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Joseph Goveas, MD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry

Harold Harsch, MD
Professor, Psychiatry

Jennifer Knight, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Joseph Layde, MD, JD
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Jon Lehrmann, MD
Chairman and Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Kathleen Patterson, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Oludamilola Salami, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

 Quantitative Health Sciences

Ray Hoffmann, PhD
Professor, Quantitative Health Sciences

Pippa Simpson, PhD
Professor, Quantitative Health Services

 Radiation Oncology

Christopher J. Schultz, MD
Professor, Radiation Oncology

 Radiology

Edgar A. DeYoe, PhD
Professor, Radiology

Robert S. Hellman, MD
Professor, Radiology

Robert W. Prost, PhD
Associate Professor, Radiology

Kathleen M. Schmainda, PhD
Professor, Radiology

 Surgery

Terri deRoon-Cassini, PhD
Assistant Professor, Surgery

Toku Takahashi, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Surgery

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