DR. CRAIG WALSH, PH.D. – Professor, Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, School of Biological Sciences
DR. MICHAEL DEMETRIOU, M.D., PH.D. – Professor, Dept. of Neurology
- School of
Dritan Agalliu, Ph.D.
Michael J. Buchmeier, Ph.D.
Mathew Blurton-Jones, Ph.D.
Melanie Cocco, Ph.D.
David A. Fruman, PH.D.
Charles Glabe, Ph.D.
Frank M. Laferla, Ph.D.
Irene Munk Pedersen, Ph.D.
Andrea Tenner, Ph.D.
Leslie Thompson, Ph.D.
School of Medicine
Aileen J. Anderson, Ph.D.
Michael Cahalan, Ph.D.
Brian J. Cummings, Ph.D.
David J. Reinkensmeyer, Ph.D.
Steven L. Small, M.D., Ph.D.
School of Biological Sciences
DRITAN AGALLIU, PH.D. – Assistant Professor, Department of Developmental and Cell Biology
Research Interest: Biology of the mammalian blood-brain barrier (BBB): 1) the mechanisms governing development and maintenance of the barrier; and 2) how structural components of the BBB are affected in diseases of the brain and spinal cord where barrier function is impaired.
MATHEW BLURTON-JONES, PH.D. – Assistant Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior
Research Interest: The application of stem cells to examine the underlying molecular mechanisms that mediate neurodegenerative disease and to identify novel therapeutic approaches to treat these disorders.
DAVID A. FRUMAN, PH.D. – Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Associate Director, Institute for Immunology
Research Interest: Signal transduction, immunology, cancer, leukemia, kinase, microarray.
FRANK M. LAFERLA, PH.D.– Chancellor’s Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior, Director of Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders, School of Biological Sciences, Dean, School of Biological Sciences
Research Interest: Neural stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases
IRENE MUNK PEDERSEN, PH.D.– Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry School of Biological Sciences
Research Interest: Regulation of microRNAs (miRs) and their role in human disease (Cancer), Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) development and viral defense
ANDREA TENNER, PH.D. – Professor, Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Associate Dean of Biological Sciences
Research Interest: Innate immunity, glial biology and neurodegenerative diseases
School of Medicine
MICHAEL CAHALAN, PH.D. – Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Medicine
Research Interest: Immune cell signaling and activation; 2-photon microscopic visualization of immune cell and neural stem cell trafficking
DAVID J. REINKENSMEYER, PH.D. – Professor, Biomedical Engineering, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering; Anatomy & Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Research Interest: Robotics and neurorehabilitation