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Susanne E. Ahmari, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Office: Room 227 Bridgeside Point II
Phone: 412-624-3183
E-Mail: ahmarise@upmc.edu

Circuit dynamics underlying pathology and treatment of compulsive behaviors and anxiety disorders

Elias Aizenman, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurobiology
Office: E1456 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-9434
E-Mail: redox@pitt.edu

Cellular and molecular signaling processes in neurodegeneration.

Kathryn M. Albers, Ph.D.
Professor, Medicine, Neurobiology
Office: E1454 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-9669
E-Mail: kaa2@pitt.edu

Growth factors and sensory neuron function in pain and nerve injury.

Carey D. Balaban, Ph.D.
Professor, Otolaryngology, Biological Sciences, Neurological Surgery
Office: 107 Eye & Ear Institute
Phone: 412-647-2298
E-Mail: cbalaban@pitt.edu

Anatomy, neurophysiology, and neurochemistry of vestibular function.

German Barrionuevo, M.D.
Professor, Neuroscience, Center for Neuroscience
Office: 467 Crawford Hall
Phone: 412-624-7330
E-Mail: german@pitt.edu

Synaptic integration and plasticity in hippocampal area CA3.

Alison Barth, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor, Neuroscience
Office: 159 Mellon Institute
Phone: 412-268-1198
E-Mail: albarth@andrew.cmu.edu

Plasticity in developing and adult neocortex.

Aaron Batista, PhD
Assistant Professor, Bioengineering
Office: 4074 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Phone: 412.383.5394
E-Mail: apb10@pitt.edu

Sensory-motor integration and neural prosthetics

Marlene Behrmann, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Neuroscience
Office: 331H Baker Hall
Phone: 412-268-2790
E-Mail: behrmann@cmu.edu

Visual cognition in normal and brain-damaged humans.

Sarah B. Berman, M.D. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Office: 7037 Biomedical Science Tower-3
Phone: 412-383-5868
E-Mail: bermans@upmc.edu

Mitochondria in neurodegeneration

Charles W. Bradberry, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychiatry
Office: Biomedical Science Tower 3, Room 4066
Phone: 412-383-6200
E-Mail: bradberr@pitt.edu

Understanding the cognitive consequences of drug addiction at the structural and cellular levels in primates.

Edward A. Burton, D.Phil. M.D.
Associate Professor, Neurology, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Office: 7015 Biomedical Science Tower-3
Phone: 412-648-9720
E-Mail: eab25@pitt.edu

The pathogenesis of diseases associated with movement disorders and the development of novel therapeutic approaches.

Judy L. Cameron, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychiatry
Office: 321 Loeffler Bldg
Phone: 724-733-3795 (lab)
E-Mail: jcameron@pitt.edu

Effects of ‘everyday life stresses’ on behavior and health.

J. Patrick Card, Ph.D.
Professor, Neuroscience, Center for Neuroscience
Office: A415 Langley Hall
Phone: 412-624-6995
E-Mail: card@pitt.edu

Functional organization of hypothalamus and central autonomic networks.

Jun Chen, M.D.
Professor, Neurology, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, V.A. Pittsburgh Health System
Office: S-507 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-1263
E-Mail: chenj2@upmc.edu

Mechanisms of cell death and neuroprotection in cerebral ischemia and Parkinson's disease.

Charleen T. Chu, M.D. Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pathology
Office: W958 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-383-5379
E-Mail: ctc4@pitt.edu

Cell signaling, mitochondria and autophagy regulation in genetic models of Parkinson's disease.

Marlene Cohen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience
Office: 115 Mellon Institute
Phone: 412-268-4486
E-Mail: cohenm@pitt.edu

Using attention to study cortical population codes

Carol L. Colby, Ph.D.
Professor, Neuroscience
Office: 115 Mellon Institute
Phone: 412-268-7295
E-Mail: ccolby@pitt.edu

Cortical mechanisms of memory, attention, and spatial representation in primates.

Brian M. Davis, Ph.D.
Professor, Medicine, Neurobiology
Office: E1451 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-9745
E-Mail: bmd1@pitt.edu

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of central and peripheral nervous system development and plasticity.

Donald B. DeFranco, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, Neuroscience
Office: 7041 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Phone: 412-624-4259
E-Mail: dod1+@pitt.edu

Glucocorticoid Regulation of Neurodevelopment.

C. Edward Dixon, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurological Surgery, Anesthesiology, Neurobiology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Office: 217 Hill Building
Phone: 412-383-2188
E-Mail: dixonec@upmc.edu

Mechanisms of post-traumatic memory deficits, models of traumatic brain injury, and functional outcomes.

Brent Doiron, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Office: 301 Thackeray Hall
Phone: 412-624-1759
E-Mail: bdoiron@pitt.edu

Theoretical investigations of the impact of neural variability on sensory processing.

Yan Dong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience
Office: 269 Crawford Hall
Phone:
E-Mail: yandong@pitt.edu

Cellular and circuitry mechanisms underlying pathological neural plasticity

Kirk I. Erickson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Office: 3107 Sennott Square
Phone: 412-624-4533
E-Mail: kiericks@pitt.edu

Neuroimaging and cognitive studies of age and health.

G. Bard Ermentrout, Ph.D.
Professor, Mathematics, Computational Biology, Neurobiology
Office: 502 Thackeray
Phone: 412-624-8324
E-Mail: bard@pitt.edu

Applications of mathematics to biological systems.

Julie A. Fiez, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology, Neuroscience
Office: 605 Learning Research Development Center
Phone: 412-624-7078
E-Mail: fiez+@pitt.edu

Neuroimaging and behavioral studies of language, working memory, motivation, and learning.

Kenneth N. Fish, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Office: E1652 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-9366
E-Mail: fishkn@upmc.edu

Functional consequences of altered connectivity in schizophrenia; the early secretory pathway’s role in neurodevelopment and synaptogenesis

Sharyl L. Fyffe-Maricich, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Office: 3512 Rangos Research Center
Phone: 412-692-6400
E-Mail: sharyl.fyffemaricich@chp.edu

Cellular and molecular signaling processes important for central nervous system myelination and myelin repair.

Neeraj J. Gandhi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, Neuroscience, Bioengineering, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Office: 108 Eye & Ear Institute
Phone: 412-647-3076
E-Mail: neg8@pitt.edu

Neural control of coordinated oculomotor and skeletomotor movements.

Gerald F. Gebhart, Ph.D.
Professor, Anesthesiology, Neurobiology, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, Medicine
Office: W1444 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-383-5911
E-Mail: gebhartgf@upmc.edu

Mechanisms of pain and pain modulation.

Peter J. Gianaros, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychology, None
Office: 210 S. Bouquest St.
Phone: 412-624-9578
E-Mail: gianaros@pitt.edu

Imaging neuroscience studies of stressful experiences and cardiovascular disease risk.

Aryn H. Gittis, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
Office: 116D Mellon Institute
Phone: 412-268-7229
E-Mail: agittis@cmu.edu

Neural circuits in the basal ganglia involved in motor control and disease

Michael S. Gold, Ph.D.
Professor, Anesthesiology
Office: W1451 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-383-5367
E-Mail: msg22@pitt.edu

Peripheral mechanisms of pain.

Anthony A. Grace, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology
Office: 456 Langley Hall
Phone: 412-624-4609
E-Mail: graceaa@pitt.edu

Neurophysiology of basal ganglia system related to psychiatric disorders.

Steven H. Graham, Ph.D. M.D.
Professor, Neurology
Office: S-517 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-3299
E-Mail: sgra@pitt.edu

Neuronal cell death in ischemia and trauma.

J. Timothy Greenamyre, M.D. Ph.D.
Professor, Neurology
Office: Biomedical Science Tower 3, Room 7039
Phone: 412-648-9793
E-Mail: jgreena@pitt.edu

Mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection in Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.

Teresa G. Hastings, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurology, Neuroscience
Office: 7038 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Phone: 412-624-9716
E-Mail: hastingst@upmc.edu

Oxidative mechanisms associated with neurodegeneration.

Lori L. Holt, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Neuroscience
Office: 254L Baker Hall, CMU
Phone: 412-268-4964
E-Mail: lholt@andrew.cmu.edu

Auditory cognitive neuroscience, with a focus on spoken language

Gregg E. Homanics, Ph.D.
Professor, Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
Office: 6060 Biomedical Science Tower-3
Phone: 412-648-8172
E-Mail: HomanicsGE@anes.upmc.edu

Mechanism(s) of alcohol action.

Charles C. Horn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medicine, Anesthesiology
Office: Hillman Cancer Center-Research Pavilion G.17b
Phone: 412-623-1417
E-Mail: chorn@pitt.edu

Neurobiology of nausea and vomiting.

John P. Horn, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurobiology
Office: E1458 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-9429
E-Mail: jph@pitt.edu

Synaptic computation and neuromodulation in catecholaminergic neurons

Yanhua Huang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Office: Bridgeside Point II, Room 229
Phone: 412-624-7581
E-Mail: huangy3@upmc.edu

Cellular and circuitry mechanisms underlying drug addiction and sleep regulation of reward.

Tija C. Jacob, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
Office: W1351 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-8136
E-Mail: tcj11@pitt.edu

Regulation of GABAergic inhibition in development and mental disorders

Jon W. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor, Neuroscience, Psychiatry
Office: 458 Crawford Hall
Phone: 412-624-4295
E-Mail: jjohnson@pitt.edu

Biophysics, pharmacology, and regulation of glutamate receptors.

Karl Kandler, Ph.D.
Professor, Otolaryngology, Neurobiology
Office: 10016 Biomedical Science Tower-3
Phone: 412-624-8398
E-Mail: kkarl@pitt.edu

Development and plasticity of inhibitory circuits.

Robert E. Kass, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Neuroscience
Office: 229H Baker Hall
Phone: 412-268-8723
E-Mail: kass@stat.cmu.edu

Statistical analysis of neural data.

Jiyun V. Kim, MD PhD
Assistant Professor, Surgery, Immunology
Office: W1541 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-383-8616
E-Mail: kimjv@upmc.edu

Intravital imaging of the immune cell and CNS interaction by two photon microscopy.

Seong-Gi Kim, Ph.D.
Professor, Radiology
Office: 159 McGowan Center
Phone: 412-383-8011
E-Mail: kimsg@pitt.edu

Functional imaging methods and biophysics.

Anthony E. Kline, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Psychology
Office: 3434 Fifth Avenue, Suite 201
Phone: 412-383-2806
E-Mail: klineae@upmc.edu

Pharmacological and environmental approaches for neurobehavioral and histological recovery after experimental traumatic brain injury.

H. Richard Koerber, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurobiology
Office: W1447 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-9518
E-Mail: rkoerber+@pitt.edu

Development, plasticity and pain processing in sensory neurons and in the spinal dorsal horn.

Adam Kwiatkowski, PhD
Assistant Professor, Cell Biology
Office: 324 Biomedical Science Tower South
Phone: 412-383-8139
E-Mail: adamkwi@pitt.edu

Regulation of actin network organization at cell-cell contacts.

Carl F. Lagenaur, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurobiology
Office: W1448 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-9073
E-Mail: lagenaur+@pitt.edu

Neurite outgrowth and synaptogenesis.

Cynthia Lance-Jones, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurobiology
Office: W1442 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-9078
E-Mail: clancej@pitt.edu

Motoneuron development and spinal cord patterning.

William R. Lariviere, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Neurobiology
Office: W1356 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-383-9904
E-Mail: lariwr@upmc.edu

Genetics of individual variability in pain and analgesia; interactions between stress and pain systems.

Tai Sing Lee, Ph.D
Adjunct Associate Professor, Neuroscience, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Office: 115 Mellon Institute
Phone: 412-268-1060
E-Mail: tai@cnbc.cmu.edu

Computational and electrophysiological study of visual perception, perceptual organization, neural plasticity and neural coding; computer vision.

Edwin S. Levitan, Ph.D.
Professor, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
Office: E1351 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-9486
E-Mail: elevitan@pitt.edu

Control of transmitter release by electrical and biochemical signaling.

David A. Lewis, M.D.
UPMC Professor and Chair, Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Translational Neuroscience
Office: W1653 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-624-3934
E-Mail: lewisda@upmc.edu

Functional architecture of the prefrontal cortex and schizophrenia.

Laura E. Lillien, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurobiology
Office: W1454 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-383-7269
E-Mail: lillien+@pitt.edu

CNS stem cells.

Beatriz Luna, Ph.D.
Staunton Professor of, Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Psychology
Office: 121 Meyran Ave, 111 Loeffler Bldg.
Phone: 412-383-8167
E-Mail: lunab@upmc.edu

Brain basis underlying the transition from adolescent to adult level voluntary control of behavior. Multimodal approaches (fMRI, DTI, MEG, and PET) and analyses are used.

Stephen M. Maricich, Ph.D. M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Office: Rangos Research Building Room 8129
Phone: 412-692-9934
E-Mail: stephen.maricich@chp.edu

Development, maturation and function of the auditory and somatosensory systems.

Colleen A. McClung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Office: Bridgeside Point II, 450 Technology Dr, Suite 223
Phone: 412-624-5547
E-Mail: mcclungca@upmc.edu

The molecular basis of psychiatric diseases.

Stephen D. Meriney, Ph.D.
Professor, Neuroscience, Psychiatry
Office: 461 Crawford Hall
Phone: 412-624-8283
E-Mail: meriney@pitt.edu

Regulation and modulation of presynaptic ion channels and transmitter release in healthy and diseased synapses.

Bita Moghaddam, Ph.D.
Professor, Neuroscience, Psychiatry
Office: A455 Langley Hall
Phone: 412-624-2653
E-Mail: bita@pitt.edu

Cellular basis of goal-directed behavior and animal models of schizophrenia.

A. Paula Monaghan-Nichols, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurobiology
Office: Biomedical Science Tower 3, Room 6065
Phone: 412-648-1856
E-Mail: monaghan@pitt.edu

Genetic analysis of vertebrate CNS development.

Paul W. Munro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Information Science
Office: 752 Information Sciences Building
Phone: 412-624-9427
E-Mail: pmunro@mail.sis.pitt.edu

Adaption, learning, and plasticity in simulated neural networks.

Carl R. Olson, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Neuroscience, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Office: 115 Mellon Inst
Phone: 412-268-3968
E-Mail: colson@cnbc.cmu.edu

Cortical mechanisms of cognition in primates.

Anne-Marie Oswald, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience
Office: 458 Langley Hall
Phone: 412-624-1191
E-Mail: amoswald@pitt.edu

Contributions of cortical microcircuit properties to information processing and coding in the olfactory system.

Martin Oudega, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Office: E1452 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-383-6575
E-Mail: moudega@pitt.edu

Cellular transplants for spinal cord repair. Development of combinatorial spinal cord repair strategies.

Michael J. Palladino, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
Office: Biomedical Science Tower 3, Room 7042
Phone: 412-383-5900
E-Mail: mjp44@pitt.edu

Molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases.

Monica A. Perez, P.T., Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Office: 4074 Biomedical Science Tower-3
Phone: 412-383-6563
E-Mail: perezmo@pitt.edu

Motor control in humans.

Ian F. Pollack, M.D.
Professor, Neurological Surgery
Office: 4401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15224
Phone: 412-692-5881
E-Mail: ian.pollack@chp.edu

Signal transduction pathways in glioma growth, molecular markers of glioma prognosis.

Julie C. Price, Ph.D.
Professor, Radiology, Biostatistics
Office: B-938 Presbyterian University Hospital
Phone: 412-647-0714
E-Mail: pricejc@upmc.edu

Integrated approaches for the analyses of multiple intra-subject neuroimaging measures

Manoj Puthenveedu, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
Office: 202 Mellon Institute
Phone: 412-268-8236
E-Mail: map3@andrew.cmu.edu

Molecular and cellular basis of opioid drug addiction.

Linda Rinaman, Ph.D.
Professor, Neuroscience
Office: A416B Langley Hall
Phone: 412-624-6994
E-Mail: rinaman@pitt.edu

Neural circuits for stress responses and emotional learning: organization and postnatal development.

Sarah E. Ross, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
Office: W1456 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-624-9178
E-Mail: saross@pitt.edu

The goal of our research is to functionally dissect the neural circuits that underlie pain and itch.

Jonathan Rubin, Ph.D.
Professor, Mathematics
Office: 501 Thackeray Hall
Phone: 624-6157
E-Mail: rubin@math.pitt.edu

Theoretical and computational modeling of dynamics in neuronal networks.

Maria E. Rubio, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
Office: 10015 Biomedical Science Tower-3
Phone: 412-684-6939
E-Mail: mer@pitt.edu

Ultrastructure and the chemical nature of the tripartite synapse

Walter Schneider, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology
Office: 629 Learning Research Development Center
Phone: 412-624-7061
E-Mail: walters@pitt.edu

Cognitive neuroscience, semantic representation, skill acquisition, connectionist/hybrid modeling, brain imaging.

Andrew B. Schwartz, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurobiology
Office: E1440 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-383-7021
E-Mail: abs21+@pitt.edu

Cerebral basis for volitional movement and cortical neural prosthetics.

Rebecca P. Seal, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
Office: 6058 Biomedical Science Tower-3
Phone: 412-624-5183
E-Mail: rpseal@pitt.edu

Neural circuits and behavior

Susan R. Sesack, Ph.D.
Professor, Neuroscience
Office: A210 Langley Hall
Phone: 412-624-5158
E-Mail: sesack@pitt.edu

Functional neuroanatomy of cortical and brainstem monoamine systems.

Etienne L. Sibille, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Office: Bridgeside Point II, 450 Technology Dr, Suite 231
Phone: 412-624-0804
E-Mail: sibilleel@upmc.edu

Molecular mechanisms of depression and aging.

Daniel J. Simons, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurobiology
Office: E1452 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-648-9442
E-Mail: cortex@pitt.edu

Sensory physiology of the cerebral cortex.

Matthew A. Smith, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, Bioengineering
Office: 914 Eye & Ear Institute
Phone: 412-647-2313
E-Mail: smithma@pitt.edu

Cortical circuits and population codes that underlie visual perception

Alexander Sorkin, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman, Cell Biology and Physiology
Office: S368 Biomedical Science Tower South
Phone: 412-624-3116
E-Mail: sorkin@pitt.edu

Cell and molecular biology of dopamine transporter

Michael B. Steketee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
Office: Suite 300 McGowan Institute
Phone: 412-624-9936
E-Mail: steketeem@upmc.edu

Regenerative medicine approaches to protecting and repairing the retina and the optic nerve.

Peter L. Strick, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor and Chair of Neurobiology, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Office: Biomedical Science Tower 3, Room 4074
Phone: 412-383-9961
E-Mail: strickp@pitt.edu

CNS circuits of motor and cognitive functions; motor skill acquisition and retention; functional imaging.

Dandan Sun, M.D. Ph.D.
Professor, Neurology
Office: S-598 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-624-0418
E-Mail: sund@upmc.edu

Ion transporters in neurological diseases.

Alan F. Sved, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman, Neuroscience
Office: A215 Langley Hall
Phone: 412-624-6996
E-Mail: sved@pitt.edu

Central neural control of the autonomic nervous system and cardiovascular function; neurobiology of nicotine pharmacology.

Robert A. Sweet, M.D.
Professor, Psychiatry, Neurology
Office: W-1645 Biomedical Science Tower
Phone: 412-383-8548
E-Mail: sweetra@upmc.edu

Mechanisms of psychosis in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.

Michael Tarr, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Neuroscience, Psychology, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Office: 115 Mellon Institute
Phone: 412-268-3157
E-Mail: michaeltarr@cmu.edu

High-level vision and categorization in humans

Edda Thiels, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurobiology
Office: Biomedical Science Tower 3, Room 6064
Phone: 412-648-1442
E-Mail: thiels@neurobio.pitt.edu

Behavioral, biochemical, and physiological analysis of learning and memory.

Mary Torregrossa, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Office: Bridgeside Point II, 450 Technology Dr, Suite 223
Phone: 412-624-5723
E-Mail: torregrossam@upmc.edu

Determining developmental risk factors for addiction and novel treatments based on learning and memory systems.

Gonzalo E. Torres, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
Office: Biomedical Science Tower 3, Room 6063
Phone: 412-383-8983
E-Mail: gtorres@pitt.edu

Cellular and molecular neuroscience; cellular and molecular regulation of monoamine transporters.

Robert S. Turner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurobiology, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Office: 4074 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Phone: 412-383-5395
E-Mail: rturner+@pitt.edu

Neurophysiology of basal ganglia-cortical networks in health and disease.

Thanos Tzounopoulos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
Office: 10021 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Phone: 412-383-8626
E-Mail: thanos@pitt.edu

Cellular mechanisms for learning and memory and their role in auditory processing.

Nathaniel N. Urban, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Neuroscience, Biological Sciences, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Office: 4400 Fifth Avenue, 173 Mellon Institute
Phone: 412-268-5122
E-Mail: nurban@cmu.edu

Physiology imaging and computation in the olfactory system.

Amy K. Wagner, M.D.
Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Office: 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 202
Phone: 412-648-6666
E-Mail: wagnerak@upmc.edu

The impact of gender and changes in neurochemistry on rehabilitation and treatment outcomes after traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Clayton A. Wiley, M.D. Ph.D.
Professor, Pathology
Office: M8715 South Tower, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
Phone: 412-647-0765
E-Mail: wiley1@pitt.edu

Examining mechanisms of neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer’s Disease, AIDS, West Nile Virus and influenza infection.

Yan Xu, Ph.D.
Professor, Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, Structural Biology
Office: 2048 Biomedical Science Tower-3
Phone: 412-648-9922
E-Mail: xuy@anes.upmc.edu

Gene and stem cell therapy in brain ischemia/membrane protein structure by NMR.

Bill J. Yates, Ph.D.
Professor, Otolaryngology, Neuroscience
Office: 519 Eye & Ear Institute
Phone: 412-647-9614
E-Mail: byates@pitt.edu

Vestibular influences on autonomic control and navigation.

Michael J. Zigmond, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurology
Office: 7016 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Phone: 412-624-4258
E-Mail: zigmond@pitt.edu

Cell death and neuroprotection in aging and neurodegenerative disease.