Faculty Research Interests

 WARREN J. ALILAIN, Ph.D.  Associate Professor, Regular Title Series, Neuroscience

ANDERS ANDERSEN, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Research Title Series, Neuroscience
Purdue University (1983).  Functional NeuroImaging

ADAM BACHSTETTER, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Regular Title Series, Neuroscience

GUOYING BING M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Regulary Title Series, Neuroscience
M.D., Jilin Medical College (1977) Ph.D., University of Rochester (1988)
Postdoctoral training at New York University  Long-term neuronal adaptation to excitatory neurotoxicity; neuroinflammation-mediated dopaminergic cell death; influence of xenobiotic metabolites on neuronal cell death.

LUKE H. BRADLEY, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Regular Title Series,  Neuroscience, Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry
Ph.D., The Ohio State University (2001) Postdoctoral Training, Princeton University  Alternate peptide and protein scaffolds for biotherapeutic discovery and development Website: Bradley Laboratory

WAYNE A. CASS, Ph.D. Professor, Regular Title Series, Neuroscience
Ph.D., Colorado State University (1987) Postdoctoral training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Regulation of Brain Dopamine Systems

MARILYN J. DUNCAN, Ph.D. Professor, Regular Title Series, Neuroscience
Ph.D., Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, Consortium Program in the Biomedical Sciences (degree granted through Worcester Polytechnic Institute,1984) Postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Northwestern University Medical School . Circadian clocks and sleep in aging and disease states

SAMUEL R. FRANKLIN, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Special Title Series, Neuroscience
Ph.D., Wake Forest University School of Medicine Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy (2006) Postdoctoral Training at Wake Forest University School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology  Development of integrative teaching methods in anatomical education

DON M. GASH, Ph.D. Professor, Regular Title Series, Neuroscience
Ph.D., Dartmouth College (1975) Postdoctoral training at the University of Southern California  Central Nervous System Plasticity and Regeneration

JAMES W. GEDDES Ph.D. Professor, Regular Title Series, Neuroscience, Director, SCoBIRC
Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan (1984) Postdoctoral Training at University of California at Irvine Cytoskeletal Alterations in Alzheimer's Disease

Greg A. Gerhardt Ph.D. Professor, Regular Title Series, Neuroscience, Neurology, Psychiatry and Electrical Engineering
Ph.D., University of Kansas (1983) Postdoctoral Training, Univ. of Colorado Health Sciences Center    Director, Center for Microelectrode Technology Co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Neuroscience Methods Dynamic Neuropharmacology in Parkinson’s Disease and Aging

BRIAN GOLD, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Regular Title Series, Neuroscience
Ph.D., YorkUniversity (1999) Postdoctoral training at University of Western Ontario and Washington University  Cognitive Neuroscience

RICHARD GRONDIN, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Regular Title Series, Neuroscience
Ph.D., Laval University, Quebec City, Canada (1992-1997) Postdoctoral training at University of Kentucky (1998-2000) Restoration of motor function in normal aging and neurodegenerative diseases

EDWARD D. HALL, Ph.D.  Professor, Regular Title Series, Neuroscience, Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, Neurology, Neurosurgery and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences (1976) Postdoctoral training at Cornell University Medical College  Pharmacological Treatments for Acute Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

APRIL D. HATCHER, Ph.D. Assocaite Professor, Special Title Series, Neuroscience
Ph.D., University of Kentucky (2009)  Second Life™ Technology for Anatomy Education

BRIAN R. MacPHERSON, Ph.D. Professor, Special Title Series,  Neuroscience
Ph.D., Memorial University of Newfoundland (1978) Development of Innovative Teaching Technology

Kristen Platt, Ph.D. Asssistant Professor, Special Title Series, Neuroscience

INDRAPAL N. SINGH, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor, Neuroscience, Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center
Ph.D. Central University of Hyderabad, India (1985) Post-doctoral training at Shriver Center, Harvard Medical School;University of Manitoba, Canada Roles of Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Lipid Mediators in Post-traumatic Neurodegeneration

PAT SULLIVAN, Ph.D.  Professor, Regular Title Series,Neuroscience, Endowed Chair of The Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC)
Ph.D., University of Kentucky (2000) Postdoctoral training at Reeve-Irvine Research Center, University of California at Irvine  The Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in the Neuropathology of Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury; Mitochondrial Aging and the CNS

LINDA J. VAN ELDIK, Ph.D. Professor, Regular Title Series. Neuroscience, Director, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Director, University of Kentucky Alzheimer's Disease Center Ph.D., Duke University, Microbiology & Immunology Postdoctoral training at Rockefeller University, NY, Cell and Molecular Biology Signal transduction, glia-neuron interactions, neuroinflammation, drug discovery for neurodegenerative disorders

CHEN-GUANG YU, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Research Title Series, Neuroscience , Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center
M.D., Anhui Medical University (1982) Ph.D., Shanghai Second Medical University (1996) Postdoctoral training at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami, School of Medicine The development of therapeutic strategies for spinal cord injury

ZHIMING ZHANG, M.D. Associate Professor, Regular Title Series, Neuroscience
M.D., Beijing, (1983)  Functional Neurology

JOINTLY APPOINTED FACULTY

THOMAS E. CURRY, JR., Ph.D.
Ph.D., East Carolina University (1983) Postdoctoral Training at the University of Miami; Professor  Clinical Title Series, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Professor, Neuroscience Mechanisms of Ovulation

PETER A. HARDY, Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of Toronto (1991) Associate Professor, Research Title Series, Radiology Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Charles D. Smith, M.D.
M.D., Tulane Medical School (1979), Professor, Clinical Title Series, Neurology
Neuroimaging and Dementia

JOE E. SPRINGER, Ph.D.
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton (1984) Postdoctoral training at University of Rochester Medical School Professor of Neuroscience Cellular and Molecular Events Contributing to Central Nervous System Regeneration and Plasticity

DAVID M. YUREK, Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of Southern California (1987) Postdoctoral Training at the University of Rochester  Professor, Clinical Title Series of Surgery (Division of Neurosurgery), Professor of Neuroscience Research interest focuses on stem cell, viral and non-viral gene therapy, and neurotrophic therapies