Department of Neurobiology
 

Faculty

Distinguished Professor & Chair of Neurobiology:
Peter Strick Central circuitry and control of voluntary movement; basal ganglia and cerebellar involvement in movement, cognition and affect.
Primary Faculty:
Elias Aizenman Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration
Kathy Albers Sensory neuron development
Brian Davis Ssomatic and visceral pain
Chris Donnelly Molecular pathogenesis of neurodegeneration and aging
Omar Gharbawie Organization of cortical areas that control prehension in non-human primates
Mike Gold Molecular mechanisms underlying pain
Mac Hooks Organization of mouse cortical circuitry underlying control of movement
John Horn Synaptic Computation and Neuromodulation in Catecholaminergic Neurons
Rick Koerber Organization and plasticity in the spinal dorsal horn
Carl Lagenaur Neurite outgrowth and synaptogenesis
Cynthia Lance-Jones Motoneuron development and spinal cord patterning
Laura Lillien CNS stem cells
Paula Monaghan Genetic analysis of vertebrate CNS development
Sarah Ross Functionally dissect the neural circuits that underlie pain and itch
John Schumann Director of Medical Anatomy
Andy Schwartz Cerebral basis for volitional movement and cortical neural prosthetics.
Rebecca Seal Studies of sensory and motor circuits in health and disease.
William Stauffer Neuronal mechanisms for reward processing and decision making
Amantha Thathiah Cellular and molecular pathogenesis in Alzheimer's disease
Floh Thiels Behavioral, biochemical, and physiological analysis of learning and memory
Rob Turner Basal ganglia and cortex in health and disease
Nathan Urban Synaptic and computational physiology in the olfactory system
Zak Wills Neural Circuit Development and Dysfunction in Disease
Research Faculty:
Richard Dum Research Associate Professor (Strick)
Darcy Griffin Research Assistant Professor (Strick)
Junichi Hachisuka Research Assistant Professor (Ross)
Kai He Research Assistant Professor (Aizenman)
T. Kevin Hitchens Research Associate Professor (Strick)
Donna Hoffman Research Associate Professor (Strick)
Paul Kullmann Research Assistant Professor (Horn)
Nathalie Picard Research Assistant Professor (Strick)
Emeritus, Secondary, and Adjunct Faculty:
Carey Balaban Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
K. Christopher Beard Chair, Vertebrate Paleontology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Corina Bondi Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
George Carvell Professor and Associate Dean, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Justin Crowley Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, CMU
Edward Dixon Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
G. Bard Ermentrout Professor, Department of Mathematics
Robert Friedlander Professor and Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery
Gerald Gebhart Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Aryn Gittis Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, CMU
Willi Halfter Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurobiology
Al Humphrey Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurobiology
Karl Kandler Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Sandy Kuhlman Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, CMU
Zhe-Xi Luo Professor, Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago
Derek Molliver Associate Professor, University of New England
Sandra Olsen Head of Section, Anthropology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Manojkumar Puthenveedu Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, CMU
Maria Rubio Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Dan Simons Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurobiology
Thanos Tzounopoulos Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
John Wible Curator and Head of Section, Mammals, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Joe Yip Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurobiology

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