Neuroscience
Jyothi Arikkath Jyothi Arikkath, PhD
Assistant Professor, Munroe-Meyer Institute
Research focus:  Molecular and cellular mechanisms of dendrite and spine morphogenesis and plasticity in the hippocampus.

Lorena Baccaglini Lorena Baccaglini, DDS, PhD
Associate Professor, College of Public Health
Research focus:  Clinical research, evidence-based medicine, systematic reviews, epidemiological methods, genetic epidemiology, oral and systemic diseases, wound healing, growth factors, head and neck injuries.

Keshore Bidasee Keshore Bidasee, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience
Research focus:  Regulation of intracellular calcium in cardiovascular disease.

Stephen Bonasera Stephen Bonasera, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine -  Geriatrics
Research focus:  Age related changes in brain function.

Shilpa Buch Shilpa Buch, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience
Research focus:  Mechanism(s) of CNS pathology triggered by the host-HIV interplay in the context of drugs of abuse.

Claudia Chaperon Claudia M. Chaperon, PhD, RN, APRN-NP, BC
Associate Professor, College of Nursing
Research focus:  The effects of sleep-disturbing environments on late life health maintainance: water and electrolyte balance and blood pressure regulation; the effects of sleep deprivation during the peri-menopause in female mice; neurotrophin gene regulation of rhythms.

Anna Dunaevsky Anna Dunaevsky, PhD
Associate Professor, Munroe-Meyer Institute
Research focus:  Learning induced structural and functional synaptic plasticity, neuron glia interactions and neurodevelopmental disorders.

Pierre Fayad Pierre Fayad, MD
Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences; Director, Vascular Neurology and Stroke Program
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Wayne Fisher Wayne W. Fisher, PhD, BCBA-D
Professor, Munroe-Meyer Institute
Research focus:  Function-based approaches to understanding and treating severe bahavior discorders; principles of choice responding and concurrent operants; behavioral approacthes to the assessment and treatment of autism; using behavioral momentum theory to improve function-based treatments.

Awaiting Photo Barbara Swore Fletcher, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
Research focus:  Communication in head and neck cancer patients.

Kathleen Healey Kathleen Healey, APRN, PhD
Instructor, Department of Neurological Sciences
Research focus:  Multiple Sclerosis.

Georgette Kanmogne Georgette D. Kanmogne, PhD, MPH
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience
Research focus:  HIV/AIDS, vascular biology and cell signaling.

Tammy Kielian Tammy L. Kielian, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology and Microbiology
Research focus:  Immunology of infectious diseases, focus on how Staphylococcus aureus biofilms evade immunemediated clearance; Juvenile Batten Disease, focus on mechanisms leading to neuron loss in this pediatric lysosomal storage disease.

Woo-Yang Kim Woo-Yang Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor, Munroe-Meyer Institute
Research focus:  Neural stem cells, neuronal differentiation and neurodevelopmental disorders.

Suhasini Kotcherlakota Suhasini Kotcherlakota, PhD
Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
Research focus:  Researching and integrating the cognitive science theory findings to classroom practices in education and nursing education curriculum; researching and integrating innovative technology use methods and adopt the best practices that will promote students to be technically competent and utilize technology tools in their practice, teaching and learning.

Christopher Kratochvil Christopher J. Kratochvil, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research
Research focus:  Medications, with a focus on ADHA and depression in children and adolescents.

Max Kurz Max J. Kurz, PhD
Associate Professor, Munroe-Meyer Institute
Research focus:  How the sensorimotor cortices reach a decision threshold, integrate sensory feedback and produce a motor action; motor control and learning of children and adults with cerebral palsy; role of genetic factors for neuroplasticity and memory consolidation.