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Primary Faculty and Their Research Interests

Lise S. Eliot, Professor and Acting Discipline Chair of Neuroscience, PhD, Columbia, 1991. Plasticity and sex differences in brain and cognitive development.

Robert Marr, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Assistant Dean for Research, PhD, McMaster, 1999. Gene transfer for the study of Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis.

Daniel A. Peterson, Professor of Neuroscience, PhD, Otago (New Zealand), 1991. Regulation of adult neurogenesis, use of stem cells and gene therapy in brain repair

Grace E. Stutzmann (Beth), Associate Professor of Neuroscience, PhD, New York University, 1999. Role of intracellular Calcium in neuronal physiology and pathophysiology, particularly Alzheimer's disease and aging.

Anthony R. West, Professor of Neuroscience, PhD, Wayne State University, 1997. Role of nitric oxide and dopamine interactions in Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease; electrophysiological and neurochemical studies of striatal neuron activity.

Secondary Faculty

Joanna Dabrowska, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology

Kaiwen Kam, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy

Professor Emeritus

Marjorie A. Ariano, Professor of Neuroscience (Emeritus), PhD, UCLA, 1977.