RESEARCH FACULTY

Through a new vision and strategic thrust for neuroscience at WVU, and through basic, applied, and translational/clinical research, the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute is a global leader in the discovery, development, and delivery of world-class research in human performance and brain health. The collection or research faculty are helping pave the way for innovation and research break-throughs.

Ariel Agmon, PhD
PROFESSOR, View Profile

Charles T. Anderson, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Karen Anderson, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, View Profile

Sadie Bergeron, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Albert Berrebi, PhD
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH; PROFESSOR, View Profile

Melissa Blank, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY, View Profile

Nicholas Brandmeir, MD, MS
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF NEUROSURGERY, View Profile

Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Candice Brown, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Andrew Dacks, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Kevin Daly, PhD
WOODBURN PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY, View Profile

A. Courtney DeVries, PhD
JOHN T. AND JUNE R. CHAMBERS CHAIR OF ONCOLOGY RESEARCH, DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE, SECTION OF HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY; ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT FOR FACULTY MENTORING, WVU CANCER CENTER, WVU RNI, View Profile

Richard D. Dey, PhD
CHAIRMAN, PROFESSOR (RET.), View Profile

Jianhai Du, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Elizabeth Engler-Chiurazzi, PhD
RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR; DIRECTOR, WVU RODENT BEHAVIOR CORE; ADVISOR, WVU NEUROSCIENCE CLUB, View Profile

Judith Feinberg, MD – Co-Group Leader
PROFESSOR, View Profile

Werner J. Geldenhuys, B. Pharm, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR; ASSOCIATE CHAIRPERSON, View Profile

Valeriya Gritsenko, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Marc Haut, PhD, ABPP
PROFESSOR AND CHAIR OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE & PSYCHIATRY, View Profile

Stanley Hileman, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, View Profile

Jason D. Huber, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, View Profile

Steven Kinsey, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR; COORDINATOR, BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE TRAINING PROGRAM, View Profile

Saravanan Kolandaivelu, PhD
RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Gregory Konat, PhD/LM, MS
PROFESSOR, View Profile

Joonhee Lee, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Justin Legleiter, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, View Profile

James W. Lewis, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, View Profile

Paul Lockman, BSN, PhD
PROFESSOR AND DOUGLAS GLOVER ENDOWED CHAIR OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES; ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH, MARY BABB RANDOLPH CANCER CENTER, View Profile

James Mahoney III, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST, View Profile

Gary Marsat, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Peter H. Mathers, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, View Profile

Gordon P Meares, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Hawley Montgomery-Downs, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, View Profile

Randy J. Nelson, PhD
PROFESSOR & CHAIR, NEUROSCIENCE; HAZEL RUBY MCQUAIN CHAIR FOR NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH; DIRECTOR OF BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH, WVU RNI, View Profile

James P. O’Callaghan, Ph.D.
HEAD, MOLECULAR NEUROTOXICOLOGY LABORATORY AND CDC DISTINGUISHED CONSULTANT, View Profile

J. Vernon Odom, PhD
PROFESSOR, View Profile

Visvanathan Ramamurthy, PhD
PROFESSOR, View Profile

Xuefang (Sophie) Ren, MD
RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DIRECTOR OF EXPERIMENTAL STROKE CORE, View Profile

Adrienne K. Salm, PhD
PROFESSOR, View Profile

Bernard G Schreurs, PhD
PROFESSOR, View Profile

Vincent Setola, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR; DIRECTOR, LABORATORY OF NEUROSCIENCE AND GENETICS OF ADDICTION, View Profile

David Siderovski, PhD – Co-Group Leader
E.J. VAN LIERE PROFESSOR AND CHAIR; DIRECTOR, WVU SOM MD/PHD SCHOLARS PROGRAM, View Profile

James W. Simpkins, PhD – Group Leader
PROFESSOR; DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR BASIC AND TRANSLATIONAL STROKE RESEARCH; BARBARA B. HIGHLAND STROKE CHAIR, View Profile

Shobhana Sivaramakrishnan, PhD
RESEARCH ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Maxim Sokolov, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, View Profile

George Spirou, PhD – Group Leader
JOHN W. AND JEANNETTE S. STRATON RESEARCH CHAIR IN NEUROSCIENCE; PROFESSOR, OTOLARYNGOLOGY, View Profile

Eric S. Tucker, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, View Profile

Cole Vonder Haar, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Edwin Wan, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Shuo Wang, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

Erin Winstanley, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, View Profile

Sergiy Yakovenko, PhD
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, View Profile

HanTing Zhang, MD, PhD
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, View Profile

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