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department of Neuroscience and

center for neurovirology



To view biography information for each of our faculty, click on their names below:



Kamel Khalili, PhD

Chairperson, Department of Neuroscience
Director, Center for Neurovirology
Director, Comprehenisve NeuroAIDS Cente
Laura H. Carnell Professor, Neuroscience




Shohreh Amini, PhD

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
Professor, Biology
College of Science and Technology
Professor, Neuroscience


Prasun K. Datta, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience


Tracy Fischer-Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience


Jennifer Gordon, PhD

Associate Professor, Neuroscience

Co-Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Neuroscience


Wenhui Hu, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Neuroscience


T. Dianne Langford, PhD

Associate Professor, Neuroscience

  Xuebin Qin, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience

Jay Rappaport, PhD

Associate Chairperson, Department of Neuroscience
Director of Graduate Program in Biomedical Neuroscience
Professor, Neuroscience


Mahmut Safak, PhD

Associate Professor, Neuroscience


Ilker Sariyer, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience


George Smith, PhD

Professor, Neuroscience


George P. Tuszynski, PhD

Emeritus Professor, Neuroscience


Martyn K. White, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience




Secondary Faculty



Yang Hu, MD, PhD (Shriners Hospitals Pediatric Research Center)

Assistant Professor, Anatomy & Cell Biology

Assistant Professor, Shriners Hospitals Pediatric Research Center

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience


Barbara Krynska, PhD (Department of Neurology)
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience


Feroze Mohamed, PhD (Department of Radiology)

Associate Professor, Radiology

Associate Professor, Neuroscience

  Pamela Roehm, MD, PhD (Department of Otolaryngology)
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Division of Otology and Neurotology




Adjunct Faculty


  Serena Delbue, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
University of Milan, Italy

Pasquale Ferrante, MD
Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience
Professor of Public Health, Microbiology and Virology
University of Milan School of Medicine (Italy)

  Donald H. Gilden, MD
Adjunct Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Giorgio Palù, MD
Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience
Dean, University of Padua School of Medicine (Italy)
Professor of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnologies
University of Padua (Italy)

  Roger J. Pomerantz, MD, FACP
Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience
Global Head of the Infectious Diseases Franchise and Senior Vice President
Merck Research Laboratories Merck and Company, Inc.
  Jean Francois Zagury, MD, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Associate Professor and Chair of Bioinformatics
Conservatoire National des Arts and Métiers (France)