Faculty

 

Member Name

Faculty Profile link

 

 

Department   Description of Interest   Email Address   Research Category
Noureldin Abdelhamid, M.D.  

 

Neurology Not available Noureldin.Abdelhamid@uth.tmc.edu Other: Neurology
Ore-Ofe Adesina, M.D.  

 

Ophthalmology Neuro-ophthalmology Ore-Ofeoluwatomi.O.Adesina@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Wamda Ahmed, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke Wamda.O.Ahmed@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Joseph Alcorn,  Ph.D. Pediatrics  

 

 

 

Transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of pulmonary surfactant proteins, interactions of surfactant proteins with environmental insults Joseph.L.Alcorn@uth.tmc.edu Other: Pulmonology
Melissa Aldrich, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Immune factors that influence lymphatic dysfunction, lymphatic imaging technology Melissa.B.Aldrich@uth.tmc.edu Other: Lymphatic System
Andrew Allison, M.D.  

 

Anesthesiology Not available Andrew.E.Allison@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
Chiamaka  Aneji, M.D., MPH  

 

Pediatrics Medical education, neonatal resuscitation, international child health Chiamaka.Aneji@uth.tmc.edu Other: General Pediatrics
Lee Ansell, M.D.  

 

Orthopedic Surgery Neurosurgery – spinal Lee.V.Ansell@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Jason  Anthony, Ph.D., Ed.S. Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

 

Assessment of children, language and literacy acquisition, learning and developmental disabilities, interventions, and program evaluation and statistics Jason.L.Anthony@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Development
Jose E. Arias Berrios, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Neuromuscular medicine Jose.E.AriasBerrios@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Jaroslaw Aronowski, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Neurology  

 

 

Neuropharmacology and laboratory models of ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage J.Aronowski@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Garima Arora, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Neuropsychiatry Garima.Arora@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Carlos Artime, M.D.  

 

Anesthesiology Surgical anesthesiology management Carlos.Artime@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
Nishan-E-Abbas Ashary, M.D.  

 

Anesthesiology Not available Nishan.Ashary@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
Michael Assel, Ph.D. Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

 

Assessment of children with developmental disabilities. progress monitoring, instrument construction, program evaluations, and assessment of teaching environments Michael.A.Assel@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Development
Parveen Athar, M.D. Neurology  

 

 

 

Neuromuscular junction disorders, peripheral nerve disorders, traumatic nerve and plexus injury, and development of new measures in electrodiagnostic testing. Parveen.Athar@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Kit Sing  Au, Ph.D. Pediatrics  

 

Spina bifida, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, myelomeningocele Kit-Sing.Au@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Ali Azhdarinia, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Development of targeted agents for the visualization and treatment of cancer Ali.Azhdarinia@uth.tmc.edu Other: Oncology
Tatiana Barichello, Ph.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Immunology, psychiatry Tatiana.Barichello@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Marcia  Barnes, Ph.D. Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

 

Academic skill development, and learning disabilities in mathematics and reading comprehension, in preschoolers, school-age children, and adolescents Marcia.Barnes@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Development
Andrew Barreto, M.D., M.S. Neurology  

 

Combination treatments for thrombolysis in ischemic stroke Andrew.D.Barreto@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Isabelle Bauer, Ph.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Psychopharmacology Isabelle.E.Bauer@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Douglas Baxter, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Cellular and network processes underlying behavior and behavioral plasticity Douglas.Baxter@uth.tmc.edu Learning and Memory, Computational Neuroscience
Andrew Bean, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Molecular mechanisms of vesicular trafficking and protein sorting A.Bean@uth.tmc.edu Other: Molecular Biology
Supinder Bedi, Ph.D. Pediatric Surgery  

 

 

Pro-inflammatory microglial activity induced by traumatic brain injury, and its negative impact on neuronal physiological properties Supinder.Bedi@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Michael Beierlein, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy  

 

 

Computations performed in neuronal networks that mediate perception, memory formation and higher cognitive functions Michael.Beierlein@uth.tmc.edu Computational Neuroscience; Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia: Cellular Mechanisms
Glenn Belz, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Not available Glenn.R.Belz@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Elmer Bernstam,  M.D., MSE, MS  

 

Internal Medicine, School of Biomedical Informatics Translational biomedical informatics Elmer.V.Bernstam@uth.tmc.edu Other: Bioinformatics
Suur Biliciler, M.D.  

 

Neurology Muscular dystrophies and myopathies Suur.Biliciler@uth.tmc.edu Other: Muscular disorders
Kawal Bir, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Not available Kawal.Bir@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Michael Blackburn, Ph.D.  

 

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Dean, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Science at Houston Michael.R.Blackburn@uth.tmc.edu Other: Pulmonology, Inflammation
Spiros Blackburn, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Cerebral aneurysms and hemorrhage, vascular ischemia, Chiari malformation Spiros.Blackburn@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Angel Blanco, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery  

 

 

Optimization of stereotactic radiosurgery approaches for brain tumors and extracranial malignancies Angel.I.Blanco@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D.  

 

School of Public Health Dean, Kozmetsky Family Chair in Human Genetics eric.boerwinkle@uth.tmc.edu Other: Human Genetics
Eliana Bonfante-Mejia, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Mitochondrial disease, pediatric neuroimaging, stroke Eliana.E.Bonfante.Mejia@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Fatima Boricha, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics Care and discharge of level 2 NICU patients, follow-up of high-risk infants Fatima.M.Boricha@uth.tmc.edu Other: General Pediatrics
Glendaliz Bosques, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pediatric rehabilitation medicine Glendaliz.BosquesMendez@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Ritvij Bowry, M.D. Neurosurgery Stroke treatment, mobile stroke units Ritvij.Bowry@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Allison Boyle, M.D.  

 

Neurology Movement disorders, spasticity Allison.Boyle@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Richard Bradley,  M.D., FACEP  

 

Emergency Medicine Traumatic brain injury richard.n.bradley@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Joshua Breier, Ph.D. Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

Evaluation of children and adults with a wide variety of learning disabilities as well as illnesses affecting the central nervous system Joshua.I.Breier@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Robert Brown, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Neurosurgery Robert.J.Brown@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Mark Burish, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Cortical functional domains and reorganization, cortical lesions and recovery, medical education Mark.J.Burish@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Sensory and Motor Systems
Christina Burrows, Ph.D.  

 

Neurology Neurobehavior, dementia Christina.L.Burrows@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Ian Butler, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics Dysautonomia, Tourette syndrome, neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders Ian.J.Butler@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Patricia Butler, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Vice Dean for Educational Programs, McGovern Medical School Patricia.Butler@uth.tmc.edu Other: Medical Education
Robert Butner, M.D.  

 

Ophthalmology Not available Robert.W.Butner@uth.tmc.edu Other: Opthalmology
John Byrne, Ph.D. Neurobiology and Anatomy Neuronal and molecular mechanisms underlying learning and memory John.H.Byrne@uth.tmc.edu Learning and Memory, Computational Neuroscience; History, Teaching and Public Awareness of Neuroscience
Kristen Calverly, Ph.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Not available Kristin.L.Albrecht@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Qi Lin Cao, M.D. Neurosurgery  

 

Functions of oligodendrocytes, astrocytes, and progenitor cells in the healthy and injured brain Qi-Lin.Cao@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Maria Carlo, Ph.D. Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

 

Cognitive processes underlying reading in a second language, cross-language transfer of reading skills, educational interventions supporting language development Maria.S.Carlo@uth.tmc.edu Development
Davide Cattano, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Anesthesiology Surgical anesthesiology management, neuroprotection during anesthesia Davide.Cattano@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
Ambat Chitra Chandrasekhar, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neuroradiology Chitra.Chandrasekhar@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Shuo-Hsiu (James) Chang, PT, PhD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  

 

 

Training-induced neuromusculoskeletal plasticity, neuromuscular control in dynamic balance, motor control and learning Shuo-Hsiu.Chang@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Jeffrey Tien-Hao Chang, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Cell signaling programs in cancer Jeffrey.T.Chang@uth.tmc.edu Other: Oncology
Tiffany Chang, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Treatment of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, and aneurysms Tiffany.R.Chang@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
John Chapman, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics Medical informatics, medical education John.C.Chapman@uth.tmc.edu Other: Medical Education
Jason W. Chen, DO  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pain medicine Jason.Chen@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Peng Chen, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Cerebrovascular and neuroendovascular neurosurgery Peng.R.Chen@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Raymond Cho, M.D., M.Sc. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Neuromodulation, EEG/MEG, MRI, computational modeling, neurostimulation (tDCS, tACS, TMS) Raymond.Y.Cho@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Computational Neuroscience, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Huimahn Choi, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Stroke effects and treatment, brain failure in sepsis Huimahn.A.Choi@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Jeanie Choi, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neuroradiology Jeanie.M.Choi@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Charoo Chouhan, M.D.   

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Not available Charoo.Chouhan@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Alice Chuang, Ph.D.  

 

Ophthalmology Biostatistics, mathematical bioscience Alice.Z.Chuang@uth.tmc.edu Other: Biostatistics, Opthalmalogy
Richard Clark, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Desensitization of ß 2- adrenergic receptors Richard.B.Clark@uth.tmc.edu Membranes and Membrane Channels
Len Cleary, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Morphological correlates of learning and memory Len.Cleary@uth.tmc.edu Learning and Memory; History, Teaching and Public Awareness of Neuroscience
Joseph Cochran, M.D. Neurosurgery Endovascular surgery, cerebrovascular surgery, brain tumors, skull base surgery, complex and minimally invasive spine surgery. Joseph.A.Cochran@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Tiffany Cossey,  M.D.  

 

Neurology Vascular neurology tiffany.d.cossey@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Charles Cox, Jr., M.D.  

 

Pediatric Surgery Pediatric traumatic brain injury Charles.S.Cox@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Monica E. Crump, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  

 

Rehabilitation of stroke and mild to severe brain injury, management of spasticity caused by stroke and brain injury Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Nachum Dafny, Ph.D. Neurobiology and Anatomy Mechanisms of pain, pain suppression Nachum.Dafny@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma; History, Teaching and Public Awareness of Neuroscience
Mark Dannenbaum, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Neurovascular surgery, vasospasm, traumatic brain injury Mark.Dannenbaum@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System. Neurotrauma
Radbod Darabi, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Stem cells and regenerative medicine Radbod.Darabi@uth.tmc.edu Stem Cells
Pramod Dash, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Formation and impairment of memory, molecular biology of traumatic brain injury P.Dash@uth.tmc.edu Learning and Memory, Neurotrauma
Brian Davis, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Stem cells and regenerative medicine Brian.R.Davis@uth.tmc.edu Stem Cells
Matthew E. Davis, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Neuropathic pain Matthew.E.Davis@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Arthur Day, M.D. Neurosurgery  

 

Cerebrovascular diseases and sports medicine, cerebral ischemia and neural protection Arthur.L.Day@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Joao de Quevedo, M.D., Ph.D. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences  

 

 

 

Neurobiological basis of psychiatric disorders, development of innovative treatments, with emphasis on schizophrenia and mood disorders Joao.L.DeQuevedo@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Dana M DeMaster, Ph.D. Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

 

Using MRI and fMRI techniques to examine how brain maturation during childhood contributes to developmental improvements in learning and memory Dana.M.DeMaster@uth.tmc.edu Development, Learning and Memory
Allison Dempsey, Ph.D. Pediatrics  

 

 

 

Assessment of neurodevelopmental outcomes, and family-centered interventions, for children born preterm, and for children with chronic neurodevelopmental conditions Katherine.M.Dempsey@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Carolyn Denton Ph.D Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

Prevention and remediation of reading difficulties and disabilities, including dyslexia, in children in kindergarten through grade 12 Carolyn.A.Denton@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Development
Carmen Dessauer, Ph.D. Integrative Biology and Pharmacology  

 

 

Regulation of adenylyl cyclase by heterotrimeric GTP-binding proteins and by regulators of G protein signaling Carmen.W.Dessauer@uth.tmc.edu Other: Molecular Biology
Nadya Dhanani, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Pain management methods, olfactory dysfunction with anesthesia Nadya.M.Dhanani@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Breno Diniz, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Molecular mechanisms of depression Breno.SatlerdeOliveiraDiniz@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Fabricio Do Monte, D.V.M, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Neural circuits and mechanisms underlying emotional memories Fabricio.H.DoMonte@uth.tmc.edu Learning and Memory
Peter Doris, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Human genetics, kidneys Peter.A.Doris@uth.tmc.edu Other: Genetics and Nephrology
Pratik  Doshi M.D.  

 

Emergency Medicine Neurologic emergencies Pratik.B.Doshi@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma, Disorders of the Nervous System
Marie-Françoise Doursout, Ph.D.  

 

Anesthesiology Treatment of hemorrhagic shock, irradiation, and other cellular insults Marie-Francoise.Doursout@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
Valentin Dragoi, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Cortical mechanisms of visual behavior Valentin.Dragoi@uth.tmc.edu Sensory and Motor Systems, Computational Neuroscience
Andrea Duncan, M.D., M.S. ClinRes  

 

Pediatrics  

 

 

Neuroimaging correlates of behavioral and cognitive functioning in children born extremely prematurely Andrea.F.Duncan@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Rania Elkhatib, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences  

 

 

Effects of cannabis on shizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder, pharmacological treatments Rania.M.Elkhatib@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Yoshua Esquenazi Levy, M.D. Neurosurgery  

 

The effects of chemotherapy and cranial irradiation on brain tissue Yoshua.EsquenaziLevy@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Linda Ewing-Cobbs, Ph.D. Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

 

Neuropsychological outcome studies examining brain, psychological health, and behavioral outcomes following traumatic brain injury (TBI), cellular therapies for TBI Linda.Ewing-Cobbs@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Christopher M. Falco, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Brain injury and stroke rehabilitation Christopher.M.Falco@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Daniel Felleman, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Organization, function, and plasticity of primate cerebral cortex Daniel.Felleman@uth.tmc.edu Sensory and Motor Systems, Development
Albert Fenoy, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Electrophysiology and clinical manifestations of basal ganglia disease Albert.J.Fenoy@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Jose Fernandez, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Not available Jose.Fernandez@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Luis Fernandez, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Not available Luis.A.Fernandez@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Lara Ferrario, M.D.  

 

Anesthesiology Not available Lara.Ferrario@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
James Ferrendelli, M.D.  

 

Neurology Memory disorders, pharmacology, clinical management of epilepsy James.A.Ferrendelli@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Learning and Memory
Pauline Filipek, M.D.   

 

Pediatrics Autism and related disorders Pauline.A.Filipek@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Stephen Fletcher D.O. Neurosurgery  

 

 

 

Chiari malformation, comparative studies of canine and pediatric brain tumors, medical management of trauma-associated brain swelling Stephen.Fletcher@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Myriam Fornage, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Human genetics, cerebrovascular disease and stroke Myriam.Fornage@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Matthew Foster,  Ph.D.  

 

Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

 

Acquisition and measurement of language, literacy, and mathematics skills, learning and developmental disabilities, and intervention evaluation and statistics Matthew.E.Foster@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Development
Gerard E. Francisco, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Brain injury rehabilitation Gerard.E.Francisco@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Amy Franklin,  Ph.D. School of Biomedical Informatics  

 

 

The interaction of cognition and communication, and the effects of this interaction in a medical context Amy.Franklin@uth.tmc.edu Other: Medical Communication
Leorah Freeman, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Neurology Multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis 0ptica, immune-mediated neurological disorders Leorah.Freeman@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Elliott Friedman, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neuroradiology Elliott.Friedman@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Joel E. Frontera, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spinal cord injury rehabilitation Joel.E.Frontera@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Jeffrey Frost, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Rho family small G proteins in breast cancer Jeffrey.A.Frost@uth.tmc.edu Other: Molecular Biology
Francisco Fuentes, M.D.  Internal Medicine  

 

 

Investigating how to optimize medical and surgical therapies for patients with coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes. Francisco.Fuentes@uth.tmc.edu Other: Diabetes and Vascalar Disease
Michael Funke, M.D. Ph.D.  

 

Pediatrics Neurophysiology Michael.E.Funke@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Erin Furr Stimming, M.D.  

 

Neurology Movement disorders Erin.E.Furr@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Yong-Jian  Geng,  M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Internal Medicine  

 

 

Delineating molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and heart failure Yong-Jian.Geng@uth.tmc.edu Other: Cardiovascular Disease
Semhar Ghebremichael, M.D.  

 

Anesthesiology Surgical anesthesiology management, medical education and workforce diversity Semhar.Ghebremichael@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
Luca  Giancardo,  Ph.D.  

 

School of Biomedical Informatics Medical imaging / signal processing Luca.Giancardo@uth.tmc.edu Other: Medical Imaging
Chuck Gilmore, M.D.  

 

Anesthesiology Surgical anesthesiology management Clarence.E.Gilmore@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
Stanford Goldman, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neuroradiology Stanford.M.Goldman@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Nicole Gonzales, M.D.  

 

Neurology  

 

 

Intracerebral hemorrhage – experimental treatments, neuroimaging, natural history of intracerebral hemorrhage Nicole.R.Gonzales@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Sam Gumbert, M.D.  

 

Anesthesiology Management of surgical risks – hemorrhage and infection Sam.D.Gumbert@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
Lalitha  Guthikonda, M.D.  

 

Neurology Diagnostic neurology, epilepsy, movement disorders Lalitha.N.Guthikonda@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Cathy Guttentag, Ph.D. Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

 

Enhancing parenting skills in parents of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. increasing the quality of language stimulation provided by teachers of at-risk toddlers Cathy.Guttentag@uth.tmc.edu Development
John Hagan, Ph.D.  

 

Neurosurgery  

 

 

The roles of microRNAs and their post-transcriptional regulators in developmental and cancer biology John.P.Hagan@uth.tmc.edu Development, Disorders of the Nervous System
Stacey L. Hall, DO  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pediatric rehabilitation medicine, cerebral palsy Stacey.L.Hall@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Shaojie Han, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Anxiety disorder, panic disorder, depression Shaojie.Han@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
John Hancock, MA, MB, BChir, PhD, ScD   

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Chairman, plasma membrane nanostructure and signal transduction John.F.Hancock@uth.tmc.edu Membranes and Membrane Channels
Muhammad Haque, Ph.D.  

 

Neurology Vascular neurology Muhammad.E.Haque@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Khader Hasan, Ph.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Quantifying and localizing human neurodegenerative diseases Khader.M.Hasan@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Rodrigo  Hasbun,  M.D., MPH  

 

Internal Medicine Infectious diseases Rodrigo.Hasbun@uth.tmc.edu Other: Infectious Disease
Ruth Heidelberger, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy  

 

 

 

Understanding chemical neurotransmission at the level of synaptic vesicle dynamics, characterizing glutamatergic synapses of retinal photoreceptors and bipolar cells Ruth.Heidelberger@uth.tmc.edu Sensory and Motor Systems; Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia: Cellular Mechanisms
Georgene Hergenroeder, R.N., MHA, CCRC Neurosurgery  

 

 

Clinical and translational studies related to brain and spinal cord trauma with an emphasis on protein biomarker discovery Georgene.W.Hergenroeder@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Isaac Hernandez-Jimenez, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spinal cord medicine Isaac.HernandezJimenez@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Sebastian Herrera, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Neurosurgery Sebastian.R.Herrera@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Ryan Hill, Ph.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Not available.  Faculty profile link is not functional. Ryan.M.Hill@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Leo Hochhauser, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neuroradiology Leo.Hochhauser@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Ryota Homma, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy  

 

 

Imaging and electrophysiology of neuronal circuits to characterize their functional properties and dynamics Ryota.Homma@uth.tmc.edu Novel Methods and Technology Development, Learning and Memory
Omotola Hope, M.D. Neurology  

 

Epilepsy, surgical treatments for epilepsy, geriatric epilepsy, epilepsy in women Omotola.A.Hope@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Joseph Hsieh, M.D. Neurosurgery  

 

Neurosurgery and spinal surgery methods and quality Joseph.C.Hsieh@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Sigmund Hsu, M.D. Neurosurgery  

 

 

Novel therapies for recurrent primary CNS lymphoma, recurrent glioblastoma multiforme and intralumbar injections for cancer therapy Sigmund.Hsu@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Richard Huang, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Brain injury and stroke rehabilitation, spasticity management Richard.A.Huang@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Claire Hulsebosch, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Acute, subacute and chronic models of spinal cord injury Claire.Hulsebosch@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Nneka Ifejika, M.D., MPH Neurology  

 

 

 

Health disparities, stroke, brain Injuries, multiple sclerosis, concussion, aphasia, muscle spasticity, neurologic gait disorders Nneka.L.Ifejika@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Benson Irungu, Ph.D.   

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders Benson.Irungu@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Amanda Jagolino, M.D.  

 

Neurology Treatment of acute stroke, telemedicine for acute stroke Amanda.L.Jagolino@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Roger Janz, Ph.D. Neurobiology and Anatomy Synaptic vesicle proteins as regulators of neurotransmitter release Roger.Janz@uth.tmc.edu Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia: Cellular Mechanisms; Membranes and Membrane Channels
Vasanthi Jayaraman, Ph.D.  

 

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Structure and function of membrane proteins, ligand gated ion channels Vasanthi.Jayaraman@uth.tmc.edu Membranes and Membrane Channels
Mansi Jhaveri, DO  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Disability reduction in patients following stroke Mansi.M.Jhaveri@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Peilin  Jia,  Ph.D.  

 

School of Biomedical Informatics  

 

 

Computational biology, bioinformatics, systems biology, genomics, cancer genomics, psychiatric disorders Peilin.Jia@uth.tmc.edu Computional Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System
Jianping Jin, Ph.D.  

 

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Protein ubiquitination, cellular differentiation, cancer Jianping.Jin@uth.tmc.edu Other: Molecular Biology
Susan John, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Diagnostic imaging of pediatric patients Susan.D.John@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Ursula Johnson, Ph.D. Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

Examining the impact of caregiver responsiveness and stimulation on young children’s cognitive, language, social and emotional development Ursula.Y.Johnson@uth.tmc.edu Development
Elizabeth  Jones, M.D.  

 

Emergency Medicine Neurologic emergencies Elizabeth.B.Jones@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma, Disorders of the Nervous System
John Jones,  M.D.  

 

Pediatric Surgery Pediatric neurosurgery trauma John.Jones@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Prathap J. Joseph, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Traumatic brain injury Prathap.J.Joseph@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Jenifer Juranek, Ph.D. Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

Neuroimaging in clinical and neurodevelopmental populations, including structural MRI, DTI, and functional MRI Jenifer.Juranek@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Development
Nicholas Justice, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Stress in Alzheimer’s disease Nicholas.J.Justice@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Giridhar Kalamangalam, M.D., D.Phil  

 

Neurology Epilepsy, clinical neurophysiology Giridhar.P.Kalamangalam@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Arash Kamali, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging  

 

 

Diffusion tensor imaging and brain perfusion imaging with special interest in language and limbic structures. Arash.Kamali@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Kendell Kessler, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Brain injury and stroke Kendell.Kessler@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Daniel Kim, M.D., FACS, FAANS  

 

Neurosurgery  

 

 

Robotic surgery, neuromodulation, radiographic nerve imaging, minimally invasive spine surgery Daniel.H.Kim@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Dong Kim, M.D. Neurosurgery  

 

 

Brain aneurysms, AVMs, brain tumors, meningioma, neuro-oncology, trigeminal neuralgia, Chiari malformation Dong.H.Kim@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Ryan Kitagawa, M.D. Neurosurgery  

 

 

Treatment of traumatic brain and spinal injuries and of neurovascular injuries and malformations Ryan.S.Kitagawa@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Melvin  Klegerman,  Ph.D.  

 

Internal Medicine Cardiovascular medicine melvin.e.klegerman@uth.tmc.edu Other: Cardiovascular Disease
Theresa M. Koehler, Ph.D. Microbiology and Molecular Genetics  

 

 

Herbert L. and Margaret W. DuPont Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Science, host-pathogen interactions, bacterial virulence Theresa.M.Koehler@uth.tmc.edu Other: Microbiology
Mary Koenig, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics General pediatric neurology Mary.K.Koenig@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Radha Korupolu, MD, MS  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spinal cord injury, spasticity, neurorehabilitation, general rehabilitation Radha.Korupolu@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Anson Koshy, M.D., M.B.E. Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute  

 

 

 

Promoting developmentally and culturally appropriate behavioral health screening in pediatric primary care, promoting the value of assent for medications for ADHD Anson.J.Koshy@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Larry Kramer, M.D.  

 

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging MRI of head trauma, MRI of the intracranial abnormalities of spina bifida, development of fast body MRI techniques Larry.A.Kramer@uth.tmc.edu Novel Methods and Technology Development, Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Sun Kuk Kwon, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Molecular imaging Sunkuk.Kwon@uth.tmc.edu Novel Methods and Technology Development
Susan Landry, Ph.D.  

 

 

 

Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute Examinations of biological and environmental influences on children’s development from infancy through adolescence, parent-child and classroom intervention studies Susan.Landry@uth.tmc.edu Development
Scott Lane, Ph.D.  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences  

 

 

 

 

Psychopharmacology, experimental psychology, psychophysics, and neuroimaging to investigate the development, chronicity, and treatment of substance use disorders Scott.D.Lane@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
James  Langabeer II,  Ph.D., MBA, EMT  

 

Emergency Medicine Cardiology and stroke care emergencies James.R.Langabeer@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Jeremy Lankford, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics Dysautonomia, epilepsy Jeremy.E.Lankford@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Robert Lapus, M.D.  

 

Emergency Medicine Traumatic brain injury Robert.M.Lapus@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Cheng Chi Lee, Ph.D.  

 

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Circadian mechanism and hypometabolism in mammals Cheng.C.Lee@uth.tmc.edu Other: Molecular Biology
Kiwon Lee, M.D., FACP, FAHA, FCCM  

 

 

Neurosurgery Acute interventional stroke therapies, treatment of delayed ischemic neurological deficits after subarachnoid hemorrhages Kiwon.Lee@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Ilya Levental, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Membrane structure and post-translational lipidation Ilya.Levental@uth.tmc.edu Membranes and Membrane Channels
Jonathon Levine,  B.S., DVM, DACVIM  

 

Pediatric Surgery Spinal cord injuries Neurotrauma
Jun Li, Ph.D.   

 

Neurology Cerebral ischemia Jun.Li.3@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Xiaoyan Li, PhD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Assistive devices for neurorehabilitation Xiaoyan.Li@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Sheng Li, MD, PhD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Traumatic brain injury rehabilitation Sheng.Li@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Lenard Lichtenberger, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Mechanisms and treatment of gastrointestinal ulcer disease and cancer Lenard.M.Lichtenberger@uth.tmc.edu Other: Oncology and Gastrointestinal Disease
John Lincoln, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Neurology Multiple sclerosis, immune-mediated neurological disorders John.A.Lincoln@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
J. William Lindsey, M.D.  

 

Neurology Multiple sclerosis, autoimmune or immune-mediated neurologic diseases John.W.Lindsey@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Fudong Liu, M.D., MSNS  

 

Neurology Ischemic stroke Fudong.Liu@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Yin Liu, Ph.D. Neurobiology and Anatomy  

 

 

 

Computational and statistical methods to understand how biological interactions modulate signaling responses involved in cancers and neurological diseases Yin.Liu@uth.tmc.edu Computational Neuroscience
Ying Liu, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Neurosurgery  

 

 

The use of human induced pluripotent stem cells to model central nervous system (CNS) development and disease Ying.Liu@uth.tmc.edu Stem Cells, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System
Katherine Loveland, Ph.D.   

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Autism spectrum disorder Katherine.A.Loveland@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Steven Lutzker, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neuroradiology Steven.L.Lutzker@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Elaine M. Magat, BSPT, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Brain injury and spasticity Elaine.M.Magat@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Kristin Mahan, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine  

 

 

Metabolic and degenerative diseases,  effects of circadian rhythm on hippocampal learning and memory Kristin.L.Mahan@uth.tmc.edu Learning and Memory
Svetlana Malkina, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Clinical treatment of acutely ill psychiatric patients Svetlana.Malkina@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Marcelle Mallery, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neuroradiology Marcelle.Mallery@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Pedro Mancias, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics Neuromuscular disorders, EMG nerve conduction studies Pedro.Mancias@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Chai-An Mao, Ph.D  

 

Ophthalmology Development of retinal ganglion cells and of immunologic T cells, embryonic development Chai-An.Mao@uth.tmc.edu Development, Sensory and Motor Systems
David Marshak, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Structure and function of primate retinal neurons David.W.Marshak@uth.tmc.edu Sensory and Motor Systems,
Raymond Martin, M.D.  

 

Neurology  

 

 

Multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunological diseases, neurovascular diseases, neurological complications of medical diseases Raymond.A.Martin@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Joseph Martinez, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Neurosurgery Joseph.L.Martinez@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Manuel F. Mas, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Traumatic brain injury, stroke, neurorehabilitation Manuel.Mas@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Steve Massey, Ph.D.  

 

Ophthalmology Neuronal circuitry of the retina Steve.Massey@uth.tmc.edu Sensory and Motor Systems
James McCarthy, M.D.  

 

Emergency Medicine Traumatic brain injury James.J.McCarthy@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Nami McCarty, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Stem cells and regenerative medicine Nami.McCarty@uth.tmc.edu Stem Cells
Louise McCullough, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Neurology Cerebral vascular disease Louise.D.McCullough@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
David McPherson,  M.D., FACP, FACC, FAHA  

 

Internal Medicine Chair, Division Director, Professor, Cardiovascular medicine David.D.McPherson@uth.tmc.edu Other: Cardiovascular Disease
Raja Mehanna, M.D.  

 

Neurology Parkinson’s disease, tremor, dystonia, ataxia, spasticity Raja.Mehanna@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Vladimir Melnikov, M.D.  

 

Anesthesiology Surgical anesthesiology management, other surgical techniques and complications Vladimir.Melnikov@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
Donna  Mendez, M.D.  

 

Emergency Medicine Traumatic brain injury Donna.Mendez@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Thomas Meyer, Ph.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Psychological interventions in bipolar disorder, depression, and substance use problems Thomas.D.Meyer@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Dianna Milewicz,  M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Internal Medicine Division Director, Professor, Vice-Chair, Medical genetics Dianna.M.Milewicz@uth.tmc.edu Other: Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Genetics
Stephen Mills, Ph.D. Ophthalmology Neuronal circuitry of the retina Stephen.L.Mills@uth.tmc.edu Sensory and Motor Systems
Helen Mintz-Hittner, M.D.  

 

Ophthalmology Pediatric ophthalmology Helen.A.Mintz-Hittner@uth.tmc.edu Other: Opthalmology
Amir Mohsenin, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Ophthalmology Retinal disease and surgery. Amir.Mohsenin@uth.tmc.edu Other: Opthalmology
Janelle Montroy, Ph.D.  

 

 

Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute Early academic and school readiness skills, such as self-regulation, as well as improved assessment of these skills Janelle.J.Montroy@uth.tmc.edu Development
Shade Moody, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics Neuromuscular disorders Shade.B.Moody@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Rodrigo Morales, M.D.  

 

 

 

Neurology Strain and species barriers in prion diseases, the prion-like nature of Aβ aggregates in Alzheimer’s disease, pathological interactions between these diseases. Rodrigo.MoralesLoyola@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Ines Moreno Gonzalez, Ph.D.  

 

Neurology Alzheimer’s disease and related brain disorders Ines.M.Gonzalez@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Nassim Naderi, M.D.  

 

 

Neurology Diagnostic neurology, intraoperative monitoring, clinical neurophysiology, Epilepsy Nassim.Naderi@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Shin Nagayama, Ph.D.  

 

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Understanding neuronal network module function by the use of imaging techniques combined with neural labeling Shin.Nagayama@uth.tmc.edu Sensory and Motor Systems, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Naoki Nakayama, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Stem cells and regenerative medicine Naoki.Nakayama@uth.tmc.edu Stem Cells
Ponnada Narayana, Ph.D., M.Sc.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Quantitative magnetic resonance of the central nervous system ponnada.a.narayana@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Vihang Narkar, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Treatment and therapeutic implications of metabolic and muscle degenerative diseases Vihang.A.Narkar@uth.tmc.edu Other: Metabolic and Muscle Degenerative Diseases
Flavia Nelson, M.D.  

 

 

Neurology Magnetic resonance imaging in multiple sclerosis (MS), treatment of MS and of related cognitive impairment, treatment of migraine Flavia.M.Nelson@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Elizabeth Newlin, M.D., A.B.P.N.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Relationships between neurobiology, psychosocial factors and mentalizing capacity Elizabeth.W.Newlin@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Thy Nguyen, M.D.  

 

 

 

Neurology Interpretation of electromyography, nerve conduction studies, and single-fiber EMG, diagnosis and management of neuromuscular disorders Thy.P.Nguyen@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Elizabeth Noser, M.D.  

 

Neurology Neurorecovery and stroke Elizabeth.Noser@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
John O’Brien, Ph.D.  

 

Ophthalmology Visual adaptation, electrical synapses, synaptic plasticity John.OBrien@uth.tmc.edu Sensory and Motor Synapses; Neural Excitability, Synapses and Glia: Cellular Mechanisms
Olaoluwa Okusaga, M.D., M.Sc.P.H.R.  

 

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Psychopharmacological management of schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders, Olaoluwa.O.Okusaga@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Roger O’Neil, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Calcium signaling and ion channels Roger.G.ONeil@uth.tmc.edu Membranes and Membrane Channels
Philip Orlander, M.D.  

 

Internal Medicine Division Director, Professor, Vice-Chair, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism Philip.R.Orlander@uth.tmc.edu Other: Diabetes, Medical Education
Summer Ott, Psy.D.  

 

Orthopedic Surgery Sports-related concussions Summer.D.Ott@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Merrill Overturf,  Ph.D.  

 

Internal Medicine Cardiovascular medicine Merrill.Overturf@uth.tmc.edu Other: Cardiovascular Disease
Rajan Patel, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neuroradiology, body MRI, pediatric radiology Rajan.P.Patel@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Maria Patino, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neuroradiology Maria.O.Patino@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Deborah Pearson, Ph.D.  

 

 

 

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Developmental and neuropsychological assessment of infants, children, and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and other neurological developmental disorders Deborah.A.Pearson@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Development
Mary Prasad, Ph.D.  

 

 

 

Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute Roles of the caregiver and home environment on cognitive and motor skills following traumatic brain injury in infants and toddlers, impacts of stress on injury outcomes Mary.R.Prasad@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Mark Prasarn, M.D.   

 

Orthopedic Surgery Surgical care of complex spinal disorders Mark.L.Prasarn@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma, Disorders of the Nervous System
Alan Prossin, M.B.B.S.  

 

 

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Development of a greater understanding of molecular mediators and moderators underlying neuroimmune interactions in co-morbid pain and depression Alan.Prossin@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Krista Qualmann, M.S., C.G.C  

 

Neurosurgery Hereditary neurological conditions Krista.Qualmann@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Jeremy Ragland, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Neurosurgery Jeremy.T.Ragland@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
John Rasmussen, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Molecular imaging John.Rasmussen@uth.tmc.edu Novel Methods and Technology Development
John Redell, Ph.D.  

 

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Treatment of, and biomarkers for, traumatic brain injury (TBI); molecular consequences of TBI John.B.Redell@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Roy Riascos-Castaneda, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neuroradiology Roy.F.Riascos@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Christophe Ribelayga, Ph.D.  

 

Ophthalmology Circadian signaling in the retina Christophe.P.Ribelayga@uth.tmc.edu Sensory and Motor Systems
Anna Romanowska-Pawliczek, Ph.D.  

 

 

Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute Quantitative neuroimaging in patients who have developmental disorders or acquired traumatic brain injuries Anna.M.Pawliczek@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Development, Neurotrauma
Gary Rosenfeld, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Associate Dean Medical Education Gary.C.Rosenfeld@uth.tmc.edu Other: Medical Education
David Sandberg, M.D.  

 

 

 

Neurosurgery Pediatric brain tumors, minimally invasive endoscopy, congenital spinal anomalies, vascular malformations, spasticity and craniofacial disorders in children David.I.Sandberg@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Amrou Sarraj, M.D.  

 

Neurology Neuroradiology and stroke Amrou.Sarraj@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Ann Saunders, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Not available Ann.E.Saunders@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Sean Savitz, M.D.  

 

Neurology Stem cell therapy for stroke Sean.I.Savitz@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Stem Cells
Mya Schiess, M.D.  

 

 

Neurology Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonian syndromes, tremor states, dystonia, ataxia, and other neurodegenerative diseases. Mya.C.Schiess@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Karl Schmitt, M.D.  

 

 

Neurosurgery Complex spinal surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal cord and spinal column tumors Karl.Schmitt@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Joy Schmitz, Ph.D.  

 

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Treatment of addiction to cocaine, alcohol, and other substances, depression and impulsivity associated with addiction Joy.M.Schmitz@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Laurie Schneider, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Effects of addiction in patients with psychiatric disorders Laurie.Schneider@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Paul Schulz, M.D.  

 

 

Neurology Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia with or without ALS; other disorders of memory, cognition and behavior Paul.E.Schulz@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Learning and Memory
Sudhakar Selvaraj, MBBS., DPhil (PhD, Oxon)., MRCPsych  

 

 

 

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Molecular brain imaging, neurobiology of mood and psychotic disorders, the role of oxidative stress, neuroinflammation, serotonergic system and affective processing Sudhakar.Selvaraj@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Anne Sereno, Ph.D.  

 

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Higher cognitive functions of attention, short-term memory, and programming of eye movements Anne.B.Sereno@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Sensory and Motor Systems, Learning and Memory
Paulina  Sergot, M.D., FACEP  

 

Emergency Medicine Neurologic emergencies Paulina.B.Sergot@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma, Disorders of the Nervous System
Eva Sevick-Muraca,  Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Molecular imaging Eva.Sevick@uth.tmc.edu Novel Methods and Technology Development
Manish Shah, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Pediatric epilepsy surgery Manish.N.Shah@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Anjail Sharrief, M.D., MPH  

 

Neurology General neurology and outpatient stroke prevention Anjail.Z.Sharrief@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Kazim Sheikh, M.D.  

 

 

 

Neurology Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, peripheral nerve disorders including CIDP and vasculitis myopathies, and myositis neuromuscular junction disorders Kazim.Sheikh@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Sunil Sheth, M.D.  

 

 

 

Neurology Ischemic stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, endovascular treatments for stroke, endovascular treatments for cerebral aneurysms Sunil.A.Sheth@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Harel Shouval, Ph.D.  

 

 

 

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Using theoretical and computational methods to identify the rules by which plastic changes in synaptic strength, believed to be a basis of learning and memory, take place Harel.Shouval@uth.tmc.edu Learning and Memory, Computational Neuroscience
Alexander Simonetta, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Head and neck imaging, spine imaging Alexander.B.Simonetta@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Clark Sitton, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neuroradiology Clark.W.Sitton@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Jeremy Slater, M.D.  

 

Neurology Adult epilepsy and sleep disorders Jeremy.D.Slater@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
John Slopis, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics Therapies for peripheral nerve sheath tumors and for neurofibromatosis John.Slopis@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Shaun Smart,  M.D.  

 

Neurology Neuro-hospitalist medicine, epilepsy, convulsive and non-convulsive status epilepticus Shaun.O.Smart@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Laura Smith Callahan, Ph.D.  

 

 

 

Neurosurgery Developing tissue engineering approaches toward clinical treatments for spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and cartilage defects Laura.A.SmithCallahan@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Paul Smolen, Ph.D.  

 

 

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Using theoretical and computational methods to understand the molecular mechanisms by which stimuli induce long-lasting changes in synaptic strength, and memory Paul.D.Smolen@uth.tmc.edu Learning and Memory, Computational Neuroscience
Jair Soares, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Brain imaging, clinical psychopharmacology, mood disorders Jair.C.Soares@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Claudio Soto Jara, Ph.D.  

 

Neurology Molecular basis of neurodegenerative diseases Claudio.Soto@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Gary Spiegel, M.D.  

 

Neurology Stroke treatment, aneurysm treatment Gary.R.Spiegel@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
John Spudich, Ph.D.  

 

 

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Light sensors & photosensory transduction, microbial rhodopsins, membrane receptor structure/function, optogenetics John.L.Spudich@uth.tmc.edu Membranes and Membrane Channels
Argyrios Stampas, MD  

 

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spinal cord injury medicine, neurogenic bowel and bladder management, neurorehabilitation Argyrios.Stampas@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
George Stancel, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Executive Vice President Academic & Research Affairs George.M.Stancel@uth.tmc.edu Other: Hormonal signaling, growth factors, angiogenesis
Angela Stotts Ph.D.  

 

Family and Community Medicine Behavioral and pharmacological treatments for substance use disorders Angela.L.Stotts@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Henry Strobel, Ph.D.  

 

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Medical education henry.w.strobel@uth.tmc.edu Other: Medical Education
Paul,  Sudhir PhD  

 

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Development of covalent binding and catalytic activity in antibodies Sudhir.Paul@uth.tmc.edu Other: Molecular Biology
Kai Sun, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Metabolic and degenerative diseases Kai.Sun@uth.tmc.edu Other: Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases
Emilio Supsupin, M.D.  

 

Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Neurovascular imaging, head and neck cancer imaging, spine interventions Emilio.P.Supsupin@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Sudha Tallavajhula, M.D.  

 

Neurology Sleep medicine, epilepsy Sudha.S.Tallavajhula@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Nitin Tandon, M.D.  

 

Neurosurgery Brain mapping with functional MRI, electrical stimulation, and diffusion tractography Nitin.Tandon@uth.tmc.edu Sensory and Motor Systems, Disorders of the Nervous System
Nilesh Tannu, M.D., M.S.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Addiction and biomarkers Nilesh.S.Tannu@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Heather Taylor,  Ph.D.  

 

 

 

Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute Development of reading, language, and other cognitive skills in children with disabilities, as well as the impact of parenting on the development of children Heather.Taylor@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Development
Antonio Lucio Teixeira, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.  

 

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Biomarkers, psychoneuroimmunology; neuroinflammation; neurodegeneration Antonio.L.Teixeira@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Ba-Bie Teng, Ph.D.  

 

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Design and development of genetic and cell therapies
for the treatment of atherosclerotic vascular disease
Babie.Teng@uth.tmc.edu Other: Vascular Disease
Nivedita Thakur, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics Movement disorders, neurorehabilitation Nivedita.Choudhary@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Melissa Thomas, M.D.  

 

 

Neurology Diagnostic neurology, intraoperative monitoring, clinical neurophysiology, epilepsy Melissa.S.Thomas@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Stephen Thompson, M.D.  

 

Neurology Adult epilepsy, epilepsy surgery Stephen.A.Thompson@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Jin Bin Tian, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology TRP channel functions in the nervous system Jin.Bin.Tian@uth.tmc.edu Membranes and Membrane Channels
Qingchun Tong, Ph.D.  

 

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Metabolic and degenerative diseases, neurocircuitry controlling feeding, energy expenditure and glucose homeostasis Qingchun.Tong@uth.tmc.edu Homeostatic and Neuroendocrine Systems, Sensory and Motor Systems
Andrey Tsvetkov, Ph.D.  

 

 

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Understanding the molecular mechanisms of successful and unsuccessful brain aging, and of age-associated neurodegenerative Huntington disease Andrey.S.Tsvetkov@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Akihiko Urayama, M.D.  

 

Neurology Blood-brain barrier and neurological disorders Akihiko.Urayama@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Stefan Ursu, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Cognition-emotion interactions, motivation and decision-making, MRI, EEG, neurostimulation Stefan.Ursu@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Farhaan Vahidy, MBBS, MPH, Ph.D.  

 

Neurology Primary and secondary prevention of stroke Farhaan.Vahidy@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Naveen Vanga M.D.  

 

Anesthesiology Not available Naveen.Vanga@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
Holly Varner, M.D.  

 

Neurology Diagnostic neurology, electromyography Holly.K.Varner@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Kartik Venkatachalam, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Signal transduction in the nervous system Kartik.Venkatachalam@uth.tmc.edu Membranes and Membrane Channels
Venugopal Venna, Ph.D.  

 

Neurology Stroke, traumatic brain injury, depression, acute and chronic stress Venugopal.R.Venna@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Neurorehabilitation, brain Injury, stroke Monica.Verduzco-Gutierrez@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Gretchen Von Allmen, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics Epilepsy, epilepsy surgery Gretchen.VonAllmen@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Consuelo Walss-Bass, Ph.D.   

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Genetic underpinnings of psychiatric disorders, gene-environment interactions Consuelo.WalssBass@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Edgar Walters, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Nociceptor memory and chronic pain Edgar.T.Walters@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Neurotrauma
Nan Wang, M.D., MPH  

 

Ophthalmology Not available Nan.Wang@uth.tmc.edu Other: Opthalmology
Margaret Wardle, Ph.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences The role of emotion and motivation in addiction Margaret.C.Wardle@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Jeffrey Watkins, M.D.  

 

Neurology Not available Jeffrey.N.Watkins@uth.tmc.edu Other: Neurology
Michael Watkins, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics Epilepsy MEG Michael.W.Watkins@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
M. Neal Waxham, Ph.D.  

 

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Characterizing molecules responsible for the formation and storage of memories – their structure, modifications, interactions, and dynamics M.N.Waxham@uth.tmc.edu Learning and Memory; Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia: Cellular Mechanisms
Jack Waymire, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Plasticity of neurotransmitter biosynthesis Jack.C.Waymire@uth.tmc.edu Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia: Cellular Mechanisms
Michael Weaver, M.D., FASAM  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Addiction treatment, opioid use disorder, opioid withdrawal, opioid maintenance treatment, Michael.F.Weaver@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
William Weems, Ph.D.  

 

 

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Assistant Vice President Academic Technology
Associate Dean Information Technology, McGovern Medical School
William.A.Weems@uth.tmc.edu Other: Bioinformatics
Norman Weisbrodt, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Gastrointestinal physiology, medical education Norman.W.Weisbrodt@uth.tmc.edu Other; Medical Education and Gastrointestinal Physiology
Bethany Williams, Ph.D.  

 

Neurology Neuropsychological evaluations for patients with dementias and brain injuries Bethany.R.Williams@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Jeffrey Williams, Ph.D.  

 

 

 

Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute Modeling the factors in preschool that predict children’s later performance in kindergarten, implementing data collection strategies that improve accuracy and efficiency Jeffrey.Williams@uth.tmc.edu Development, Computational Neuroscience
George Williams, II, M.D., F.C.C.P.  

 

Anesthesiology Peri-operative outcomes, residual and waste volatile anesthetic gas George.W.Williams@uth.tmc.edu Other: Anesthesiology
W. Daniel Williamson, M.D.  

 

Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute Diagnoses and management of children with a broad spectrum of developmental disabilities W.Daniel.Williamson@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Development
Jerry Wolinsky, M.D.  

 

Neurology Multiple sclerosis and demyelinating diseases of the CNS Jerry.S.Wolinsky@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Ching On Wong, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Endo-lysosomes in immune and neuronal cell biology Ching.O.Wong@uth.tmc.edu Other: Molecular Biology
Anthony Wright, Ph.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Learning and cognition Anthony.A.Wright@uth.tmc.edu Learning and Memory
Jiaqian Wu, Ph.D.  

 

 

Neurosurgery Stem cell neural differentiation, development of effective and safe treatment for spinal cord injuries and neurological diseases Jiaqian.Wu@uth.tmc.edu Stem Cells, Neurotrauma, Disorders of the Nervous System
Tzu-Ching Wu, M.D.  

 

Neurology Treatment of acute stroke, telemedicine for acute stroke Tzu-Ching.Wu@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Yang Xia, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Translational research on cardiovascular diseases yang.xia@uth.tmc.edu Other: Cardiovascular Disease
Wa Xian, Ph.D.  

 

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Stem cells and regenerative medicine, the use of adult stem cells for modeling human disease and for drug discovery Wa.Xian@uth.tmc.edu Stem Cells
Qing Yang, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Chronic pain induced by spinal cord injury Qing.Yang@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma
Jun Yin, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders, depression Jun.Yin@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Nuray Yozbatiran, PT, PhD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Neurorehabilitation in stroke Nuray.Yozbatiran@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Cristian Zeni, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Biological factors differenting bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Cristian.P.Zeni@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Gang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

 

Neurology Molecular mechanisms of nerve regeneration or degeneration, neurite outgrowth, and neuropathy; and translational therapies Gang.Zhang@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Han Zhang, M.D.  

 

Neurobiology and Anatomy Neural mechanisms underlying learning and memory. Han.Zhang@uth.tmc.edu Learning and Memory; History, Teaching and Public Awareness of Neuroscience
Sheng Zhang, Ph.D.  

 

 

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Metabolic and degenerative diseases, aging-related neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s diseases Sheng.Zhang@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Xiang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Cognitive function in schizophrenia and in mood disorders Xiang.Y.Zhang@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Jiajie Zhang,  Ph.D.  

 

School of Biomedical Informatics Biomedical informatics, cognitive science, information display and visualization jiajie.zhang@uth.tmc.edu Other: Bioinformatics, Systems Biology
Xiurong Zhao, M.D.  

 

Neurology Ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke Xiurong.Zhao@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Zhongming Zhao,  Ph.D., M.S.  

 

School of Biomedical Informatics Integrative genomics and systems biology approaches to complex disease studies Zhongming.Zhao@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
W. Jim  Zheng,  Ph.D. School of Biomedical Informatics Novel therapeutic strategy development against cancer and other human diseases Wenjin.J.Zheng@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Ping Zhou, PhD  

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Myoelectric control for neurological injury rehabilitation Ping.Zhou.1@uth.tmc.edu Neurotrauma, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Banghe Zhu, Ph.D.  

 

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Molecular imaging, including non-invasive NIR spectroscopy-diffuse optical imaging for functional brain mapping of children with autism Banghe.Zhu@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System, Novel Methods and Technology Development
Jay-Jiguang Zhu, M.D., Ph.D.  

 

 

 

Neurosurgery Identification of effective chemotherapies for primary brain tumors including malignant gliomas, meningiomas, PCNSL, and brain metastasis. Jay.Jiguang.Zhu@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Michael Xi Zhu, Ph.D.  

 

Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Ion channels for calcium signaling Michael.X.Zhu@uth.tmc.edu Membranes and Membrane Channels
Eva Zsigmond, Ph.D.  

 

Institute of Molecular Medicine Director, Transgenic and Stem Cells Service Unit Immunology and Autoimmune Diseases Eva.M.Zsigmond@uth.tmc.edu Stem Cells
Geoffrey Zubay M.D., FACS  

 

Neurosurgery Endoscopic approaches for central nervous system disorders Disorders of the Nervous System
Tricia Zucker, Ph.D.  

 

 

 

Pediatrics/Children’s Learning Institute Early identification, prevention, and assessment of reading disabilities, evidence-based curriculum and instruction, effective use of technology for interventions Tricia.Zucker@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System
Giovana Zunta-Soares, M.D.  

 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Mood disorders Giovana.B.ZuntaSoares@uth.tmc.edu Disorders of the Nervous System

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