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Rahmat Adejumo, MBBS Pediatrics-Neurology Development Pediatrics
Ore-Ofe Adesina, MD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Neuro-ophthalmology
Mohammed Ahmed, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion PTSD
Hyochol “Brian” Ahn, PhD, RN Cizik School of Nursing Techniques Innovative Technologies to Optimize Pain Management
Joseph Alcorn, PhD Pediatrics Development Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Regulation of Pulmonary Surfactant Proteins
Yazan J. Alderazi, MD Neurology Integrative Physiology and Behavior Endovascular Neurology; Interventional Neurology
Melissa Aldrich, PhD Institute of Molecular Medicine Integrative Physiology and Behavior Immunology; Lymphatic Dysfunction and Imaging
Ronda Alexander, MD Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Motor Systems; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neuromuscular Disorders of the Head and Neck
Shazia F. Ali, MD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Pediatric and Adult Ophthalmology
Melissa Allen, DO Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Chief Medical Officer, UTHealth HCPC; Community Mental Health; Mood Disorders; Psychopharmacology; PTSD; Schizophrenia; Substance Abuse; Relapse Prevention
Andrew Allison, MD Anesthesiology Sensory Systems Anesthesiology; Acute Pain Medicine
Ashley Amsbaugh, MD  Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Interventional Pain Medicine
Richard J. Andrassy, MD Surgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Dept. Chair; Division Director, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Chiamaka  Aneji, MPH Pediatrics Development; History and Education Medical Education; International Child Health
Jaroslaw Aronowski, MD, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neuropharmacology and Laboratory Models of Ischemic Stroke and Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Garima Arora, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Adult General Psychiatry
Carlos Artime, MD Anesthesiology Sensory Systems Surgical Anesthesiology Management
Nishan-E-Abbas Ashary, MD Anesthesiology Sensory Systems Surgical Anesthesiology Management
Elaheh Ashtari, PsyD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Director of Psychology Services, UTHealth HCPC; Adolescent and Adult General Psychiatry
Michael Assel, PhD Children’s Learning Institute Development; Cognition Developmental Differences in Children
Parveen Athar, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neuromuscular Junction Disorders; Peripheral Nerve Disorders; Electrodiagnostic Testing
Kit Sing  Au, PhD Pediatrics Development Spina Bifida; ADHD; Myelomeningocele
Ali Azhdarinia, PhD Institute of Molecular Medicine Techniques Oncology; Development of Targeted Agents for the Visualization and Treatment of Cancer
Tatiana Barichello, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Integrative Physiology and Behavior; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neuroimmunology; Neuroinflammation; Neurophysiology
Jeffrey Barr, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Cocaine; Learning and Memory
Andrew Barreto, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Combination Treatments for Thrombolysis in Ischemic Stroke
Isabelle Bauer, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Affective Processing; Traumatic Brain Injury; Impulsivity; Lifestyle Interventions; Neuroimaging; Neuropsychology
Manisha Bawa, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Medical Director, Inpatient Rehabilitation; Traumatic Brain Injury; Spinal Cord Injury; Spasticity Management; Burns; Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Supinder Bedi, PhD Pediatric Surgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Microglia; Traumatic Brain Injury; Neurophysiology
Michael Beierlein, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Sensory Systems; Motivation and Emotion; Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Computational Neuroscience; Neuronal Networks that Mediate Perception, Memory, and Cognitive Functions
Glenn Belz, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Adult General Psychiatry; Anxiety/OCD; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; PTSD; Schizophrenia
Elmer V. Bernstam, MD Internal Medicine Techniques Translational Biomedical Informatics
Suur Biliciler, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Muscular Dystrophies; Myopathies
Kawal Bir, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Adolescent and Adult General Psychiatry
Michael Blackburn, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Integrative Physiology and Behavior NRC Executive Committee; Executive VP, Chief Academic Officer; Dean, UTHealth GSBS; Novel Signaling Pathways; Chronic Lung Disease
Spiros Blackburn, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Stroke
Angel Blanco, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Techniques Optimization of Stereotactic Radiosurgery; Brain Tumors; Extracranial Malignancies
Eric Boerwinkle, PhD School of Public Health Techniques Dean, School of Public Health; Human Genetics
Hammad A. Bokhari, DO, MBA Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Concussion; Traumatic Brain Injury; Neuropathy
Eliana Bonfante-Mejia, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Mitochondrial Disease; Pediatric Neuroimaging; Stroke
Fatima Boricha, MD Pediatrics Development High-risk Infants
Glendaliz Bosques, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Development; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Director of Medical Student Experience; Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine; Childhood Onset Paralytic Disorders
Ritvij Bowry, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Stroke Treatment; Mobile Stroke Units
Allison Boyle, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Motor Systems Movement Disorders; Spasticity
Richard N. Bradley, MD Emergency Medicine Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurotrauma
Joshua Breier, PhD Center for Clinical Neurosciences Development; Motivation and Emotion; Cognition Evaluation of children and adults with a wide variety of learning disabilities as well as illnesses affecting the central nervous system
Kristin A. Brown, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neuromuscular Disorders
Robert Brown, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurosurgery
Mark Burish, MD, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Sensory Systems Neuropathic Pain
Christina Burrows, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Assessment of Dementias, Brain Injury, Stroke, PTSD
Patricia Butler, MD Educational Programs History and Education Vice Dean for Educational Programs, McGovern Medical School
Ian Butler, MD Pediatrics-Neurology Development; Cognition; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Dysautonomia; Tourette Syndrome; Neuromuscular Disorders; Movement Disorders
Robert Butner, MD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Macular Degeneration; Diabetic Retinopathy; Retinal Vein Occlusion
John H. Byrne, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Integrative Physiology and Behavior; Cognition; Techniques; Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia; History and Education Director, Neuroscience Research Center; Learning and Memory
Fernando R. Cabral, PhD Integrative Biology & Pharmacology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Professor Emeritus; Cell Division; Cancer; Drug Resistance
Kristen Calverly, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Anxiety/OCD; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; PTSD; Trauma; Women’s Reproductive Mental Health
Qi Lin Cao, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Oligodendrocytes, Astrocytes, and Progenitor Cells
Rebecca L Casarez, PhD, RN Integrative Nursing Care Cognition Management of Chronic Illnesses
Davide Cattano, MD, PhD Anesthesiology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Surgical Anesthesiology Management; Neuroprotection
Shivika Chandra, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Movement Disorders
Jeffrey Tien-Hao Chang, PhD Integrative Biology & Pharmacology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia; Techniques Cell Signaling Programs in Cancer
Tiffany Chang, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vascular Neurology
Shuo-Hsiu (James) Chang, PT, PhD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Motor Systems Training-induced Neuromusculoskeletal Plasticity; Neuromuscular Control in Dynamic Balance; Motor Control and Learning
John Chapman, MD Pediatrics Development; History and Education Medical Director, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program; Medical Informatics; Medical Education
Anjali Chauhan, MSc, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Ischemic Stroke and Aging
Peng Chen, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Cerebrovascular and Neuroendovascular Neurosurgery
Jason W. Chen, DO Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Motor Systems Pain Medicine
Kim K. Cheung, MD, PhD Pediatrics Development; History and Education; Cognition Medical Education; Child Abuse
Jeanie Choi, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neuroradiology; Stroke
Huimahn A. Choi, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Stroke; Brain Failure in Sepsis
Charoo Chouhan, MD  Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion ADHD/ADD; Child and Adult General Psychiatry; Anxiety/OCD; Autism; PTSD; Schizophrenia; Second Opinion
Alice Chuang, PhD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems; Techniques Biostatistics
Richard Clark, PhD Integrative Biology & Pharmacology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Desensitization of ß 2- Adrenergic Receptors
Leonard J. Cleary, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Cognition; Techniques; History and Education Morphological Correlates of Learning and Memory
Joseph Cochran, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Endovascular and Cerebrovascular Surgery; Brain Tumors; Spine Surgery
Alan M. Cohen, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging
Tiffany Cossey,  MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vascular Neurology
Charles Cox, Jr., MD Pediatric Surgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Development Co-Director, Texas Trauma Institute; Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
Yuri A. Dabaghian, PhD Neurology Cognition; Techniques Computational and Theoretical Models of Spatial Memory
Nachum Dafny, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Sensory Systems; Motivation and Emotion; Teaching and Education Mechanisms of Pain, Pain Suppression, Stress And Drugs Of Abuse
Stephen Daiger, PhD Human Genetics Center Sensory Systems Molecular Diagnosis of Inherited Eye Diseases
Mark Dannenbaum, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurovascular Surgery; Vasospasm; Traumatic Brain Injury
Pramod Dash, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Cognition; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Chair, Dept of Neurobiology and Anatomy; Formation and Impairment of Memory; Molecular Biology of Traumatic Brain Injury
Sushmita Datta, PhD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Techniques Novel Techniques in Diagnostic Imaging Analysis
Brian R. Davis, PhD Institute of Molecular Medicine Development Stem Cell Gene Editing
Garvin Davis, MD, MPH Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Retinal Disease and Surgery
Matthew E. Davis, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Clinical Director, TIRR SCI Medical Program; Neuropathic Pain
Arthur Day, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Cerebrovascular Diseases and Sports Medicine; Cerebral Ischemia and Neural Protection
Joao de Quevedo, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion; Techniques Neurobiological basis of psychiatric disorders, development of innovative treatments, with emphasis on schizophrenia and mood disorders
Dana M DeMaster, PhD Children’s Learning Institute Development; Cognition Learning and Memory; Typical and Atypical Brain Development
Carmen Dessauer, PhD Integrative Biology & Pharmacology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Regulation of Adenylyl Cyclase; G Protein Signaling
Nadya Dhanani, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Pain Management Methods; Anesthesia
Fabricio Do Monte, DVM, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Cognition; Motivation and Emotion; Techniques Neural Circuits and Mechanisms Underlying Emotional Memories
Peter Doris, PhD Institute of Molecular Medicine Integrative Physiology and Behavior Genetic, Genomic and Systems Biology Approaches Underlying Hypertension
Pratik Doshi, MD Emergency Medicine Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurologic Emergencies
Marie-Françoise Doursout, PhD Anesthesiology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vascular Dysfunction; Neurodegenerative Diseases
William Dowhan, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Development Structure, Assembly and Function of Cell Membranes
Valentin Dragoi, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Sensory Systems; Motor Systems; Techniques Cortical Mechanisms Of Visual Behavior
Nikola Dragojlovic, DO Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Motivation and Emotion; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neuropharmacology; Outcomes in Neurologic Rehabilitation; Concussion Prevention and Treatment
Alexandra Duran, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion
Darshé Edge, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rania Elkhatib, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Cannabis; Schizophrenia; Neuropharmacology
Holger Eltzschig, MD, PhD Anesthesiology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Novel Pharmacologic Approaches for Surgery-related Acute Organ Injury
Yoshua Esquenazi Levy, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Brain Tumors; Neurosurgery
Linda Ewing-Cobbs, PhD Children’s Learning Institute Development; Cognition NRC Executive Committee; Director of Clinical Programs, Children’s Learning Institute; Traumatic Brain injury; Cognition
Louis A. Faillace, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Professor Emeritus
Christopher M. Falco, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Brain Injury and Stroke Rehabilitation
Robert M. Feldman, MD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Glaucoma
Daniel Felleman, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Sensory Systems; Motor Systems; Development; History and Education Organization, Function, And Plasticity Of Primate Cerebral Cortex
Albert Fenoy, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Cognition Deep Brain Stimulation; Parkinson’s Disease; Psychiatry
Luis Fernandez, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Chief of Psychiatry Services, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital; Adult General Psychiatry; Anxiety/OCD; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; ECT; Schizophrenia
Jose Fernandez, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion
Lara Ferrario, MD Anesthesiology Sensory Systems Opioid and Non-opioid Analgesics
James Ferrendelli, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Cognition Memory Disorders; Pharmacology; Epilepsy
Pauline Filipek, MD  Pediatrics-Neurology Development Director, The Neurodevelopmental Neurology Clinic; Autism
J. Chase Findley, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Director, Dept. Medical Student Education; Adult General Psychiatry; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Schizophrenia
Stephen Fletcher DO Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurosurgery
Myriam Fornage, PhD Institute of Molecular Medicine Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Techniques Human Genetics; Cerebrovascular Disease; Stroke
Gerard E. Francisco, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Motor Systems; Techniques Chief Medical Officer, TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital; Rehabilitation Robotics; Neuromodulation; Brain Machine Interfaces; Motor Recovery
Deborah R. Franklin, DDS Restorative Dentistry Motor Systems General Practice and Dental Public Health
Amy Franklin,  PhD School of Biomedical Informatics Cognition NRC Executive Committee; Assistant Dean, SBMI; Medical Communication; Cognition and Communication
Christopher Frederick, DO Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Director of Psychiatry Services, The Children’s Assessment Center and C.A.R.E. Clinic
Elliott Friedman, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Integrative Physiology and Behavior Neuroradiology
Gabriel R. Fries, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Biochemistry; Genetics and Epigenetics; Molecular Biology; Mood Disorders; Psychopharmacology; Substance Use Disorder
Joel E. Frontera, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; History and Education PMR Residency Program Director; Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
Jeffrey Frost, PhD Integrative Biology & Pharmacology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Rho Family Small G Proteins
Francisco Fuentes, MD  Internal Medicine, Cardiology Integrative Physiology and Behavior Optimizing Medical and Surgical Therapies; Coronary Artery Disease; Type 2 Diabetes
Michael Funke, MD PhD Pediatrics-Neurology Motor Systems; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Director, Magnetoencephalography Center; Neurophysiology
Erin Furr Stimming, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Movement Disorders
Bhanu P. Ganesh, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vascular Neurology
Yong-Jian  Geng,  MD, PhD Internal Medicine, Cardiology Integrative Physiology and Behavior Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis and Heart Failure
Layla Ghergherehchi, MD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Adult and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Luca Giancardo, PhD School of Biomedical Informatics Techniques; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Medical Imaging; Signal Processing
Chuck Gilmore, MD Anesthesiology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Associate Director, Operating Rooms, Memorial Hermann-TMC
Melissa Goldberg, PsyD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Psychological Assessment; PTSD; Trauma
Stanford Goldman, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Professor Emeritus
Nicole Gonzales, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Intracerebral Hemorrhage; Experimental Treatments; Neuroimaging
Charles Green, PhD Pediatrics Development; Cognition; Techniques Bayesian Modeling; Adaptive Trial Design; Structural Equation Modeling
George E. Groves, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric General Psychiatry; Sub-specialties in Psychology
Carolina Gutiérrez, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Cancer Rehabilitation
Cathy Guttentag, PhD Children’s Learning Institute Development; Cognition Autism Spectrum Disorder
Robert W. Guynn, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Professor Emeritus
Silvia Hafliger, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Addiction; Adult General Psychiatry; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Psychosomatic Medicine
John Hagan, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Development MicroRNA; Cancer Biology
Stacey L. Hall, DO Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Global Tone Management; Dystonia; Cerebral Palsy
Jane E. Hamilton, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Community Mental Health; Cost-Effectiveness Analysis; Cross-cultural Psychiatry; Health Policy; Schizophrenia; Substance Abuse
Shaojie Han, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Cognition; Motivation and Emotion ADHD/ADD; Addiction; Adult General Psychiatry; Anxiety/OCD; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; PTSD; Schizophrenia
John Hancock, MB, BChir, PhD Vice Dean for Basic Research Integrative Physiology and Behavior Dept. Chair; Vice Dean of Basic Research, McGovern Medical School; Executive Director, The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine; Membranes; Membrane Channels
Muhammad Haque, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vascular Neurology
Khader Hasan, PhD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Techniques; Disorders of the Nervous System; Development Collaborative DTI and Quantitative MRI Applications to Human CNS Conditions
Rodrigo  Hasbun,  MD, MPH Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Infectious Diseases
Angela M. Heads, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Health Disparities; Relapse Prevention; Substance Abuse
Ruth Heidelberger, MD, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Sensory Systems; Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Chemical Neurotransmission; Synaptic Vesicle Dynamics; Glutamatergic Synapses; Retinal Photoreceptors and Bipolar Cells
Amanda Helminiak, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion; History and Education Dept. Associate Residency Training Director; Adult General Psychiatry; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Schizophrenia
Umair Hemani, DO Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Dept. Director, Telemedicine; Adult General Psychiatry; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Forensic Psychiatry; Schizophrenia
Georgene Hergenroeder, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
Isaac Hernandez-Jimenez, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Spinal Cord Medicine
Melba Hernandez-Tejada, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Elder Abuse; PTSD; Veterans Mental Health; Telehealth
Juan J. Herrera, PhD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Spinal Cord Injury and Chronic Pain Assessed by MRI
Gregory Hestla, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion
Joanne Hickey, PhD, RN Acute & Continuing Care Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Stroke
Leo Hochhauser, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Disorders of the Nervous System Neuroradiology
Ryota Homma, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Sensory Systems; Techniques Neuronal Circuit Imaging and Electrophysiology
Omotola Hope, MD Neurology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Epilepsy
Joseph Hsieh, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurosurgery; Spinal Surgery
Sigmund Hsu, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Novel Therapies; CNS Lymphoma; Glioblastoma
Richard Huang, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vice Chair, Faculty Development and Wellness; Brain Injury and Stroke Rehabilitation; Spasticity Management
Jennifer B. Hughes, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Cross-cultural Psychiatry; PTSD; Trauma
Claire Hulsebosch, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Spinal Cord Injury
David H. Hunter, MD Neurology Cognition Neurocognitive Disorders
Chukwuemeka Ibekwe, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nesreen Ibrahim, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Motivation and Emotion Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Benson Irungu, PhD  Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion; Techniques Big Data; Mood Disorders; Machine Learning; Neuroimaging
Bhavani R. Iyer, OD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Certified Low Vision Specialist
Amanda Jagolino-Cole, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Acute stroke;  Telemedicine
Jason James, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Director, Child and Adolescent Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Service; ADHD/ADD; Addiction; Adolescent and Child Psychiatry; Anxiety/OCD; Eating Disorders; Trauma
Roger Janz, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Synaptic Vesicle Proteins; Neurotransmitter Release
Vasanthi Jayaraman, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Structure and Function of Neurotransmitter Receptors
Cameron B. Jeter, PhD School of Dentistry Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury NRC Executive Committee; Biomarkers; Traumatic Brain Injury
Peilin Jia, PhD School of Biomedical Informatics Techniques Computational Neuroscience; Disorders of the Nervous System
Susan John, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Development Diagnostic Imaging of Pediatric Patients
Vineeth John, MD, MBA Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Dept. Vice Chair for Education; Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Section; Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Schizophrenia; Second Opinion
Elizabeth  Jones, MD Emergency Medicine Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurologic Emergencies; Stroke
Prathap J. Joseph, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Medical Director, TIRR Memorial Hermann, Neuromuscular Rehab; Traumatic Brain Injury
Joo Eun Jung, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Cerebral Ischemia and Hemorrhage
Jenifer Juranek, PhD Pediatrics Development; Cognition Neuroimaging; Structural MRI, DTI, and fMRI
Nicholas Justice, PhD Institute of Molecular Medicine Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Stress in Alzheimer’s Disease
Haris Kamal, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Techniques Vascular Neurology; Novel Techniques
Arash Kamali, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Imaging related to Neurodegenerative Disorders, Brain Tumors, Vasculature, and Brain Structure
Shitij Kapoor, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Cognition; Motivation and Emotion ADHD/ADD; Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry; Anxiety/OCD; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; PTSD; Schizophrenia; Second Opinion
Balveen Kaur, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Translational Therapeutics for Cancer Therapy
Ahmed A. Khalifa, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation; Pain Management
Shariq Khwaja, MD, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Translational Therapeutics for Cancer Therapy
Stella H. Kim, PsyD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Cognition Movement Disorders; Dementia; Cross-cultural Neuropsychology
Gab Seok Kim, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Reactive Oxygen Species Generation; Injury; Angiogenesis; Drug Discovery
Christina Y. Kim, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Stroke Prevention, Treatment, and Management
Dong Kim, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Director, Mischer Neuroscience Institute; Neurosurgery
Daniel Kim, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Director, Reconstructive Spinal and Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Eunhee Kim, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Stroke Pathology
Gene Kim, MD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Cataract Surgery; Cornea and External Eye Disease; Lasek Surgery; LASIK Surgery
Stella Kim, MD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Cornea and External Disease
Tyler S. Kimm, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion
Leslie R. Kimpler, DO Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurocritical Care
Ryan Kitagawa, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Traumatic Brain and Spinal Injuries
Melvin Klegerman, PhD Internal Medicine, Cardiology Integrative Physiology and Behavior Cardiovascular Medicine
Micah J. Knobles, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Cognition; Motivation and Emotion ADHD/ADD; Addiction; Child and Adult General Psychiatry; Adjustment Disorders; Anxiety/OCD; Autism; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities; Emergency Psychiatry; Psychotherapy; PTSD; Schizophrenia; Somatic Symptom and Functional Disorders; Trauma; Second Opinion
Theresa M. Koehler, PhD Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Integrative Physiology and Behavior Host-pathogen Interactions; Bacterial Virulence
Mary Kay Koenig, MD Pediatrics-Neurology Development; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Mitochondrial Disorders; Tuberous Sclerosis
Radha Korupolu, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Spinal Cord Injury; Spasticity; Neurorehabilitation
Anson Koshy, MD Children’s Learning Institute Development; Cognition; History and Education Autism; ADHD; Reading Disorders; Humanities and Ethics
Vinay Kothapalli, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Forensic Psychiatry; General Psychiatry
Larry Kramer, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Techniques Development of Fast Body MRI Techniques; Spina Bifida; Trauma
Susan Landry, PhD Children’s Learning Institute Development; Cognition Director, Children’s Learning Institute; Biological and Environmental Influences on Children’s Development
Scott Lane, PhD  Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Dept. Vice Chair for Research; Director of Research, UTHealth HCPC; Psychopharmacology; Experimental Psychology; Psychophysics; Neuroimaging
James R. Langabeer II, PhD, EdD Emergency Medicine Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Cardiology; Stroke Care Emergencies
Jeremy Lankford, MD Pediatrics-Neurology Development; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Director, Child Neurology Residency Program; Dysautonomia; Epilepsy
Robert Lapus, MD Emergency Medicine Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Medical Director, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital ED; Neurotrauma
Luca Lavagnino, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Mood Disorders; Neuroendocrinology; Neuroimaging; Psychopharmacology
Cheng Chi Lee, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Integrative Physiology and Behavior Circadian Mechanism and Hypometabolism in Mammals
Tae Jin Lee, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury microRNA; Cancer Biology
David A. Lee, MD, MBA Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Cataracts and Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma
Ilya Levental, PhD Integrative Biology & Pharmacology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Membrane Structure; Post-translational Lipidation
Samden Lhatoo, MD Neurology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Epilepsy
Jun Li, PhD  Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Cerebral Ischemia
Xiaoyan Li, PhD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury EMG and Electrophysiological Analysis; Anticipatory Posture Control; Assistive Devices for Neurorehabilitation
Sheng Li, MD, PhD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Pathophysiology and Management of Spasticity; Non-pharmacological Neuropathic Pain Management
Matthew Lin, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
John Lincoln, MD, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Co-Director, Neurology Residency Program; Director, MRI Analysis Center; Multiple Sclerosis
Grace Lindhorst, MD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Cataracts and Cataract Surgery, Comprehensive Ophthalmology
J. William Lindsey, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Multiple Sclerosis; Neuro-immunology
Deborah M. Little, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Director of Research, Trauma and Resilience Center; Neuroimaging; Neurophysiology; Neuropsychology; Trauma; Traumatic Brain Injury; Toxic Exposure; PTSD
Yin Liu, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Techniques Computational and Statistical Methods; Cancer; Neurological Disease
Rong-Yu Liu, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Integrative Physiology and Behavior Learning and Memory; Invertebrates
Fudong Liu, MD, MSNS Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vascular Neurology
Ying Liu, MD, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Development Stem Cells; CNS Development and Disease
Nubia Lluberes, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Community Mental Health; Community Re-entry; Criminal Responsibility; Health Care Policy; Mood Disorders; Sex Offenders; Substance Use Disorder; Trauma; PTSD; Violence
Jylia Lobanova, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion
Katherine Loveland, PhD  Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Motivation and Emotion Director, UTHealth Psychology Internship Program; Director, Center for Human Development Research; Director, UTHealth C.L.A.S.S. Clinic; Autism; Developmental Disabilities
Walter R. Lowe, MD Orthopedic Surgery Motor Systems; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Medical Director, Memorial Hermann Ironman Sports Medicine Institute; Orthopedic Surgery
Rodrigo Machado-Vieira, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Director, Experimental Therapeutics and Molecular Pathophysiology Program; Mood Disorders; Neuroimaging; Psychopharmacology
Elaine M. Magat, BSPT, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Medical Director, TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Medical Clinic; Brain Injury and Spasticity
Kristin Eckel Mahan, PhD Institute of Molecular Medicine Integrative Physiology and Behavior Hippocampal Learning and Memory; Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases; Circadian Rhythm
Marcelle Mallery, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neuroradiology
Pedro Mancias, MD Pediatrics-Neurology Development; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion; Assistant Dean, Student Affairs and Admissions; Neuromuscular Disorders; EMG Nerve Conduction Studies
Bharti Manwani, MD, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vascular Neurology
Chai-An Mao, PhD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Development; Sensory Systems Development of Retinal Ganglion Cells and of Immunologic T Cells; Embryonic Development
Sean P. Marrelli, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vascular Neurology
David Marshak, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Sensory Systems; History and Education Structure and Function of Primate Retinal Neurons
Allison S. Marshall, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Cognition; Motivation and Emotion ADHD/ADD; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Anxiety/OCD; Autism; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities; PTSD; Schizophrenia
Emil Martin, PhD Internal Medicine, Cardiology Integrative Physiology and Behavior Cardiovascular Medicine; Nitric oxide signaling
Raymond Martin, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Diagnostic Neurology; Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimmunological and Neurovascular Diseases
Steve Massey, PhD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Neuronal Circuitry of the Retina
Devin W. McBride, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Techniques Stroke; Medical Imaging
James McCarthy, MD Emergency Medicine Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Traumatic brain injury
Jennifer McCarty, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; History and Education Spine Imaging; Education
Louise McCullough, MD, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury NRC Executive Committee; Co-director, Mischer Neuroscience Institute; Cerebral Vascular Disease
Sheryl A. McCurdy, PhD Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury
Margaret C. McNeese, MD Student Affairs Development Child Abuse
David McPherson, MD Internal Medicine Integrative Physiology and Behavior Chair, Division Director, Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Raja Mehanna, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Movement Disorders; Parkinson’s Disease
Janet C Meininger, PhD, RN Nursing Systems Techniques Professor Emerita
Vladimir Melnikov, MD Anesthesiology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Surgical Anesthesiology
Saba Memon, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Motivation and Emotion Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry
Donna Mendez, MD, EdD Emergency Medicine Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; History and Education Fellowship Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Medical Education; Neurotrauma
Ruben Mendez, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion
Thomas Meyer, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Director, Psychological Intervention & Research Program on Mood Spectrum Disorders; Co-Director, The UTHealth Brain Collection for Research in Psychiatric Disorders
Dianna Milewicz,  MD, PhD Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics Cognition Division Director, Professor, Vice-Chair, Medical Genetics
Olivia Moffitt, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Anxiety Disorders; Adult General Psychiatry; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; PTSD; Schizophrenia
Amir Mohsenin, MD, PhD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Macular Degeneration; Ocular Inflammation; Angiogenesis
Shade Moody, MD Pediatrics-Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neuromuscular Disorders
Rodrigo Morales, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Prion Diseases; Alzheimer’s Disease
John C. Mosher, PhD Neurology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Epilepsy
Shin Nagayama, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Sensory Systems; Techniques Neuronal Networks; Imaging Techniques
Caesa Nagpal, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Adult General Psychiatry
Ponnada Narayana, PhD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Techniques NRC Executive Committee; Patient-adaptive and Real Time MRI
Fernando Navarro, MD Pediatrics Development Autism Spectrum Disorder
Elizabeth Newlin, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Vice Chair, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Chief, Child and Adolescent Services, UTHealth HCPC;
Thy Nguyen, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Electromyography; Diagnosis and Management of Neuromuscular Disorders
Elizabeth T. Nguyen, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Community Mental Health; Cross-Cultural Psychiatry; Mood Disorders; PTSD
Justin Nguyen, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion
Bobby Nix, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Dept. Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs; Director, UT Physicians Behavioral Health Outpatient Services
Hope Northrup, MD Pediatrics Development Genetics
Elizabeth Noser, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurorecovery and Stroke
John O’Brien, PhD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems; Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Visual Adaptation; Electrical Synapses; Synaptic Plasticity
Scott Olson, PhD Pediatric Surgery-Regenerative Medicine Development; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Translational Studies of Mesenchymal Stem Cells; Translational Laboratories
Maria J. Orejarena, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion
Philip Orlander, MD Internal Medicine Integrative Physiology and Behavior Division Director, Professor, Vice-Chair, Endocrinology; Diabetes; Metabolism
Summer Ott, Psy.D. Orthopedic Surgery Motor Systems; Cognition; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Director of Concussion Program, Memorial Hermann Ironman Sports Medicine Institute
Hariyadarshi Pannu, PhD Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics Integrative Physiology and Behavior Director of Research Operations, Heart and Vascular Research Center
Guy Parcel, PhD  History and Education Health Promotion
Rajan Patel, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Development Neuroradiology; Body MRI; Pediatric Radiology
Maria Patino, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Head and Neck Radiology; Spine Pain Management
Nicholas Patniyot, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Telemedicine; Adult Psychiatry
Deborah Pearson, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Motivation and Emotion Director, Developmental Neuropsychology Clinic; Associate Director, Clinical Psychology Internship Program; Co-Director, Lonestar LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders)
Teresa Pigott, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Director, Psychopharmacology, UTHealth HCPC; Mood Disorders; Psychopharmacology; PTSD
Omar F. Pinjari, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Adult General Psychiatry; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; ECT
Nicola Riccardo Polizzotto, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion; Techniques Neuroimaging; Neurophysiology; Non-invasive Brain Stimulation; Schizophrenia
Mary Prasad, PhD Children’s Learning Institute Development; Cognition; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Developmental Differences in ADHD, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Seizure Disorders, and Brain Tumors
Sandra Pritzkow, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Molecular Mechanisms of Prion Diseases; Neurodegenerative Disorders
Alan Prossin, MBBS Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Director, Neuroimmune Interactions in Depression, Addiction, and Pain (NIDAP); Director, Interdisciplinary PET Working Group; Mood Disorders; Neuroendocrinology; Neuroimaging; Neurophysiology; Psychopharmacology; Substance Abuse
Krista Qualmann, MS, CGC Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Development Hereditary Neurological Conditions
John C. Quinn, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Spinal Surgery
John Redell, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Molecular Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury
Roy Riascos-Castaneda, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; History and Education Neuroradiology
Christophe Ribelayga, PhD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Circadian Signaling in the Retina
Karina Richani-Reverol, MD Ophthalmology & Visual Science Sensory Systems Oculoplastics and Facial Surgery
Segundo Robert-Ibarra, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program
Gary Rosenfeld, PhD Office of Educational Programs History and Education Associate Dean, Medical Education, McGovern Medical School
Maria A. Rossetti, PhD Neurology Motivation and Emotion Clinical Neuropsychology
Yanning Rui, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurosurgery
Mary E. Russell, DO, MS Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Medical Director, TIRR Memorial Hermann – The Woodlands; Spasticity Management; Neurorehabilitation; Musculoskeletal Biomechanics
Sumera Salamat, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Child, Adolescent and Adult General Psychiatry; Depression
Ajai Sambasivan, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Interventional Pain Management; Lower Back and Myofascial Pain; Osteoarthritis; Tendinopathies; Regenerative Medicine
Rohini D. Samudralwar, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimmunology
Kimberly Samuels, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Cognition; Motivation and Emotion ADHD/ADD; Addiction; Adolescent and Adult General Psychiatry; Anxiety/OCD; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Psychological Assessment; PTSD; Schizophrenia; Trauma
Marsal Sanches, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Dept. Research Track Residency Training Director; Cross-cultural Psychiatry; Mood Disorders; Neuroimaging; Psychopharmacology
David Sandberg, MD Pediatric Surgery-Neuro Surgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Development Pediatric Brain Tumors
Jennifer E Sanner, PhD, RN Cizik School of Nursing Techniques Program Manager, UTHealth Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) Biobank
Cynthia Santos, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Motivation and Emotion ADHD/ADD; Adolescent and Adult General Psychiatry
Amrou Sarraj, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neuroradiology; Stroke
Sean Savitz, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Development Stem Cell Therapy for Stroke
Mya Schiess, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Parkinson’s Disease; Neurodegenerative Diseases
Karl Schmitt, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Complex Spinal Surgery
Joy Schmitz, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion NRC Executive Committee; Director, Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addictions; Substance Abuse; Relapse Prevention
Laurie Schneider, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Adult General Psychiatry; Anxiety/OCD; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; Schizophrenia
Paul Schulz, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Cognition Alzheimer’s Disease; Dementia; ALS; Cognition
Salih Selek, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Director of the Refractory Mood Disorders Program, UTHealth HCPC; Mood Disorders; Neuroimaging; Psychopharmacology
Sudhakar Selvaraj, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Director, UTHealth Student Counseling Center; Director, Depression Research Program; Community Mental Health; Mood Disorders; Neuroimaging; Neuroplasticity; Psychopharmacology; Schizophrenia; Relapse Prevention
Paulina Sergot, MD Emergency Medicine Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurological Emergencies
Eva Sevick-Muraca,  PhD Institute of Molecular Medicine Techniques Molecular Imaging
Manish Shah, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
Lokesh Shahani, MD, MPH Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Program, UTHealth HCPC; Substance Use; HIV Psychiatry
Mohammad Shahnawaz, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Early Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Anjail Sharrief, MD, MPH Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vascular Neurology; Outpatient Stroke Prevention
Kazim Sheikh, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury ALS; Neuromuscular Disorders
Sunil Sheth, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Stroke; Hemorrhage; Cerebral Aneurysms
Harel Shouval, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Cognition; Techniques Theoretical and Computational Methods of Synaptic Plasticity; Learning and Memory
Alexander Simonetta, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Head, Neck and Spine Imaging
Rachael Sirianni, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Pediatric Brain Tumors; Drug Delivery
Clark Sitton, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging History and Education; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vascular Imaging; Clinical Trial Core Lab Imaging; Spine intervention; Education
Jeremy Slater, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Adult Epilepsy; Sleep Disorders
Shaun Smart,  MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neuro-hospitalist Medicine; Epilepsy
Janis Smeal, DO Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion
Laura Smith Callahan, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Clinical Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury
Paul Smolen, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia; Cognition; Techniques Theoretical and Computational Methods; Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Plasticity; Learning and Memory
John L. Sneed, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Adult General Psychiatry
Jair Soares, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion NRC Executive Committee; Dept. Chair; Director, Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders; Executive Director, UTHealth HCPC; Deep Brain Stimulation; Mood Disorders; Neuroendocrinology; Neuroimaging; Neuropsychology; Psychopharmacology
Claudio Soto, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Alzheimer’s Disease; Molecular Basis of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Cesar A. Soutullo, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Motivation and Emotion Director, ADHD Outpatient Program; ADHD; Bipolar Disorder; Pediatric Psychopharmacology; Mood Disorders
Gary Spiegel, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Stroke Treatment; Endovascular Neurology; Interventional Neurology
John Spudich, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Techniques Optogenetics
Argyrios Stampas, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Clinical Research Director, TIRR SCI Medical Program; Spinal Cord Injury; Neurogenic Bowel and Bladder Management
Angela Stotts, PhD Family & Community Medicine Motivation and Emotion Behavioral and Pharmacological Treatments for Substance Use Disorders
Robert Suchting, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion; Techniques Biostatistics; Data Science; Machine Learning; Mood Disorders; Quantitative Methods; Substance Use
Lori S. Sullivan, PhD Human Genetics Center Sensory Systems Molecular Diagnosis of Inherited Eye Diseases
Maryam Sultan, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Brain Injury; Stroke; Pelvic Floor Dysfunction; Women’s Health Rehabilitation
Emilio Supsupin, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurovascular Imaging; Head and Neck Cancer Imaging; Spine interventions
Eric C. Swindell, PhD Development; History and Education Associate Dean of Graduate Education, UTHealth GSBS; Developmental Genetics; Neural Development; Vascular Development; Craniofacial Development
Sudha Tallavajhula, MD Neurology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia; Integrative Physiology and Behavior Sleep Medicine; Epilepsy
Nitin Tandon, MD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Sensory Systems NRC Executive Committee; Brain Mapping; fMRI; Electrical Stimulation; Diffusion Tractography; Neurosurgery
Nilesh Tannu, MD, MS Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Community Mental Health; Genetics; Molecular Psychiatry; Mood Disorders; Psychopharmacology; Relapse Prevention
Shiqiang Tao, PhD Neurology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia; Techniques Epilepsy; Neuroinformatics
Andrea N. Taylor, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Motivation and Emotion ADHD/ADD; Adult General Psychiatry; Anxiety/OCD; Behavioral Medicine/Health Psychology; Depression
Leslie K. Taylor, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Motivation and Emotion Clinical Director of Child Services, Trauma and Resilience Center; School Mental Health; Trauma; PTSD
Antonio L. Teixeira, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Integrative Physiology and Behavior; Motivation and Emotion Director, Neuropsychiatry Program; Neuroendocrinology; Neuroimaging; Neuropsychology; Psychopharmacology
Ba-Bie Teng, PhD Institute of Molecular Medicine Techniques Vascular Disease
Nivedita Thakur, MD Pediatrics-Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Movement Disorders; Neurorehabilitation
Peeyush K. Thankamani Pandit, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Vascular Repair and Regeneration
Melissa Thomas, MD Neurology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Diagnostic Neurology; Intraoperative Monitoring; Clinical Neurophysiology; Epilepsy
Judy L. Thomas, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury General Psychiatry; Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation; Spasticity Management
Stephen Thompson, MD Neurology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Adult Epilepsy; Epilepsy Surgery
Jin Bin Tian, PhD Integrative Biology & Pharmacology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia TRP Channel Function in the Nervous System
Qingchun Tong, PhD Institute of Molecular Medicine Integrative Physiology and Behavior Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases; Feeding Neurocircuitry
Susan Tortolero Emery, PhD Prevention Research Center History and Education NRC Executive Committee; Director, UTSPH Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Andrey Tsvetkov, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Techniques Molecular Mechanisms of Brain Aging and Neurodegeneration
Ana M. Ugueto, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Motivation and Emotion Mood Disorders; Trauma
Akihiko Urayama, MD Neurology Integrative Physiology and Behavior Blood-Brain Barrier; Neurological Disorders
Dharini van der Hoeven, PhD Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Cell signaling in cancer; Discovery of anticancer therapeutics
Naveen Vanga, MD Anesthesiology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Director of Anesthesia Simulation; Education Director of Neuroanesthesia
Holly Varner, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Diagnostic Neurology; Electromyography
Kartik Venkatachalam, PhD Integrative Biology & Pharmacology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Identification of Novel Components of the “Synaptic Developtome”; Molecular Mechanisms of Vesicular Trafficking and Function; Neuronal Networks of Decision-Making in Adult Drosophila
Venugopal Venna, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Cognition Stroke; Traumatic Brain Injury; Depression; Stress
Gretchen Von Allmen, MD Pediatrics-Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Program; Co-Director, West Syndrome Center of Excellence; Epilepsy
Consuelo Walss-Bass, PhD  Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Director, Psychiatric Genetics Program; Director, UTHealth Brain Collection for Research in Psychiatric Disorders; Co-Director, Translational Psychiatry Program
Edgar Walters, PhD Integrative Biology & Pharmacology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia; Sensory Systems Nociceptor Memory and Chronic Pain
David Wan, MD Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Clinical Application of PET in Cancer Diagnosis and Neurological Applications
Alia R. Warner, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition Schizophrenia
Raymond L. Warner, PhD School of Dentistry Integrative Physiology and Behavior; History and Education Hormones; Medical and Graduate Education
Michael Watkins, MD Pediatrics-Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Epilepsy; MEG
M. Neal Waxham, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Cognition; Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Molecules Responsible for the Formulation and Storage of Memories
Jack Waymire, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Plasticity of Neurotransmitter Biosynthesis
Michael Weaver, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition Medical Director, Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction; Substance Abuse
Bethany Williams, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Cognition Neuropsychology of Dementia and Brain Injuries
W. Daniel Williamson, MD Pediatrics Development; Cognition; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Diagnoses and Management of Children with Developmental Disabilities
Jerry Wolinsky, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Multiple Sclerosis
Anthony Wright, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Cognition Learning and Cognition
Tzu-Ching Wu, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Stroke; Teleneurology
Jiaqian Wu, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury; Development Stem Cell Neural Differentiation; Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries and Neurological Diseases
Zeshen Wu, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Adult General Psychiatry; Anxiety/OCD; Bipolar Disorder; Depression; PTSD; Schizophrenia
Hanjing Emily Wu, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Integrative Physiology and Behavior; Techniques Mood Disorders; Neuroimaging; Neurophysiology; Psychopharmacology; Schizophrenia
Yang Xia, MD, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Integrative Physiology and Behavior Cardiovascular Translational Research
Zhen Xu, PhD Neurosurgery Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Signaling Pathways in Intracranial Aneurysm Pathogenesis
Yuanqing Yan, PhD Neurosurgery Techniques Bioinformatics; Computational Neuroscience; Vascular Disease; Cancer
Jun Yin, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Autism; ADHD; Anxiety; Depression
Ji Young Yoo, PhD Neurosurgery Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Oncolytic Herpes Simplex Viruses; Tumors
Jin H. Yoon, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Substance Use Disorders; Relapse Prevention; Impulsivity; Technological Innovations
Nuray Yozbatiran, PT, PhD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Neurorehabilitation in Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury; Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation; Neuroimaging
Marion Zahn, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion ADHD/ADD; Anxiety/OCD; Depression; Psychotherapy; Stress Management
Cristian Zeni, MD, PhD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Development; Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Director, Mood Disorders Clinic for Children and Adolescents; Director, Pediatric Mood Disorders Second Opinion Clinic
Alicia M. Zha, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Stroke; Teleneurology
Sheng Zhang, PhD Institute of Molecular Medicine Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Aging-related Neurodegenerative Disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s diseases
Han Zhang, MD Neurobiology & Anatomy Cognition; History and Education Neural Mechanisms Underlying Learning and Memory
Yili Zhang, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Integrative Physiology and Behavior Learning and Memory; Invertebrates
GQ Zhang, MS, PhD Neurology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Epilepsy
Gang Zhang, MD, PhD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Nerve Regeneration or Degeneration; Translational Therapies
Jiajie Zhang, PhD School of Biomedical Informatics Cognition; Techniques Director, National Center for Cognitive Informatics and Decision Making (NCCD); Biomedical Informatics; Cognitive Science; Information Display and Visualization
Jing Zhao, PhD Neurobiology & Anatomy Cognition; Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Mechanisms of Memory Formation and Memory Dysfunction
Xiurong Zhao, MD Neurology Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury Ischemic Stroke; Hemorrhagic Stroke
W. Jim Zheng, PhD School of Biomedical Informatics Techniques Disorders of the Nervous System; Novel Methods and Technology Development
Michael X. Zhu, PhD Integrative Biology & Pharmacology Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Ion Channels; Calcium Signaling
Jay-Jiguang Zhu, MD, PhD Neurosurgery Neural Excitability, Synapses, and Glia Neurooncology; Novel Treatments of Brain Tumors
Tricia Zucker, PhD Children’s Learning Institute Development; Cognition Early Literacy and Language Development
Giovana Zunta-Soares, MD Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Cognition; Motivation and Emotion Director, Mood Disorders Clinical Trials Program; Director, Mood Disorders Clinic