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Seth Pollak

Seth Pollak

Professor, psychology

Expert on child development, human emotions, child brain and behavioral development; at-risk children and child health; effects of maltreatment, poverty

Robert  Dempsey

Robert Dempsey

Chair and professor, neurological surgery; co-director, Stroke Program

Expert on neurosurgery of stroke, brain aneurysm, brain tumor, head injury

Hrissanthi (Chris) Ikonomidou

Hrissanthi (Chris) Ikonomidou

Professor, neurology

Expert on brain injuries in early life, impact of sedative and anticonvulsant drugs on the developing brain

Andrea Mason

Andrea Mason

Assistant professor, kinesiology

Expert on how arm and hand movements are planned, controlled and learned by our brain

Robert Thorne

Robert Thorne

Assistant professor, pharmaceutical sciences, Center for Neuroscience, Neuroscience Training Program

Expert on drug delivery to the brain and spinal cord, the blood-brain barrier and novel treatment strategies for neurological disorders

Edward Hubbard

Edward Hubbard

Assistant professor, educational psychology

Expert on human brain functions, brain development, perception and cognition, and brain imaging

Sanjay Asthana

Sanjay Asthana

Associate dean for gerontology; professor and division head, geriatrics

Expert on Alzheimer’s disease, aging, neuroscience, geriatrics, academic research infrastructure, and clinical trials design.

Carey  Gleason

Carey Gleason

Associate professor, medicine, geriatrics and gerontology

Expert on cognitive aging, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease, as well as post-menopausal hormone therapy

Barbara  Bendlin

Barbara Bendlin

Associate professor, medicine, geriatrics and gerontology

Expert on factors that contribute to or protect against the development of dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease

Sterling  Johnson

Sterling Johnson

Professor, medicine, geriatrics and gerontology

Clinical neuropsychologist and expert in early identification of Alzheimer’s disease through advanced brain imaging

Christian Franck

Christian Franck

Grainger Institute for Engineering Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Expert on mechanics of materials, biological cells and tissues, traumatic brain injury, concussions