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| Gwen V. Childs, Ph.D., Chair|
Research Interest: Regulation of specific anterior pituitary cells by neuroendocrine peptides and growth factors.
| Helen Benes, Ph.D.|
Research interest: Insect models for studies of development and aging; sex-specific gene activity in larval mosquitoes; role of glutathione S-transferases in preventing oxidative damage.
| Steven W. Barger, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Neuronal death caused by pathological insults (especially excitotoxicity) and the protection against these insults afforded by changes in gene expression.
| E. Robert Burns, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Experimental oncology, cell kinetics, chronochemotherapy.
| M. Donald Cave, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Development of diagnostic molecular probes for microbial pathogens.
| Jason Y. Chang, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Neuronal programmed cell death, neurotoxicity of cholesterol oxides.
| Amanda Charlesworth, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Molecular mechanisms that regulate mRNA translation in early development.
| David L. Davies, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: The pathogenesis of brain damage following exposure to ethanol.
| Paul D. Drew, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Neuroimmunolgy; Regulation of Gene Expression; Cytokine Signalling; Inflammation (Multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer's disease); Cancer Biology
| Edgar Garcia-Rill, Ph.D.|
Disorders of the reticular activating system; restitution of locomotor function after spinal cord injury.
|Shirley Ann Gilmore, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Spinal cord development and maturation; regeneration and repair in the spinal cord
| W. Sue T. Griffin, Ph.D.|
| John D. Houlé, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Structure and functional repair of the injured spinal cord
| Walter G. Hubert, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Pathogenesis of oncogenic human papillomaviruses, regulation of viral replication
| Cynthia J.M. Kane, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Peptide growth factor regulation of cell proliferation and differentiation in the nervous system during normal development, upon injury, or in neurodegenerative diseases.
| Tammy L. Kielian, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: The study of the pathogenesis and immune responses elicited by Staphylococcus aureus in the central nervous system (CNS) and the role of macrophages in the establishment and persistence of gliomas.
| Angus M. MacNicol, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Signal transduction, vertebrate development, cancer biology, mRNA translation, neuronal differentiation and function.
| Bruce Mendelson, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Disorders of the neuromuscular system. Restoration of function following central or peripheral nervous system pathology.
| Robert E. Mrak, Ph.D., M.D.|
Research Interest: Neuropathology and neurochemistry.
| Bruce W. Newton, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Hormone and target regulation of sexually dimorphic spinal nuclei, development of spinal autonomic nervous system.
| Kevin Phelan, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Regulation of Synaptic Transmission and Neuronal-Glial Interactions
| Ralph D. Sanderson, Ph.D.|
Research interest: Cell surface receptors for extracellular matrix; molecular structure, function and role of proteoglycans in tumor metastisis.
| Terry Sims, Ph.D.|
Research interest: Development of the nervous system; regeneration following injury to the central nervous system; aging ofthe central nervous system.
| Robert D. Skinner, Ph.D.|
Research interest: Locomotion pattern generators in the spinal cord; midlatency auditory evoked potential and restoring the inhibition of this potential preventing the development of post-traumatic stress disorder following a traumatic event.
| Patrick W. Tank, Ph.D.|
Research Interest: Pattern formation during limb development and regeneration.