Faculty Research Interests

 ANDERS ANDERSEN, Ph.D. 
Purdue University (1983). Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Functional NeuroImaging

GUOYING BING M.D., Ph.D.
M.D., Jilin Medical College (1977) Ph.D., University of Rochester (1988)
Postdoctoral training at New York University Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Long-term neuronal adaptation to excitatory neurotoxicity; neuroinflammation-mediated dopaminergic cell death; influence of xenobiotic metabolites on neuronal cell death.

LUKE H. BRADLEY, Ph.D.
Ph.D., The Ohio State University (2001) Postdoctoral Training, Princeton University Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry Alternate peptide and protein scaffolds for biotherapeutic discovery and development Website: Bradley Laboratory (external link)

WAYNE A. CASS, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Colorado State University (1987) Postdoctoral training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Regulation of Brain Dopamine Systems

ANDREW S. DEANE, Ph.D.
University of Toronto (2007) Post Doctoral Training at the University of Missouri, Dept. of Pathology and Anatomical Science                
Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Fossil ape and human functional anatomy, paleobiology and evolution

MARILYN J. DUNCAN, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, Consortium Program in the Biomedical Sciences (degree granted through Worcester Polytechnic Institute,1984) Postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Northwestern University Medical School Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology. Neuroendocrine Regulation of Biological Rhythms

SAMUEL R. FRANKLIN, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Wake Forest University School of Medicine Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy (2006) Postdoctoral Training at Wake Forest University School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Development of integrative teaching methods in anatomical education

DON M. GASH, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Dartmouth College (1975) Postdoctoral training at the University of Southern California Professor and Chair of Anatomy and Neurobiology Central Nervous System Plasticity and Regeneration

JAMES W. GEDDES Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan (1984) Postdoctoral Training at University of California at Irvine Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Associate Director, SCoBIRC Cytoskeletal Alterations in Alzheimer's Disease

Greg A. Gerhardt Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of Kansas (1983) Postdoctoral Training, Univ. of Colorado Health Sciences Center Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiology, Neurology, Psychiatry and Electrical Engineering Director, Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Center of Excellence  Director, Center for Microelectrode Technology Co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Neuroscience Methods Dynamic Neuropharmacology in Parkinson’s Disease and Aging

BRIAN GOLD, Ph.D.
Ph.D., YorkUniversity (1999) Postdoctoral training at University of Western Ontario and Washington University Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Cognitive Neuroscience

RICHARD GRONDIN, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Laval University, Quebec City, Canada (1992-1997) Postdoctoral training at University of Kentucky (1998-2000) Assistant Professor, Anatomy and Neurobiology Restoration of motor function in normal aging and neurodegenerative diseases

EDWARD D. HALL, Ph.D. 
Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences (1976) Postdoctoral training at Cornell University Medical College Director, Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pharmacological Treatments for Acute Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

PETER A. HARDY, Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of Toronto (1991) Assistant Professor Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases

LOTHAR H. JENNES, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Paris Lodron University, Salzburg, Austria (1978) Postdoctoral Training at the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale U 156, Lille France and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Neuroendocrine Regulation of Reproduction

JONATHAN LIFSHITZ, Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (2002) Postdoctoral Training at University of Pennsylvania and Virginia Commonwealth University Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurological Dysfunction and Rehabilitation after Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury SCoBIRC Faculty Page

BRIAN R. MacPHERSON, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Memorial University of Newfoundland (1978) Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology Development of Innovative Teaching Technology

BRUCE E. MALEY, Ph.D.
Ph.D., The Ohio State University (1979) Postdoctoral Training at University of Minnesota Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology. Central Autonomic Regulation of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems

MAGDALENA N. MUCHLINSKI, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin (2008) Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Feeding Ecology, functional morphology, sensory ecology, primate bioenergetics, primate fossil record, phylogenetic methods, and early primate evolution.

APRIL D. RICHARDSON-HATCHER, Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of Kentucky (2009) Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology Second Life™ Technology for Anatomy Education

STEPHEN W. SCHEFF, Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (1974) Postdoctoral Training at University of California at Irvine Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Synaptic changes and oxidative stress in normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Neuropathology and cognitive dysfunction following traumatic brain injury

DIANE M. SNOW, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (1990) Postdoctoral training at The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Endowed Chair, Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) Neuronal Growth Cone Guidance by Extracellular Matrix Molecules: Inhibition by Sulfated Proteoglycans

JOE E. SPRINGER, Ph.D.
Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton (1984) Postdoctoral training at University of Rochester Medical School Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Cellular and Molecular Events Contributing to Central Nervous System Regeneration and Plasticity

PAT SULLIVAN, Ph.D. 
Ph.D., University of Kentucky (2000) Postdoctoral training at Reeve-Irvine Research Center, University of California at Irvine Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Endowed Chair of The Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) The Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in the Neuropathology of Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury; Mitochondrial Aging and the CNS

LINDA J. VAN ELDIK, Ph.D.
Director, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Director, University of Kentucky Alzheimer's Disease Center Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology Ph.D., Duke University, Microbiology & Immunology Postdoctoral training at Rockefeller University, NY, Cell and Molecualr Biology Signal transduction, glia-neuron interactions, neuroinflammation, drug discovery for neurodegenerative disorders

ZHIMING ZHANG, M.D.
M.D., Beijing, (1983) Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Functional Neurology

ASSISTANT RESEARCH PROFESSORS

STEPHEN M. ONIFER, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Indiana University, School of Medicine (1991) Postdoctoral training at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami, School of Medicine Assistant Research Professorof Anatomy and Neurobiology Pharmacological Approaches to Neuroprotection and Plasticity after Spinal Cord Injury

INDRAPAL N. SINGH, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Central University of Hyderabad, India (1985) Post-doctoral training at Shriver Center, Harvard Medical School;University of Manitoba, Canada Roles of Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Lipid Mediators in Post-traumatic Neurodegeneration

JOINTLY APPOINTED FACULTY

THOMAS E. CURRY, JR., Ph.D.
Ph.D., East Carolina University (1983) Postdoctoral Training at the University of Miami; Associate Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology, Associate Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology Mechanisms of Ovulation

PAUL GLASER, M.D.
M.D., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis (1996) Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Neuropsychopharmacology of Stimulant Medications

BETTY F. SISKEN, Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of Kentucky (1973) Research Professor, Center for Biomedical Engineering and Dept. of Anatomy and Neurobiology Nerve Regeneration in vitro and in vivo

Charles D. Smith, M.D.
M.D., Tulane Medical School (1979), Professor of Neurology
Neuroimaging and Dementia

CHEN-GUANG YU, Ph.D.
M.D., Anhui Medical University (1982) Ph.D., Shanghai Second Medical University (1996) Postdoctoral training at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami, School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Research at Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, Dept. of Anatomy and Neurobiology The development of therapeutic strategies for spinal cord injury

DAVID M. YUREK, Ph.D.
Ph.D., University of Southern California (1987) Postdoctoral Training at the University of Rochester Assistant Professor of Surgery (Division of Neurosurgery), Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology Neural Transplantation and Regeneration in the Dopamine System