University of Vermont

Neuroscience Graduate Program

NBH Faculty Directory

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Name/Web page

Appointment

College

Research Description

Althoff,Robert,M.D. Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Psychiatry
College of Medicine genetic and environmental basis of behavior disorders
Ballif,Bryan,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Biology
College of Arts & Sciences signal transduction pathways regulating mammalian brain development
Berger,Christopher,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
College of Medicine molecular motors in axonal transport; tau and neural function
Bongard,Josh,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Computer Science
College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences evolutionary robotics, evolutionary computation, physical simulation
Bouton,Mark,Ph.D. Professor
Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences mechanisms of learning, memory, and emotion in classical conditioning
Brayden,Joseph,Ph.D. Professor
Pharmacology  
College of Medicine ionic mechanisms of communication between smooth muscle and endothelial cells in cerebral arterioles
Brewer, Matthias, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Chemistry
College of Arts & Sciences Organic chemistry, synthetic methods, total synthesis, natural products
Brown,Stephen,M.D. Associate Professor
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences  
College of Medicine role of the zic2 transcription factor in holoprosencephaly
Cannizzaro,Michael,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Nursing & Health Sciences interrelationship of language and cognition in normal and brain-injured adults
Cipolla,Marilyn,Ph.D. Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine Stroke, hypertension, vascular function and cerebral circulation
Clason,Todd,MS Imaging/Physiology Core Manager
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine light microscopy imaging and analysis
Cornbrooks,Carson,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine VIC Human Structure and Function; advisor for first and second years in Neuroscience Grad Program
Delay,Eugene,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Biology  
College of Arts & Sciences taste transduction, perception, and behavior
Delay,Rona,Ph.D. Associate Professor 
Biology
College of Arts & Sciences olfactory transduction, perception and behavior
Diehl,Sean,Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Medicine
College of Medicine signaling mechanisms underlying human immune responses and vaccine development
Dostmann,Wolfgang,Ph.D. Professor
Pharmacology  
College of Medicine regulation of cerebral vascular function by cyclic gmp- dependent kinase
Dumas,Julie,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Psychiatry/Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit
College of Medicine neurobiology, endocrinology, and transmitter systems in age related cognitive aging
Ebert,Alicia,Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Biology
College of Arts & Sciences genetic and molecular basis of development of the eye in zebrafish
Eckenstein,Felix,Ph.D. Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine molecular mechanisms of repair after nervous system injury; neurodegeneration
Ezerman,Elizabeth,Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine teaching: vic human structure and function
Falls,William,Ph.D. Professor/Chair
Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences neurbiology of fear, anxiety and resilience
Forehand,Cynthia,Ph.D. Interim Dean/Professor
Graduate College/Neurological Sciences  
College of Medicine molecular and cellular mechanisms of axonal pathfinding during development
Francklyn,Christopher,Ph.D. Professor
Biochemistry
College of Medicine molecular basis of neurodegeneration in genetically transmitted disease
Freeman,Kalev,M.D./Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Surgery
College of Medicine traumatic brain injury: effects on vasculature; cognitive therapy for tbi
Garavan,Hugh,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Psychiatry
College of Medicine cognitive neuroscience; behaviors and circuits underlying addiction; functional imaging
Green,John,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Psychology  
College of Arts & Sciences neurobiology of learning and memory; impact of exercise; neural mechanisms and circuits
Hamill,Robert,M.D. Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine former chair of neurology; clinical care in neurology
Hammack,Sayamwong (Jom),Ph.D. Associate Professor
Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences neurobiological mechanisms of stress, emotion, and resilience
Henry,Sharon,PT, Ph.D., ATC Professor
Rehabilitation and Movement Science
College of Nursing & Health Sciences neuromotor coordination of posture in people with and without low back pain and treatment
Higgins,Stephen,Ph.D. Professor, Associate chairperson
Psychiatry
College of Medicine behavioral and pharmacological processes in substance abuse; behavior change and health
Holmes, Gregory, M.D. Professor, Chair
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine Pediatric epilepsy and learning disorders
Howe,Alan,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Pharmacology  
College of Medicine molecular mechanisms underlying axonal pathfinding and cell migration
Hudziak,James,M.D. Professor
Psychiatry
College of Medicine genomic and neuroimaging studies of developmental psychopathology and wellness
Jacobs,Jesse,Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Rehabilitation and Movement Science
College of Nursing & Health Sciences neural mechanisms that underlie human posture and movement
Jaworski,Diane,Ph.D. Professor
Neurological Sciences  
College of Medicine extracellular matrix proteolysis in normal and diseased nervous system; glioma 
Jerome,Fiekers,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine mechanisms regulating the function of autonomic and neuroendocrine cells
Langevin,Helene,M.D. Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine mechanisms of acupuncture; interaction of connective tissue with nervous system
Li,Dawei,Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics/NBH
College of Medicine identification of genes with mental disorders using genome-wide association study and deep sequencing
Lounsbury,Karen,Ph.D. Professor
Pharmacology
College of Medicine signal transduction pathways underlying cancer
Mawe,Gary,Ph.D. Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine neural regulation of gut functions:  inflammation-induced neuroplasticity, serotonin signaling in the gut; therapeutic targets for treatment of gi disorders
May,Victor,Ph.D. Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine Molecular mechanisms and neurochemistry of stress and anxiety
Morielli,Anthony,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Pharmacology  
College of Medicine ion channel regulation in the brain; the role of potassium channel trafficking in synaptic plasticity
Naylor,Magdalena,M.D. Ph.D. Professor
Psychiatry
College of Medicine structural and functional changes caused by coping with chronic pain; fmri & mri
Nelson,Mark,Ph.D. Professor/Chair
Pharmacology
College of Medicine neurovascular coupling; ion channels in vascular smooth muscle and endothelial cell function
Nishi,Rae,Ph.D. Professor/Director of NGP
Neurological Sciences  
College of Medicine nicotinic receptors and endogenous allosteric modulators in cancer, neural development, and cognition
Parsons,Rodney,Ph.D. Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine mechanisms of synaptic integration and signaling in autonomic ganglia and response to injury or disease
Potter,Alexandra,Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Psychiatry/Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit
College of Medicine nicotinic receptor systems in cognition and disorders of impulse control
Prelock,Patricia,Ph.D. Professor/Dean
Communication Sciences and Disorders/College of Nursing and Health Sciences
College of Nursing & Health Sciences nature and treatment of autism, specifically social cognition and social communication
Schermerhorn,Alice,Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences neural processes underlying stress adjustment problems in children
Sibold,Jeremy,A.T.C., Ed.D. Assistant Professor
Rehabilitation and Movement Science
College of Nursing & Health Sciences effects of exercise on mental health and well being
Sigmon,Stacey,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Psychiatry
College of Medicine behavioral and pharmacological treatment of opioid dependence and cigarette smoking
Spees,Jeffrey,Ph.D. Associate Professor 
Medicine
College of Medicine role of neural stem cells in repair of cns after stroke
Teuscher,Cory,Ph.D. Professor
Medicine  
College of Medicine nonclassical immune response genes in demyelinating disease; genetic of sexual behavior
Toufexis,Donna,Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences
sex hormone effects on emotional learning and anxiety behaviors
Van Houten,Judith,Ph.D. Professor
Biology
College of Arts & Sciences molecular mechanisms of chemoreception in paramecium and mice
Vizzard,Margaret,Ph.D. Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine neural control of urinary bladder and response to injury and disease
Wellman,George,Ph.D. Associate Professor
Pharmacology
College of Medicine neurovascular control of cerebral blood flow; changes following subarachnoid hemorrhage

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