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Department of Neurology

  • Seema Adhami

    Seema Adhami, MD

    Academic Role: Associate Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics

    Focus: Pediatric stroke research.

     

  • Sandra C.V. Almeida

    Sandra C.V. Almeida, PhD

    Academic Role: Assistant Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    Focus: Understanding the molecular mechanisms of frontotemporal dementia (FTD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Alzheimer disease (AD).

  • Daryl A. Bosco

    Daryl A. Bosco, PhD

    Academic Role: Associate Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    Focus: Pathogenic mechanisms underlying Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; protein misfolding in ALS

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  • Robert H. Brown, Jr.

    Robert H. Brown, Jr., MD, DPhil

    Academic Role: Professor and Vice Chair

    Programs: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Neurology, RNA Therapeutics Institute

    Leo P. and Theresa M. LaChance Chair in Medical Research

    Focus:Identification of gene defects in neuromuscular diseases; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

  • Felicia Chu

    Felicia Chu, MD

    Academic Role: Assistant Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    Focus: Epilepsy

  • Janice A. Dominov

    Janice A. Dominov, PhD

    Academic Role: Assistant Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    Focus: Investigate neuromuscular diseases with an emphasis on congenital and other muscular dystrophies; cell death mechanisms and inflammatory pathway regulation.

     

  • Charles P. Emerson Jr.

    Charles P. Emerson Jr., PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    PI, Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Program at UMass Medical School

    Focus: Muscular Dystrophies

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  • Claudia Fallini

    Claudia Fallini, PhD

    Academic Role: Assistant Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    Focus: Neuromuscular diseases including ALS.

  • Susan B. Gagliardi

    Susan B. Gagliardi, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    Focus: Undergraduate and graduate neuroanatomy education.

     

  • Fen-Biao Gao

    Fen-Biao Gao, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    The Governor Paul Cellucci Chair in Neuroscience Research

    Focus: Understanding Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) and Neuronal microRNAs.

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  • Edward Ginns

    Edward Ginns, MD, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology, Department of Pathology, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Neurogenetics; lysosomal storage disorders.

  • Lawrence J. Hayward

    Lawrence J. Hayward, MD, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor of Neurology

    Programs: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Neurology

    Focus:Motor neuron degeneration in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

  • Christopher C. Hemond

    Christopher C. Hemond, MD

    Academic Role: Assistant Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    Focus: Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimaging, Psychoneuroimmunology

  • Nils Henninger

    Nils Henninger, MD, PhD

    Academic Role: Associate Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus:Stroke and brain injury.

     

  • Carolina Ionete

    Carolina Ionete, MD, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    Focus: Multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune neurological diseases; and neurological complications of HIV infections.

     

  • John Landers

    John Landers, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    Focus: Genetics of Familial and Sporadic ALS.

  • Jeanne Lawrence

    Jeanne Lawrence, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics

    Focus: Chromosome silencing, Down Syndrome, and Alzheimer Disease

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  • Peter Riskind

    Peter Riskind, MD, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology

    Focus: Specializes in Multiple Sclerosis and related neuroimmunologic disorders.

  • Miguel S. Sena-Esteves

    Miguel S. Sena-Esteves, PhD

    Academic Role: Associate Professor

    Programs: Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, Department of Neurology, Horae Gene Therapy Center

    Focus:Preclinical gene therapy of neurological diseases and brain cancer.

  • Thomas Smith

    Thomas Smith, MD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology, Department of Neurosurgery, Department of Pathology

    Focus: Forensic neuropathology and CNS neoplasia.

  • Christy D. Stine

    Christy D. Stine, MD, PhD

    Academic Role: Assistant Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics

    Focus: Epilepsy, concussions, general pediatric neurology.

  • Andrew W. Zimmerman

    Andrew W. Zimmerman, MD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics

  • Jill Zitzewitz

    Jill Zitzewitz, PhD

    Academic Role: Associate Professor

    Programs: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Neurology

    Focus:Protein Misfolding and Disease.

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