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Program Co-Directors

A photo of James Simpkins.
James W Simpkins, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Interim Chair, Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-7430
A photo of Albert Berrebi.
Albert S Berrebi, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Assistant Vice President for Research, Research & Graduate Education
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-2357

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BBS Trainee Advisor

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Candice M. Brown
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-0589

 

 

 

Preceptors

A photo of A. Courtney DeVries-Nelson.
A. Courtney DeVries-Nelson, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Medicine
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Vice President for Faculty Mentoring, Research & Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-5843
A photo of Kevin Larkin.
Kevin T. Larkin, PhD, ABPP
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Phone
304-293-5323
A photo of S. Madhavan.
S. Suresh Madhavan, MBA, PhD, FAPhA
West Virginia University
Positions
Chair and Professor, Pharmaceutical Systems & Policy
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1652
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Randy Nelson
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor & Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Hazel Ruby McQuain Chair for Neurological Research; Director, Basic Science Research, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
A photo of David Siderovski.
David P Siderovski, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-4991
A photo of Karen Anderson.
Karen Anderson, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-2001
A photo of Werner Geldenhuys.
Werner Geldenhuys, PhD, MS
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-581-1683
A photo of Vincent Setola.
Vincent S. Setola, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
PI/Director - Laboratory of Neuroscience and Genetics of Substance Abuse, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Phone
304-293-1512
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Ariel Agmon, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-0602
A photo of Charles Anderson.
Charles Anderson, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-6290
A photo of Nicholas Brandmeir.
Nicholas Brandmeir, MD, MS
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-598-6127
A photo of Andrew Dacks.
Andrew M. Dacks, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-3205
A photo of Nilanjana Dwibedi.
Nilanjana Dwibedi, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Systems & Policy
Phone
304-293-0228
A photo of Elizabeth Engler-Chiurazzi.
Elizabeth Engler-Chiurazzi, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-0503
A photo of Judith Feinberg.
Judith Feinberg, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5861
A photo of Victor Finomore.
Victor Finomore
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Physiology and Pharmacology
Phone
304-293-5378
A photo of Scott Galster.
Scott Galster, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Director of Human Performance, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Physiology and Pharmacology
A photo of Robert Goodman.
Robert L Goodman, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1496
A photo of Valeriya Gritsenko.
Valeriya Gritsenko, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Human Performance - Physical Therapy
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-7719
A photo of Stanley Hileman.
Stanley M Hileman, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1502
A photo of Jason Huber.
Jason D. Huber, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1474
A photo of Kimberly Kelly.
Kimberly M. Kelly, PhD, MS
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Systems & Policy
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1453
A photo of Saravanan Kolandaivelu.
Saravanan Kolandaivelu, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Joint Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-598-6925
A photo of Gregory Konat.
Gregory W. Konat, PhD, MS, LM
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Biochemistry
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-0594
A photo of James Mahoney.
James J. Mahoney, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor/Clinical Neuropsychologist, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-598-4740
A photo of Gordon Meares.
Gordon P. Meares, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-6260
A photo of Visvanathan Ramamurthy.
Visvanathan Ramamurthy, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor, Biochemistry
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-598-6925
A photo of Xuefang Ren.
Xuefang Sophie Ren, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Research Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Research Assistant Professor; Director, Experimental Stroke Core, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-581-1892
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Usha Sambamoorthi, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Pharmaceutical Systems & Policy
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1451
A photo of Bernard Schreurs.
Bernard G Schreurs, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Director, West Virginia Alzheimer's Disease Registry, Physiology and Pharmacology
Phone
304-293-0497
A photo of David Smith.
David M Smith, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Associate Professor, Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute
Phone
304-293-9521
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Peter Stoilov, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-6334
A photo of Eric Tucker.
Eric Tucker
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-0590
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Edwin Wan
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-6293
A photo of Shuo Wang.
Shuo Wang, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering; Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
A photo of Sergiy Yakovenko.
Sergiy Yakovenko, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Human Performance - Exercise Physiology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-7316
A photo of HanTing Zhang.
HanTing Zhang, MD, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1488
A photo of Wanhong Zheng.
Wanhong Zheng, MD, MSc, MA
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5323
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Daniel McNeil
West Virginia University
Position
Dental Practice & Rural Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clinical Immersion

A photo of Marc Haut.
Marc W. Haut, PhD, ABPP-CN
West Virginia University
Positions
Chair, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, WVU Cancer Institute Clinics
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-5294
A photo of Kevin Larkin.
Kevin T. Larkin, PhD, ABPP
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Phone
304-293-5323

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Topic Mentors

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Ann L. Chester, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Asst VP for Education Partnerships, Director of HSTA, Director of HCOP, Deputy Director of the Center of Excellence in Women's Health., Health Sciences & Technology Academy
Phone
304-293-1651
A photo of Mark Paternostro.
Mark Paternostro, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Associate Chair of Education, Physiology and Pharmacology
Phone
304-293-1513