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Photo of Alejandro Aballay

Aballay, Alejandro - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, School of Medicine
Neuroimmunology
Neural regulation of immunity
Neural circuits, learning from infections
Photo of Mohamed (Bahie) Abou-Donia

Abou-Donia, Mohamed (Bahie) - Ph.D.
Professor

Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, School of Medicine

Neurobiology
Pesticides
Development
Photo of Shawn Acheson

Acheson, Shawn - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Medical Psychology
Traumatic brain injury
Recovery of function
Alcohol dependence and abuse
Photo of R. Alison Adcock

Adcock, R. Alison - M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Neuromodulation of long term memory
Neuroimaging as a tool for enhancing cognitive and behavioral change
Schizophrenia & depression
Photo of Susan Alberts

Alberts, Susan - Ph.D.
Jack H. Neely Professor of Biology

Biology, Arts & Sciences

Evolutionary Anthropology
Behavioral ecology
Evolution of behavior
Genetics and behavior
Photo of Edna Andrews

Andrews, Edna - Ph.D.
Professor and Director

Linguistics & Cultural Anthropology, Arts & Sciences
Language and the brain
Speech perception
Multilingualism
Photo of Nancy Andrews

Andrews, Nancy - M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Dean, Duke University School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Pediatrics, School of Medicine

Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, Arts & Sciences
Movement disorders
Brain iron homeostasis
Parkinson disease
Photo of Greg Appelbaum

Appelbaum, Greg - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Visual neuroscience
Cognitive control
Brain and behavioral plasticity
Photo of Dan Ariely

Ariely, Dan - Ph.D.
James B. Duke Professor of Psychology Behavorial Economics

Business, Fuqua School of Business

Economics, Arts & Sciences
Irrationality
Behavioral economics
Photo of Vadim Arshavsky

Arshavsky, Vadim - Ph.D.
Professor

Ophthalmology, School of Medicine

Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Vision
G protein signaling
Photo of Melissa Aselage

Aselage, Melissa - Ph.D., RN-BC, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor

Nursing, School of Nursing
Dementia
Meal behavior
Photo of Allison Ashley-Koch

Ashley-Koch, Allison - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics, School of Medicine

Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Genetic basis of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders
Bipolar disorder
Photo of George J. Augustine

Augustine, George J. - Ph.D.
Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Synaptic circuitry
Neural signaling
Imaging technologies
Photo of Roger Barr

Barr, Roger - Ph.D.
Anderson-Rupp Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering

Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Action potential initiation
Cell to cell connections
Models of active membrane
Photo of Richard Bedlack

Bedlack, Richard - M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Neurology, School of Medicine
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Motor neuron diseases
Photo of Aysenil Belger

Belger, Aysenil - Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor

Radiology, School of Medicine
Schizophrenia
Autism
Neuroimaging
Photo of James R. Bettman

Bettman, James R. - Ph.D.
Burlington Industries Professor of Business Administration

Marketing, Fuqua School of Business

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Emotion and decision making
Contingent strategy selection in choice
Photo of Vikas Bhandawat

Bhandawat, Vikas - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Biology, Arts & Sciences
Olfaction
Neural coding
Drosophila
Photo of Staci Bilbo

Bilbo, Staci - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

Neurobiology
Neuroimmune interactions and behavior
Cytokines and cognition
Early-life origins of risk and resilience
Photo of Dan G. Blazer II

Blazer II, Dan G. - M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
J.P. Gibbons Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Community and Family Medicine, School of Medicine

Community and Family Medicine
Depression
Epidemiology
Late Life
Photo of Elizabeth Brannon

Brannon, Elizabeth - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

Evolutionary Anthropology
Cognitive development & developmental cognitive neuroscience
Numerical cognition
Comparative psychology
Photo of Jeffrey Browndyke

Browndyke, Jeffrey - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavorial Sciences, Division of Medical Psychology, School of Medicine
Functional neuroanatomical correlates of postoperative cognitive decline
Major iatrogenic stressors for later cognition in the elderly
Functional neuroanatomy of deceptive behavior
Photo of Roberto Cabeza

Cabeza, Roberto - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Memory
Emotion
Aging
Photo of Nicole Calakos

Calakos, Nicole - M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Neurology, School of Medicine

Neurobiology
Synaptic plasticity
Basal ganglia function
Dystonia tourette's and obsessive compulsive disorder
Photo of Nell Cant

Cant, Nell - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Auditory system
Neuroanatomy
Photo of Marc G. Caron

Caron, Marc G. - Ph.D.
James B. Duke Professor of Cell Biology

Cell Biology, School of Medicine

Neurobiology
Signal transduction in the brain
Schizophrenia and depression
Monoamine related behavioral dysfunctions
Photo of Evan Charney

Charney, Evan - Ph.D.
Associate Professor of the Practice

Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy
Genetics
Developmental biology
Evo-devo
Photo of Tanya Chartrand

Chartrand, Tanya - Ph.D.
Roy J. Bostock Marketing Professor; Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Marketing , Fuqua School of Business

Psychology and Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Social cognition
Consumer behavior
Nonconscious processes
Photo of Leslie Collins

Collins, Leslie - Ph.D.
Professor and Chair

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering; Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine
Signal Processing
Brain Computer Interfaces
Cochlear Implants
Photo of Carol Colton

Colton, Carol - Ph.D.
Professor

Neurology, School of Medicine
Neuroimmunology
Alzheimer's disease
Brain redox balanve
Photo of Harris Cooper

Cooper, Harris - Ph.D.
Professor and Chair

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Research Methodology
Education
Photo of Philip Costanzo

Costanzo, Philip - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

DGHI; Kenan Institute; SSRI
Decision making
Substance abuse
Self regulation
Photo of E. Jane Costello

Costello, E. Jane - Ph.D.
Professor; Associate Director for Research, Center for Child & Family Policy

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Medical Psychology, School of Medicine
Mental Illness
Childhood and Adolescence
Epidemiology
Photo of Mary (Missy) Cummings

Cummings, Mary (Missy) - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Pratt School of Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
Human supervisory control
Unmanned systems
Human performance modeling decision design and evaluation
Photo of John Curry

Curry, John - Ph.D.
Professor; Director of Clinical Psychology

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Adolescent depression
Substance abuse
Cognitive behavior therapy
Photo of Geraldine Dawson

Dawson, Geraldine - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Autism
Developmental disorders
Childhood mental health
Photo of Felipe De Brigard

De Brigard, Felipe - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Philosophy, Arts & Sciences
Imagination and counterfactual thinking
Memory
Consciousness
Photo of Michael DeBellis

DeBellis, Michael - M.D., M.P.H.
Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, School of Medicine
Ptsd and childhood sexual abuse
Functional and anatomical mri
Photo of Michele Diaz

Diaz, Michele - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor; Associate Director, Brain Imaging and Analysis Center

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Reading comprehension
Aging
Figurative language
Photo of Gabriel Dichter

Dichter, Gabriel - Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Autism
Unipolar depression
Photo of Kenneth Dodge

Dodge, Kenneth - Ph.D.
William McDougall Professor of Public Policy Studies; Director, Center for Child and Family Policy

Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Violence
Social information processing
Developmental psychopathology
Photo of Bruce Donald

Donald, Bruce - Ph.D.
James B. Duke Professor

Department of Computer Science, and Department of Biochemistry, and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, and School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, and Pratt School of Engineering, Arts & Sciences

Biochemistry, School of Medicine
Nanotechnology for neurobiology
Protein:protein interactions
Computer-aided drug design
Photo of P. Murali Doraiswamy

Doraiswamy, P. Murali - M.D.
Professor

Translational Neuroscience Division, School of Medicine

Center for Personalized Medicine
Cognitive enhancement
Social neuroscience
Neurotechnology
Photo of Christine Drea

Drea, Christine - Ph.D.
Professor

Evolutionary Anthropology, Arts & Sciences

Biology
Behavioral ecology
Sexual differentiation
Social behavior
Photo of David Dunson

Dunson, David - Ph.D.
Professor

Statistical Science, Arts & Sciences
Statistical modeling
Functional connectivity
Bayesian
Photo of Kafui Dzirasa

Dzirasa, Kafui - M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, School of Medicine
Schizophrenia
Bipolar disorder
Addiction
Photo of Tobias Egner

Egner, Tobias - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Cognitive control
Selective attention
Visual cognition
Photo of Çagla Eroglu

Eroglu, Çagla - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Cell Biology, School of Medicine

Neurobiology
Synaptogenesis
Astrocytes
Extracellular matrix
Photo of Nita Farahany

Farahany, Nita - J.D., Ph.D.
Professor

Law, Law School

Philosophy, Arts & Sciences
Neuroethics
Law and biosciences
Bioethics
Photo of Sina Farsiu

Farsiu, Sina - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Ophthalmology, School of Medicine

Biomedical Engineering, ECE, Computer Science, Pratt School of Engineering
Vision
Image processing
Imaging
Photo of Silvia Ferrari

Ferrari, Silvia - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Pratt School of Engineering
Approximate dynamic programming
Systems and control theory
Machine learning
Photo of Gleb Finkelstein

Finkelstein, Gleb - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Physics, Arts & Sciences
Developing intracellular probes
Photo of Martin Fischer

Fischer, Martin - Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor

Chemistry, Arts & Sciences
Neuroimaging
Photo of David Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick, David - Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Functional organization of visual cortex
Development of cortical circuits
In vivo imaging of neural structure and function
Photo of Gavan Fitzsimons

Fitzsimons, Gavan - Ph.D.
Professor

R. David Thomas Professor of Marketing and Psychology, Fuqua School of Business

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Consumption
Eating/self-control behavior
Brands
Photo of Grainne Fitzsimons

Fitzsimons, Grainne - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Management, Fuqua School of Business

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Self-regulation
Social cognition
Photo of Kevin Franks

Franks, Kevin - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Olfaction
Sensory processing
Neural circuits
Photo of Lindsey Glickfeld

Glickfeld, Lindsey - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Sensory perception
Cortical circuits
Synaptic transmission
Photo of David B. Goldstein

Goldstein, David B. - Ph.D.
Professor; Director, Center for Population Genomics & Pharmacogenetics

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, School of Medicine
Genetics of neurological disease
Pharmacogenetics
Hiv host genetics and human genetic diversity
Photo of Jörg Grandl

Grandl, Jörg - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine

Ion Channel Research Unit
Somatosensation
Nociception
Ion channels
Photo of Henry Greenside

Greenside, Henry - Ph.D.
Professor

Physics, Arts & Sciences

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Theoretical neuroscience
How brains generate
Recognize and store temporal sequences
Photo of Warren Grill

Grill, Warren - Ph.D.
Professor

Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering

Neurobiology; Surgery, School of Medicine
Electrical stimulation of the nervous system for restoration of function
Deep brain stimulation
Neural control of bladder and autonomic function
Photo of Jennifer M. Groh

Groh, Jennifer M. - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience; Neurobiology, Arts & Sciences

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Multisensory processing
Audition
Motor control and visual processing
Photo of William Hall

Hall, William - Ph.D.
Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine

Psychology
Visuomotor integration
Motor systems
Eye movements
Photo of Amar Hamoudi

Hamoudi, Amar - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Public Policy Studies, Sanford School of Public Policy

Economics, Arts & Sciences
Executive functioning
Cognitive economics
Photo of Brian Hare

Hare, Brian - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Evolutionary Anthropology, Arts & Sciences
Human cognitive evolution
Social cognition
Domestication
Photo of Ahmad Hariri

Hariri, Ahmad - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Corticolimbic circuit function
Neuromodulators
Trait anxiety
Photo of Lasana Harris

Harris, Lasana - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Social cognition
Emotion
Decision making
Photo of Alexander Hartemink

Hartemink, Alexander - Ph.D.
Alexander F. Hehmeyer Associate Professor

Computer Science, Arts & Sciences

Statistical Science and Biology, Arts & Sciences
Neural information flow
Neuro-electrical circuits
Vocal learning
Photo of Katherine Heller

Heller, Katherine - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Statistical Science, Arts & Sciences
Cognition
Bayesian statistics
Machine learning
Photo of Ute Hochgeschwender

Hochgeschwender, Ute - M.D.
Associate Research Professor; Director, Neurotransgenic Laboratory

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Genetically encoded neural effectors
genetic engineering of animal models
Mouse models of neurological and psychiatric diseases
Photo of Scott Huettel

Huettel, Scott - Ph.D.
Professor; Director, Duke Center for Interdisciplinary Decision Science

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

School of Medicine
Neuroeconomics
Functional neuroimaging
Cognition
Photo of Court Hull

Hull, Court - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Cerebellar circuits
Synaptic inhibition
Neural timing mechanisms
Photo of Joseph Izatt

Izatt, Joseph - Ph.D.
Professor

Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering

Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
Imaging technology
Photo of Erich Jarvis

Jarvis, Erich - Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Origin and Mechanisms of Language
Neuroethology
Systems Neurobiology
Photo of Deborah Jenson

Jenson, Deborah - Ph.D.
Professor and Director

Romance Studies, Arts & Sciences
Verbal cognition
Mimetic states and mechanisms
Post-traumatic stress
Photo of Yong-hui Jiang

Jiang, Yong-hui - M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics, School of Medicine
Genetics and epigenetics of neurodevelopmental disorders
Angelman and Prader-Willi Syndrome and Autism
Gene targeting and mouse models
Photo of Sönke Johnsen

Johnsen, Sönke - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Biology, Arts & Sciences

Marine Lab, Nicholas School of the Environment & Earth Sciences
Vision
Magnetoreception
Diffuse sensory systems
Photo of Elizabeth Johnson

Johnson, Elizabeth - Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Vision
Color mechanisms
Sensory perception
Photo of Rima Kaddurah-Daouk

Kaddurah-Daouk, Rima - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Metabolomics
Biomarkers
Drug discovery
Photo of Jeremy Kay

Kay, Jeremy - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Neurobiology and Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
Vision
Development
Circuits
Photo of Richard Keefe

Keefe, Richard - Ph.D.
Professor; Director, Schizophrenia Research Group

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Medical Psychology, School of Medicine

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Schizophrenia
Cognitive function
High-risk
Photo of Rebecca Klein

Klein, Rebecca - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

MIRECC (VA Mid-Atlantic Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center)
Amygdala
Apolipoprotein e
Neurophysiology
Photo of Scott Kollins

Kollins, Scott - Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Director, Duke University ADHD Program

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Adhd
Smoking and nicotine
Photo of Cynthia Kuhn

Kuhn, Cynthia - Ph.D.
Professor

Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, School of Medicine

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Animal models of drug addiction
Ontogeny of neural circuit activation by rewarding and aversive stimuli
Gonadal steroid hormone action in brain
Photo of Chay T. Kuo

Kuo, Chay T. - M.D., Ph.D.
George W. Brumley Assistant Professor

Cell Biology; Neurobiology; Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Neural circuit control of neurogenesis
Regeneration of neural circuits
Stem cell responses to brain injury
Photo of Kevin LaBar

LaBar, Kevin - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Affective and social neuroscience
Memory systems
Fear and anxiety disorders
Photo of Eleonora (Nora) Lad

Lad, Eleonora (Nora) - M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
Vision
Imaging
Alzheimer's disease
Photo of Nandan Lad

Lad, Nandan - M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine
Neuromodulation
Medical devices
Health outcomes
Photo of James Lane

Lane, James - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Medical Psychology, School of Medicine
Caffeine
Stress
Personality
Photo of Dewey Lawson

Lawson, Dewey - Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor

Physics, Arts & Sciences
Auditory prostheses
Music perception
Photo of Tong Lee

Lee, Tong - M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Psychostimulant abuse
Novel treatment development
Translational clinical trials
Photo of Edward Levin

Levin, Edward - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Psychology and Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Addiction
Cognition
Neurotoxicology
Photo of Rodger Liddle

Liddle, Rodger - M.D.
Professor

Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine
Brain-gut axis
Regulation of appetite
Obesity
Photo of Wolfgang Liedtke

Liedtke, Wolfgang - M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Neurology, School of Medicine

Neurobiology, Nicholas School of the Environment & Earth Sciences
Pain
Trp channel
Neurosensory transduction and transmission
Photo of Sarah H. Lisanby

Lisanby, Sarah H. - M.D.
Professor and Chair

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Tms
Depression
Brain stimulation
Photo of David Madden

Madden, David - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Medical Psychology, School of Medicine

Psychology and Neuroscience
Aging
Cognitive function
Attention and memory
Photo of John March

March, John - M.D., M.P.H.
Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, School of Medicine

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
biomarker/biosignature discovery and validation
imaging genomics in pediatric psychiatry
Phase I-IV clincial trials / outcomes research
Photo of Elizabeth Marsh

Marsh, Elizabeth - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Learning and memory
Autobiographical memory
Knowledge acquisition
Photo of Christine Marx

Marx, Christine - M.D., M.A.
Associate Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Neurosteroids
Schizophrenia
Ptsd
Photo of Hiroaki Matsunami

Matsunami, Hiroaki - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, School of Medicine

Department of Neurobiology
Olfaction
Pheromone
Chemical senses
Photo of Francis (Joe) McClernon

McClernon, Francis (Joe) - Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Smoking
Nicotine dependence
Neuroimaging
Photo of James McNamara

McNamara, James - M.D.
Duke School of Medicine Professor of Neurosciences, Director, Center for Translational Neuroscience

Neurobiology, School of Medicine

Neurology; Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Epileptogenesis
Signaling
Neurotrophins
Photo of Christina Meade

Meade, Christina - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Medical Psychology, School of Medicine

Psychology and Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Drug addiction
Hiv/aids
Mental health
Photo of Mohamad Mikati

Mikati, Mohamad - M.D.
Willburt C. Davison Distinguished Professor; Professor of Neurobiology; Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology Pediatrics, School of Medicine

Pediatrics, School of Medicine

Neurobiology
Epilepsy
Imaging
Genetics
Photo of Stephen Mitroff

Mitroff, Stephen - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Visual cognition
Enhancing and modifying cognitive abilities
Development of visual cognition
Photo of Terrie E. Moffitt

Moffitt, Terrie E. - Ph.D.
Knut Schmidt Nielsen Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Gene-environment interplay in mental disorders
Psychiatric epidemiology
Cognitive ability assessment
Photo of Richard Mooney

Mooney, Richard - Ph.D.
George Barth Geller Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Sensorimotor integration and imitative learning
Audition
Music and speech
Photo of Scott Moore

Moore, Scott - M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Neuropharmacology
Substance abuse
Amygdala circuitry
Photo of Rajendra Morey

Morey, Rajendra - M.S., M.D.
Associate Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Durham VA Medical Center, Arts & Sciences
Ptsd
Tbi
Emotion processing
Photo of Joel Morgenlander

Morgenlander, Joel - M.D.
Professor and Interim Chair

Neurology, School of Medicine

Neuroscience Clinical Service Unit
Neurological medical education
Neurological autoimmune diseases
Sports neurology and concussion
Photo of J. Victor Nadler

Nadler, J. Victor - Ph.D.
Professor

Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, School of Medicine

Neurobiology
Epilepsy
Synaptic Transmission
Synaptic Plasticity
Photo of Miguel Nicolelis

Nicolelis, Miguel - M.D., Ph.D.
Duke School of Medicine Professor in Neuroscience; Co-Director, Center for Neuroengineering

Neurobiology, School of Medicine

Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
Neuroengineering
Brain-machine interface
Multi-electrode recording
Photo of Stephen Nowicki

Nowicki, Stephen - Ph.D.
Professor; Dean and Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education

Biology, Arts & Sciences

Psychology & Neuroscience; Neurobiology, School of Medicine
neuroethology
animal communication
Photo of Tobias Overath

Overath, Tobias - Ph.D.
Research Scholar

Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Arts & Sciences
Auditory neuroscience
Human auditory cortex
Auditory perception and cognition
Photo of John W. Payne

Payne, John W. - Ph.D.
Joseph J. Ruvane Professor of Management

Management and Marketing, Fuqua School of Business

Psychology & Neuroscience; Statistics & Decision Sciences, Arts & Sciences
Decision making
Photo of Angel V. Peterchev

Peterchev, Angel V. - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Biomedical Engineering; Electrical and Computer Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
Transcranial brain stimulation (tms, tdcs, ect, mst, tsms)
Depression
Power electronics
Photo of Geoffrey S. Pitt

Pitt, Geoffrey S. - M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor; Director, Ion Channel Research Unit

Medicine, Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine

Neurobiology; Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Ion channel physiology
Epilepsy
Synaptic plasticity
Photo of Brenda Plassman

Plassman, Brenda - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Dementia
Traumatic brain injury
Cognitive impairment
Photo of Michael Platt

Platt, Michael - Ph.D.
Professor; Director, Duke Institute for Brain Science, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

Neurobiology, School of Medicine

Evolutionary Anthropology, Arts & Sciences
Neural basis of decision-making
Neural basis of social behavior
Evolution of cognition
Photo of Richard Premont

Premont, Richard - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Parkinson's disease
Anxiety/depression
Photo of James Provenzale

Provenzale, James - M.D.
Professor

Radiology, Divison of Neuroradiology, School of Medicine
Nanotechnology
Tumors
Brain development
Photo of Dale Purves

Purves, Dale - M.D.
Professor; Program Director for Neuroscience & Behavioral Disorders, Duke-NUS

Neurobiology, School of Medicine

Psychology & Neuroscience; Philosophy, Arts & Sciences
Visual perception
Audition (speech and music)
Photo of Karin Reuter-Rice

Reuter-Rice, Karin - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Pediatrics, School of Nursing

School of Medicine
Pediatric traumatic brain injury
Vasospasm
Neurocognitive outcomes
Photo of Amir Rezvani

Rezvani, Amir - Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Biological Psychiatry, School of Medicine

Psychology and Neuroscince, Arts & Sciences
Alcoholism, nicotine addiction
Cognition, drug development
Drug addiction
Photo of Craig Dane Roberts

Roberts, Craig Dane - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of the Practice

Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Arts & Sciences
Learning & memory
Sensory systems
Teaching & learning
Photo of David C. Rubin

Rubin, David C. - Ph.D.
Juanita M. Kreps Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Autobiographical memory
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Photo of Guillermo Sapiro

Sapiro, Guillermo - D.Sc.
Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering

Computer Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Arts & Sciences
Image and video processing
Brain imaging
Cryo-microscopy
Photo of Nestor Schmajuk

Schmajuk, Nestor - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

Cognitive and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neural network models
Classical conditioning
Causal learning
Photo of Nicole Schramm-Sapyta

Schramm-Sapyta, Nicole - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Medical Psychology, School of Medicine
Drug addiction
Adolescence
Stress
Photo of Rochelle Schwartz-Bloom

Schwartz-Bloom, Rochelle - Ph.D.
Professor

Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, School of Medicine

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Biological Psychiatry
Neuroscience & pharmacology education
Visualization & multimedia in education
Photo of William Seaman

Seaman, William - Ph.D.
Professor

Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Arts & Sciences
Neosentience-biomimetics/bioabstraction
Computational insight production
Generative technology-recombinant informatics & poetics
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Sherwood, Nina - Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor

Biology, Arts & Sciences
Neuronal cytoskeleton
Synapse formation/maintenance
Hereditary spastic paraplegia
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Silver, Debra - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, School of Medicine
Cortical development
Rna regulation
Stem cell division
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Simon, Sidney - Ph.D.
Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine

Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
Gustation
Membrane biophysics
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Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter - Ph.D.
Chauncey Stillman Professor in Practical Ethics

Philosophy, Arts & Sciences
Moral judgment
Decision and action
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Skene, J. H. Pate - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Genomics
Decision making
Law
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Soderling, Scott - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor; Director, Duke Bac Recombineering Core Facility

Cell Biology, School of Medicine

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Synapse development
Mental retardation
Actin cytoskeleton
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Sommer, Marc - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Vision
Cognition
Eye movements
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Song, Allen - Ph.D.
Professor and Director, BIAC

Radiology, School of Medicine

Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
Mri acquisition methodology
Brain function
Mri contrast mechanisms
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Stacy, Mark - M.D.
Professor and Vice Dean for Clinical Research

Neurology, School of Medicine
Impulse control disorder in parkinson's disease
Placebo effect
Pd drug development
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Strauman, Timothy - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, School of Medicine
Depression
Addiction
Psychotherapy and behavior change
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Strittmatter, Warren - M.D.
Professor

Neurology, School of Medicine

Neurobiology
Alzheimers disease
Huntington's disease
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Swartzwelder, Scott - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Psychology and Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Cellular neurophysiology
Neural mechanisms of drug effects and addiction
Neural mechanisms of learning and memory
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Tomasi, Carlo - Ph.D.
Professor

Computer Science, Arts & Sciences
Computer vision
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Tracey, W. Daniel - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Anesthesiology, School of Medicine

Cell Biology; Neurobiology
Nociception and pain
Mechanotransduction
Perception of temperature
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Tucci, Debara - M.D.
Professor

Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine
Central auditory system
Auditory system plasticity
Auditory system prostheses
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Tung, Jenny - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Evolutionary Anthropology, Arts & Sciences
Animal behavior
Genomics
Baboons
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Tupler, Larry - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Neuropsychology
Neuroimaging
Psychopathology
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Vidmar, Neil - Ph.D.
Russell M. Robinson II Professor of Law

Law, Law School

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Legal decision-making
Medical malpractice litigation
Wrongful convictions
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Volkan, Pelin - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Biology, Arts & Sciences
Sensory circuit assembly
Olfactory system
Epigenetics
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Voyvodic, James - Ph.D.
AssociateProfessor

Radiology, School of Medicine

Neurobiology
Vision
Brain imaging
Brain tumors
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Wang, Fan - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Mammalian touch sensory system
Regulation of neuronal endomembrane system
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Wang, Lihong - M.D, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
Depression
Interaction of emotion with cognition
Mild cognitive impairment
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Warner, David - M.D.
Professor

Anesthesiology, School of Medicine

Neurobiology; Surgery
Stroke
Traumatic brain injury
Cerebral vasospasm
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Wax, Adam - Ph.D.
Theodore Kennedy Associate Professor

Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
Imaging
Biophotonics
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West, Anne - M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Epigenetics
Activity-regulated transcription
Synapse development and plasticity
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Wetsel, William - Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director, Mouse Behavioral and Neuroendocrine Analysis Core Facility

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Cell Biology, Neurobiology, Medicine (Endocrinology)
Neuropsychopharmacology
Mouse models of neuropsychiatric illness
Neuroendocrinology
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White, Leonard - Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Community & Family Medicine, Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, School of Medicine

Neurobiology
Sensory experience and brain development
Cortical maps
Human brain anatomy
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Whitfield, Keith - Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

Medicine
Aging
Minorities
Genetics
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Williams, Christina L. - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Development
Hormones and Nutrients
Neural Plasticity
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Wilson, Blake - D.Sc.
Adjunct Professor

Surgery, School of Medicine

Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
Neural prostheses
Brain plasticity
Auditory system
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Woldorff, Marty - Ph.D.
Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Psychology & Neuroscience; Neurobiology, Arts & Sciences
Attention
Cognitive control
Perceptual awareness
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Yan, Dong - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, School of Medicine
Neural circuit formation
Axon regeneration
Axon degeneration
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Yin, Henry - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

Neurobiology
Goal-directed actions
Decision making
Reward
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Yoder, Anne - Ph.D.
Professor; Director, Duke Primate Center

Biology, Arts & Sciences

Evolutionary Anthropology
evolution
genetics and genomics
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Zucker, Nancy - Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences
Anorexia nervosa
Interoception
Social cognition

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