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Neurological and Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Disorders of the nervous system have a devastating effect on the lives of those who are afflicted and represent a major burden to society. Advances in the prevention and treatment of brain disorders require the coordinated efforts of basic science and clinical investigators with a broad range of expertise, from the cellular and molecular aspects of neuronal function to the analysis of cognitive and behavioral performance. DIBS investigators work side by side in multidisciplinary teams that are focused on exploring the neural basis for a particular brain disorder and developing more effective treatment strategies.

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Photo of Mohamed (Bahie) Abou-Donia

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

Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, School of Medicine

Photo of Nancy Andrews

Nancy Andrews, M.D., Ph.D.

Pediatrics, School of Medicine

Photo of Greg Appelbaum

Greg Appelbaum, Ph.D.

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Photo of Roberto Cabeza

Roberto Cabeza, Ph.D.

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

Photo of Jeremy Kay

Jeremy Kay, Ph.D.

Neurobiology and Ophthalmology, School of Medicine

Photo of Cynthia Kuhn

Cynthia Kuhn, Ph.D.

Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, School of Medicine

Photo of Chay T. Kuo

Chay T. Kuo, M.D., Ph.D.

Cell Biology; Neurobiology; Pediatrics, School of Medicine

Photo of Allen Song

Allen Song, Ph.D.

Radiology, School of Medicine