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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 Tobias Egner

Tobias Egner, Ph.D.

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences

Photo of Silvia Ferrari

Silvia Ferrari, Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Pratt School of Engineering

Photo of Jörg Grandl

Jörg Grandl, Ph.D.

Neurobiology, School of Medicine

Photo of Geoffrey S. Pitt

Geoffrey S. Pitt, M.D., Ph.D.

Medicine, Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine

Photo of Brenda Plassman

Brenda Plassman, Ph.D.

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Photo of Debara Tucci

Debara Tucci, M.D.

Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine

Photo of Henry Yin

Henry Yin, Ph.D.

Psychology & Neuroscience, Arts & Sciences