Basic Research Faculty

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Kevin Behar, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Director, MRRC Neurometabolism Research Laboratory

Research Interests

Central Nervous System; Glutamates; Glutamine; Psychiatry; Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Biomolecular

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Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD

Mark Loughridge and Michele Williams Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neuroscience and of Neurosurgery

Director, Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC)

Research Interests

Electrophysiology; Epilepsy; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Neurobiology; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Behavioral Research; Neuroimaging

Dr. Blumenfeld's clinical and research work focuses on epilepsy, cognition and brain imaging. He directs Yale's Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC), a new multi-disciplinary core facility for innovative study and treatment of brain disorders. Teaching activities include a textbook titled Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases, Sinauer Assoc., Publ. 2002, 2010.

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Angelique Bordey, PhD

Professor of Neurosurgery and of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Research Interests

Autistic Disorder; Central Nervous System Diseases; Nervous System Malformations; Nervous System Diseases; Neurologic Manifestations; Neurosurgery; Physiology; Stem Cells; Diseases

Dr. Angélique Bordey holds the rank of Professor of Neuroscience. Dr. Bordey is an active participant in teaching and training of graduate and medical students at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Bordey is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Frontiers in Neurogenesis and an executive Editor of the journals Neuropharmacology, Glia, Neuroplasticity, AES Neuro, Neurogenesis, and Fronteirs in Neuroscience. She has served as an Ad Hoc member on several study sections and is presently a member of CMBG NIH...

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Nihal DeLanerolle, DPhil, DSc

Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Brain; Epilepsy; Nervous System; Neurobiology; Neurosurgery; Seizures; Trauma, Nervous System

Dr. Nihal C. de Lanerolle holds the rank of Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurobiology. A Fulbright Senior Scholar and Corresponding Member of the German League Against Epilepsy, he is the recipient of the higher doctoral degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Sussex, England. He has served as a Member of the National Institute of Mental Health study Section on "Cognitive Functional Neuroscience", as a Member of the "Sensory, Motor and Cognitive Neuroscience Fellowships Study...

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Tore Eid, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and of Neurosurgery

Associate Director, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Research Interests

Epilepsy; Immunohistochemistry; Neurosurgery; Mass Spectrometry; Medical Laboratory Science; Toxicology; Clinical Chemistry Tests

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David McCormick, PhD

Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology

Vice Director, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

Director, Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience

Research Interests

Attention; Axons; Brain; Memory; Neurobiology; Neurosciences; Synapses

B.A., B.S. 1979 Mathematics and Psychology from Purdue University
Ph.D. 1983 from Stanford University
Faculty, Yale University School of Medicine 1987 to present.

Interests: Cellular mechanisms by which the cerebral cortex operates, both normally and abnormally, using a variety of electrophysiological and advanced imaging techniques.

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Anne Williamson, PhD

Dr. Williamson is an associate professor in the department of neurosurgery and has primarily worked on the physiological and metabolic changes associated with epileptic tissue from patients as well as in animal models. As such, she works closely with members of the interdepartmental Yale Epilepsy Center. Dr. Williamson is a sitting member of an NIH study section and is active in the American Epilepsy Society. She has been an invited speaker to a number of international meetings.

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