Core Members

These are faculty recruited and/or directly supported by BHI grants.

We currently have several ongoing recruitments- the Director of Rutgers Addiction Research Center, the Director of Rutgers Center for Autism Research, the Director of Center for Advanced Human Brain Imaging Research, the Greg Brown Endowed Chair, an Associate Professor & an Assistant Professor in Motivational & Affective Neuroscience. All these new neuroscience faculty will join BHI as Core Investigators. 

Gary Aston-Jones, PhDGary Aston-Jones, PhD

Director, Brain Health Institute
Murray and Charlotte Strongwater Endowed Chair in Neuroscience and Brain Health
Gary Aston-Jones Lab
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Robin DavisRobin L. Davis, PhD

Associate Director, Brain Health Institute

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Steven M.  Silverstein, PhD

Co-Director, The Rutgers-Princeton Center for Computational Cognitive Neuropsychiatry (CCNP) at BHI. Website

 

Luciano D'Adamio, MD, PhD

Herbert and Jacqueline Klein Endowed Chair in Alzheimer's Disease and Neurodegeneration Research, Associate Director of Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at BHI.

 

Alexander Kusnecov, PhD

Professor, SAS- Department of Psychology.

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Alan Leslie, D Phil

Distinguished Professor, SAS- Department of Psychology.

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Bart Krekelberg, PhD

Professor, Rutgers-Newark, Associate Director, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Associate Director, Rutgers Brain Imaging Center.

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Bin Tian, PhD

Professor, RBHS-NJMS- Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

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Brandon Alderman, PhD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair, SAS-Department of Kinesiology and Health.

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Brian P. Keane, PhD

Assistant Professor, RBHS-UBHC- Department of Psychiatry.

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Cheryl Dreyfus, PhD

Professor, Chair, RBHS-RWJMS- Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology.

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Daniel Schneider, MD

Assistant Professor, RBHS-RWJMS- Department of Neurology.

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David Margolis, PhD

Assistant Professor, SAS- Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience.

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Hieronim Jakubowski, PhD

Adjunct Professor, RBHS-NJMS- Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics.

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James Tepper, PhD

Distinguished Professor, Rutgers-Newark- Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience. Website.

John Pintar, PhD

Professor, RBHS-RWJMS- Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology.

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Joshua Berlin, PhD

Professor, RBHS-NJMS- Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience.

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Judy Thompson, PhD

Assistant Professor, RBHS-UBHC- Department of Psychiatry.

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Kelvin Kwan, PhD

Assistant Professor, SAS- Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience.

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Kevin D. Beck, PhD

Associate Chief of Staff/R&D - VA New Jersey Health Care System, Associate Professor, RBHS-NJMS-Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience.

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KiBum Lee, PhD

Professor, SAS- Department of Chemistry and Chemical biology.

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Mark Gluck, PhD

Professor, RU-Newark, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience.

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Mark West, PhD

Professor, SAS- Department of Psychology

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Yu-Lan Mary Ying, PhD

Assistant Professor, RBHS-NJMS- Department of Otolaryngology

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Michael Lewis, PhD

Distinguished Professor, RBHS-RWJMS- Department of Pediatrics

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Nicholas T. Bello, PhD

Associate Professor, SEBS- Department of Animal Sciences

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Radek Dobrowolski. , PhD

Assistant Professor. RU-Newark, Department of Biological Sciences

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Rafael Benoliel, BDS

Professor, Associate Dean for Research, RBHS-SDM

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Sarah McMahon, PhD
Associate Professor Associate Director, Center on Violence Against Women and Children, School of Social Work.

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Steve Buyske, PhD

Associate Professor, SAS- Department of Statistics

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Steven W. Levison, PhD

Professor, RBHS-NJMS- Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience

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Suhayl Dhib-Jalbut, MD

Professor, Chair, RBHS-RWJMS & NJMS- Department of Neurology

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Teresa Wood, PhD

Professor, Rena Warshow Endowed Chair in Multiple Sclerosis, RBHS-NJMS- Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience.

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Tracey Shors, PhD

Distinguished Professor, SAS- Department of Psychology

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Tracy Tran, PhD

Associate Professor, RU-Newark, Department of Biological Sciences.

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Vanessa Routh, PhD

Professor, RBHS-NJMS, Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience.

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Zhiping Pang, PhD

Assistant Professor, RBHS-RWJMS, Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology.

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