Our Researchers

96 researcher profiles.

Dritan Agalliu, PhD View Full Profile

Dritan Agalliu, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology (in Neurology)
  • CTNI Scholar
Sachin Agarwal, MD, MPH View Full Profile

Sachin Agarwal, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
Cigdem Inan Akman, MD View Full Profile

Cigdem Inan Akman, MD

  • Professor of Neurology at CUMC
  • Chief, Division of Child Neurology
  • Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Program
  • Director, Tuberous Sclerosis Program at CUIMC
Hasan Orhan Akman, PhD View Full Profile

Hasan Orhan Akman, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
Roy N. Alcalay, MD, MS View Full Profile

Roy N. Alcalay, MD, MS

  • Alfred and Minnie Bressler Associate Professor of Neurology (in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)
Estela Area Gomez, PhD View Full Profile

Estela Area Gomez, PhD

  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology
Jennifer M. Bain, MD View Full Profile

Jennifer M. Bain, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Sandra M. Barral Rodriguez, PhD View Full Profile

Sandra M. Barral Rodriguez, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Neurogenetics (in Neurology, the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain) at the Columbia University Medical
Carl W. Bazil, MD, PhD View Full Profile

Carl W. Bazil, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Neurology at CUMC
  • Director, Sleep Disorders Center
  • Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (Adult)
Karen L. Bell, MD View Full Profile

Karen L. Bell, MD

  • Professor of Neurology (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Amelia K. Boehme, PhD, MSPH View Full Profile

Amelia K. Boehme, PhD, MSPH

  • Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (in Neurology and in the Sergievsky Center)
Elizabeth M. Bradshaw, PhD View Full Profile

Elizabeth M. Bradshaw, PhD

  • Adler Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (in Neurology, the Taub Institute, and the Institute for Genomic Medicine)
Thomas H. Brannagan, 3rd, MD View Full Profile

Thomas H. Brannagan, 3rd, MD

  • Professor of Neurology at CUMC
  • Director, Peripheral Neuropathy Center
  • Director, Columbia Neuropathy Research Center
  • Co-director, Electromyography (EMG) Laboratory
Adam M. Brickman, PhD View Full Profile

Adam M. Brickman, PhD

  • Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology, the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain and the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center)
Claudia A. Chiriboga-Klein, MD, MPH View Full Profile

Claudia A. Chiriboga-Klein, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center) at CUMC
Hyunmi Choi, MD, MS View Full Profile

Hyunmi Choi, MD, MS

  • Associate Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Jan Claassen, MD, FNCS View Full Profile

Jan Claassen, MD, FNCS

  • Associate Professor of Neurology at CUMC
  • Head of Neurocritical Care and Medical Director of the Neurological Intensive Care Unit
Stephanie Cosentino, PhD View Full Profile

Stephanie Cosentino, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology, the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)
Philip L. De Jager, MD, PhD View Full Profile

Philip L. De Jager, MD, PhD

  • Weil-Granat Professor of Neurology (in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the aging Brain)
  • Director, Center for Translational and Computational Neuroimmunology
  • Director, Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • Deputy Director, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain
Joriene C. De Nooij, PhD View Full Profile

Joriene C. De Nooij, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (in Neurology)
  • CTNI Scholar
Darryl Claude De Vivo, MD View Full Profile

Darryl Claude De Vivo, MD

  • Sidney Carter Professor of Neurology
  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Founding Director, Colleen Giblin Research Laboratories for Pediatric Neurology
  • Associate Chairman, Pediatric Neurosciences and Developmental Neurobiology
  • Co-Director, Motor Neuron Center
  • Director, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Center
  • Chief Emeritus, Pediatric Neurology
Salvatore DiMauro, MD View Full Profile

Salvatore DiMauro, MD

  • Lucy G. Moses Professor of Neurology
  • Director Emeritus, H. Houston Merritt Clinical Research Center
Teal S. Eich, PhD View Full Profile

Teal S. Eich, PhD

  • Associate Research Scientist in the Taub Institute
Mitchell S.V. Elkind, MD, MS, MPhil View Full Profile

Mitchell S.V. Elkind, MD, MS, MPhil

  • Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center)
Wassim Elyaman, PhD View Full Profile

Wassim Elyaman, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (in Neurology, the Taub Institute and the Institute for Genomic Medicine)
Stanley Fahn, MD View Full Profile

Stanley Fahn, MD

  • H. Houston Merritt Professor of Neurology
  • Director Emeritus of the Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders
Blair Ford, MD View Full Profile

Blair Ford, MD

  • Professor of Neurology at CUMC
  • Director, Movement Disorders Surgery Center
Yunglin Gazes, PhD View Full Profile

Yunglin Gazes, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology and in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)
Jennifer Gelinas, MD, PhD View Full Profile

Jennifer Gelinas, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology (in the IGM and GH Sergievsky Center)
Michael Ellis Goldberg, MD View Full Profile

Michael Ellis Goldberg, MD

  • David Mahoney Professor of Brain and Behavior (in Neuroscience and Neurology [in Psychiatry and Ophthalmology])
  • Director, Mahoney Center
Sylvie Goldman, PhD View Full Profile

Sylvie Goldman, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology and the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center)
Jack Grinband, PhD View Full Profile

Jack Grinband, PhD

Yian Gu, MD, MS, PhD View Full Profile

Yian Gu, MD, MS, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (in Neurology, Epidemiology and the Taub Institute)
Jose Gutierrez-Contreras, MD, MPH View Full Profile

Jose Gutierrez-Contreras, MD, MPH

  • Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Neurology
Christian Habeck, PhD View Full Profile

Christian Habeck, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Neuroimaging (in Neurology and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain) at CUMC
Aya Haggiagi, MD View Full Profile

Aya Haggiagi, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Marla J. Hamberger, PhD View Full Profile

Marla J. Hamberger, PhD

  • Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology) at CUMC
Matthew B. Harms, MD View Full Profile

Matthew B. Harms, MD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology
Michio Hirano, MD View Full Profile

Michio Hirano, MD

  • Lucy G. Moses Professor of Neurology
  • Chief, Division of Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Director, H. Houston Merritt Clinical Research Center
  • Medical Director, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics/Laboratory of Metabolic and Mitochondrial Disease
Lawrence S. Honig, MD, PhD View Full Profile

Lawrence S. Honig, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Neurology (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain) at CUMC
Edward Denmead Huey, MD View Full Profile

Edward Denmead Huey, MD

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology (in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)
Fabio M. Iwamoto, MD View Full Profile

Fabio M. Iwamoto, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Deputy Director, Division of Neuro-Oncology
Hans-Ulrich  Klein, PhD View Full Profile

Hans-Ulrich Klein, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences(in Neurology, the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)
William C. Kreisl, MD View Full Profile

William C. Kreisl, MD

  • Boris and Rose Katz Assistant Professor of Neurology (in the Taub Institute)
Jason Krellman, PhD, ABPP-CN View Full Profile

Jason Krellman, PhD, ABPP-CN

  • Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology) at CUMC
Sheng-Han Kuo, MD View Full Profile

Sheng-Han Kuo, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
Andrew B. Lassman, MD View Full Profile

Andrew B. Lassman, MD

  • John Harris Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Chief, Division of Neuro-Oncology
  • Co-Director, Brain Tumor Center
  • Associate Director for Clinical Trials, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Victoria M. Leavitt, PHD View Full Profile

Victoria M. Leavitt, PHD

  • Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology) at CUMC
Arthur M. Mandel, MD, PhD View Full Profile

Arthur M. Mandel, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Jennifer J. Manly, PhD View Full Profile

Jennifer J. Manly, PhD

  • Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology, the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)
Karen S. Marder, MD, MPH View Full Profile

Karen S. Marder, MD, MPH

  • Sally Kerlin Professor of Neurology (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, in the Taub Institute on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, and in Psychiatry) at CUMC
  • Chief, Division of Aging and Dementia
  • Associate Director, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
  • Director, Clinical Research Resource, Irving Institute
  • Director, Huntington's Disease Center
Randolph S. Marshall, MD, MS View Full Profile

Randolph S. Marshall, MD, MS

  • Elisabeth K. Harris Professor of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center
  • Chief, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
Richard P. Mayeux, MD, MSc View Full Profile

Richard P. Mayeux, MD, MSc

  • Gertrude H. Sergievsky Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Epidemiology (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)
  • Chair, Department of Neurology
  • Director, Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center
  • Co-Director, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain
  • Director, Human Genetic Resources Core
Danielle K. McBrian, MD View Full Profile

Danielle K. McBrian, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Vilas Menon, PhD View Full Profile

Vilas Menon, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (in Neurology and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer Disease and the Aging Brain)
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD View Full Profile

Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD

  • Wesley J. Howe Professor of Neurology at CUMC
  • Director, ALS/PLS (Amyotrophic/Primary Lateral Sclerosis) Center
  • Director, MDA/ALS Clinic
Jay P. Mohr, MD View Full Profile

Jay P. Mohr, MD

  • Sciarra Professor of Neurology
  • Director, Doris and Stanley Tananbaum Stroke Center
James M. Noble, MD, MS View Full Profile

James M. Noble, MD, MS

  • Associate Professor of Neurology (in the Taub Institute and the Sergievsky Center) at the Columbia University Medical Center
  • Director, Concussion and Sports-Related Head Injury Program
Marta Olah, PhD View Full Profile

Marta Olah, PhD

  • Assistant Professor in Neurology
Ruth Ottman, PhD View Full Profile

Ruth Ottman, PhD

  • Professor of Epidemiology (in Neurology and the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center)
Alison M. Pack, MD View Full Profile

Alison M. Pack, MD

  • Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Hemali Phatnani, PhD View Full Profile

Hemali Phatnani, PhD

  • Adjunct Associate Research Scientist in the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute
Martin Picard, PhD View Full Profile

Martin Picard, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Behavioral Medicine (in Psychiatry and Neurology)
  • Columbia Translational Neuroscience Initiative (CTNI) Scholar
Frank A.  Provenzano, PhD View Full Profile

Frank A. Provenzano, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (in Neurology in The Taub Institute)
Serge Przedborski, MD, PhD View Full Profile

Serge Przedborski, MD, PhD

  • Page and William Black Professor of Neurology (in Pathology and Cell Biology and Neuroscience)
  • Co-Director, Motor Neuron Center
  • Vice Chair of Research, Department of Neurology
  • Director, Columbia Translational Neuroscience Initiative (CTNI)
  • Chief, Division of Movement Disorders
Catarina Marina Quinzii, MD View Full Profile

Catarina Marina Quinzii, MD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Christiane Reitz, MD, PhD View Full Profile

Christiane Reitz, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)
Claire S. Riley, MD View Full Profile

Claire S. Riley, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Clinical Director, Multiple Sclerosis Center
Nikolaos Scarmeas, MD, MS View Full Profile

Nikolaos Scarmeas, MD, MS

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute)
  • Adjunct Associate Research Scientist
Catherine A. Schevon, MD, PhD View Full Profile

Catherine A. Schevon, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology
Eric A. Schon, PhD View Full Profile

Eric A. Schon, PhD

  • Lewis P. Rowland Professor of Neurology (in Genetics and Development)
Isabelle Schrauwen, PhD View Full Profile

Isabelle Schrauwen, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Science (in Neurology and the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center)
Falak Sher, PhD View Full Profile

Falak Sher, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (in Neurology and in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)
Neil A. Shneider, MD, PhD View Full Profile

Neil A. Shneider, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Director, Eleanor and Lou Gehrig ALS Center
  • Director, ALSA/ALS Clinic
Sabrina Simoes, PhD View Full Profile

Sabrina Simoes, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (in Neurology and in the Taub Institute) at CUMC
Scott A. Small, MD View Full Profile

Scott A. Small, MD

  • Boris and Rose Katz Professor of Neurology (in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and in Radiology)
  • Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Yaakov Stern, PhD View Full Profile

Yaakov Stern, PhD

  • The Florence Irving Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology, Psychiatry, the GH Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute ) at CUMC
  • Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Neurology
David Sulzer, PhD View Full Profile

David Sulzer, PhD

  • Professor of Neurobiology (in Psychiatry, Neurology and Pharmacology) at CUMC
  • Pharmacology
  • School of the Arts/Sound Arts
Mariko F. Taga, PhD View Full Profile

Mariko F. Taga, PhD

  • Instructor in Neurology Sciences (in Neurology and Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain) at CUMC
Guomei Tang, PhD View Full Profile

Guomei Tang, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (in Neurology) at CUMC
Kiran T. Thakur, MD View Full Profile

Kiran T. Thakur, MD

  • Winifred Mercer Pitkin, M.D. Assistant Professor of Neurology
Sarah E. Tom, PhD, MPH View Full Profile

Sarah E. Tom, PhD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (in Neurology and in the Sergievsky Center)
Giuseppe Tosto, MD View Full Profile

Giuseppe Tosto, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology (in the Taub Institute)
Nora Stella Vanegas-Arroyave, MD View Full Profile

Nora Stella Vanegas-Arroyave, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Badri N. Vardarajan, PhD, MS View Full Profile

Badri N. Vardarajan, PhD, MS

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Science (in Neurology, the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, and the Taub Institute)
Wendy Sulina Vargas, MD View Full Profile

Wendy Sulina Vargas, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Pediatric MS/Neuroimmunology Program Leader
Gao Wang, PhD View Full Profile

Gao Wang, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (in Neurology and the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center)
Cheryl H. Waters, MD View Full Profile

Cheryl H. Waters, MD

  • Albert B. and Judith L. Glickman Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Louis H. Weimer, MD View Full Profile

Louis H. Weimer, MD

  • Professor of Neurology at CUMC
  • Director, Electromyography (EMG) Laboratory
  • Co-Director, Columbia Neuropathy Research Center
  • Director, Clinical Autonomic Laboratory
Mary R. Welch, MD View Full Profile

Mary R. Welch, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Andrew J. Westwood, MD View Full Profile

Andrew J. Westwood, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Joshua Z. Willey, MD, MS View Full Profile

Joshua Z. Willey, MD, MS

  • Associate Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Olajide A. Williams, MD View Full Profile

Olajide A. Williams, MD

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Chief of Staff of Neurology
Melodie R. Winawer, MD, MS View Full Profile

Melodie R. Winawer, MD, MS

  • Associate Professor of Neurology (in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center) at CUMC
  • Director of Clinical Neuroscience Education, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Ai Yamamoto, PhD View Full Profile

Ai Yamamoto, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Associate Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology
Laura  Zahodne, PhD View Full Profile

Laura Zahodne, PhD

  • Adjunct Associate Research Scientist in the Taub Institute