Medical University of South Carolina

Name Area Department Start Year Stop Year Advisor
DeAnna L. Adkinsbrain plasticity and recovery of function
Nathan L. AldersonBiochemistry, Neuroscience Biology2007 Hiroko Hama (grad student)
Davide AmatoPsychiatry
Doug Anders
Ethan Andersonaddiction research Neuroscience2017 Christopher W. Cowan (post-doc)
Rachel I. Anderson
Glenn D. Andrews2008 Antonieta Lavin (grad student)
Juan Jose Arnaiz-Cotelectrophysiology or excitable cells2010 Martin Morad (grad student)
David D. Arrington2008 Rick G. Schnellmann (grad student)
Gary Aston-Jonesneuropharmacology James Olds (grad student), Simon Alford (post-doc)
Bashar W Badran
Tiffany G. Bakerauditory system degeneration2013 Lisa L. Cunningham (grad student)
David A. Baker20002003 Peter W. Kalivas (post-doc)
J. Douglas Balentine
Naren L. BanikImmunology, Neuroscience Biology, Pharmacology
Narendra BanikImmunology, Neuroscience Biology
Kelly Marie BannaBehavioral economics, substance abuse, relapse20072008 Ronald E. See (post-doc)
Andrea Baricognition, executive functions, psychopharmacology Gary Aston-Jones (post-doc)
Naren BarikNeuroscience Biology, Immunology, Ophthalmology
Ralph J. Barkerheart connexins2003 Robert G. Gourdie (grad student)
Howard C. Becker Carrie Randall (post-doc)
Jacob Beckley Neuroscience2013 John Woodward (grad student)
Guinevere H. BellPharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology2011 Kennerly Patrick (grad student)
Brandon S. Bentzleydecision, reward2014 Gary Aston-Jones (grad student)
William J. Berglind2008 Jacqueline F. McGinty (grad student)
Andree-Anne Berthiaume Neuroscience2016 Andy Y. Shih (grad student)
Krishna L. BharaniHuman Aging2013 Ann-Charlotte Granholm (grad student)
Mehmet Bilgen
Heather A. Bogerdopamine, GDNF, Parkinson's disease2006 Ann-Charlotte Granholm (grad student)
William O. BogganPsychopharmacology
Leonardo Bonilha
Robert R. Bowersadipose tissue, obesity2004 Timothy J. Bartness (grad student)
Jamie BoydTwo-photon microscopy Prakash Kara (post-doc)
Kevin M Braunscheideldecision making, neurocircuitry (PFC/BLA) Neuroscience2015 John Woodward (grad student)
Truman R. BrownMagnetic resonance applications
Deanne Marie Buffalariamygdala, stress, electrophysiology2007 Ronald E. See (post-doc)
Catalin V. Buhusi
Chase Burton Neuroscience Andy Y. Shih (grad student)
David B. Carrserotonin, orbital cortex
Samuel W Centanniaddiction neuroscience20102015 L. Judson Chandler (grad student)
Jeong-Ho Chae Psychaitry Mark George (research scientist)
L. Judson Chandler
Ying Chao Thomas C. Jhou (grad student)
Pratik Yashvant ChhatbarIn vivo two-photon imaging of visual cortex; sensorimotor neuroprosthetics using microelectrode arrays in non-human primates2011 Prakash Kara (post-doc)
Lars Cleemannelectrophysiology or excitable cells1970 Martin Morad (grad student)
Zackary A. Cope Neuroscience2014 Gary Aston-Jones (grad student)
Brittney M. CoxBehavioral Neuroscience, Addiction Neuroscience Neuroscience20102015 Gary Aston-Jones (grad student), Ronald E. See (grad student)
Lisa L. Cunninghamauditory system degeneration19992003 Edwin W. Rubel (post-doc)
Angelo Oscar Da Rosahypoxia antidepressants nociception electrophysiology20092013 Martin Morad (post-doc)
Jared Presley Dempseyaddiction, neuroscience, recovery, startle, fnir, functional near infrared spectroscopy Center for drug and alcohol problems20062008 Carrie Randall (post-doc)
Torry S. Dennis Addiction
Aviroop Dutt-MazumderPostural Control Health Professions20162017 Richard L. Segal (post-doc)
Andre C. Eaddy2013 Rick G. Schnellmann (grad student)
Mark A. EckertSpeech, Language, Aging, Neurogenetic disorders, Neuroimaging
Maya Eid Thomas C. Jhou (grad student)
Jon D. ElhaiClinical Psychology B. Christopher Frueh (grad student)
Rebecca V FallonAddiction, Behavior, Neurocircuits20082011 Gary Aston-Jones (research assistant)
Janet FisherGABAA biophysics
Ashley M. Fortressaging2011 Ann-Charlotte Granholm (grad student)
Shimon P. Francisauditory system degeneration2011 Lisa L. Cunningham (grad student)
Linnea R. Freemandiets, aging2011 Ann-Charlotte Granholm (grad student)
B. Christopher Frueh
Rita A. FuchsAddiction Ronald E. See (post-doc)
Jason A. Funk2012 Rick G. Schnellmann (grad student)
Anny Ganoalcohol, stress, neuroimmunology
Sara M. Garrett2014 Rick G. Schnellmann (grad student)
Mark S. Georgebrain imaging, brain stimulation
Mark George Robert Post (post-doc)
Margaret J. Gill Ronald E. See (post-doc)
William B. Glen2010 Antonieta Lavin (grad student)
Heinrich S. GompfSleep, circadian Gary Aston-Jones (post-doc)
Robert G. Gourdieheart connexins
L GranholmNeuroscience Biology
Ann-Charlotte Granholm-BentleyPharmacology, Cognitive Psychology, Neuroscience Biology
Roger I. Grant Neuroscience Andy Y. Shih (grad student)
Mary L. GregoryDrug addiction2006 Peter W. Kalivas (grad student)
William C. Griffinneurobiology of drug abuse Lawrence D. Middaugh (post-doc), Howard C. Becker (post-doc)
Mary K. GuytonImmunology2009 Naren L. Banik (grad student)
Stephen Haines
Mark A. Hallman2009 Rick G. Schnellmann (grad student)
Hiroko HamaBiochemistry, Neuroscience Biology
Colleen A. Hanlonneuroimaging, motor control, addiction Mark S. George (grad student)
David A. Hartmann Neuroscience Andy Y. Shih (grad student)
Denise L. HeaneyPathology, Audiology2002 Bradley A. Schulte (grad student)
Matt C. HearingDrug addiction, Girk channels, PFC-VTA20042010 Jacqueline F. McGinty (grad student)
Tal Herbsman2005 Ziad Nahas (post-doc)
James J. HickmanNeuroscience Biology
Brandon W Hughes Neurosciences2016 Christopher W. Cowan (grad student)
Chris Hunteraging, alzheimer's disease20002004 Ann-Charlotte Granholm (grad student)
Masaaki IshiiVisual neuroscience, Synaptic Transmisson, mitochondria
Thomas C. JhouRMTg, motivated behavior, dopamine
Peter W. KalivasDrug addiction
Peter KalnasNeuroscience Biology
Prakash KaraTwo-photon calcium imaging, binocular disparity, postnatal development, critical periods
Jolanda G. Karten
Joshua N. KellnerPathology, Cell Biology2012 Bradley A. Schulte (grad student)
Noam I. KerenCognitive Neuroscience, Neuromodulation, Neuroimaging, 2007 Mark A. Eckert (research scientist), Gary Aston-Jones (grad student)
Gilbert R. Kinsey2007 Rick G. Schnellmann (grad student)
Yiannis Koutalos King-Wai Yau (post-doc)
Sven KroenerPrefrontal cortex, Dopamine, schizophrenia, electrophysiology20042005 Jeremy K. Seamans (post-doc)
Paul J. KruzichAddiction2000 Ronald E. See (grad student)
Stefanie Ellen KuchinskyCognitive neuroscience, Language comprehension, Language production2009 Mark A. Eckert (post-doc)
Yonatan M. KupchikDrug addiction, Obesity Neurosciences20102014 Peter W. Kalivas (post-doc)
Ryan T. LaLumiereDrug addiction, learning and memory20052010 Peter W. Kalivas (post-doc)
Christopher C. LapishPrefrontal Cortex, Dopamine, Working Memory, Motivation20022006 Jeremy K. Seamans (grad student)
Antonieta Lavin
Christina LebonvilleConditioning, Addiction
Tod A. LeighfieldToxicology, General Chemistry, General Biology2013 John S. Ramsdell (grad student)
Daniel Lench
Manuel Levyvision Neuroscience Andy Y. Shih (grad student)
Hao Li Thomas C. Jhou (grad student)
Jing Nong N. Liang Richard L. Segal (post-doc)
Zhongyang LuTwo-photon calcium imaging Prakash Kara (post-doc)
Stephen V. MahlerBehavioral neuroscience, addiction, pleasure, motivation, desire, opioid, dopamine, cannabinoid20092015 Gary Aston-Jones (post-doc)
Carolyn McClaskey20102016 Kourosh Saberi (grad student)
Jacqueline F. McGinty
Maggie Mae MellVisual Cortex, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Humans, Image Processing Neurosciences2015 Thomas Naselaris (grad student)
Ana C. Melo RodriguesMolecular Biology, Neuroscience Biology2001 John S. Ramsdell (grad student)
Jerrold S. MeyerDevelopmental Neurotoxicology, Drugs of Abuse, Stress, Serotonin, HPA Axis19741976 William O. Boggan (post-doc)
Larry MiddaughNeuroscience Biology
Lawrence D. Middaugh
David Moormanexecutive function, motivation2006 Gary Aston-Jones (post-doc)
Martin Moradelectrophysiology or excitable cells
Margaret M. Moran-Santa MariaNeuroscience Biology2006 Peter Kalnas (grad student)
Patrick J. MulhollandExperimental Psychology20052008 John Woodward (post-doc)
Ziad Nahasdepression, affective disorders Mark George (grad student), Mark S. George (research scientist)
Thomas Naselaris
Todd B. NentwigDrug addiction Neuroscience2018 L. Judson Chandler (grad student)
Sudarat Nimitvilai John Woodward (post-doc)
MIchael P. O'Quinnheart connexins2011 Robert G. Gourdie (grad student)
James M. OtisNeural circuits of reward seeking behaviors.
Joseph A. Palatinusheart connexins2012 Robert G. Gourdie (grad student)
Miguel A. Pappollahttp://www.biomedexperts.com/Start/PersonDetailPage.aspx?pid=1902032
Aram ParsegianAddiction2007 Ronald E. See (grad student)
Sunil Patel Neurosurgery Phenor Perot (post-doc)
Kennerly PatrickNeuroscience Biology, Pharmacology, Psychobiology Psychology
Phenor Perot
Jamie Lynn PetersDrug addiction20022007 Peter W. Kalivas (grad student)
Kirsten A. Porter-Stranskydopamine, norepinephrine, reward, addiction, Parkinson's disease, sleep Neurosciences Gary Aston-Jones (post-doc)
Kathleen Allston Potter2008 Howard C. Becker (grad student)
Kimber L. PriceNeuroscience Biology2007 Larry Middaugh (grad student)
Vorani S. RamachandraAddiction, Dopamine, Ethanol2010 Howard C. Becker (post-doc)
Sammanda RamamoorthyNeuroscience Biology
John S. RamsdellMolecular Biology, Neuroscience Biology
Carrie Randall
Kyle A. Rasbach2008 Rick G. Schnellmann (grad student)
Marcelo Bussotti ReyesInterval timing Catalin V. Buhusi (post-doc)
Joshua M. Rhettheart connexins2010 Robert G. Gourdie (grad student)
Matthew D. RiedyBehavioral Electrophysiology2009 Gary Aston-Jones (post-doc)
Jason L. RogersBehavioral Neuroscience, Market Research20052008 Ronald E. See (post-doc)
Kumar SambamurtiNeuroscience Biology
Gregory C. Sartoraddiction20072011 Gary Aston-Jones (grad student)
Alicia J. Saylor2008 Jacqueline F. McGinty (grad student)
Kurt E. SchaecherCell Biology, Immunology2001 Naren L. Banik (grad student)
Rick G. Schnellmann
Terri L. Schochetdrugs of abuse, plasticity, prefrontal cortex, development20062009 Jacqueline F. McGinty (post-doc)
Adrien SCHRAMMElectrophysiology in vivo, Visual system, 2-Photons, Epilepsy Prakash Kara (post-doc)
Bradley A. SchultePathology, Audiology, Neuroscience Biology
Marek SchwendtNeurobiology of drug addiction
Michael D. ScofieldAddiction, Nucleus Accumbens, Astrocytes, Nitric Oxide
Ronald E. SeeAddiction
Richard L. Segal
zhiming shenvisual system Prakash Kara (post-doc)
Benjamin SiemsenDrug addiction, molecular neuroscience, cellular signaling Neuroscience2013 Jacqueline F. McGinty (grad student)
Tarkesh SinghSensorimotor Neuroscience Neurology20162017 Leonardo Bonilha (post-doc)
Michael T. Smith
Alexander W. SmithPsychostimulant Addiction, Matrix Metalloproteinases
Alexander CW SmithSynaptic plasticity, addiction, extracellular matrix Neuroscience20102015 Peter W. Kalivas (grad student)
Amena W. SmithNeuroscience Biology, Immunology, Ophthalmology2013 Naren Barik (grad student)
Rachel Joann Smith Thomas C. Jhou (post-doc)
Corigan Smothers
Eric A. SribnickMolecular Biology2005 Naren L. Banik (grad student)
Michael T. StefanikDrug addiction2014 Peter W. Kalivas (grad student)
Murray SteinSocial Anxiety, Treatment, Neurobiology Thomas W Uhde (post-doc)
Philipp M. Summers Neuroscience20122015 Andy Y. Shih (grad student)
Chad J. SwansonDrug addiction2001 Peter W. Kalivas (grad student)
Joshua SwearingenVisual System, Machine Learning, simulation and modeling
Mona Talebauditory system degeneration2008 Lisa L. Cunningham (grad student)
Joseph J. Taylor2013 Mark George (grad student), Mark S. George (grad student)
Zachary J. Taylor Neuroscience20122014 Andy Y. Shih (grad student)
Susan E. Teubner-Rhodes Mark A. Eckert (research scientist)
Shigenobu Todaaddiction, plasticity
Mary M. TorregrossaAddiction20052007 Peter W. Kalivas (post-doc)
Nicole N. TragerImmunology, Neuroscience Biology2013 Naren L. Banik (grad student)
Richard E. Trager2014 Rick G. Schnellmann (grad student)
Heather Trantham-DavidsonDopamine, Prefrontal Cortex, Working Memory2005 Jeremy K. Seamans (grad student)
Thomas W Uhde
Robert G. Underly Neuroscience Andy Y. Shih (grad student)
Kenneth Vaden2010 Mark A. Eckert (post-doc)
Kucku VargheseNeuroscience Biology2008 James J. Hickman (grad student)
Elena Maria Vazey2009 Gary Aston-Jones (post-doc)
Craig VelozoRehabilitation and Therapy, Psychometrics Psychology, Neuroscience Biology
Peter J. Vento2013 Thomas C. Jhou (post-doc)
Chitra VenugopalNeuroscience Biology2008 Kumar Sambamurti (grad student)
Bethany C. Wangelinexposure therapy, PTSD, psychophysiology, emotion, attention, fear & anxiety
Ashley N. Watson Neuroscience Andy Y. Shih (grad student)
Cody A. Weidenthalerneuroscience20112013 David Moorman (research assistant)
Cynthia T. WelshSurgical Pathology, Neuropathology, Pediatric Pathology
Francis Julian White19761981 James Appel (grad student)
Timothy W. Whitfield2010 Jacqueline F. McGinty (grad student)
Armina T. WigginsDrug addiction2010 Peter W. Kalivas (grad student)
Brice J. Williams2006 Ann-Charlotte Granholm (grad student)
Nolan R. Williamsbrain stimulation Psychiatry Psychiatry2012 Mark George (post-doc), Ziad Nahas (grad student), Mark S. George (grad student)
Robin L. Williard-McGovernNeuroscience Biology, Pharmacology, Psychobiology Psychology2007 Kennerly Patrick (grad student)
John Woodward
Julian Youmans
Shan-Ping YuPharmacology, Neuroscience Biology
Paula A. Zamudio-Bulcock John Woodward (post-doc)
Benjamin A. ZimmerSelf-administration, addiction, pharmacology2013 Gary Aston-Jones (post-doc)
Morgan E. ZipperlyNeurobiology of Addiction Neuroscience Psychiatry Lori A. Knackstedt (research assistant), Howard C. Becker (research assistant)