Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Name Area Department Start Year Stop Year Advisor
Gloster B. AaronVisual system, slice electrophysiology, interneurons Rafael Yuste (grad student)
Hugues Abrielion channels, channelopathies Pharmacology19992001 Robert S. Kass (post-doc)
Maria Eugenia Alaniz John F. Crary (post-doc)
Christopher Todd AndersonEpilepsy, devices, sleep20032006 Timothy A. Pedley (grad student), Martha (Marty) J. Morrell (grad student), Martha (Marty) J. Morrell (research assistant), Lewis P. Rowland (grad student), Stanley Fahn (grad student)
Raghu Kiran AppasaniDevelopmental Neurobiology, Addiction, Depression Eric R. Kandel (research assistant)
Fernando Arias-MendozaBiochemistry
Jennifer M. BainAutism
Puiu F. BalanVisual Systems Neuroscience Jacqueline Gottlieb (post-doc)
A M. Barrettspatial cognition, neurorehabilitation, awareness, movement planning19921995 Richard Mayeux (grad student), Lewis P. Rowland (grad student), Laura Lennihan (grad student)
Jayeeta BasuSynaptic Transmission, Plasticity, Munc13, HCN2007 Steven A. Siegelbaum (post-doc)
Asim A. Begneural circuits and synapses20052008 Peter Scheiffele (post-doc)
Baruj BenacerrafImmunology19481949 Elvin A. Kabat (post-doc)
Jeffrey R. BinderLanguage, fMRI Neurology19901992 Jay P. Mohr (post-doc)
ADAM Bisagaaddiction, pharmacotherapy Psychiatry1997 Herbert D. Kleber (research scientist)
Hal Blumenfeldmechanisms of epilepsy19841990 Steven A. Siegelbaum (grad student)
Thomas BoulinPotassium channels, C. elegans20012005 Oliver Hobert (grad student)
Lara M. Boyle
Sarah E. Canetta20042010 David A. Talmage (grad student)
Fernando Casareseye development, genetic circuits19972001 Richard S. Mann (post-doc)
Rosemary J Cater
Samit ChakrabartySpinal Neurophysiology, Interneurones, suprsapinal control2005 John H. Martin (research scientist)
Andrew C. ChenMolecular psychiatry (neuropharmacology and genetics), addiction, impulsivity, alcohol dependence treatment
Jack Chai Lin ChouVisual Science20062009 Stephen H. Tsang (grad student)
Michael A. Colicosstructural synaptic plasticity19891992 Eric R. Kandel (research scientist)
Ziva D. Cooperbehavioral pharmacology, opioids, cannabinoids, cannabis, pain, substance use
John F. CraryNeuropathology Michael L. Shelanski (post-doc)
John Green Curtis
Cynthia CzajkowskiGABA(A) receptor structure-function Arthur Karlin (post-doc)
Pramod DashMemory Disorders Eric R. Kandel (post-doc)
Camin Dean20002003 Peter Scheiffele (grad student)
Marshall Devorpain, neuropathology Jay P. Mohr (grad student)
Gul DolenSocial behaviors autism Carol A. Mason (research assistant)
Teal EichCognition, Memory, Emotion, Schizophrenia, Older Adults2014 Yaakov Stern (post-doc)
Lauren M. Ellmanschizophrenia, pregnancy, neurodevelopment20072009 Alan S. Brown (post-doc), Catherine Monk (research assistant)
Stanley Fahnmovement disorders, parkinson disease H. Houston Merritt (post-doc), Lewis P. Rowland (collaborator)
Rudolf Peter Faustdopamine; reward; addiction20052007 David L. Sulzer (research assistant)
Brian K. FiskeOlfaction, Brain Development, Parkinson's disease Pathology20002001 Lloyd Greene (post-doc)
Edgar Emilio Galindo-Leon Jacqueline Gottlieb (post-doc)
Michael E. Goldbergvision, eye movements, attention, spatial perception Neuroscience Charles F Barlow (post-doc)
Elana Zion GolumbicCognitive Science, Neural Mechanisms, Face Detection
Saskia Haegenssystems neuroscience, neuronal oscillations, somatosensory discrimination Neurological Surgery20122015 Charles E. Schroeder (post-doc)
Kurt F. HauserNeuropharmacology, NeuroAIDS, Substance abuse, Glia19831986 C Dominique Toran-Allerand (post-doc)
Wayne HeningRestless Legs, Human motor control 19821989 Claude P. Ghez (post-doc)
Christopher W. HessMovement Disorders20102013 Stanley Fahn (post-doc), Seth Pullman (post-doc)
Joe G. Hollyfieldretinal degeneration, retinal neurotransmitters1973 George K. Smelser (grad student)
Lawrence Honig
Charles Hornemesis, systems neuroscience, gut-brain communication19962000 Irving Kupfermann (post-doc)
Lei HuBK channels, HCN channels2007 Steven A. Siegelbaum (post-doc)
Yinghe HuLearning&Memory and Brain Aging Eric R. Kandel (post-doc)
Ben S. Huang Eric R. Kandel (research assistant)
Cliff HumeAuditory system19891993 Jane Dodd (post-doc)
Ming-Kuei Jangneurodegenerative diseases; synaptic functions; novel biomarker discovery20042006 Steven A. Siegelbaum (post-doc)
Blair Jenkins2013 Ellen A. Lumpkin (grad student)
Pablo Esteban JercogPlace cells - Grid cells interaction2008 Eric R. Kandel (post-doc), Larry F. Abbott (post-doc)
Clifford KentrosSystems Neuroscience Eric R. Kandel (post-doc)
Joung-Hun Kimsynaptic plasticity20002005 Eric R. Kandel (post-doc)
Herbert D. Kleber
Arjun KumarPain System20042008 Yaakov Stern (research assistant)
Wen-Sung LaiSchizophrenia, behavioral neuroscience, neuroethology20032006 Joseph Gogos (post-doc)
Rern LauRetinal Physiology, Sleep Physiology19941994 Eric R. Kandel (research assistant)
Kevin J. Leedevelopmental neurobiology, biology of aging19942000 Thomas M. Jessell (post-doc)
Michael N. Lehmanneuroendocrinology, circadian rhythms19831986 Ann-Judith Silverman (post-doc)
Laura Lennihanneurorehabilitation, cerebrovascular disease, neurointensive care Jay P. Mohr (post-doc)
Steven W. LevisonNeuroscience Pathology19901993 James E. Goldman (post-doc)
Xiang Lisynapse, ion channel, neuronal network formation20082008 Eric R. Kandel (post-doc), Peter Scheiffele (post-doc)
José E. Lizardi-OrtizBasal Ganglia, Drug Addiction, Schizophrenia2008 David L. Sulzer (post-doc)
Tim Lynchgenetics of Parkinson’s disease, neurodegeneration and other movement disorders1998 Lewis P. Rowland (post-doc), Stanley Fahn (post-doc)
Minghong MaOlfaction19921997 John D. Koester (grad student)
Jeremiah Martinokidney, brain, memory, extracellular matrix, laminins, netrins
David M. MauriceEye Hugh Davson (grad student)
Maria Milekic Cristina M. Alberini (grad student)
Rajesh C. MirandaNeural Development, Teratology, genomics19891994 C Dominique Toran-Allerand (post-doc)
Jay P. Mohrbehavioral neurology, cerebrovascular disease
Ana Mrejerudopamine, nicotine, neurodegeneration, calcium, NMDA receptors, reward learning Neurology20102015 David L. Sulzer (post-doc)
Henry A. MurrayMotivation, TAT, psychoanalysis1919 Morton Prince (grad student)
Michael W. NestorSynaptic Physiology, Dendritic Spines, Neuron-Glial Interactions2011 Scott A. Noggle (post-doc)
Huy Vu Nguyen Stephen H. Tsang (grad student)
Teresa Uyen Nguyenmental health; emotion, culture psychology20042007 Sarah Hollingsworth Lisanby (research assistant), Bruce Luber (research assistant)
Olga NoskinVascular Neurology Neurology20062008 Jay P. Mohr (post-doc)
Jeff Oristaglio Jacqueline Gottlieb (post-doc)
Edward K. Owusu-AnsahModeling Mitochondrial Stress Signaling Networks in Drosophila.
Ariel Pablo
Yagna PathakNeuromodulation, Neuroimaging2015 Sameer Anil Sheth (post-doc)
Charles Marcel PoserMultiple Sclerosis, Demyelinating disorders Neurology H. Houston Merritt (grad student)
Emmanuel N. PothosNeuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology, Obesity19961999 David L. Sulzer (post-doc)
Seth Pullmanclinical neurophysiology Edward Vaughan Evarts (post-doc)
Brian C. Rakitin19982000 John Gibbon (post-doc)
Alfred Newton RichardsVascular pharmacology, biogenic amines18981901 Russell Henry Chittenden (grad student)
Gustavo A. Rodriguezneuronal network dysfunction in AD Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's disease Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's disease2015 Karen Duff (post-doc), Abid Hussaini (post-doc)
Cory M. RootNeural circuits and behavior20102016 Richard Axel (post-doc)
Lewis P. Rowlandneuromuscular disease, scientist's role H. Houston Merritt (post-doc)
Heather L Rusch Yuval Neria (grad student)
Benjamin Adam SamuelsMouse Models of Depression2008 René Hen (post-doc)
Ismael Santa-Maria
Francisco Gomez Scholl20012004 Peter Scheiffele (post-doc)
Michael M. SegalNeurogenetics, channelopathies, epilepsy, microisland cultures19841987 John D. Koester (grad student), Eric R. Kandel (grad student), Darryl C. DeVivo (post-doc), Lewis P. Rowland (post-doc)
George K. Smelserophthalmology
Fraser T. SparksHippocampus & Memory systems Neuroscience2016 Attila Losonczy (post-doc)
Arthur Purdy Stout neuropathology1921 Wilder Penfield (research scientist)
David L. Sulzersynaptic physiology and cell biology of the basal ganglia in health and disease Stephen G. Rayport (post-doc)
Mototaka Suzuki Jacqueline Gottlieb (post-doc)
Hiroki TaniguchiDevelopment20022005 Peter Scheiffele (post-doc)
Thomas Tatemichicerebrovascular disease, epidemiology, dementia Laura Lennihan (collaborator)
Sirinan TazenMovement Disorders Stanley Fahn (post-doc)
C Dominique Toran-Allerand
Angeliki Tsapanouaging, sleep, dementia, cognition
Tuhin VirmaniMovement Disorders Stanley Fahn (post-doc)
Barbara J. Wold Richard Axel (post-doc)
George Yancopoulos Frederick Alt (grad student)
Guang YangChronic pain, neuroimmunology, anesthesiology
Mary Youssef
Qing YuanComputational neuroscience20072012 Larry F. Abbott (grad student)
Mingsha Zhangsystem neuroscience Michael E. Goldberg (post-doc)
Hang ZhouSynapse, plasticity, spatial organization, chronic pain, sleep