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Professor and Chair
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
xylu@augusta.edu

Stress, depression, Alzheimer's disease, neural plasticity, epigenetics.

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Professor
dblake@augusta.edu

Sensory systems, plasticity, age-related cognitive decline and Alzheimer's.

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Regents' Professor
Virenda B. Mahesh, PhD, Distinguished Chair in Neurology
 dbrann@augusta.edu

Estrogen signaling, neuroprotection and brain injury.

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Professor
rcameron@augusta.edu 

Neural development, unconventional myosins, cell cycle, cell signaling.

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Associate Professor
fdeak@augusta.edu

Alzheimer's disease, memory, Epileptic encephalopathies.

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Associate Professor
qdu@augusta.edu

Cell polarity, genome organization, stem cells

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Professor 
aeroglu@augusta.edu

Stem cell aging, tissue preservation, regenerative medicine.

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Professor
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
ligan@augusta.edu

Neuronal differentiation, circuitry formation, neurodevelopment, sensory loss.

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Associate Professor
jhegde@augusta.edu

Computational neuroscience, multisensory perception and learning.

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Regents' Professor
Harold Harrison Distinguished University Chair
 
Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
 
Clinical Director,  Center for Healthy Aging
cisales@augusta.edu

Epigenetics of aging, stem cells, bone metabolism.

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Assistant Professor
ckim5@augusta.edu

Somatic and dendritic pathology, Nonsynaptic and synaptic plasticity, Psychiatric disorders

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Professor 
skirov@augusta.edu

Neural circuit dysfunction, mitochondrial dynamics, brain injury.

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Associate Professor
dkozlowski@augusta.edu

Zebrafish, neurodevelopment, regeneration, mechanosensory hair cell, GnRH neuron.

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Professor
lalayman@augusta.edu 

Reproductive system, neuroendocrinology, GnRH neurons, genetics.

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Associate Professor
 hedli@augusta.edu  

Spinal cord injury, Neuronal reprogramming, Glial development, Neural stem cells

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Professor 
Director, Neuroscience Graduate Program
lmccluskey@augusta.edu 

Taste, neuroimmunology, neural degeneration, neural regeneration.

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 Assistant Professor
 dmor@augusta.edu

Parkinson’s disease, neurodegeneration, aging, microbiome in disease

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Instructor
joappel@augusta.edu

Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience.

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Tracy-Ann Read, PhD


Associate Professor
tread@augusta.edu

Brain cancer and amytrophic lateral sclerosis

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Professor
xshi@augusta.edu

Adipocyte differentiation, aging,  inflammation, bone metabolism.

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Assistant Professor
yshi@augusta.edu  

Biostatistics, bioinformatics, large-scales genomic analysis, neuroscience.

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Associate Professor
astranahan@augusta.edu

Cognitive dysfunction, neural circuits and plasticity, obesity.

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Eric Vitriol, PhD


Associate Professor
evitriol@augusta.edu  

Dynamic regulation of actin, neural development, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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Professor
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
ryu@augusta.edu

Neurodevelopment, glycobiology, neural stem cells, neurodegenerative disorders.

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Associate Professor
qzhang@augusta.edu

Brain injury, Alzheimer's disease, neuroprotection.

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Deborah A. Barany, PhD


Assistant Professor
UGA Health Sciences Campus
dbarany@uga.edu

Goal-directed movement, functional neuroimaging