• Malcolm J. Avison, Ph.D.

    Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences
    Professor of Pharmacology

    The Development and Application of Novel Imaging Methods for the Study of Central Nervous System (CNS) Development and Function in Health and Disease

    AAA3101 Medical Center North
    (615) 343-0522

  • Jennifer Urbano Blackford, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavorial Sciences
    Associate Professor of Psychology
    Jack Martin M.D. Research Professor in Psychopharmacology

    Neural substrates of anxiety vulnerability, anxiety disorders, and PTSD; role of the anxiety in schizophrenia and addiction

    3057 J Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
    (615) 343-0715

  • Randolph Blake, Ph.D.

    Centennial Professor of Psychology
    Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

    Visual Neuroscience; Brain Imaging; Visual Perception.

    512 Wilson Hall
    (615) 343-7010

  • Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D.

    Florida Atlantic University
    Professor of Biomedical Sciences
    Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
    Executive Director, FAU Brain Institute

    Synaptic Neurobiology and Pharmacology, Transgenic Animal Generation and Studies, Neurogenetics, Neuropsychiatric Disorder Mechanisms

    5353 Parkside Drive
    Jupiter, FL 33458
    (561) 799-8100 (lab)

  • James W. Bodfish, Ph.D.

    Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences
    Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Pathogenesis & Treatment of Autism; Drug Development in Autism; Abnormal Repetitive Behaviors in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    Room 10217 Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center
    (615) 936-0285

  • Aaron B. Bowman, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Associate Professor of Biochemistry

    Gene-Environment Interactions Underlying Neurological Disease Using Human and Mouse Models

    D-4108A Medical Center North
    (615) 322-2651

  • Kendal S. Broadie, Ph.D.

    Stevenson Professor of Neurobiology

    Nervous System Development, Including Neuronal Pathfinding, Target Recognition and Synaptogenesis

    6270A Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-3937

  • David J. Calkins, Ph.D.

    Director, Vanderbilt Vision Research Center
    Vice-Chairman and Director of Research, Vanderbilt Eye Institute
    Denis M. O'Day Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
    Professor of Psychology
    Professor of Pharmacology

    Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration and Molecular Architecture of Visual Pathways in Health and Disease

    11425 Medical Research Building IV
    (615) 936-6412

  • Ana Marin Dias Carneiro, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

    Conserved Protein Networks That Regulate Cell-Cell Communication in Brain Synapses

    460 Robinson Research Building
    (615) 875-5635

  • Robert Carson, M.D., Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology

    Determining signaling mechanisms which when abnormal, lead to neurodevelopmental defects, epilepsy, white-matter disorders, and autism.

    D4116A Medical Center North
    (615) 936-7567

  • Bruce D. Carter, Ph.D.

    Professor of Biochemistry

    Mechanisms regulating apoptosis, phagocytosis and myelin formation in the developing peripheral nervous system

    625 Light Hall
    (615) 936-3041

  • Carissa J. Cascio, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

    Neural basis of sensory processing differences in children and adults with autism using a combination of sensory testing and neuroimaging to investigate how different kinds of sensory processing are disrupted in autism, and what role that disruption may play in the core features of autism such as decreased socialization, restricted interests, and repetitive behaviors

    3057 Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
    (615) 936-3598

  • Kenneth C. Catania, Ph.D.

    Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences

    The Neurobiology and Behavior of Mammals, Specifically Pertaining the Organization and Function of Mammalian Sensory Systems

    U-7231 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-8277

  • Roger J. Colbran, Ph.D.

    Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics

    Structure, Function and Subcellular Targeting of Ca2+/calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase II in Health and Disease

    724 Robinson Research Building
    (615) 936-1630

  • P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D.

    Lee E. Limbird Professor of Pharmacology
    Director, Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery

    Cellular/Molecular Mechanisms of Regulation of Neuronal Function; Novel Treatments for CNS Disorders

    1215 D Light Hall
    (615) 936-2478

  • Michael K. Cooper, M.D.

    Associate Professor of Neurology

    Brain cancer and development

    6160A Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-0060

  • Blythe A. Corbett, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry

    Examination of the Biobehavioral Profiles of Autism to Better Understand Factors That Enhance or Diminish the Response to Social and Nonsocial Stress

    407B One Magnolia Circle
    (615) 936-0280

  • Nancy J. Cox, Ph.D.

    Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute
    Director, Division of Genetic Medicine
    Mary Phillips Edmonds Gray Professor of Genetics

    Nancy Cox is a quantitative human geneticist with a long-standing research program in identifying and characterizing the genetic component to common human diseases; current research is focused on large-scale integration of genomic with other “-omics” data as well as biobank and electronic medical records data.

    519C Light Hall
    (615) 343-1689

  • Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D.

    Professor of Special Education
    Professor of Psychology
    Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Patricia and Rodes Hart Endowed Chair

    Understanding Brain-Behavior Relations as Related to Learning and Communication in Children and Adolescents

    416C One Magnolia Circle
    (615) 875-1054

  • Eric J. Delpire, Ph.D.

    Professor of Anesthesiology
    Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics

    Molecular Physiology of CNS and PNS Cation-Chloride Cotransporters

    1265 Medical Research Building IV
    (615) 343-7409

  • Ariel Y. Deutch, Ph.D.

    James G. Blakemore Chair of Psychiatry
    Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Professor of Pharmacology

    Dopamine and its Role in Neuropsychiatric Disorders

    8122 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 327-7090

  • Anita Disney, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Structure and function of neuromodulatory systems; Role of neuromodulation in arousal, attention, and learning.

    324 David K Wilson Hall
    (615) 322-6090

  • Manus J. Donahue, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Institute of Imaging Science

    Development and clinical implementation of new MRI methods for measuring brain function.

    AAA-3115 Medical Center North
    (615) 322-8350

  • Laura L. Dugan, M.D.

    Abram C. Shmerling Professor of Alzheimer’s and Geriatric Medicine
    Head, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine

    529 Light Hall
    (615) 936-8303

  • Elisabeth M. Dykens, Ph.D.

    Professor of Psychology & Human Development
    Professor of Psychiatry
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Annette Schaffer Eskind Chair and Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
    Co-Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

    Development and Correlates of Psychopathology and Behavioral Problems in Prader-Willi Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, and Down Syndrome

    405 One Magnolia Circle
    (615) 322-8242

  • Ronald Emeson, Ph.D.

    Joel G. Hardman Professor of Pharmacology
    Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
    Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Professor of Biochemistry
    Chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
    Director, Office of Animal Welfare Assurance
    Interim Director, Vanderbilt Brain Institute

    Molecular Neurobiology; Gene Expression; Receptor Diversity; Neurotransmitters; RNA Editing; Knockout

    8140 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-1688

  • Kevin C. Ess, M.D., Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Mechanisms of cortical development using mouse models and human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPCs)

    11101 Doctor's Office Tower
    (615) 936-5536

  • Sabine Fuhrmann, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

    Regulation of ocular development, morphogenesis and regeneration.

    T2212A Medical Center North
    (615) 936-0621
    (615) 343-6409 (lab)

  • Martin J. Gallagher, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Neurology

    Molecular, synaptic, and network changes in genetic models of human epilepsy syndromes

    6140 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-0060

  • Aurelio A. Galli, Ph.D.

    Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics

    Trafficking and Biophysics of Neurotransmitter Transporters With Emphasis on Metabolic Regulation of Dopamine Signaling

    7124 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-3891

  • Isabel Gauthier, Ph.D.

    David K. Wilson Chair of Psychology
    Professor of Psychology

    Face and Object Recognition, Brain-Lesion Studies, and Visual Perception using Functional Imaging (fMRI)

    301 David K Wilson Hall
    (615) 322-1778

  • Rene H. Gifford, Ph.D.

    Professor of Hearing and Speech
    Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
    Director, Cochlear Implant Program, Division of Audiology

    Basic auditory function, spatial hearing, and speech perception with combined electric and acoustic hearing in adults and children with cochlear implants and hearing aids

    8310 Medical Center East South Tower
    (615) 936-5109

  • Reyna L Gordon, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology
    Assistant Professor, Psychology
    Director, Music Cognition Lab
    Associate Director, Program for Music, Mind & Society at Vanderbilt

    The role of rhythm in language development using behavioral, EEG, and genomic methods.

    10267 Medical Center East
    (615) 322-5550

  • John C. Gore, Ph.D.

    Hertha Ramsey Cress University Professor
    Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
    Director, Institute for Imaging Science
    Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

    Development and Application of Biomedical Imaging Techniques and Imaging Science

    AAA 310 Medical Center North
    (615) 322-8357

  • Brad A. Grueter, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

    Functional Organization of Reward Circuits and Mechanisms Underlying Motivational Learning

    P435G Medical Research Building IV
    (615) 936-2586

  • Eugenia V. Gurevich, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Pharmacology

    Functional Organization of Reward Circuits and Mechanisms Underlying Motivational Learning

    454B Preston Research Building
    (615) 936-2720

  • Troy A. Hackett, Ph.D.

    Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences
    Associate Professor of Psychology

    Anatomy and physiology of auditory cortex

    7114C Medical Research Building III
    (615) 875-0986

  • Heidi E. Hamm, Ph.D.

    Professor of Pharmacology
    Aileen M. Lange & Annie Mary Lyle Professor in Cardiovascular Research

    The Structure, Function and Interactions of G-Protein Coupled Receptors; Molecular Mechanisms of Signal Transduction; Vascular Biology

    446A Robinson Research Building
    (615) 343-9536

  • Fiona E. Harrison, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Alzheimer’s disease; Animal Behavior; Nutritional Factors

    7465 Medical Research Building IV
    (615) 875-5547

  • Stephan H. W. Heckers, M.D.

    Chair of the Department of Psychiatry
    William P. and Henry B. Test Chair in Schizophrenia Research
    Professor of Psychiatry
    Professor of Psychology
    Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

    Schizophrenia; Bipolar Disorder; Neuroimaging; Neuroanatomy

    3060 Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
    (615) 322-2665

  • Suzana Herculano-Houzel, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Psychology
    Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

    Comparative anatomy of the nervous system, scaling of brain and body in vertebrates, brain evolution

    066 Wilson Hall & V-7260 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 875-9086

  • Rebecca A. Ihrie, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology
    Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
    Assistant Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology

    Understanding Proliferation and Fate Decisions in Neural Stem Cells and Brain Tumors

    761 Preston Research Building
    (615) 936-2951

  • Lauren Parker Jackson, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

    Molecular mechanisms of membrane trafficking proteins in cell biology and human brain disease

    U-5231A MRBIII
    (615) 875-0745

  • E. Duco Jansen, Ph.D.

    Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University School of Engineering

    Laser-tissue interaction; optical neural interfaces; modulation of neural activity using infrared laser light; cellular effects of laser-induced stimuli; application of light, lasers and optical technology in medicine and biology

    5317 Stevenson Center
    307 Keck/FEL
    (615) 343-1911

  • Angela Jefferson, Ph.D.

    Professor of Neurology
    Director of the Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center

    Systemic vascular and cerebrovascular mechanisms affecting the pathogenesis and clinical manifestation of Alzheimer’s disease in humans

    17th Avenue South #1207
    (615) 322-8676

  • Carl H. Johnson, Ph.D.

    Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences
    Professor of Biological Sciences
    Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

    Cellular and molecular biology of biological clocks

    U8211 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 322-2384

  • Owen D. Jones, J.D.

    New York Alumni Chancellor's Chair in Law
    Professor of Biological Sciences
    Director, MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience

    Law and Behavioral Biology; Law and Neuroscience; Evolutionary Analysis in Law

    237 Law School Building
    (615) 322-7191

  • Jon H. Kaas, Ph.D.

    Distinguished Centennial Professor of Psychology
    Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
    Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

    Sensory-Motor Systems; Brain Plasticity; Mammalian Brain Evolution

    301 David K Wilson Hall
    (615) 322-6029

  • Jing-Qiong Kang, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Neurology

    Impaired GABAergic Signaling in epilepsy, Autism and Brain Development

    6147 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-8399

  • Anne K. Kenworthy

    Professor and Interim Vice Chair of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

    The goal of our research is to understand how membrane nanodomains are assembled and function, including their role in Alzheimer's disease.

    718 Light Hall
    (615) 322-6615

  • Ela W. Knapik, M.D.

    Associate Professor, Medicine
    Associate Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology

    Discovery of Disease Mechanisms of Comorbidities in Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Genotype-Phenotype Relations

    1165B Light Hall
    (615) 322-7569

  • Christine L. Konradi, Ph.D.

    Professor of Pharmacology
    Professor of Psychiatry

    Gene Expression in the Brain

    8160 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-1021

  • Andre H. Lagrange, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Neurology

    GABAergic control of networks formation/maintenance as well as inhibitory fine-tuning established circuits; with a special focus on epilepsy

    6144 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 322-5290

  • Bennett Landman, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor Electrial Engineering (primary), Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Radiology and Radiological Sciences

    Research description: Neuroimaging, diffusion weighted MRI, structural MRI, functional MRI, medical image processing, big data, imaging informatics

    372 Featheringill Hall
    (615) 322-2338

  • Jun Li, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor of Neurology

    Myelin biology, inherited peripheral nerve diseases, motor neuron diseases and peripheral nerve electrophysiology

    6110A Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-0060

  • Ethan S. Lippmann, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

    Using human induced pluripotent stem cells to construct biomimetic neurovascular tissues for drug screening and disease modeling applications; in vitro selection and directed evolution approaches for biosensing and therapeutic design.

    303 Olin Hall
    (615) 322-3961

  • Robert L. Macdonald, M.D., Ph.D.

    Margaret and John Warner Professor and Chair of Neurology
    Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
    Professor of Pharmacology

    Structure, Pharmacology and Function of GABAA Receptor Channels; Basic Mechanisms of Genetic Epilepsies; Knock In Mouse Models of Human Genetic Epilepsies

    A-1124A Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-2287

  • Alexander V. Maier, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Determining the Neural Processes that Give Rise to Conscious Perceptual Experience

    301 David K Wilson Hall
    (615) 322-2874

  • Beth A. Malow, M.D.

    Burry Chair in Cognitive Childhood Development
    Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
    Director, Vanderbilt Sleep Disorders Division

    Interrelationship of Sleep and Neurological Disease; Autism Spectrum Disorders

    AA-0212 Medical Center North
    (615) 322-0283

  • René Marois, Ph.D.

    Chair, Department of Psychology
    Professor of Psychology
    Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

    Neural bases of attention and legal decision-making using fMRI and psychophysical tools

    530 David K Wilson Hall
    (615) 322-1779

  • BethAnn McLaughlin, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

    Neurodegenerative and Neuroprotective Cell Signaling Pathways

    8110 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-3847

  • Douglas G. McMahon, Ph.D.

    Co-Director, Neuroscience Training Program
    Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences
    Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences
    Professor of Pharmacology

    Molecular Neurobiology of the Visual, Circadian, and Serotonergic Systems and Their Interactions

    8270A Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-3933

  • David M. Miller, III, Ph.D.

    Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology

    Decoding genetic programs for building and remodeling neurons.

    3120-A Medical Research Building III
    (615) 343-3447

  • Terunaga Nakagawa, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

    Molecular Mechanism of Synaptic Plasticity - Biochemistry and Imaging of Macromolecules in the Synapse

    766B Robinson Research Building
    (615) 875-2531

  • Jeffrey L Neul, M.D., Ph.D.

    Annettee Schaffer Eskind Chair
    Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
    Professor of Pediatrics

    8130A Medical Research Building III
    (615) 322-8242
    (615) 936-2014 (lab)

  • Paul Newhouse, M.D.

    Jim Turner Chair in Cognitive Disorders
    Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology, and Medicine
    Director, Vanderbilt Center for Cognitive Medicine
    Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
    Physician-Scientist, VA-TVHS GRECC

    Human Research Studies That Investigate the Biological, Neurochemical, and Brain Circuitry Mechanisms of Cognitive Aging and Psychological Stress

    Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
    (615) 936-0928

  • Kevin D. Niswender, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics

    Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism

    7435G Medical Research Building IV
    (615) 936-0500

  • Terry L. Page, Ph.D.

    Professor of Biological Sciences
    Brain Institute Emertius Faculty

    Neurobiology of Circadian Rhythms

    8260A Medical Research Building III
    (615) 343-1853

  • Sachin Patel, M.D., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

    The Role of Endocannabinoids in Stress-Induced Neuroadaptation

    8415B Medical Research Building IV
    (615) 936-7768

  • Wellington Pham, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
    Assocaite Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    Molecular Imaging Probes, Nanotechnology, Theranostic Applications, Neuroimaging, Cancer Research, Drug Delivery

    AAA-3117 Medical Center North
    (615) 936-7621

  • Sean M Polyn, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Psychology
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

    Cognitive and Neural Dynamics of the Human Memory System; Neuroimaging; Electrophysiology; Computational Modeling

    504 David K Wilson Hall
    (615) 322-2536

  • Gavin R. Price, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Educational Neuroscience, Dyscalculia, Numerical Cognition Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

    321 Hobbs
    (615) 322-3665

  • Ramnarayan Ramachandran, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences

    How Sounds are Encoded in the Brain by the Activity of Populations of Neurons, and how these Populations of Neurons may Subserve Auditory Perception and Behavior

    065 David K. Wilson Hall
    (615) 322-4991

  • Tonia S. Rex, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Vanderbilt Eye Institute

    Mechanisms and Therapy for Neurotrauma

    11425 Medical Research Building IV
    (615) 936-2120

  • Rebecca M. Sappington, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
    Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

    Neuroinflammation in glaucoma, neuronal- glial interactions, glial-vasculature interactions, and glial cell reactivity in aging and disease

    11445E Medical Research Building IV
    (615) 322-0790

  • Jeffrey D. Schall, Ph.D.

    E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Neuroscience
    Professor of Psychology
    Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    Director of Center for Integrative Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience

    Neural and computational mechanisms of decision making, response inhibition and executive control; Law and Neuroscience

    301 David K Wilson Hall
    (615) 322-0868

  • Richard B. Simerly, Ph.D.

    Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics

    Developmental Neurobiology of Limbic, Hypothalamic and Autonomic Neural Architecture

    747D Light Hall
    (615) 322-7030

  • Michelle Southard-Smith, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Associate Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology

    Developmental Genetics of Neural Crest Stem Cells in Visceral Organ Innervation

    525 Light Hall
    (615) 936-2172

  • G. Christopher Stecker, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences

    Binaural and spatial hearing: psychophysical properties, computational models of neural mechanisms, and human neuroimaging. 

    10225 Medical Center East, South Tower
    (615) 936-3294

  • James S. Sutcliffe, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry

    The Genetic Basis of Autism and Related Traits, the Genetic Basis of Epilepsy, and Complex Genetic Disease

    8114 Medical Research Building III
    (615) 936-3626

  • David Sweatt, Ph.D.

    Professor and Chairman, Department of Pharmacology

    Investigating the role of epigenetic mechanisms and transcriptional regulation in learning and memory, and using those approaches to develop novel therapeutics for learning disabilities and memory disorders.

    442 Robinson Research Building
    2220 Pierce Avenue
    Nashville, TN 37232
    (615) 343-3533

  • Warren D Taylor, M.D., MHSc

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry
    Director, Department of Psychiatry Mood Disorders Program
    Physician Scientist, VA Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

    Neurobiological markers related to development, persistence, and outcomes of depression

    3088 Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital

  • Frank Tong, Ph.D.

    Professor of Psychology

    fMRI, behavioral and neurocomputational studies of visual perception and attention, face and object recognition, and visual working memory

    531 David K Wilson Hall
    (615) 322-1780

  • David R. Vago, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
    Research Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

    Cognitive and Neurobiological substrates that constitute adaptive mind-brain-body interactions and therapeutic relevance across the neuropsychiatric spectrum

    3401 West End Avenue, Suite 380
    (615) 875-9555

  • William M. Valentine, D.V.M, Ph.D.

    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

    Mechanisms of Environmental Neurotoxicants and Neurodegenerative Disease, Specifically the Molecular Mechanisms of Chemical Agents that Produce Peripheral Neuropathies

    CC-3303A Medical Center North
    (615) 343-5836

  • Mark T. Wallace, Ph.D.

    Dean, Vanderbilt Graduate School
    Louise B. McGavock Endowed Chair
    Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences
    Professor of Psychology
    Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Professor of Pharmacology

    Multisensory Processing; Sensorimotor Transformations; Perception; Autism; Cochlear Implants; Plasticity

    7110B Medical Research Building III
    117 Alumni Hall
    (615) 936-6709

  • Stephen M. Wilson, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences

    Neural basis of language, Acquired aphasia

    10338 Medical Center East
    (615) 936-5810

  • Danny G. Winder, Ph.D.

    Co-Director, Neuroscience Training Program
    Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
    Associate Director of the Vanderbilt Medical Scientist Training Program

    Synaptic Mechanisms in Addiction and Anxiety

    750A Robinson Research Building
    (615) 322-1144

  • Geoffrey F Woodman, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Psychology

    Dr. Woodman’s research examines the nature and neural correlates of attention and memory. His research uses a combination of behavioral, electrophysiological, imaging, and modeling methods.

    502 Wilson Hall
    (615) 322-0049

  • Neil D. Woodward, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavorial Sciences

    The etiology and treatment of schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders using neuroimaging.

  • Tiffany G. Woynaroski, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences

    Dr. Woynaroski's research program seeks to identify brain and behavioral factors that (a) explain heterogeneity, (b) predict growth and differential response to treatment, and (c) increase our understanding of how/why treatment works in young children with, or at risk for, neurodevelopmental disorders. 

    10217 Medical Center East
    1215 21st Avenue South
    Nashville, TN 38232-8242
    (615) 936-0285

  • David H. Zald, Ph.D.

    Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology

    Cognitive, Affective and Sensory Functions of Orbitofrontal Cortex; OCD; fMRI

    301 David K Wilson Hall
    (615) 343-6076

  • Qi Zhang, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

    Nanoparticle-Enabled Super-Resolution Imaging of Synapse and Relevance to Neurological Disorders

    410A Robinson Research Building
    (615) 875-7620

  • Laurence J. Zwiebel, Ph.D.

    Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair of Biological Sciences
    Professor of Biological Sciences
    Professor of Pharmacology

    Molecular Genetics and Functionality of Odorant Receptors and Olfactory-Based Behavior in Malaria Vector Mosquitoes and Eusocial Ants

    6270B Medical Research Building III
    (615) 343-1894