Joel Austin Black PhD

Research Scientist in Neurology; Associate Director, Yale Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchCenter for Neuroscience and Regeneration ResearchNeurology

Research Interests

Membrane structure in normal and pathological neurons and glia; Ion channel expression in normal and injured neurons; Neuro-glial interactions; Cell biology of neurological disease


  • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley , 1979

Selected Publication

  • Dib-Hajj SD, Black JA, Waxman SG. Voltage-gated sodium channels: therapeutic targets for pain. Pain Med. 2009 Oct;10(7):1260-9.