Jeffery Donald Kocsis PhD

Professor of Neurology and of Neurobiology; Director , Postdoctoral Studies; Associate Director, Yale Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research; Senior Medical Research Career Scientist, Department of Veterans Affairs

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramStem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cells and Tissue Repair; Tissue Specific Stem CellsCenter for Neuroscience and Regeneration ResearchNeurobiologyNeurology

Research Interests

Transplantation-based approaches toward restoration; Preservation of function in the injured central nervous system; Axonal regeneration; Cell transplantation; Ion channels; Nerve injury; Remyelination; Spinal cord injury


  • Ph.D., Wayne State University , 1976

Selected Publication

  • Radtke, C., Spies, M., Sasaki, M., Vogt, P.M., and Kocsis, J.D. (2007). Demyelinating diseases and potential repair strategies. Int. J. Dev. Neurosci. 3:149-153.
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