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Secondary Faculty

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience; Director, Minority Recruitment, Psychiatry Department; Director, Postdoctoral Affairs, Psychiatry Department

    Research Interests
    • Acetylcholine
    • Electrophysiology
    • Glutamates
    • Interneurons
    • Memory
    • Neurobiology
    • Nicotine
    • Psychiatry
    • Puberty
    • Signal Transduction
    • Prefrontal Cortex
    • Kisspeptins
  • Hal Blumenfeld

    Mark Loughridge and Michele Williams Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neuroscience and of Neurosurgery; Director, Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC)

    Research Interests
    • Electrophysiology
    • Epilepsy
    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    • Neurobiology
    • Neurology
    • Neurosurgery
    • Behavioral Research
    • Neuroimaging
  • William Cafferty

    Associate Professor of Neurology and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Brain Diseases
    • Demyelinating Diseases
    • Pain
    • Spinal Cord Injuries
    • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Steve W. C. Chang

    Associate Professor of Psychology; Assistant Professor, Neuroscience; Member, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Amygdala
    • Neurophysiology
    • Social Behavior
    • Prefrontal Cortex
  • Marvin M Chun

    Dean of Yale College, Richard M. Colgate Professor of Psychology and Professor of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Attention
    • Decision Making
    • Memory
    • Neurobiology
    • Perception
    • Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Damon Clark

    Associate Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and of Physics and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Behavior
    • Drosophila
    • Motion Perception
    • Neurobiology
    • Sensation
    • Visual Perception
    • Computational Biology
    • Optogenetics
  • Kelly Cosgrove

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry, of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Alcoholism
    • Brain
    • Opioid-Related Disorders
    • Neurobiology
    • Nicotine
    • Radiology
    • Positron-Emission Tomography
    • Neuroimaging
    • alpha7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor
    • Diseases
    • Chemicals and Drugs
    • Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Jonathan Demb

    Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

    Research Interests
    • Adaptation, Physiological
    • Neurophysiology
    • Retinal Ganglion Cells
    • Synapses
    • Retinal Cone Photoreceptor Cells
    • Retinal Bipolar Cells
  • Marcelo Dietrich

    Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine

    Research Interests
    • Alzheimer Disease
    • Animals
    • Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
    • Mental Disorders
    • Hypothalamus
    • Mental Health
    • Nervous System
    • Neurobiology
    • Neurosciences
    • Obesity
    • Synapses
  • Ralph DiLeone

    Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Feeding and Eating Disorders
    • Ethology
    • Neurobiology
    • Obesity
    • Psychiatry
    • Exercise
    • Substance Abuse Detection
    • Natural History
    • Glucose Metabolism Disorders
    • Animal Nutrition Sciences
  • George Dragoi

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Behavior, Animal
    • Cognition
    • Electrophysiology
    • Hippocampus
    • Learning
    • Neuronal Plasticity
    • Spatial Behavior
    • Spatial Memory
    • Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Shawn Ferguson

    Associate Professor of Cell Biology and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Alzheimer Disease
    • Axonal Transport
    • Lysosomes
    • Parkinson Disease
    • Tauopathies
    • TDP-43 Proteinopathies
    • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Joel Gelernter

    Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience; Director, Division of Human Genetics (Psychiatry)

    Research Interests
    • Affective Disorders, Psychotic
    • Alcoholism
    • Anxiety Disorders
    • China
    • Genetics
    • Genetics, Population
    • Israel
    • Polymorphism, Genetic
    • Psychiatry
    • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
    • Thailand
    • Global Health
    • Substance-Related Disorders
  • Jason Gerrard

    Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neuroscience; Chief, Functional Neurosurgery; Chief, Trauma Neurosurgery, YNHH

    Research Interests
    • Anatomy
    • Information Science
    • Diseases
    • Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
  • Jaime Grutzendler

    Dr. Harry M. Zimmerman and Dr. Nicholas and Viola Spinelli Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience; Vice-Chair for Research, Neurology; Director, Center for Experimental Neuroimaging

    Research Interests
    • Alzheimer Disease
    • Astrocytes
    • Axons
    • Blood-Brain Barrier
    • Capillaries
    • Cerebrovascular Circulation
    • Microscopy
    • Nerve Fibers, Myelinated
    • Neuronal Plasticity
    • Regional Blood Flow
    • Microglia
    • Neurodegenerative Diseases
    • Pericytes
  • Murat Gunel

    Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience; Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Chief, Neurosurgery, Yale New Haven Health System; Chair, Perioperative Executive Leadership Committee; Member, National Academy of Medicine; Co-Director, Yale Program on Neurogenetics

    Research Interests
    • Aneurysm
    • Brain
    • Genetics
    • Molecular Biology
    • Neurobiology
    • Neurosurgery
    • Hemangioma, Cavernous, Central Nervous System
  • Abha Gupta

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)

    Research Interests
    • Autistic Disorder
    • Brain Diseases
    • Child Development Disorders, Pervasive
    • Neurobiology
    • Rare Diseases
    • Genetic Research
    • Pluripotent Stem Cells
  • Joy Hirsch

    Elizabeth Mears and House Jameson Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Neurosciences
  • Ellen J. Hoffman

    Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center and of Neuroscience

    Research Interests
    • Autistic Disorder
    • Child Psychiatry
    • Genetics
    • Neurobiology
    • Neuropharmacology
    • Neurosciences
    • Pharmacology
    • Zebrafish
    • Translational Medical Research