Stark Neurosciences Research Institute

Neurodegenerative Disorders Research

A significant focus of Stark Neurosciences Research Institute is on the neurobiology and molecular genetics of neurodegenerative disorders, including most prominently Alzheimer’s disease. The basic and translational science programs interact extensively with the Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Center, the MODEL-AD center, LEADs and NCRAD.

Faculty Investigators

Liana G. Apostolova, MD,  MSc,  FAAN

Liana G. Apostolova, MD, MSc, FAAN

Barbara and Peer Baekgaard Professor of Alzheimers Disease Research
Michelle L. Block, PhD

Michelle L. Block, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
Nickolay Brustovetsky, PhD

Nickolay Brustovetsky, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Yansheng Du, PhD

Yansheng Du, PhD

Professor of Neurology
Martin R. Farlow, MD

Martin R. Farlow, MD

Professor Emeritus of Neurology
Tatiana Foroud, PhD

Tatiana Foroud, PhD

Chair, Department of Medical & Molecular Genetics
Gary D. Hutchins, PhD

Gary D. Hutchins, PhD

John W. Beeler Professor of Radiology
Holly J. Garringer, PhD

Holly J. Garringer, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Bernardino Ghetti, MD

Bernardino Ghetti, MD

Distinguished Professor
David A. Kareken, PhD

David A. Kareken, PhD

Professor of Neurology
Jungsu Kim, PhD

Jungsu Kim, PhD

P. Michael Conneally Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics
Debomoy K. Lahiri, PhD,  MSc

Debomoy K. Lahiri, PhD, MSc

Professor of Neurobiology
Bruce T. Lamb, PhD

Bruce T. Lamb, PhD

Executive Director, Paul and Carole Stark Neurosciences Research Institute
Gary E. Landreth, PhD

Gary E. Landreth, PhD

Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
Cristian A. Lasagna Reeves, PhD

Cristian A. Lasagna Reeves, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
Brenna C. McDonald, PsyD

Brenna C. McDonald, PsyD

Associate Professor of Radiology & Imaging Sciences
Richard M. Nass, PhD

Richard M. Nass, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Kwangsik Nho, PhD

Kwangsik Nho, PhD

Associate Professor of Radiology & Imaging Sciences
Adrian L. Oblak, PhD

Adrian L. Oblak, PhD

Assistant Professor of Radiology & Imaging Sciences
Alan Palkowitz, PhD

Alan Palkowitz, PhD

Senior Research Professor of Medicine
Shannon L. Risacher, PhD

Shannon L. Risacher, PhD

Assistant Professor of Radiology & Imaging Sciences
Andrew J. Saykin, PSYD

Andrew J. Saykin, PSYD

Director, Center for Neuroimaging
Paul R. Territo, PhD

Paul R. Territo, PhD

Associate Research Professor of Radiology & Imaging Sciences
Ruben Vidal, MS,  PhD

Ruben Vidal, MS, PhD

Luella McWhirter Martin Professor of Clinical Alzheimer's Research
Yu-Chien Wu, MD, PhD

Yu-Chien Wu, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Radiology & Imaging Sciences
Zao C. Xu, MD, PhD

Zao C. Xu, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Karmen K. Yoder, PhD

Karmen K. Yoder, PhD

Associate Professor of Radiology & Imaging Sciences
Feng C. Zhou, PhD

Feng C. Zhou, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Anatomy & Cell Biology