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Members

Our members are investigators who study autism and related neurodevelopmental disorder. Browse the list below to learn more about them and their work.

Kiskinis, Evangelos

Kiskinis, Evangelos

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Neuromuscular Disease) and Neuroscience

Bio

Our research is focused on addressing fundamental aspects of the biology of human neurons in the context of physiological conditions and in the context of disease. We have two clinical interests, moto... [more]

Lerner, Talia N

Lerner, Talia N

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Bio

What do you want? Why do different individuals want different things? The Lerner Lab studies the neural circuit basis of motivation, reward learning and decision-making. We are interested in how indiv... [more]

Maccaferri, Gianmaria

Maccaferri, Gianmaria

Professor of Neuroscience

Bio

Brain functions are the result of the coordinated activity of large networks of neurons, which are composed by many different cell types. As a consequence, the specific properties of synaptic communic... [more]

Martina, Marco

Martina, Marco

Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Bio

My lab has two main research lines: one is cellular neurophysiology, with particular emphasis on the mechanisms of action potential generation and propagation and on the role of dendrites in post syna... [more]

Meltzer, Herbert Y

Meltzer, Herbert Y

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (General Psychiatry), Neuroscience and Pharmacology

Bio

Herbert Y. Meltzer, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pharmacology and Physiology and Director of the Translational Neuropharmacology Program at Northwestern University in Chicag... [more]

Millichap, John Joseph

Millichap, John Joseph

Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurology (Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology)

Bio

Current clinical practice utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach to the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric epilepsy and comorbidities. Dr. Millichap has over 40 peer-reviewed medical publication... [more]

Moskal, Joseph

Moskal, Joseph

Professor of Neurological Surgery

Description of Interests

Pharmacogenomics, Drug Discovery, Brain Tumor Therapeutics

Parker, Jones G

Parker, Jones G

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Pharmacology

Penzes, Peter

Penzes, Peter

Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Bio

SYNAPTIC STRUCTURAL PLASTICITY: FROM MOLECULES TO COGNITIVE FUNCTIONS AND DISEASE Research in my lab centers on signal transduction networks that regulate the structural and functional plasticity of e... [more]

Prakriya, Murali

Prakriya, Murali

Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine (Allergy and Immunology)

Bio

Research in our laboratory is focused on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of intracellular calcium (Ca2+) signaling. Ca2+ is a ubiquitous intracellular signaling messenger, mediating many essenti... [more]