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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.

Savas, Jeffrey N

Savas, Jeffrey N

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology), Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension) and Pharmacology

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My research interests are centered on elucidating the pathogenic mechanisms which drive synaptopathies and proteinopathies in the mammalian nervous system. As a first step, we use reductionist biochem... [more]

Shepherd, Gordon MG

Shepherd, Gordon MG

Professor of Neuroscience

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Local synaptic circuits in motor-frontal cortex engage in neural operations underlying many aspects of cognition and behavior – motor control, executive functions, working memory, and more – yet circu... [more]

Swanson, Geoffrey T

Swanson, Geoffrey T

Professor of Pharmacology and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

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My research focuses predominantly on understanding physiological processes mediated by glutamate receptors, which are signaling proteins that respond to glutamate, the predominant excitatory neurotran... [more]