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Research Division

Divya

Divya Burugu

Ruben

Ruben Gonzales

josh

J. Josh Lawrence, Ph.D.

Maria

Maria Manczak, Ph.D.

volker

Volker Neugebauer, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Garrison Institute on  Aging
  • Mildred and Shirley L. Garrison Chair in Aging
  • Professor and Chair, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
  • Research interests and expertise: Emotional-affective and cognitive brain mechanisms in pain and neuropsychiatric disorders. Neuroplasticity in the limbic system, including amygdala. Neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease. 
  • Office: 5C192A
  • Phone: (806) 743-3880
  • Email: volker.neugebauer@ttuhsc.edu
Kandi

Kandi Quesada, M.P.H

 Linda Yin

Linda Yin

Community Outreach and Education

Gabby
 

Gabriela Ashworth, Ph.D.

  • Research Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
  • Manager, Grants and Publication
  • Co-Director, Project FRONTIER
  • Research interests: public health, chronic disease epidemiology, community-based health promotion and chronic disease prevention
  • Phone: 806.743.7633
  • Email: Gabriela.Ashworth@ttuhsc.edu
Joan

Joan Blackmon

Veronica 

Veronica Lopez

Annette 

Annette Boles

 

Susan 

Susan Thompson

Research Collaborators 

Gail

Gail A. Cornwall, Ph.D.

guindon

Josee Guindon, DVM, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Neuroscience 
  • DVM Veterinary
  • Phone: 806.743.6745
  • Email: josee.guidon@ttuhsc.edu
Andrey

Andrey L. Karamyshev, Ph.D.

ponomarev

Igor Ponomarev, Ph.D.

Pruitt

Kevin Pruitt, Ph.D.

Clinical Collaborators

Dr. Ashcraft

Alyce Ashcraft, Ph.D., RN, CNE, FNGNA, ANEF

  • Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
  • University Distinguished Professor
  • Glenna Roberts Endowed Practiceship in Nursing
  • Phone: 806.743.9202
  • Email: alyce.ashcraft@ttuhsc.edu
 culberson

John Culberson, MD

  • Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine
  • Bernhard T. Mittemeyer, M.D., Endowed Chair in Medical Excellence in Geriatric Medicine
  • Director, Garrison Institute on Aging, Clinical Geriatric Programs
  • Phone: 806.743.6033
  • Email: john.culberson@ttuhsc.edu
John DeToledo

John DeToledo, MD

  • Vernon & Elizabeth Haggerton Chair in Neurology
  • Professor and Chair
  • Department Chairperson, Neurology
  • Phone: 806.743.2391
  • Email: john.detoledo@ttuhsc.edu
Dr. PJ

Parunyou Julayanont, MD

  • Corinne Payne Wright Regent Endowed Chair in Alzheimer's Disease
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology
  • Director, Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology Clinic
  • Phone: 806.743.1171
  • Email: p.julayanont@ttuhsc.edu

Project FRONTIER Collaborators

 Duke

Duke Appiah, Ph.D.

 

Byrd
 

Theresa Byrd, RN, Dr.PH

  • Associate Dean and Chair
  • Julia Jones Matthews Department of Public Health
  • Phone: 806.743.1195
  • Email: theresa.byrd@ttuhsc.edu