Neurology

Assistant Professor, Psychology, Assistant Professor, Evelyn F Mcknight Brain Institute, Assistant Professor, Neurology, Assistant Professor, Neuroscience - GIDP, Assistant Professor, BIO5 Institute

Fabian-Xosé Fernandez's work includes a focus on parsing the logic used by the circadian pacemaker to interpret multidimensional light patterns, developing light-emitting diode (LED) photo-stimulation protocols to improve mental and physical health across the lifespan, and understanding the role that nocturnal wakefulness plays in suicide risk and developing countermeasures centered around light exposure.

Professor, Neurology, Professor, Medical Imaging, Professor, BIO5 Institute

Chelsea Kidwell specializes in prevention and treatment of stroke. She has special interests in medical imaging and stroke as well as ethnic and racial disparities among stroke patients.

Associate Professor, Associate Professor, Immunobiology, Associate Professor, Evelyn F Mcknight Brain Institute, Associate Professor, Neuroscience - GIDP, Associate Professor, Medicine, Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute

We study how a common intracellular parasite, Toxoplasma gondii, persists in, and potentially changes, the mammalian brain. Understanding the Toxoplasma-brain interaction offers the opportunity to develop better therapies to treat toxoplasmosis as well as giving new insights into how to manipulate the brain immune response which has been implicated in many neurodegenerative diseases.

Associate Professor, Neurology, Associate Professor, Medicine, Associate Professor, Neuroscience - GIDP, Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Associate Professor, Evelyn F Mcknight Brain Institute, Associate Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences, Associate Professor, Physiological Sciences - GIDP, Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute
Professor, Neurology, Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Professor, Entomology / Insect Science - GIDP, Professor, Neuroscience, Professor, Genetics - GIDP, Professor, Neuroscience - GIDP, Professor, BIO5 Institute
Assistant Research Professor, Neurology, Assistant Research Professor, BIO5 Institute

Francesca Vitali, PhD, research interests are in precision medicine, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence and big data techniques.