Penn Medicine Translational
Neuroscience Center (PTNC)

Internal Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB)



Frances E. Jensen, MD, FACP
Professor & Chair, Department of Neurology; Co-Director, Penn Medicine Translational Neuroscience Center 

Raquel E. Gur, MD, PhD
Karl and Linda Rickels Professor of Psychiatry; Vice Chair for Research Development; Director, Neuropsychiatry Section


Amit Bar-Or, MD
Melissa and Paul Anderson President's Distinguished Professor & Chief of Multiple Sclerosis Division, Department of Neurology; Director, Center for Neuroinflammation and Neurotherapeutics

John A. Dani, PhD
David J. Mahoney Professor of Neurological Science; Chair, Department of Neuroscience; Director, Mahoney Institute for Neuroscience (MINS)

John A. Detre, MD
Professor, Department of Neurology; Director, Center for Functional Neuroimaging (CfN)

Garret A. FitzGerald, MD, FRS
Chair, Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics; Director, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT)

M. Sean Grady, MD
Charles Harrison Frazier Professor & Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

Dennis L. Kolson, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurology

Brian Litt, MD
Professor, Departments of Neurology & Bioengineering; Director, Penn Epilepsy Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Director, Center for Neuroengineering and Therapeutics (CN&T), University of Pennsylvania‚Äč

Emma A. Meagher, MD
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology; Associate Vice Provost for Human Research; Senior Associate Dean and Chief Clinical Research Officer, Office of Clinical Research (OCR), Perelman School of Medicine

Jason H. Moore, PhD
Edward Rose, M.D. and Elizabeth Kirk Rose, M.D. Professor, Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology; Director, Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI); Senior Associate Dean for Informatics, University of Pennsylvania

Maria A. Oquendo, MD, PhD
Ruth Meltzer Professor & Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Yvette I. Sheline, MD
McClure Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Director, Center for Neuromodulation of Depression and Stress (CNDS), Psychiatry




Upcoming Talk:

  • Dr. Enrico Opri, PhD Postdoctoral Researcher Emory University: Advancing Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy in Movement Disorders: from surgical implantation to behavior-based responsive therapeutic stimulation.
    Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 4pm EST

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