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




  • Penn Cores Day
    September 30, 2021
    Biomedical Research Core Facilities at the Perelman School of Medicine will hold their annual Cores Day on September 20, 2021. The PTNC's NRU Brain Cell Service Core will be participating in this event! The event will be held virtually. Please go to the Biomedical Research Core Facilities for more information and to register for this exciting event.

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  • Penn Cores Day
    September 30, 2021

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