Grand Rapids

The following faculty are located on MSU's Grand Rapids campus:

Alison I. Bernstein, PhD

Assistant Professor, Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
Grand Rapids Campus
 Grand Rapids Research Center
 616-234-0957
 alison.bernstein@hc.msu.edu

Epigenetics in Parkinson's disease; toxicological models of Parkinson's disease

Daniel B. Campbell, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Human Development; College of Human Medicine
Grand Rapids Campus
 4012 Grand Rapids Research Center; 400 Monroe Ave NW; Grand Rapids, MI 49503
 616-234-2839
 Daniel.Campbell@hc.msu.edu

Cerebral cortex development: (e.g., neural development of sensory systems)

Timothy J. Collier, PhD

Professor, Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
Grand Rapids Campus
 Grand Rapids Research Center
 (616)234-0953
 collie69@msu.edu

Models of Parkinson's disease to study mechanisms of degeneration and therapeutics; neurobiology of aging

Scott E. Counts, PhD

Associate Professor, Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
Grand Rapids Campus
 Grand Rapids Research Center
 616-234-0997
 scott.counts@hc.msu.edu

Molecular pathogenic mechanisms of selective neuronal vulnerability in AD

Marcia N. Gordon, PhD

Professor, Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
Grand Rapids Campus
 Grand Rapids Research Center
 616-234-2837
 Marcia.Gordon@hc.msu.edu

Innate immunity in neurodegerative diseases

Nicholas M. Kanaan, PhD

Associate Professor, Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
Grand Rapids Campus
 Grand Rapids Research Center
 616-234-0956
 nicholas.kanaan@hc.msu.edu

Molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative diseases and developing novel therapeutic strategies that target disease mechanisms

Jack W. Lipton, PhD

Professor and Chair, Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
Professor, Neurology & Ophthalmology
Grand Rapids Campus
 Grand Rapids Research Center
 616-234-0950
 jack.lipton@hc.msu.edu

Developmental exposure to drugs of abuse, development of the dopamine system, etiology and experimental therapeutics of Parkinson's disease

Fredric P. Manfredsson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
Grand Rapids Campus
 Grand Rapids Research Center
 616-234-0968
 manfreds@msu.edu

Development of virally-mediated CNS gene-therapy in the study, and treatment, of neurodegenerative disease

David G. Morgan, PhD

Professor, Department of Translational Sciences and Molecular Medcine
Grand Rapids Campus
 Grand Rapids Research Center
 616-234-2846
 morga294@msu.edu

Alzheimer’s disease, mouse models, amyloid, tau, microglia

Caryl E. Sortwell, PhD

Professor, Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
Grand Rapids Campus
 Grand Rapids Research Center
 616-234-0959
 caryl.sortwell@hc.msu.edu

Primary neuronal cultures, ex vivo and in vivo gene therapy, stereotaxic surgery, immunohistochemistry, neuro substructure microdissections, behavioral evaluations of motor performance, microscopy, long term deep brain stimulation platform

Kathy Steece-Collier, PhD

Professor, Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
Grand Rapids Campus
 Grand Rapids Research Center
 616-234-0969
 collie68@msu.edu

Brain plasticity in neurodegenerative disease models

Irving E. Vega, PhD

Associate Professor, Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
Grand Rapids Campus
 Grand Rapids Research Center
 616-234-2828
 irving.vega@hc.msu.edu

Adaptive proteome dynamics in neurodegenerative diseases

Daniel Vogt, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Human Development
Grand Rapids Campus
 Rm 4017, 400 Monroe Ave., Grand Rapids, MI 49503
 517-884-2843
 Daniel.vogt@hc.msu.edu

Development and maturation of GABAergic interneurons and their role in neurological disorders.