Affiliated Faculty

Carney Institute-affiliated faculty are leaders in their respective areas of research into the brain. They are experimentalists, theorists, engineers, and clinicians who come together to produce fascinating new insights into how we think, feel and behave. 

  • Ana Abrantes

    Ana Abrantes

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Carlos Aizenman

    Professor of Neuroscience

  • Umar Akbar

    Umer Akbar

    Assistant Professor of Neurology

  • Dima Amso

    Dima Amso

    Associate Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • James Anderson

    Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Douglas Anthony

    Douglas Anthony

    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Neurology

  • Michael Armey

    Michael Armey

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Wael Asaad

    Wael Asaad

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor of Neuroscience

  • Walter Atwood

    Professor of Medical Science, Director of Cancer Signaling, Vice Chair of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

  • David Badre

    David Badre

    Associate Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences, Director of the Brain Stimulation Core

  • Gilad Barnea

    Sidney A. Fox and Dorothea Doctors Fox Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Visual Science, and Neuroscience, NIH Graduate Partnership Program (NIH GPP) Director, Center for the Neurobiology of Cells and Circuits Director

  • Jennifer Barredo

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Kevin Bath

    Kevin Bath

    Joukowsky Assistant Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Cynthia Battle

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Peter Belenky

    Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

  • Kristen Benito

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • David Berson

    Sidney A. Fox and Dorothea Doctors Fox Professor of Ophthalmology, Visual Sciences, and Neuroscience, Professor of Medical Science, Chair of Neuroscience

  • Lucien Bienenstock

    Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics

  • Claire Blevins

    Claire Blevins

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Andrew Blum

    Professor of Neurology

  • Dale Bond

    Dale Bond

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • David Borton

    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

  • Wayne Bowen

    Upjohn Professor of Pharmacology, Chair of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology

  • Jerrold Boxerman

    Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging

  • Leslie Brick

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Willoughby Britton

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Justin Broackes

    Justin Broackes

    Professor of Philosophy

  • Larry Brown

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Tina Burton

    Assistant Professor of Neurology

  • Rebecca Burwell

    Rebecca Burwell

    Mead Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Jonathan Cahill

    Assistant Professor of Neurology

  • Alexios Carayannopoulos

    Alexios Carayannopoulos

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator

  • Linda Carpenter

    Linda Carpenter

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Mary Carskadon

    Mary Carskadon

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Eugene Charniak

    University Professor of Computer Science

  • Paul Christopher

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Russell Church

    Edgar L. Marston Professor of Psychology

  • Deus Cielo

    Deus Cielo

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator

  • Ruth Colwill

    Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Barry Connors

    Barry Connors

    L. Herbert Ballou University Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Medical Science

  • Leon Cooper

    Thomas J. Watson, Sr. Professor of Science (Research)

  • Stephen Correia

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Lorin Crawford

    Lorin Crawford

    RGSS Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

  • Robbert Creton

    Robbert Creton

    Professor of Medical Science (Research), Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (Research)

  • Scott Cruikshank

    Scott Cruikshank

    Associate Professor of Neuroscience (Research)

  • Shawna Cutting

    Assistant Professor of Neurology

  • Anelyssa D'Abreu

    Associate Professor of Neurology

  • Gina Deck

    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

  • Theresa Desrochers

    Theresa Desrochers

    Rosenberg Assistant Professor of Brain Science and Neuroscience, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Daniel Dickstein

    Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Curtis Doberstein

    Curtis Doberstein

    Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator

  • Fulvio Domini

    Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • John E. Donahue

    Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Associate Professor of Neurology

  • John Donoghue

    John Donoghue

    Henry Merritt Wriston Professor of Neuroscience

  • Jonathan Drake

    Assistant Professor of Neurology

  • Heinrich Elinzano

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

  • Ani Eloyan

    Ani Eloyan

    Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

  • Justin Fallon

    Justin Fallon

    Professor of Medical Science, Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Nicolas Fawzi

    Nicolas Fawzi

    Associate Professor of Medical Science

  • Oriel FeldmanHall

    Oriel FeldmanHall

    Assistant Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Alexander Fleischmann

    Alexander Fleischmann

    Provost's Associate Professor of Brain Science, Associate Professor of Neuroscience

  • Michael Frank

    Michael Frank

    Edgar L. Marston Professor of Psychology, Director of the Computation in Brain and Mind Initiative

  • Jennifer Freeman

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Jared Fridley

    Jared Fridley

    Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Joseph Friedman

    Joseph Friedman

    Professor of Neurology

  • Karen Furie

    Karen Furie

    Samuel I. Kennison, M.D., and Bertha S. Kennison Professor of Clinical Neuroscience, Professor of Neurology, Chair of Neurology

  • Sarah Garnaat

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Stuart Geman

    Stuart Geman

    James Manning Professor of Applied Mathematics

  • Ziya Gokaslan

    Ziya Gokaslan

    Julius Stoll, MD Professor of Neurosurgery, Chair of Neurosurgery

  • Andrea Goldschmidt

    Andrea Goldschmidt

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Benjamin Greenberg

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Amy Greenwald

    Amy Greenwald

    Professor of Computer Science

  • Richard Haas

    Richard Alan Haas

    Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging (Clinical), Associate Professor of Neurosurgery (Clinical), Associate Professor of Neurology (Clinical)

  • Carolina Haass-Koffler

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Matthew Harrison

    Matthew Harrison

    Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics

  • Anne Hart

    Anne Hart

    Professor of Neuroscience, Graduate Program Director for the Neuroscience Graduate Program, Vice Chair of Neuroscience

  • Edward Hawrot

    Alva O. Way Professor of Medical Science, Senior Associate Dean for the Program in Biology

  • William Heindel

    Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences, Chair of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Stephen Helfand

    Professor of Biology

  • Christopher Hill

    Christopher Hill

    William Herbert Perry Faunce Professor of Philosophy

  • Leigh Hochberg

    Leigh Hochberg

    Professor of Engineering

  • Diane Hoffman-Kim

    Associate Professor of Medical Science, Associate Professor of Engineering

  • Yu-Wen Alvin Huang

    GLF Translational Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

  • Alexander Jaworski

    June G. Zimmerman Assistant Professor of Brain Science, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

  • Mahesh V Jayaraman

    Mahesh V Jayaraman

    Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Associate Professor of Neurology, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Richard Jones

    Richard Jones

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Neurology

  • Stephanie R. Jones

    Stephanie R. Jones

    Associate Professor of Neuroscience

  • Hung-Teh Kao

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Karla Kaun

    Robert and Nancy Carney Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

  • Brian Kavanaugh

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Benjamin Kimia

    Professor of Engineering

  • Petra Klinge

    Professor of Neurosurgery, Director, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Director, CSF center of the brain and spine, Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's Hospital

  • Lisa Knopf

    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

  • Daphne Koinis-Mitchell

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research), Professor of Pediatrics (Research)

  • W. Curt LaFrance

    W. Curt LaFrance Jr.

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Neurology

  • David Laidlaw

    David Laidlaw

    Professor of Computer Science

  • Erica Larschan

    Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

  • Lawrence Larson

    Sorensen Family Dean of the School of Engineering, Professor of Engineering

  • Jonghwan Lee

    Jonghwan Lee

    Assistant Professor of Engineering

  • Barry Lester

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Center for the Study of Children at Risk

  • Diane Lipscombe

    Diane Lipscombe

    Reliance Dhirubhai Ambani Director of the Robert J. and Nancy D. Carney Institute for Brain Science, Thomas J. Watson, Sr. Professor of Science, Professor of Neuroscience

  • Judy Liu

    Judy Liu

    Sidney A. Fox and Dorothea Doctors Fox Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

  • Richard Liu

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Rishi Lulla

    Rishi R. Lulla

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics

  • Xi Luo

    Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

  • Brian Mac Grory

    Brian Mac Grory

    Assistant Professor of Neurology

  • Ali Mahta

    Ali Mahta

    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Paul Malloy

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • John McGeary

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Nicole McLaughlin

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Ryan A. McTaggart

    Ryan A. McTaggart

    Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

  • Derek Merck

    Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging (Research), Assistant Professor of Engineering (Research), Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology (Research)

  • Stephen Mernoff

    Associate Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

  • Ivan Miller

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Alexander Mohler

    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Assistant Professor of Medicine

  • Mollie Monnig

    Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Peter Monti

    Donald G. Millar Distinguished Professor of Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Director of Alcohol and Addiction Studies

  • Chris Moore

    Christopher Moore

    Associate Director of the Robert J. and Nancy D. Carney Institute for Brain Science, Professor of Neuroscience

  • Daniel Moreno De Luca

    Daniel Moreno De Luca

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • James Morgan

    Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Eric Morrow

    Eric M. Morrow

    Mencoff Family University Professor, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Director of the Center for Translational Neuroscience

  • Matthew Nassar

    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

  • Nicola Neretti

    Vartan Gregorian Assistant Professor

  • Nicole Nugent

    Nicole Nugent

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

  • Arto Nurmikko

    L. Herbert Ballou University Professor of Engineering, Professor of Physics

  • Kate O'Connor-Giles

    Kate O'Connor-Giles

    Provost’s Associate Professor of Brain Science, Associate Professor of Neuroscience

  • Brian Ott

    Brian Ott

    Professor of Neurology

  • Adetokunbo A. Oyelese

    Adetokunbo A. Oyelese

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator

  • Stephanie Parade

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Michael Paradiso

    Sidney A. Fox and Dorothea Doctors Fox Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Professor of Neuroscience, Director of the Center for Vision Research

  • Robert Patrick

    Associate Professor of Medical Science

  • Noah S. Philip

    Noah S. Philip

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Director, Affective & Cognitive Restoration Research, VA RR&D Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology

  • Jessica Plavicki

    Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

  • Lawrence Price

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Steven Rasmussen

    Steven Rasmussen

    Mary E. Zucker Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Chair of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Robert Reenan

    Professor of Biology

  • Linda Resnik

    Linda Resnik

    Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice

  • Michael Reznik

    Michael Reznik

    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Giulia Righi

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Jason Ritt

    Scientific Director of Quantitative Neuroscience, Carney Institute for Brain Science; Assistant Professor of Neuroscience (Research)

  • Syed Rizvi

    Syed Rizvi

    Associate Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

  • Jeffrey Rogg

    Jeffrey Rogg

    Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging

  • Carl Saab

    Carl Saab

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery (Research), Associate Professor of Neuroscience (Research)

  • George Sachs

    Associate Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

  • Jared Saletin

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Stephen Salloway

    Stephen Salloway

    Martin M. Zucker Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Neurology

  • Prakash Sampath

    Prakash Sampath

    Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Jerome Sanes

    Professor of Neuroscience; Director of the COBRE Center for Central Nervous System Function; Director of the MRI Research Facility

  • Yuka Sasaki

    Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences (Research)

  • Keith Scarfo

    Keith Scarfo

    Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Heather Schatten

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Sadhak Sengupta

    Sadhak Sengupta

    Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Thomas Serre

    Thomas Serre

    Director for the Center for Computation and Visualization, Associate Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Tracie Shea

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • David Sheinberg

    David Sheinberg

    Professor of Neuroscience; Carney Director of Graduate Training

  • Stephen Sheinkopf

    Stephen Sheinkopf

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

  • Amitai Shenshav

    Amitai Shenhav

    Assistant Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Kyle Silva

    Kyle Silva

    Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Harvey Silverman

    Professor of Engineering

  • John Simeral

    John Simeral

    Assistant Professor of Engineering (Research)

  • Andrea Simmons

    Andrea Simmons

    Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • James Simmons

    Professor of Biology

  • Steven Sloman

    Steven Sloman

    Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Peter Snyder

    Professor of Neurology, Professor of Surgery

  • David Sobel

    David Sobel

    Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Joo-Hyun Song

    Joo-Hyun Song

    Associate Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Kara Stavros

    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

  • John Stein

    Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience

  • Edward Stopa

    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Laura Stroud

    Laura Stroud

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Konstantina Svokos

    Konstantina Svokos

    Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Robert Swift

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Nikos Tapinos

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery (Research)

  • Albert Telfeian

    Albert Telfeian

    Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator

  • Brian Theyel

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Bradford B. Thompson

    Bradford B. Thompson

    Associate Professor of Neurology, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Steven Toms

    Steven Toms

    Professor of Neurosurgery, Professor of Medicine

  • Geoffrey Tremont

    Geoffrey Tremont

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Wilson Truccolo

    Wilson Truccolo

    Pablo J. Salame '88 Goldman Sachs Assistant Professor of Computational Neuroscience

  • Audrey Tyrka

    Audrey Tyrka

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Director of Research Training in the Psychiatry Residency Program, Director of Research at Butler Hospital

  • Gregorio Valdez

    Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

  • Mascha van't Wout-Frank

    Mascha van't Wout-Frank

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

  • Carlos Vargas-Irwin

    Carlos Vargas-Irwin

    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience (Research)

  • Edward Walsh

    Edward Walsh

    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience (Research)

  • William Warren

    William Warren

    Chancellor's Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences

  • Takeo Watanabe

    Fred M. Seed Professor of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences

  • Ashley Webb

    Richard and Edna Salomon Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

  • Leslie Welch

    Associate Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

  • Linda C. Wendell

    Linda C. Wendell

    Associate Professor of Neurology, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

  • Kristin Wharton

    Kristi Wharton

    Professor of Biology

  • Tara White

    Tara White

    Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Research)

  • Rena Wing

    Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Michael Worden

    Michael Worden

    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience (Research)

  • Jingming Xu

    Charles C. Tillinghast, Jr. '32 University Professor of Engineering, Professor of Physics

  • Amin Zand Vakili

    Amin Zand Vakili

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

  • Anita Zimmerman

    Vice Chair of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology, Professor of Medical Science, Graduate Program Director for the Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology Program