Faculty Profiles

Abdelmalik, Peter

MD PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Brain Research; Neuropharmacology; Neuroscience
Alex, Ashley

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Headache; Headaches and Facial Pain; Neurology
Benedict, Ralph

PhD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Geriatric Psychiatry; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neurology; Neuropsychology; Psychiatry; Psychology
Brashear, Allison

MD, MBA

Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Professor of Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Movement Disorders; Neurology
Ching, Marilou

MD, MPH, FACP

Clinical Professor of Neurology, Program Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program

Specialty/Research Focus: Cerebrovascular (Stroke); Neuroscience; Internal Medicine; Neurology; Stroke
Covey, Thomas

PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Biostatistics; Clinical Neurophysiology; Neurobiology; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurology; Neuropsychology; Psychology
Emmert, Natalie

PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Neuro-oncology; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neuropsychology
Farooq, Osman

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Child Neurology; Epilepsy; Neuromuscular Disorders; Pediatrics
Fine, Edward

MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: General Neurology; Neurology; Neuromuscular Disorders
Finnegan, Sarah

MD, PhD

Child Neurology Residency Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Child Neurology; Epilepsy; Neurology
Glover, Robert

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Epilepsy; Neurology
Guttuso, Jr., Thomas

MD

Professor; Co-Director of Movement Disorder Center

Specialty/Research Focus: Parkinson's; Movement Disorders; Neurology
Hojnacki, David

MD FAAN

Associate Professor of Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimaging; Neurology
kakish, khalid

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Child Neurology; General Neurology; Epilepsy; Neuro-oncology; Neurology; Pediatrics
Kandel, Amit

MD, MBA

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cerebrovascular (Stroke); General Neurology; Neurology
Langan, Thomas

MD

Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics; Director for Clinical Research, Institute for Myelin and Glial Exploration

Specialty/Research Focus: Biostatistics; Child Neurology; Developmental Neurology; Neurology; Pediatrics
Li, Ping

MD, MSc

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship & Epilepsy Fellowship Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Clinical Neurophysiology; Epilepsy; Neurology
Lichter, David

MBChB, FRACP

Clinical Professor of Neurology, University at Buffalo

Specialty/Research Focus: Children and Adults; General Neurology; Parkinson's; Movement Disorders; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neurology; Tourette's Syndrome
Lincoff, Norah

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Neuro-Ophthalmology; Neurology; Ophthalmology
Magun, Rick

Vascular Neurologist

Specialty/Research Focus: Cerebrovascular (Stroke); Neuroimaging; Neurology; Stroke
Parrish, Joy

PhD, ABBP-CN

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Epilepsy; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurology; Neuropsychology; Pediatrics
Primma Eckert, Svetlana

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Neuroimaging Analysis; Neuroimmunology; General Neurology; Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimaging; Neurology
Raby, Tatyana

PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neuropsychology
Rayhill, Melissa

MD, FAHS, FAAN

Clinical Associate Professor; Adult Neurology Residency Program Director

Specialty/Research Focus: Headache; Neurology
Schweser, Ferdinand

Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology, Biomedical Engineering, Radiology Technical Director, Center for Biomedical Imaging

Specialty/Research Focus: Artificial Intelligence; Ageing; Biomedical Engineering; Biomedical Imaging; Biomedical Informatics; Biometal Imaging; Anatomy; Biophysical Modeling; Brain Iron Homeostasis; Brain Research; Biomedical Image Analysis; Biomedical Imaging; Biophysics; Biostatistics; Image Processing and Analysis; Imaging Informatics; Inverse Imaging Problems; Clinical Research; Molecular Imaging Techniques; MRI - preclinical; MRI - Ultra-high field; MRI Methodology; Multimodal Imaging Technology; Neuroimaging Analysis; Disease Progression Modeling; Neuroscience; Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping; Team Science; Translational imaging; Image Analysis; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – High Resolution; Mathematical Modeling; Metabolic Imaging; Molecular Imaging; Molecular Imaging Techniques; Multiple Sclerosis; Nanoparticles; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Neuroimaging; Neurology; Neuroradiology; Nuclear Medicine; Preclinical Research; Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping; Radiological Physics; Radiology; Technology; Translational Research; Traumatic Brain Injury
Shucard, David

PhD, FAASM, FAPA

Professor and Director, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences

Specialty/Research Focus: Brain Research; Autoimmune Conditions; Behavioral Neurology; Concussion; Neurobiology; Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Neuroscience; Sex Differences; Sleep Disorders; Sleep Medicine; Tourette's Syndrome; Traumatic Brain Injury
Shucard, Janet

PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Brain Research; Behavioral Health; Electrophysiology; Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Neuroscience; Psychology
Silvestri, Nicholas

MD, FAAN

Professor of Neurology, Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs

Specialty/Research Focus: Neurology; Neuromuscular Disorders
Sofat, Pooja

M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Clinical Neurophysiology; Neurology
Szigeti, Kinga

MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Director of the Alzheimer‘s Disease and Memory Disorders Center

Specialty/Research Focus: Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Ion channel kinetics and structure; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology; Stem Cells; Neurology
Taylor, Aaron

Clinical Assistant Professor Hs

Specialty/Research Focus: Cerebrovascular (Stroke); Neurology; Stroke
Weinstock, Arie

M.D.

Professor of Clinical Neurology; Medical Director, Epilepsy Program and Long Term Monitoring

Specialty/Research Focus: Child Neurology; Epilepsy; Neurology
Specialty/Research Focus: Immunosuppressive Pharmacotherapy; Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimmunology; Neurology
Wolfe, Gil

MD, FAAN

Professor and Chairman; Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of Neurology; Univ. at Buffalo Distinguished Professor; Chief of Service for Neurology

Specialty/Research Focus: Neurobiology; Muscle disease; Muscular Dystrophy; Neurology; Neuromuscular Disorders; Neuropathology; Peripheral neuropathy
Zivadinov, Robert

MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology and Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Specialty/Research Focus: Bioinformatics; Alzheimer Disease / Memory Disorders; Developmental Neurology; Neuroimaging Analysis; General Neurology; Neuroradiology - Radiology; Parkinson's; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurodegenerative disorders; Neuroimaging; Neurology; Vascular and Interventional Radiology