Recent Research Funding

Faculty secure several million dollars annually for their research from various public and private sources, including the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, foundations and pharmaceutical firms.

Ralph Benedict, PhD

Thomas Covey, PhD

  • The effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms on behavioral, psychological, and neurophysiological measures of decision making in police officers. Thomas Covey (Co-Principal Investigator), David Shucard (Co-Principal Investigator), Janet Shucard (Principal Investigator). National Institutes of Justice. $814,158. 1/1/2018-1/1/2020.
  • The effects of working memory training on brain function, structure, and cognition in MS. Thomas Covey (Co-Principal Investigator), Ralph Benedict (Co-Investigator), Michael Dwyer, III (Co-Investigator), David Shucard (Co-Principal Investigator), Janet Shucard (Principal Investigator), Bianca Weinstock-Guttman (Co-Investigator), Robert Zivadinov (Co-Investigator). National Multiple Sclerosis Society. $622,839. 6/1/2017-6/1/2020.

Michael Dwyer, III, PhD

Osman Farooq, MD

Thomas Langan, MD

  • Lysosomal Disease Network (U54) NINDS. Local PI. Thomas Langan (Co-Investigator). 9/1/2014-8/1/2019.

David Shucard, PhD FAASM

  • The effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms on behavioral, psychological, and neurophysiological measures of decision making in police officers. David Shucard (Co-Principal Investigator), Thomas Covey (Co-Principal Investigator), Janet Shucard (Principal Investigator). National Institutes of Justice. $814,158. 1/1/2018-1/1/2020.
  • The effects of working memory training on brain function, structure, and cognition in MS. David Shucard (Co-Principal Investigator), Ralph Benedict (Co-Investigator), Thomas Covey (Co-Principal Investigator), Michael Dwyer, III (Co-Investigator), Janet Shucard (Principal Investigator), Bianca Weinstock-Guttman (Co-Investigator), Robert Zivadinov (Co-Investigator). National Multiple Sclerosis Society. $622,839. 6/1/2017-6/1/2020.

Janet Shucard, PhD

  • The effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms on behavioral, psychological, and neurophysiological measures of decision making in police officers. Janet Shucard (Principal Investigator), Thomas Covey (Co-Principal Investigator), David Shucard (Co-Principal Investigator). National Institutes of Justice. $814,158. 1/1/2018-1/1/2020.
  • The effects of working memory training on brain function, structure, and cognition in MS. Janet Shucard (Principal Investigator), Ralph Benedict (Co-Investigator), Thomas Covey (Co-Principal Investigator), Michael Dwyer, III (Co-Investigator), David Shucard (Co-Principal Investigator), Bianca Weinstock-Guttman (Co-Investigator), Robert Zivadinov (Co-Investigator). National Multiple Sclerosis Society. $622,839. 6/1/2017-6/1/2020.

Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD

Gil Wolfe, MD, FAAN

  • Network of Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trial: NeuroNEXT. Gil Wolfe (Principal Investigator). NIH/NINDS. $250,000. 7/1/2018-6/1/2023.
  • PROMISE-MG: Prospective multicenter observational cohort study of comparative. Gil Wolfe (Co-Investigator). PCORI. $7,200. 1/1/2018-12/1/2019.

Lawrence Wrabetz, MD

  • Grants and Sponsored Research(selected). Lawrence Wrabetz (Principal Investigator). 12/1/2007-12/1/2020.

Robert Zivadinov, MD, PhD

  • The effects of working memory training on brain function, structure, and cognition in MS. Robert Zivadinov (Co-Investigator), Ralph Benedict (Co-Investigator), Thomas Covey (Co-Principal Investigator), Michael Dwyer, III (Co-Investigator), Janet Shucard (Principal Investigator), David Shucard (Co-Principal Investigator), Bianca Weinstock-Guttman (Co-Investigator). National Multiple Sclerosis Society. $622,839. 6/1/2017-6/1/2020.
  • Cholesterol Biomarkers and Oxysterols in Multiple Sclerosis Progression. Robert Zivadinov (Co-Investigator). NINDS. 7/1/2016-7/1/2018.
  • Physiological mechanisms of a biomarker of recovery from concussion. Robert Zivadinov (Co-Investigator). National Institute of Health. 4/1/2016-4/1/2021.
  • Delay discounting as a target for self-regulation in prediabetes. Robert Zivadinov (Co-Investigator). National Institute of Health. 10/1/2015-10/1/2020.