M-PsyC Leadership

M-PsyC was founded and is directed by George A. Mashour, M.D, Ph.D.

Dr. Mashour is a professor of anesthesiology, neurosurgery, pharmacology, and psychology at the University of Michigan and is a faculty member in the Neuroscience Graduate Program. He also serves as the Chair of Anesthesiology and Co-Director of the Michigan Institute for clinical & Health Research. Mashour founded the Center for Consciousness Science in 2014 and the Center for Drug Repurposing in 2019.

University of Michigan Advisory Board

  • Gregory Dalack, Chair of Psychiatry
  • Shelly Flagel, Co-Director of Michigan Neuroscience Institute
  • Lori Isom, Chair of Pharmacology
  • Dawn Kleindorfer, Chair of Neurology
  • David Sherman, Professor, Life Sciences Institute

M-PsyC Collaborators

Anesthesiology, Center for Consciousness, Chronic Pain & Fatigue Research Center

Kevin Boehnke, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Chad Brummett, MD
Professor and Senior Associate Chair

Dan Clauw, MD
Professor and Center Director

Kamran Diba, PhD
Associate Professor

Christopher Fields
Research Assistant

Richard (Rick) Harris, PhD
Professor

Anthony Hudetz, PhD
Professor and Center Director

UnChoel Lee, PhD
Assistant Professor

George A. Mashour, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair

Jenna McAfee, PhD
Associate Professor

Dinesh Pal, PhD
Associate Professor

Michael Puglia, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

Brian Silverstein, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Vijay Tarnal, MBBS
Associate Professor

Giancario Vanini, MD
Assistant Professor

Phillip Vlisides, MD
Assistant Professor

Biological Chemistry

Ben Ide
Graduate student

Biomedical Engineering

Cynthia Chestek, PhD
Associate Professor

Center for Drug Repurposing (CDR)

Jonathan Sexton, PhD
Faculty Director

Kevin Weatherwax
Co-Director

Chemistry

Robert Kennedy, PhD
Professor and Chair

Youngsoo Kim, PhD
Assistant Research Scientist

Dance

Christian Matijas Mecca
Professor and Chair

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Timothy James, PhD
Professor and Curator of Fungi

Eisenberg Family Depression Center

Srijan Sen, MD, PhD
Professor and Director

Internal Medicine/Palliative Care

Victoria Powell, MD
Clinical Lecturer

Life Sciences Institute

David Sherman, PhD
Professor

Ashootosh (“Ashu”) Tripathi, PhD
Director, Natural Products Discovery

Medicinal Chemistry

Roland Kersten, PhD
Assistant Professor

Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research

Bill Reisdorph, MS
Clinical Research Project Manager

Molecular and Integrative Physiology

Jimo Borjigin, PhD
Associate Professor

Christian Burgess, PhD
Assistant Professor

Nick Glynos
Graduate Student

Neurology

Nicholas Beimer, MD
Assistant Professor

Adriana Koek, MD
Resident

Carly Marshall, MD
Resident

Neuroscience Graduate Program

Emma Huels
Graduate Student

Niloufar Pouyan
Graduate Student

Noah Waller
Graduate Student

Pharmacology

Nick Denomme
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Lori Isom, PhD
Professor and Chair

Kevin Jones, PhD
Assistant Professor

Nick Kolbman
Graduate Student

Psychiatry

Deirdre Conroy, PhD
Professor

Jamarie (Jamo) Geller, MD
Resident

Avinash Hosanagar, MD
Assistant Professor

Daniel Maixner, MD
Professor

Kyler Mulhauser, PhD
Assistant Professor

Sagar Parikh, MD
Professor

Sekhar Sripada MD, PhD
Associate Professor

Stephan Taylor, MD
Professor

Brendon Watson, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

David Wolinsky, MD
Resident

Psychology

Omar Ahmed, PhD
Assistant Professor

Tyler Ekins, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

David Meyer, PhD
Professor

School of Nursing

Sarah Hortsch, RN, MSW, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor

 

School of Social Work

Arie Davey
Graduate Student

Kathryn Irish, PhD
Lecturer

Christian Smith
Graduate Student