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TFFI: Leadership at Columbia

Management & Research Initiatives Unit

  • Ellen A. Lumpkin, PhD, Co-Director of TFFI; Associate Professor of Somatosensory Biology in Dermatology and Physiology & Cellular Biophysics
  • Serge Przedborski, MD, PhD, Co-Director of TFFI; Page and William Black Professor of Neurology, Pathology and Cell Biology; Director of CTNI 
  • Jennifer Heredia, Program Manager of TFFI and CTNI; Department of Neurology

Basic Translational Research Unit

  • Michio Hirano, MD, Co-Director of Preclinical Models, Professor of Neurology & Neuromuscular Disease
  • Joachim Scholz, MD, Co-Director of Preclinical Models, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology 
  • Richard Mayeux, MD, MSc, Director of Genes and Genomics and Director of the Biorepository Core, Chair of the Department of Neurology; Gertrude H. Sergievsky Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry & Epidemiology
  • Ronald Liem, PhD, Director of Cellular Physiology; Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology 
  • Gregg G. Gundersen, PhD, Co-Director of Cellular Physiology; Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
  • Charles Zuker, PhD, Director of Systems Neuroscience; Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and of Neuroscience; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Clinical Translational Research Unit

  • Dawn L. Hershman, MD, MS, Co-Director of the Clinical Translational Research Unit; Director of the Phenotyping Core and Co-Director of the Clinical Trials Program; Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology 
  • Andrew B. Lassman, MD, MS, Co-Director of the Clinical Translational Research Unit and Co-Director of the Clinical Trials Program; John Harris Associate Professor of Neurology 
  • Louis H. Weimer, MD, Co-Director of the Phenotyping Core; Professor of Neurology & Co-Director of the Columbia Neuropathy Research Center 
  • Mitchell Elkind, MD, MS, MPhil, Director of the Comparative Effectiveness Core; Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology