Steering Committee

The Hope Center Steering Committee is comprised of Hope Center faculty who provide advice and guidance on operations of the Center including funding, core facilities and research programs.  Below are the current Steering Committee members. Read More

The Hope Center Steering Committee is comprised of Hope Center faculty who provide advice and guidance on operations of the Center including funding, core facilities and research programs.  Below are the current Steering Committee members.

  • Carlos Cruchaga, PhD

    B. Burton & R.M. Morriss III Professor of Psychiatry

    Genetic and multi-omic approaches to identify novel variants, genes and pathways implicated on neurodegeneration, with the ultimate goal of understanding the biology of neurodegenerative diseases Read More

  • Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD

    A Ernest & Jane G Stein Professor of Developmental Neurology

    Genetic basis of epilepsy Read More

  • Erik Herzog, PhD

    Viktor Hamburger Professor of Biology

    Molecular mechanism of circadian rhythms Read More

  • David Holtzman, MD

    Andrew B & Gretchen P Jones Professor of Neurology

    Cellular/Molecular/Biomarker studies of Alzheimer’s Disease and neonatal brain injury Read More

  • Jeffrey Milbrandt, MD, PhD

    James S McDonnell Professor of Genetics

    Axonal degeneration, regulation of myelination, neuronal energetics and mitochondrial function in neuropathy and neurodegenerative disease Read More

  • Anneliese Schaefer, JD, PhD

    Professor of Neurology

    Hope Center Executive Director Read More

  • Conrad (Chris) Weihl, MD, PhD

    Professor of Neurology

    Protein degradation pathways and their relation to aging, muscle weakness and neurodegeneration Read More