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Byron D. Ford, Ph.D.

Professor, Division of Biomedical Sciences, University of California-Riverside School of Medicine 

Byron D. Ford, Ph.D is a Professor in the Division of Biomedical Sciences at the University of California-Riverside School of Medicine. Previously, Dr. Ford was Professor and Vice Chairman in the Department of Neurobiology at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Ford is an expert in the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the pathophysiology of stroke and acute neuroinflammatory disorders. Specifically, he has published extensively on the neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory roles of neuregulin-1 in acute brain injury models, including stroke, nerve agent exposure and cerebral malaria. Dr. Ford's work has yielded multiple U.S. and international patents and is leading the development of new therapies for stroke and neuroinflammatory disorders. Dr. Ford received his Ph.D. from Meharry Medical College and completed postdoctoral studies at Harvard Medical School and the NIH. 

Last Modified September 9, 2015