Board of Scientific Counselors

The Board of Scientific Counselors for NINDS reviews and evaluates the NINDS intramural program and the work of individual scientists in this program.


Staley, Kevin J., M.D.                             06/30/17
Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy 
Professor of Child Neurology and Mental Retardation
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Section of Pediatric Neurology
Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA  02115

Beattie, Christine, Ph.D.                       06/30/17
Department of Neuroscience
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH 43210

Brown, Robert H., M.D., DPhil                       06/30/19
Chair and Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA  01655

Finkbeiner, Steven M., M.D., Ph.D.        06/30/17
Senior Investigator and Associate Director
Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease
The J. David Gladstone Institutes
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA  94158 

Johnson, Mark D., M.D., Ph.D.              06/30/17
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA 01655

Kolodkin, Alex L., Ph.D.                        06/30/18
Department of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD  21205

Landreth, Gary E., Ph.D.                        06/30/17
Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Stark Neuroscience Research Institute
Indiana University School of Medicine​​
Indianapolis, IN  46202

Ryan, Timothy A., Ph.D.                         06/30/19
Tri-Institutional Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Weill Cornell Medical College
Cornell University
New York, NY  10021

Woolf, Clifford, M.D, Ph.D.                      06/30/19
F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center
Children's Hospital Boston
Boston, MA  02115
Term ends on 6/30 of year noted.

Executive Secretary
Alan Koretsky, Ph.D.

Scientific Director
Division of Intramural Research
Bethesda, Maryland 20892