• Rosemary Renaut, Ph.D.

    Rosemary Renaut Ph.D. Mathematics and Statistics, Arizona State University Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics Program Director National Science Foundation Computational Mathematics Affiliated Professor,Department of Computer Science and Engineering Former Director, Computational Biosciences Program Former President, Faculty Women’s Association Dr. Renaut’s research centers around the analysis of numerical methods for partial differential equations. Particular emphasis is directed at […]

  • Patricio F Reyes, M.D.

    Patricio F Reyes M.D. Neurologist / Neuropathologist, Barrow Neurological Institute Director, Alzheimer’s and Cognitive Disorders Program Karsten Solheim Dementia Research Chair Patricio F. Reyes, MD is a board certified Neurologist and Neuropathologist, and director Barrow Neurological Institute’s Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Cognitive Disorders Program, and Neuropathology Research Laboratory. Before joining BNI he was professor of […]

  • Bruce Rittmann, Ph.D.

    Bruce Rittmann Ph.D. Environmental Biotechnology, Arizona State University Director of the Biodesign Institute at ASU Center for Environmental Biotechnology Dr. Bruce Rittmann, director of the Center for Environmental Biotechnology in the Biodesign Institute at ASU, is an international leader in the use of microbial communities to provide services to society. Those services include pollution clean […]

  • Alex Roher, M.D., Ph.D.

    Alex Roher M.D., Ph.D. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Banner Sun Health Research Institute Head and Senior Scientist Napolean Longtine Center For Molecular Biology and Genetics Dr. Alex Roher’s research interests involve the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Parkinson’s disease (PD). His investigations cover  four fundamental areas: 1) The role of cardiovascular disease […]

  • Lee Ryan, Ph.D.

    Lee Ryan Ph.D. Psychology, University of Arizona Associate Professor of Psychology   Dr. Lee Ryan completed her undergraduate work at University of Toronto, received a Ph.D. in Cognitive and Clinical Psychology at the University of British Columbia in 1992, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California at San Diego. She is the […]

  • Marwan Sabbagh, M.D., FAAN

    Marwan Sabbagh M.D., FAAN Neurology, Banner Sun Health Research Institute Chief Medical/Scientific Officer Director of Clinical Research The Cleo Roberts Center of Clinical Research     Marwan Sabbagh M.D. is the founding director of the Cleo Roberts Center for Clinical Research under the umbrella of the Sun Health Research Institute. Opened in 2000, the Center, […]

  • Tricia R. Serio, Ph.D.

    Tricia R. Serio Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Arizona Department Head University of Arizona Dr. Serio received her B.S. in Molecular Biology from Lehigh University in 1991 and completed her graduate work in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics as a fellow of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Yale University in 1997.  From 1997 […]

  • Joan Rankin Shapiro, Ph.D.

    Joan Rankin Shapiro Ph.D. Human Geneticist, Barrow Neurological Institute V.P. Research and Development St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center Dr. Joan Rankin Shapiro is a human geneticist whose initial research was in human birth defects at Rockefeller University. Her cancer career began at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York where she resided for twelve years. […]

  • Jiong Shi, M.D., Ph.D.

    Jiong Shi M.D., Ph.D. Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute Neurologist, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders Dr. Jiong Shi is a neurologist in the Department of Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. He earned his degree from Shanghai Medical University School of Medicine in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China. Dr. Shi completed his residency at the University […]

  • Michael Sierks, Ph.D.

    Michael Sierks Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Arizona State University Professor Department of Chemical Engineering Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering Research interests include antibody based therapeutics for treating neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzeimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Other areas include Ligand/receptor interactions, catalytic antibodies and enzyme mechanisms (480) 965-2828 Email:

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