Michigan Brain Bank Director (2016 - )
Dr. Vikram Shakkottai is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Michigan School of Medicine. He received his MBBS from Christian Medical Collage in Vellor, Tamil Nadu, India and completed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. His interests include investigating changes in cerebellar physiology in ataxic disorders and determining whether ion channel modulators have a role in the treatment of movement disorders.
Matthew D. Perkins, B.S.
Dr. Andrew Lieberman is the Abrams Collegiate Professor of Pathology and Director of
Neuropathology at the University of Michigan Medical School.
He received his BS from Duke University and his MD, PhD from the
University of Maryland Medical School.
He completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology and fellowship
training in Neuropathology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lieberman’s research is focused on the
mechanism of neurodegeneration in inherited neurological disorders.
Michigan Brain Bank Coordinator
Matthew Perkins is the
Michigan Brain Bank coordinator. He has
been involved in research, specifically movement disorders for over 4 years.
Matthew coordinates the Michigan Brain Bank's autopsy services and collaborates with
research groups across the University of Michigan campus. He is passionate about
improving clinical care and research through his involvement in autopsy
services. Matthew earned his Bachelor of Science in Brain, Behavior, and
Cognitive Science from the University of Michigan.
Former Michigan Brain Bank Director (1992 - 2016)
Dr. Albin is Professor of Neurology and Chief, Neuroscience Research, VAAAHS GRECC. He directed the Brain Bank for approximately 24 years. His primary research interest is neurodegeneration and he has considerable experience with use of human post-mortem tissue in research.
- Professor Roger Albin, M.D.
- Assistant Professor Vikram Skakkottai, M.D., Ph.D.
- Professor Andrew Lieberman, M.D., Ph.D.
- Professor Henry Paulson, M.D., Ph.D.
- Professor Melvin G McInnis, M.D., F.R.C.Psych.
- Assistant Professor Brian Callaghan, M.D., M.S.
- Professor Eva L Feldman, M.D., Ph. D.
- Associate Professor Scott Counts, Ph. D., Michigan State University
- Assistant Professor Sami Barmada, M.D., Ph. D.