Taylor, Dawn, PhD

Many assistive devices are available to help severely paralyzed individuals interact with the world (e.g. wheelchair-mountable robotic arms, neuroprosthetic systems that restore movement to ones own arm, assistive computer software, etc.). Severely paralyzed individuals have limited options for telling their assistive devices what movement or actions to make. My research focuses on allowing paralyzed individuals…

taabaa

Tabbaa, Kutaiba, MD

Areas of Interest Geriatric PsychiatryChronic Pain SyndromesPercutaneous Laser or Non-Laser Disk Decompression for Acute Herniated DiskNeuropathic PainAdvanced Neuromodulation TherapiesSpasticity Treatment for Children with Cerebral Palsy and Adults with Neurological Injuries Publications (Select) Entire publication list can be found here. Publications DiMarco AF, Geertman RT, Tabbaa K, Polito RR, Kowalski KE. Minimally invasive method to activate the expiratory muscles…

Sweet, Jennifer, MD

As an academic neurosurgeon in the field of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, I am dedicated to a career as a physician-scientist. My broad background in neurosurgery, with additional training in deep brain stimulation, stereotaxy, epilepsy surgery, pain, peripheral nerve disorders, and radiosurgery, has equipped me with the technical skills and fund of knowledge necessary to…

Strohl

Strohl, Kingman, MD

Dr. Kingman Strohl’s research is in sleep disordered breathing. He is currently investigating the genetic basis of differences in rat ventilatory patterns. He has just completed a comprehensive QTL analysis looking at two informative rat strains with varying respiratory patterns. With this information, he is now embarking on a high density mapping project of informative…

Shaikh, Aasef, MD, PhD

Aasef Shaikh is a neurologist and neuroscientist from Daroff-Dell’Osso Ocular Motility Laboratory at Cleveland VA Medical Center. His research focuses on the application of control systems engineering to approach complex disorders of the vestibular system, eye movements, head movements, gait and balance. The overarching goal is to discover novel network connections and leverage their influence…

Selman, Warren, MD

Publications (Select) Entire publication list can be found here. Publications Manjila S, Asmar NE, Vidalis BM, Alonso F, Singh G, Vadamalai K, Cohen ML, Bambakidis NC, Arafah BM, Selman WR. Intratumoral Rathke’s Cleft Cyst Remnants Within Craniopharyngioma, Pituitary Adenoma, Suprasellar Dermoid, and Epidermoid Cysts: A Ubiquitous Signature of Ectodermal Lineage or a Transitional Entity? Neurosurgery. 2018 Jul 12;…

Selkirk

Selkirk, Stephen, MD, PhD

I am a Neurologist on the Spinal Cord Injury Division at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. My clinical interest is Multiple Sclerosis. My research interests included understanding the mechanism of demyelination in the Central Nervous System (CNS) and developing therapies that enhance repair and remyelination.  I am also involved in research to enhance…

Schearer

Schearer, Eric, PhD

My primary research interest is in the application of functional electrical stimulation (FES) to provide disabled individuals with increased independence and improved quality of life. In particular, I have focused my work on FES as applied to cervical level spinal cord injury. These individuals have paralyzed muscles in both their hands and arms. FES can…

Ronis, Robert, MD

Dr. Ronis practices, writes, and speaks about treating serious and persistent psychiatric disorders, addiction psychiatry, co-occurring mental and substance use disorders, and community mental-health issues on a local and national level. Publications (Select) Entire publication list can be found here. Publications Reed E, Crane D, Svendsen D, Herman L, Evans B, Niedermier J, Resch W, Ronis…

Rhee, Douglas, MD

From the clinical perspective, we study the pathogenesis of glaucoma – the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide (although second in the United States). Glaucoma is a disease in which the pressure inside the eye is too high relative to what the optic nerve can stand. Thus, you can think of glaucoma as an elevated…