Congratulations to the first round of CBHI Scholars! 

The following groups of investigators were awarded CBHI pilot funding as well as institutional matching funds from their parent institutions. Congratulate our first round of CBHI Scholars.

In vivo chronic recording of axonal activity patterns following traumatic brain injury in mice

Researcher Affiliations
Andrew A. Pieper MD PhD  CWRU, UH and VA Psychiatry
Hod Dana PhD CCF Neurosciences

Using automated speech analysis to predict cognitive decline and future Alzheimer’s Disease

Researcher Affiliations
John Gunstad PhD   KSU Psychological Sciences
Lindsay Miller Scott PhD UH Neurology
Rachel Ostrand PhD IBM Research

Investigation of metabolic defects in ALS8 (VAPB-P56S mutation) using stem cell and Drosophila models

Researcher Affiliations
Helen Miranda PhD CWRU Genetics
Heather Broihier PhD CWRU Neurosciences

Developing potential therapeutic antibody constructs against rapidly progressive Alzheimer’s disease

Researcher Affiliations
Brain Appleby MD UH Prion Center
Gurkan Bebek PhD CWRU Proteomics Center
James Leverenz MD CCF Neurology
Masaru Miyagi PhD CWRU Pharmacology
Jagan Pillai MD PhD CCF Neurology
Xionglong Wang PhD CWRU Pathology

Effects of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation on ocular motor control: unraveling the neural correlates of eye movement abnormalities in Parkinson's disease*

Researcher Affiliations
Fatema Ghasia MD CCF Cole Eye
Dawn Taylor PhD CCF Neurosciences

*Funding for this project was provided to CBHI by InMotion, a community-based organization in Cleveland that provides evidence-based wellness programs to over 1,200 people with Parkinson’s disease. InMotion has designated a portion of the proceeds from its annual Pals in Motion race for PD-focused research projects.