A self-proclaimed “geeky student” in high school, Stewart Anderson, MD, a research psychiatrist, always dreamed of being a scientist. He wandered through various fields — anthropology, archeology, geology, astronomy – before becoming fascinated with learning about the brain.
The dynamic research program in the Anderson Lab focuses on development of the cerebral cortex and explores the molecular underpinnings behind subtypes of cerebral cortical interneurons implicated in the neuropathology of schizophrenia and other disorders.
Transforming the diagnosis, management, and treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) with new tools for TBI assessment that will change the paradigm of medical care at the individual, community, and population levels.
The Kilbaugh Lab focuses on advanced therapies for treating cardiac arrest, traumatic brain injuries, cardiopulmonary bypass, extracorporeal life support, defense against chemical toxins, and therapeutics for mitochondrial disorders that reduce neurological damage.