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Executive Committee

The executive committee sets the strategic direction of the institute and oversees committees and programs.   

Marion S. Buckwalter, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology and of Neurosurgery
Kang Shen

Kang Shen

Vincent V.C. Woo Director, Wu Tsai Neuroscience Institute
Frank Lee and Carol Hall Professor and Professor of Biology and of Pathology

Robert Malenka

Nancy Friend Pritzker Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Robert C. Malenka is the Pritzker Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Nancy Pritzker Laboratory and Deputy Director of the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute. After graduating from Harvard College he received an M.D. and a Ph.D.

Allison Okamura

Richard W. Weiland Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Allison M. Okamura received the BS degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1994, and the MS and PhD degrees from Stanford University in 1996 and 2000, respectively, all in mechanical engineering.

Anthony Wagner

Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences

Jill Wentzell

Executive Director, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute