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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

Robert Malenka

Nancy Friend Pritzker Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Bill Newsome, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute

William Newsome

Founding Director of the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
Harman Family Provostial Professor
Professor of Neurobiology and, by courtesy, of Psychology

Allison Okamura

Richard W. Weiland Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor, by courtesy, of Computer Science

Kang Shen

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

Anthony Wagner

Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences

Jill Wentzell

Executive Director, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute