Three advisory groups advise and guide development of the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience.
The Rhode Island Advisory Committee is composed of scientists and clinicians representing every major participating organization in the state’s neuroscience community.
Paula Grammas, Ph.D., Executive Director, George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience
William Renehan, Ph.D., Associate Director, George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience
Leigh Hochberg, M.D., Ph.D., Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology, RI Department of Veterans Affairs
Richard Horan, Senior Managing Director, Slater Technology Fund
Diane Lipscombe, Ph.D., Executive Director, Brown Institute for Brain Sciences (BIBS)
Edward Quinlan, Past President and CEO, Hospital Association of Rhode Island
John Robson, Ph.D., Administrative Director, Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute and Associate Director, BIBS
Stephen Salloway, M.D., M.S., Professor and Director of Neurology and Memory and Aging Program, Butler Hospital
Peter Snyder, Ph.D., Professor and Chief Research Officer, Lifespan Hospital System
Catherine Taylor, Project Advisor, URI Geriatric Education Center, and former Director of RI Division of Elderly Affairs
Nasser Zawia, Ph.D., Professor and Dean of the Graduate School, URI
The National Scientific Advisory Board is a panel of distinguished researchers drawn from the global neuroscience community. This group is being formed during the summer and fall of 2016.
The National Advocacy Council will gather those who have an interest in supporting and advancing the Ryan Institute’s missions of research, discovery, and translational medicine. Individuals will be invited to join the council during the 2016–17 academic year.