Atom Sarkar, MD, PhD - The role of science and technology in neurosurgery and neurological disease is central to my investigations and joining the group at Global Neurosciences Institute. My appointment is at Drexel University College of Medicine where I am a Professor, and jointly appointed to the Department of Neurosurgery as well as the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology and the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Within the Department of Neurosurgery, I am the Director of Adult and Pediatric Stereotactic, Functional and Epilepsy Surgery, as well as the Director of Neuro Oncology. Uniquely, in conjunction with Drexel ENT colleagues, we have established, and I am the Co-Director of the Philadelphia Voice Tremor Center. In the basic sciences realm at Drexel, with colleagues in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, we have co-founded TRaCES - Translational Research and Core Expert Support. Our studies here will focus on developing human brain models for a wide spectrum of pathologies.