Michael A. Rogawski, Ph.D., M.D.

Michael Rogawski

Position Title
Professor and Chair

  • Neurology


  • National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, Maryland, Neurophysiology Fellowship, 1984
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, Neurology Residency, 1985
  • Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, M.D. 1980
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, Ph.D. 1980
  • Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, B.A., magna cum laude 1974

Department: Neurology
Research Interests:

Epilepsy, Headache, Ion channel pharmacology, Drug discovery and development

Research Summary:

Cellular neurophysiology of ion channels; neurological therapeutics, with an emphasis on antiepileptic drugs and other epilepsy treatment approaches; treatment of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic epilepsy.

Highlighted Techniques:

Epilepsy and Migraine Models, Patch Clamp Recording, Analytical Chemistry


  • PHA 400B. Principles of Pharmacology
  • NEU 420. Neurosciences
  • PHA 207. Drug Discovery and Development

Lab Members:

Ashish Dhir, Christoph Lossin, Dorota Zolkowska, Abdul Wahab, Chun-Yi "Jimmy" Wu, Daniel Feldman, Emir LealLeon, Lisa Olsen

Lab Rotation Availability: Contact Dr. Rogawski
Funding Sources: National Institutes of Health, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Private Industry
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