Godbout, Jonathan

Columbus (OH) | USA
Name: Jonathan Godbout PhD
Affiliation: Assitant Director for Basic Science,
Institute for Behvioral Medicine Research
Professor, Center for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Faculty Director, Chronic Brain Injury
College of Medicine
Department of Neuroscience
The Ohio State University

Dr. Godbout is a Professor of Neuroscience at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He is also a faculty member of the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research (Assistant Director of Basic Research) and the Center for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair.In addition, Dr. Godbout is the Faculty Director of the Chronic Brain Injury Program and the Co-Director of the Neuroscience Graduate Program at OSU. Dr. Godbout has a B.S. (1996) and a Ph.D. (2001) from the University of Illinois-Urbana and was a NRSA supported post-doctoral fellow with Dr. Rodney Johnson.As a Principal Investigator, Dr. Godbout’s research has been concentrated in the areas of aging, neuroimmunology, and neurotrauma. Overall, his primary research aim is to determine the degree to which the bi-directional communication between the brain and immune system is affected by age, psychological stress, and traumatic CNS injury (www.godboutlaboratory.com). Dr. Godbout is a dedicated and active member of the neuroscience community.  For example, he serves (or has served) on key committees for the National Neurotrauma Society (NNS), the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society (PNIRS), and the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). He also serves on the Brain Behavior and ImmunityEditorial Board (2011-current), the Journal of Neuroscience Editorial Board (2015-current). Dr. Godbout is also a member of the NNRS NIH study section.  Dr. Godbout is an author on over 80 publications and his research is/has been supported by grants from the NIH, AFAR, Abbott Nutrition, and OSUMC. Last, Dr. Godbout has received several awards including the PNIRS Ader New Investigator Award (2009), the James M. Siddens Award for Distinguished Faculty Advising (2012), the Department of Neuroscience Faculty Research Award (2013 & 2017) and OSU Excellence in Research Award (2018)

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Psychiatric Disorders

26 Sep 2019
8:00 - 8:45