It is our pleasure to welcome Dr. Joel Voss to the Department of Neurology and the University of Chicago community as Professor of Neurology and Director of the new Center for Neurocognitive Outcomes Improvement Research (Center NOIR).
Joel received his Ph.D. in neuroscience from Northwestern University. He then went on to perform postdoctoral research as a Beckman Fellow of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Before coming to UChicago, Joel was an associate professor in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. His laboratory has focused on the neuroscience of memory disorders and the development of novel brain-stimulation interventions for memory impairment. His lab utilizes methods such as neuroimaging, invasive neural recordings, and electrical brain stimulation to improve understanding and treatment of neurocognitive impairments in neurological disorders.
His research has been continuously supported by NINDS, NIA, and NIMH, and his contributions to the field of memory disorders have been recognized by the Young Investigator Award from the Cognitive Neuroscience Society and by a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.