Alan I. Faden, MD


David S Brown Professor in Trauma, Department of Anesthesiology

Associate Dean for Trans-Campus Research Advancement

School Affiliation

School of Medicine


  • Head Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Neuroinflammation


Dr. Faden is a neurologist who is an internationally recognized leader in neurotrauma. As the director of the Center for Shock, Trauma and Anesthesiology Research for 10 years, Dr. Faden oversaw multidisciplinary research focusing on brain injuries, critical care, organ support, resuscitation, surgical outcomes, patient safety, and injury prevention. His present research focuses on the pathobiology and treatment of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, mechanisms of cell death, neuroinflammation, neuroimmunology, dementia and brain systemic interactions.

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This information was last updated May 17, 2023.