About Us

NCBR Directors

Chet C. Sherwood – Professor of Anthropology, Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology; Director of GW Mind-   Brain Institute, The George Washington University


William D. Hopkins – Professor of Neuroscience, Georgia State University; Division of Developmental and Cognitive    Neuroscience, Yerkes National Primate Research Center


Todd M. Preuss – Associate Professor of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, and Anthropology, Emory University; Associate    Research Professor of Neuroscience, Yerkes National Primate Research Center


NCBR Staff

Cheryl D. Stimpson – Senior Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, Center for the Advanced Study of Human  Paleobiology, The George Washington University


Consulting Pathologist

Jennifer Chilton – Senior Pathologist, Charles River Laboratories

Advisory Committee

Paul Thompson – Professor of Neurology and Director of the Imaging Genetics Center, University of Southern California Institute for Neuroimaging and Informatics.

Patrick R. Hof - Regenstreif Professor of Neuroscience and Vice-Chair for the Department of Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY. Dr. Hof is also Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Comparative Neurology.

Ed Lein – Investigator at the Allen Institute for Brain Science. Dr. Lein is also Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Washington.

Participating Organizations


National Chimpanzee Brain Resource
supported by NIH - National Institute of
Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The George Washington University
Georgia State University
Yerkes National Primate Research Center

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