Eric Landsness, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

1) Our lab studies the connection between plasticity-dependent mechanisms for stroke recovery and sleep-dependent plasticity. Our goal is to develop new, innovative sleep-focused treatments and interventions to improve outcomes in patients with neurological disease. 2) Our lab studies the neuroprotective effect of torpor (a hypothermic and hypometabolic state.

Research keywords: sleep; torpor; neuroprotection

Basic information

Mentoring statement:Team members gain experience in multi-modality optical and electrophysiological imaging, neuromodulation, therapeutic interventions and computational analysis of data in pre-clinical models of stroke and sleep. Our core beliefs are scientific integrity, collaboration and respect of racial, sexual, gender, religious, political, and cultural beliefs.
Some former postdocs’ career outcomes:I have not trained any post-docs, but I have extensive experience mentoring gap-year students with many of them at medical schools like Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, Duke and in graduate schools such as Cal Tech and Harvard.

Postdoc openings within the next year

Number of postdoc positions:1
Postdoc eligibility:U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents
Current Visa-Holding Trainees in the U.S.
International Trainees Outside the U.S.