Robert S. Sloviter, Ph.D. 



Pharmacology and Toxicology
Location: Multidisciplinary Research Center 245
Phone: 404-756-6697


Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology

Research Interests



Physiology of the hippocampal formation, and its role in temporal lobe epilepsy


Sloviter RS. Progress on the issue of excitotoxic injury modification vs. real neuroprotection: implications for post-traumatic epilepsy. Neuropharmacology 2011; 61:1048-1050.

Sloviter RS, Lømo T. Updating the lamellar hypothesis of hippocampal organization. Front Neural Circuits. 2012 Dec 10;6:102. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2012.00102.

Sloviter, R.S., Bumanglag, A.V., Defining “epileptogenesis” and identifying “antiepileptogenic targets” in animal models of acquired temporal lobe epilepsy is not as simple as it might seem, Neuropharmacology 69:3-15, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2012.01.022

Honors and Awards

Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award; awarded by NINDS

American Epilepsy Society Research Recognition Award

Decade of the Brain Lecturer, American Academy of Neurology

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

International Epilepsy Research Award, Amer. Soc. Pharm. and Experimental Therapeutics

First Swebelius Lecturer, Yale University, Department of Neurosurgery