Michael Rogawski

Michael Rogawski

Position Title

Department of Neurology, School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine


Research Interests

Neuropharmacology and Neurotherapeutics

Antiepileptic drugs and other epilepsy treatment approaches; translational neuroscience; drug discovery and development

Ion Channel Pharmacology

Drug action on GABA and glutamate receptors, and voltage-gated sodium channels

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology (PTX)

Specialties / Focus

  • Neurophysiology

Honors and Awards

  • NINDS Merit Award
  • NIH Director’s Award
  • Epilepsy Research Award, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  • British Pharmacological Society Lecture
  • Killam Lecture, Montreal Neurological Institute
  • Elected to Active Membership, American Neurological Association
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Society for Neuroscience
  • William G. Lennox Lecture, American Epilepsy Society
  • Service Award, American Epilepsy Society
  • American Academy of Neurology Neuroendocrine Research Award

    Professional Societies

    • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
    • Society for Neuroscience
    • American Epilepsy Society
    • American Neurological Association
    • American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics


    • 1980 M.D. Medicine Yale University School of Medicine
    • 1980 Ph.D. Pharmacology Yale University