Ned Talley

Program Director

Edmund (Ned) Talley is a Program Director at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, where he co-leads the group overseeing the NIH component of the BRAIN Initiative, a multi-US government agency effort initiated by President Obama. He is Project Officer for technology development in optical methods and optical probes for recording and modulating neural activity. In addition, he oversees a portfolio of research projects focused on basic mechanisms of communication between neurons. Prior to joining NINDS, Dr. Talley studied contributions of ion channels to the dynamics of neural activity and modulation at the University of Virginia.