Mark Wallace, PhD

Laboratory Director


Louise B. McGavock Chair of Neuroscience

Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences, Pharmacology, Psychology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences


After completing a BS in Biology from Temple University in 1985 and a PhD in Neuroscience from Temple University in 1990, where he was the recipient of the Russell Conwell Presidential Fellowship, he did his postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Barry Stein at the Medical College of Virginia. There he began his research looking at the neural mechanisms of multisensory integration. Dr. Wallace came to Vanderbilt University in 2006, where he is a member of the Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development. Dr. Wallace has received a number of awards for both his research and his teaching. He is currently the Director of the Multisensory Research Group at Vanderbilt, and the outgoing President of the Western North Carolina Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience. Dr. Wallace has an established record of research funding from the National Institutes of Health, and is the author of more than 75 research presentations and publications.


Meet the Wallace Lab

What We Study

Our laboratory studies how the brain combines and synthesizes information from the different sensory systems.

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