Teresa A. Milner, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience, Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine
Teresa Milner received her bachelor of science from the University of California, Irvine, and her PhD from the University of California, San Diego. She joined Weill Cornell Medicine in 1982, where she is currently a professor of neuroscience in the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute. Milner’s research group aims to understand the biological basis for sex differences in the brain. Her research focuses on two main areas: 1) cardiovascular circuitry in the brainstem and hypothalamus, and 2) the opioid system in the hippocampus. She serves as a teacher and mentor for graduate and medical school students and actively participates in public outreach and diversity.