Brandon Ally, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurosurgery


220 Abraham Flexner Way 502-588-0904

Dr. Ally received his PhD in neuropsychology from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2004 and completed his post-doctoral training in cognitive neuroscience at Harvard Medical School and Boston University. Prior to joining the Department of Neurosurgery at UofL in the Fall of 2016, Dr. Ally was an Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, and Psychology at Vanderbilt University.

A published author of over 50 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters investigating brain mechanisms underlying visual attention, perception, and memory, the majority of his research funding has focused on how these cognitive processes are affected by normal and pathologic aging. More recently, Dr. Ally's work has shifted to how these cognitive processes are developed and utilized in elite, dynamic visual environments (sports, military, etc.,). Dr. Ally is an active participant in the Cognitive Neuroscience Society and was elected into the Memory Disorders Research Society in 2008.