Baylor University: Psychology, B.A.

Baylor University: Behavioral Neuroscience, M.A.

Baylor University: Behavioral Neuroscience, Ph.D.

UCLA School of Medicine, Neurology: Neurology, Post-Doc


Dr. Brian Rundle is an Associate Project Manager at Proxima Clinical Research, a contract research organization that serves the emerging drug and medical device industries. 

He oversees several exciting ongoing trials and has worked in research for over 12 years and was recently the research project manager for the largest cancer initiative at Baylor Scott & White Research Institute. Before this, he managed an international research consortium on post-traumatic epilepsy at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, where he worked on identifying biomarkers and pharmacotherapies. Dr. Rundle was nominated for best professor at the State University of New York in Oswego and has taught several courses in neuroanatomy, biopsychology, experimental design, and psychology. He has consulted for different scientific and medical fields including statistics, history of medicine, and chemistry education. Additionally, he began his scientific career training primates for the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX.

Dr. Rundle received his Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience from Baylor University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neurology at the UCLA School of Medicine. He has earned his Project Management Professional certification. He has been a professor of biopsychology in the Department of Psychology at the State University of New York in Oswego, and has taught many courses including Neuroanatomy, Behavioral Pharmacology, and Experimental Design. Ultimately, he has worked in research for over twelve years in various fields. He has had two successful, personal business ventures in personal fitness training and artisanal woodwork/fabrication. Dr. Rundle is passionate about team leadership, intellectual growth, and scientific discoveries.  

Positions and Honors:

Proxima Clinical Research, Inc., Houston, Texas
Associate Project Manager

Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, Dallas, Texas
Research Project Manager

UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurology

State University of New York in Oswego, Oswego, NY
Visiting Assistant Professor

Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Graduate Student & Teacher of Record

UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Research Assistant

Contributions to Science:

Dr. Rundle has played an important role in the development of the following medical products:

  1. Established an immunotherapy-focused biorepository across entire hospital system as a model for research
  2. Researched and published findings of international research consortium aimed at identifying biomarkers and subsequent pharmacological treatment of post-traumatic epilepsy
  3. First scientist to examine and publish the relationship between contagious yawning and anti-social personality traits
  4. Conducted and published longitudinal studies in the pharmacotherapy of aggression
  5. Conducted basic research on women’s bone health
Additional Information:
OriginallY From:
San Antonio, TX
Fun Fact:
In my free time, I like to cook, graphic design, and build items for my home. I can be found exploring new parts of a city and hosting group events.
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