The Neuroscience Research Center (NRC) is a university-wide center where diverse and multidisciplinary research is conducted to further the understanding of neural and behavioral disorders.
Whether conducting cellular research in laboratories or clinical trials in patient care settings, the work of NRC researchers may someday contribute to preventing and treating such devastating disorders as:
More than 300 faculty hold NRC appointments, and are on the faculties of the Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, School of Dentistry, and School of Biomedical Informatics . Departments with significant NRC research activities within the Medical School include Neurobiology and Anatomy; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging.
NRC activities are guided by an executive committee appointed by the President of the Health Science Center. Members include: John Byrne, Michael Blackburn, Pramod Dash, Linda Ewing-Cobbs, Amy Franklin, Ralph Frankowski, Cameron Jeter, Louis McCullough, Ponnada Narayana, Joy Schmitz, Jair Soares and Nitin Tandon.