The Department of Neurosciences is a community of
scholars whose work - individually and collaboratively -
seeks to transform understanding of the brain and mind
and creates new paradigms for knowing the human
condition and caring for it.

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Expanding knowledge of brain function
and improving treatment for
neurological disorders

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Collaborative multidisciplinary teams
delivering advanced treatment
for neurological disorders

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Mentoring the next generation of leaders
in neuroscience research and care

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Neuro News 

News From Our Autism Center

  • Brain imaging explains language ability in ASD. Read more
  • Researchers find blood-based measure for ASD risk in males. Read more

How Sense of Smell is Encoded in the Brain

Discovery may lead to understanding the root cause of epileptic seisures.
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Research Illuminates Glaucoma Detection

Prof. Andrew Huberman's lab identifies early retina cell changes.
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Neurosciences Chair Bill Mobley interviews renowned neuroscientist Jean-Pierre Changeux as part of the UCTV Brain Channel's On Our Mind series.

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Progress on Parkinson's Research and Treatment

Our Movement Disorder Center led by Irene Litvan, MD, is now designated as a Center of Excellence. Read about our progress in diagnosing and treating Parkinson's disease.

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