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Neuroscience Graduate Program

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Welcome to the Neuroscience Graduate Program!

The Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Cincinnati was established in 1988 as an interdisciplinary program offering the PhD degree and now has more than 80 participating faculty members from 22 departments in the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Arts & Sciences.

The program encourages a focus on clinical translation and offers multiple areas of concentration: Stress & Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Developmental Neurobiology, Pain, Sensory Neuroscience, Stroke & Neural Trauma, Metabolism & Obesity, Epilepsy, Cognitive Development, and Motivation & Drugs of Abuse. In addition to scholarship and laboratory training in high impact research within state-of-the-art facilities, the Neuroscience Graduate Program offers guidance and support for a wide range of professional careers.

Competitive stipends, tuition scholarships, and health insurance are provided to all admitted students. Outstanding candidates may also receive distinguished graduate fellowships supported by our National Institutes of Health neuroscience predoctoral training grant.


Kim Seroogy & Mark Baccei

NGP Director & Associate Director

News & Information

brain awareness week 2017

Brain Awareness Week is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.  NGP students are helping spread the word in the Cincinnati area.

Tour Dates:

March 14th - Mt. Healthy Jr/Sr High School
March 10th - Pi Day at Lakota High School
March 16th - Freedom Elementary
March 23rd - Freedom Elementary
March 24th - Freedom Elementary

NGP student

Congratulations to NGP student Jessica Ross for earning UC's Presidential Medal of Graduate Student Excellence!  Recipients are are selected for their academic excellence, their commitment to co-curricular activities, their citizenship in support of the university’s goals and values, their dedication to diversity and their potential for future success and achievement.