Today is Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

Neuroscience Graduate Program

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.


Mark Baccei & Renu Sah

NGP Director & Associate Director

News & Information


NGP student ryan makinson

The NGP's Ryan Makinson will defend his dissertation, "Intrauterine inflammation affects brain development and cognitive behavior in a sex-dependent manner," on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 9:00 AM, in the Building A Auditorium, Reading Campus. The event is free and open to the public.


UC logo with Neuroscience


NGP Student Zuhair Abdulla

Congratulations to the NGP's Zuhair Abdulla for being awarded 1st place for his poster presentation at the 38th Annual College of Medicine Graduate Student Research Forum. The event took place on October 5, 2017.  The purpose of this annual event is to promote scientific interactions among graduate students, faculty and other research trainees as well as to inform the wider scientific community about current student research activities at the College of Medicine.