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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 Aynara Wulsin
Congratulations to the NGP's Aynara Wulsin, who was awarded a $15,000 Scholar Award from the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO). PEO International's mission is helping women who have the potential to make significant contributions in their respective fields achieve their educational goals.
NGP student Elizabeth Nguyen
Congratulations to the NGP's Elizabeth Nguyen for being awarded the Albert J. Ryan Fellowship, the highest honor UC's College of Medicine can bestow on graduate students while they are still in a degree program. 

The purpose of the award is to recognize and encourage the development of students at Dartmouth College, Harvard University and the University of Cincinnati who "show promise of becoming research scholars and who show a capacity to contribute to the advancement of medical science.”