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Neurosciences Education

Training the next generation of medical neuroscientists

The Medical Neuroscience Graduate Program at IU School of Medicine, administered by Stark Neurosciences Research Institute, is an interdepartmental, interdisciplinary entity with a variety of broad-based research efforts and training opportunities across the spectrum of the neuroscience specialty.

Faculty associated with the program collaborate to prepare students to become future leaders in the exploration and understanding of the nervous system. The interests of teaching faculty represent a spectrum of neuroscience diseases and conditions, including animal models of anxiety disorders, neurobiology and genetics of alcoholism and addictive behaviors, Alzheimer’s disease, stem cell biology, autism and neuroimmune disorders.

Application Information

Information about IU School of Medicine’s Medical Neuroscience Graduate Program at Stark Neurosciences Research Institute is available.

Program Admissions

PhD program

PhD Training

Students in the Medical Neuroscience Graduate Program pursuing a PhD have the freedom to explore several research areas through various lab rotations.

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Neurocience technology

MD/PhD Training

Physician-scientist students on the MD/PhD track at IU School of Medicine can earn a PhD through the Medical Neuroscience program at Stark Neurosciences Research Institute.
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Undergraduate Training

The Medical Neuroscience Undergraduate Summer Research Program is a nine-week program focused on developing and fostering research skills in the field of neuroscience.
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44 students in the Medical Neurosciences Graduate Program
5.5 years on average to earn a PhD through the graduate program
75+ faculty investigators collaborate in the education experience

Medical Neuroscience Graduate Program Contacts

27243-Landreth, Gary

Gary E. Landreth, PhD

Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Co-Director of MedNeuro Program

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6553-Yoder, Karmen

Karmen K. Yoder, PhD

Professor of Radiology & Imaging Sciences

Co-Director of MedNeuro Program

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rene baugh

Rene Baugh

Education Programs Coordinator