Department of Neuroscience

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Outstanding Research|National Leadership|Public Service

Department Head Timothy Ebner, MD, PhD

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Through innovative research and experiential training, the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota Medical School is committed to providing excellence in research, education, and public service.

  • 334 STUDENT NEUROSCIENCE MAJORS
  • 73 2018 PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
  • 59 GRADUATE STUDENTS
  • 35 FACULTY
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EDUCATION & TRAINING

The Department of Neuroscience is home to the undergraduate neuroscience major. The University also offers a graduate degree in neuroscience, as well as neuroscience courses and seminars.

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RESEARCH

Neuroscience faculty have a wide range of research interests and expertise, with investigations ranging from molecular to systems neuroscience.

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COMMUNITY OUTREACH

The Department of Neuroscience supports a number of programs that bring neuroscience into the community, such as Brain Awareness WeekBrainU, and Minnesota State Brain Bee.