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World class neuroscience is woven into the fabric of the University

The Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience a national leader in neuroscience research. With a team-based science approach - faculty, postdocs, and students collaborate at the bench to innovate, discover, and progress our understanding of brain.

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Our Research

The collaboration of nearly 150 researchers across more than a dozen departments is transforming how we study the brain and understand complex diseases.

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The Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience pilot grant program supports interdisciplinary and collaborative research within one or more of several target areas.

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Diversity Commission

The Neuroscience Diversity Commission is working on initiatives aimed at addressing issues related to diversity and inclusion, affirming that diversity is essential for excellence in science.

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Training the next generation of neuroscientists.

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Protecting the vulnerable, informing the future

An unlikely team kept students with severe and complex disabilities safe and in school during height of the COVID pandemic. The University of Rochester Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (UR-IDDRC) and the Mary Cariola Center took on a $4 million project, funded by the NIH Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics-Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) program. Click below to read how the group of scientists and school leadership navigated the pandemic in real-time to keep some of the most vulnerable students to the virus safe, staff healthy, schools open, and at times, how they were able to stop COVID in its tracks.


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