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Applications to Postdoctoral Training Program in Experimental Therapeutics of Neurological Disease

Applications are now being accepted for positions in the Experimental Therapeutics of Neurologic Disease Training Program starting in July 2023 and thereafter. The University of Rochester provides equal opportunity for fellowship positions, regardless of sex, race, handicap, color, and nationality or ethnic origin. Applications from minority candidates are encouraged. Funding sources require United States Citizenship or Landed Immigrant status.

Applicants must have a M.D., D.O., or Ph.D. degree and have completed training in neurology, emergency medicine, psychiatry, neuropsychology, pediatrics, neurosurgery, or related field and be committed to two years of fellowship training related to clinical neuroscience. We accept 2-4 fellows per year.

To apply for the program, please provide the following:

  1. A brief statement of your interest in the program and your subspecialty of interest
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of recommendation (Ideally, one from your Program Director and one from your Department Chair)
  4. A photo (optional)

Please mail the materials to the attention of:
Dr. Robert C. Griggs Department of Neurology 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 669 Rochester, NY 14642-0669
OR email:

Contact Information
For additional information about the fellowship, please contact:
Robert C. Griggs, M.D., 585-275-3707 OR email: