Division of Biology and Medicine
Department of Neuroscience


Faculty in Neuroscience are training the next generation of scholars while inspiring would-be scientists to join their ranks.

Academic Programs

Degrees Offered

Through undergraduate study in neuroscience, students develop a foundational knowledge of nervous system function and disease.

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Graduate study in neuroscience is designed to educate and train scientists who will become leaders in the field and contribute to society through research, teaching, and professional service.
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Other Programs

Accelerating Promise

The Department of Neuroscience is a participant in the Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP), a fully paid summer internship that prepares undergrads to pursue competitive applications to PhD or MD-PhD programs.
The Initiative to Maximize Student Development at Brown provides research training support for students in underrepresented groups to significantly increase the participation of these groups within the fields of biomedical, behavioral and physical sciences.
The Warren Alpert Physician-Scientist MD/PhD and Advanced Training Program prepares students for careers in translational research, where they can develop discoveries made in the lab into treatments for their patients.

Academics in the News

In enabling Ph.D. program leaders to drop the requirement to submit test scores, the Graduate School looks to attract talented, high-achieving students from an increasingly diverse pool of candidates.
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