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The research conducted in the Department of Neuroscience is organized thematically to align with the brain health challenges confronting the state of West Virginia and beyond. Our foundational neuroscience research drives the development of novel insights, therapies, and potential cures for clinical brain and behavior problems. 


View the Addiction Section

Alzheimer's Disease & Neurodegeneration

View the Alzheimer's Disease & Neurodegeneration Section

Applied Neuroscience & Human Performance

View the Applied Neuroscience & Human Performance Section

Neural Circuits

View the Neural Circuits Section


View the Stroke Section