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scientific focus area thumbnail logoNeuroscience seeks to understand how the brain and nervous system function both normally and in disease. It is a broad and diverse field that spans the basic, clinical, and behavioral research spectrum.

Andrew Arai, M.D.

Jay H. Chung, Ph.D., M.D.

Herbert M. Geller, Ph.D.

Lois Greene, Ph.D.

John A. Hammer, Ph.D.

Yoh-suke Mukouyama, Ph.D.

Antonina Roll-Mecak, B.E., Ph.D.

Justin Taraska, Ph.D.

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