Promoting innovative basic to translational research that addresses problems in neurology, neuropsychology and psychiatry.

CBBRe provides outstanding training of research students and fellows, feeding the pipeline of creative independent scientists in the fields of neuroscience and behavioral science within the northern plain states and nationally. The core members of the center are recognized in their field and are actively involved in research, the education of students, and in service to the neuroscience community.

Our Research Strengths

  • Stress & Addiction: Neural and behavioral processes underlying stress, mood and emotion, and/or related psychiatric disorders, particularly addiction/substance dependence and affective disorders.
  • Neurobehavioral Development: Neural, cognitive and behavioral development and/or related developmental disorders, particularly congenital disorders of nervous system development, pediatric brain tumors,¬†behavioral/cognitive disorders, learning disabilities` and communication disorders.
  • Cognition & Plasticity: Neural and behavioral processes underlying decision making, learning, memory and motor function, and/or related neurological disorders, particularly stroke, traumatic brain injury, pain, neural tumors, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease and Alzheimer's disease.

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News in Brief

  • CBBRe Symposium

    Mark your calendars for the annual CBBRe Neurobehavioral Research Symposium, held Aug. 15 and 16 at Muenster University Center at USD.

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    Award News

    Congratulations to Neuroimaging Core Manager Kelene Fercho, Ph.D., for being selected to participate in the highly competitive National Institutes of Health-sponsored Summer School in Adaptive Neurotechnologies.

  • March for Science

    Join us in Sioux Falls on April 22 from 10 a.m. to noon in a march to champion science and uphold scientific credibility. Fleet vehicles will transport marchers from Vermillion.


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Lee Medical Building Room 233
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069


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