Sanford School of Medicine Neuroscience Group

Pioneering Research

The Neuroscience Group is comprised of faculty members whose research areas include:

  • Learning and memory
  • Cellular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity
  • Functional recovery from stroke
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Neural control of respiration
  • Cellular mechanisms of stress and addiction

The group has been funded since 2000 receiving more than $17 million for a Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on Neural Mechanisms of Adaptive Behavior.