School of Dentistry

Minnesota Craniofacial Research Training Program



Driven to Discover


The neuroscience mentors have a wide range of interests and expertise, studying the structure, function, and development of the nervous system in health and disease, with particular strength in the biology of pain. Mentors in this RTA work in areas as diverse as the neurobiology of addictive diseases, cerebrovascular diseases, behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, endocrine and autonomic regulation, ion channels, motor control, neurodegenerative diseases and regeneration, neurogenetics, neuroimaging, and pain. They hold graduate faculty appointments in Neuroscience and Oral Biology. The Department of Neuroscience is also home to one of the University's premium media resource services, the Biomedical Image Processing Lab (BIPL).

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