Neurobiology Research Center

As the region’s academic health system, we offer patients access to leading-edge research, world-class clinical trials, the most advanced technology and the latest innovations in treatment and care.

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The UC Neurobiology Research Center highlights the importance of discovery to the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute’s mission of education, research and treatment and it serves as a driving force for the integration of clinical and basic science research programs. We aim to promote and foster collaborative research, identify advanced treatments and cures and award grants to further developing research.



We Are Committed To Advancing Medical Options.

The best medical programs in the world are part of leading-edge research aimed at improving public health and developing new medical treatments. As the Region’s only adult academic medical center, we house vibrant research programs that include ongoing clinical trials, actively initiating studies to bring new therapies and diagnostic tests to patients in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.

We Actively Seek Medical Discoveries.

Nationally and internationally recognized for its research efforts, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health has a long and distinguished history of medical discoveries. Our premier surgeon-scientists and postdoctoral researchers pursue innovative and exciting research, focused on applying their discoveries directly to the bedside to advance patient care.



Our Teams Build Strong Collaborative Partnerships With Referring Providers.

We are committed to providing optimal care to your patient and open communication with you. As a referring physician, we understand that you need to be kept informed on your patient’s progress. That’s why we set up a toolbox to share detailed information about your patient’s health with you.

To refer a patient, call 513-475-UCMD (8263)

Research Initiatives

Across all of our clinical centers are basic science researchers, constantly asking why and searching for answers to improve patient care.

Neurobiology of Stress-Related Diseases

Seeking causes and possible treatments for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, addiction and panic disorder.

Pathogenesis of Epilepsy

Understanding the mechanism of epilepsy onset and disease susceptibility.


Identifying novel methods for predicting outcomes and determining treatment of traumatic brain injury.

Movement Disorders

Defining mechanisms underlying the causes and effects of Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.

Psychiatric Disorders and Addiction

Defining mechanisms underlying the causes and effects of various psychiatric disorders and addictions.


Discovering causes and developing new treatments for neuropathic pain.


Providing Hope to Patients Since 1947

An Active Research Program

Leading-edge research, world-class clinical trials

The clinical research team UC Health is committed to the discovery of new treatments, therapies and drugs that advance medicine and bring answers to those struggling with neurological diseases.

$22.9 million in National Institutes of Health funding for clinical and basic science research
267 published articles appeared in peer-reviewed, academic journals
25 laboratory scientists leading extensive research to advance care
25 stroke centers nationally managed from UC Health through StrokeNet


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By advancing medicine, our life-changing research and treatments help countless patients here and around the world. Please donate today.

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At UC Health, we lead the region in scientific discoveries and embrace a spirit of purpose – offering our patients and their families something beyond everyday healthcare. At UC Health, we offer hope.