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Research Opportunities

The Department of Neurology offers courses and training experiences for undergraduates, medical students, and graduate students.

Neurology 676-699: Directed Study in Neuroscience Research

Supervised research opportunities in neurology labs for undergraduate students.

  1. Complete the attached form. Then have your mentor sign it and initial by the number of credits you are taking.
  2. Return the form to Mary Beth Dunning
  3. Once you have authorization (permission) to register, you must register via the web, My UW, to add the directed study course to your schedule.

View the Timetable for other Neurology Department course listings.

Faculty Research

Faculty members and staff in the Department of Neurology at the University of Wisconsin are conducting basic and clinical research programs within the neurosciences.

The department is committed to the translation of basic research findings to the clinical domain and actively encourages and facilitates interactions and collaborations between clinicians and basic scientists both within the department and in other departments and schools.

Research activities are funded by government, foundation, private donor and industry sponsors.  Research programs are an integral part of the department's mission and play a central role in its activities.

Basic science research is focused in computational neuroscience physical theory, epileptogenesis, neuropsychology, plasticity, biology of neural stem cells and embryonic stem cells and neural differentiation. 

Undergraduate Program Affiliations:

  1. Undergraduate Research Scholars

Graduate Program Affiliations:

  1. The Neuroscience Training Program
  2. Medical Scientist Training Program
  3. Cellular & Molecular Biology
  4. Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology

Postdoctoral Training

The Deparment of Neurology offers clinical training in neurophysiology and stroke, as well as opportunities to work with faculty in our research labs.

Postdoctoral Scholars