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Department of Neuroscience & Physiology Education

Our trainees collaborate with faculty on cutting-edge research projects.

Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and research associates in NYU Langone Health’s Department of Neuroscience and Physiology work at the frontier of brain research. Our trainees are mentored by influential faculty scientists on projects that bridge basic, clinical, and translational research.

If you have questions about our training programs, please email Heather McKellar, PhD, senior manager of education and outreach programs, at

PhD Training Program

Our interdisciplinary PhD Training Program in Neuroscience gives graduate students access to resources and faculty from NYU Langone’s Vilcek Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences and NYU’s Center for Neural Science.

Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, you have the opportunity to perform research in a range of fields, from systems neuroscience to translational and clinical neuroscience. Our curriculum is customized to match your research interests, and our labs are equipped with the latest technologies, giving you the experience you need to launch your career and make an impact on the field.

We welcome applicants with diverse academic backgrounds.

MD/PhD Program

NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s MD/PhD program is a National Institutes of Health–recognized Medical Scientist Training Program that merges the fundamentals of scientific inquiry with the insights and experience of clinical care. Our rigorous dual curriculum prepares physician–scientists for the challenges of academic medicine and fundamental biomedical research.

Postdoctoral Training

Through our postdoctoral training programs, we recruit talented postdocs to conduct research among a vibrant, forward-thinking cohort of faculty and trainees. As mentors and colleagues, we support your research and early career, helping you acquire professional skills and navigate the job market.

Research Associates Program

Our neuroscience research associates program gives college graduates an opportunity to conduct graduate-level neuroscientific research in our laboratories before applying to advanced degree programs.

Graduate Training

Conduct your doctoral research in our state-of-the-art laboratories.

MD/PhD Program

Earn MD and PhD degrees with a focus on neuroscience in our rigorous combined program.

Postdoctoral Training

We provide early-career scientists with opportunities for networking, mentoring, and career development.

Research Associates

Our research associates contribute to groundbreaking studies as part of a dynamic community.

Our Events

We bring together faculty and trainees to discuss the latest neuroscientific research.