Neurology Fellowship Programs

The Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester includes 76 full-time faculty who are engaged in clinical and basic investigative work. The chairman is Robert C. Griggs, M.D. The Department consistently ranks in the top 10 nationally in extramural National Institutes of Health research funding.

Fellowships are available for investigative training in many areas of clinical neuroscience. The Department has 30 current or accepted fellows training in 12 different areas.

One of the Department’s major interests is in experimental therapeutics of neurological diseases. There are clinical research projects investigating new approaches to the treatment of many neurological diseases including: Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease,Tourette’s syndrome, the muscular dystrophies, myasthenia gravis, periodic paralysis, inflammatory myopathies and neuropathies, multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy, and AIDS.

Fellowships are supported by NIH training grants in:

Other sources of fellowship support include private foundations and the grants of individual investigators. A number of other institutional fellowships for research training are also available. Department fellows involved in research training have successfully applied for NIH-supplemental debt-repayment ($35,000/year x 3 years).

Fellows are usually accepted for 2-3 years of clinical and investigative training.

Fellowships are available in:

*Indicates programs with current fellows and fellows accepted for training in the coming year.

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