Dartmouth College

Dartmouth Medical School

Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine (Neuroscience)


10 North Main Street

Hanover, NH 03755

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD - Neuroscience

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Neuroscience Center at Dartmouth provides graduate opportunities in neuroscience through the Neuroscience Track of the Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine Program (PEMM) qualified Ph.D. and M.D.-Ph.D. students have an opportunity to be educated and highly trained for productive careers in translational neuroscience research through training with faculty members of the Neuroscience Center at Dartmouth (NCD). Students will utilize innovative approaches to investigate the neurobiology of disease to advance our understanding of the mechanisms of nervous system disorders to discover novel treatments. The interdisciplinary nature of the neuroscience track allows for a broad range of interactions with faculty, residents, fellows and other students. The NCD's faculty members represent departments that span the Arts and Sciences, Medical School, Thayer School of Engineering and the Veteran Affairs Hospital. There is an enormous breadth of neuroscience research interests represented among the faculty, so that students are able to pursue research in a wide range of relevant neuroscience areas using state-of-the-art methodology. This multidisciplinary effort provides opportunities in areas including, but not limited to: addiction, chronic pain, epilepsy, language development, social cognition & brain science, mechanisms and treatment of neurodegeneration and schizophrenia.


Successful graduate candidates in the program will obtain a Ph.D. from Dartmouth College in their di

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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