Rutgers University Graduate Program In Neuroscience

Piscataway, NJ
Program Description

Rutgers University-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has assembled an outstanding group of scientists from several departments and institutes (including the new and rapidly-growing Brain Health Institute) who work with students to explore the genomic, cellular, and systems bases of brain function. The Neuroscience Graduate Program maximizes student-faculty interactions and fosters collaborative scientific relationships with recent graduates highly successful in career advancement. In addition, Rutgers is one of 17 universities to receive an NIH BEST grant designed to expose students to careers complementary to academia. PhD students receive financial support from individual fellowships, training grants, and research/teaching assistantships.

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Student and Faculty
Number of Faculty: 72 Number of Students: 28
Ethnicity Hispanic Percent: 11.00% Non-Hispanic Percent: 0.00%
Race Asian: 15.00% American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.00% Black or African American: 0.00% White: 59.00% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:: 0.00%
Unique Program Features
Program Characteristics
Year Established: 1976 Type of Campus: Main Campus
Contact Info


Program Director
John E Pintar, PhD (732) 235-4250

John E Pintar, PhD (732) 235-4250

Research Areas