The Neuroscience Institute creates a supportive and challenging environment for the investigation and teaching of the functional organization of the nervous system.

Research Interests

Key research interests include: Circadian Rhythms, Stroke, Epilepsy, and Physiology of Sleep & Sleep Disorders. Learn more about the research conducted in the Neuroscience Institute.


Faculty & Staff

MSM employs more than 250 full- and part-time faculty members, many of whom are internationally recognized in their field.


The Neuroscience Institute offers courses that introduce students to the major advancements in modern neuroscience.

B.S./M.S. Neuroscience   Research Program

In collaboration with Morehouse College, Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University, students immerse themselves in Neuroscience coursework and research. Within 5 years of starting their undergraduate degree students receive both B.S. degree from their undergraduate institution and an M.S. degree in Neuroscience from MSM. 

Core Facilities

Strong labs equal strong research capabilities.  MSM is home to core facilities encompassing multiple technologies. All facilities offered by the Core are located in the Neuroscience Institute.


The Neuroscience Institute is the recipient of a cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to augment and strengthen its research programs focused on NINDS mission. 


The Neuroscience Institute, in collaboration with the NSBRIEPOP, offers a Summer Research Program. 

Contact Us

Please contact us for additional information regarding the Neuroscience Institute.

Neuroscience Institute