Scientists and clinicians affiliated with the UNC Neuroscience Center are innovating technologies to study brain function and developing new treatments for debilitating brain disorders. Our mission is to promote neuroscience research that is innovative, collaborative, and translational. By facilitating the rapid integration of basic and disease-related neuroscience research at UNC, the Neuroscience Center aims to harness advances in neuroscience in the service of patients and families suffering from neurological and psychiatric illnesses.

Gifts to the UNC Neuroscience Center ensure we sustain cutting-edge research and student training, and make breakthrough treatments for diseases like autism, addiction, Alzheimer’s disease, and chronic pain.

 

 

 

 

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Neuroscience Center Fund
UNC researchers are at the forefront of discovery for new treatments for autism, Alzheimer’s disease, addiction, chronic pain, and other neurological disorders. Your gift provides much needed funding for work of this magnitude.

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Should you have any questions or would like to discuss your support, please contact:
Aron Johnson
Director of Development, Neurosciences
aron_johnson@med.unc.edu
919-843-9902

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