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Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

Promoting and supporting interdisciplinary neuroscience research, clinical care, and education at UAB

The UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center (CNC) is a network of more than 500 UAB neuroscience research faculty, clinicians, staff, students, and trainees from 32 UAB departments and 9 UAB schools. The CNC serves as a focal point for basic and applied neuroscience research at UAB.


Strategic Faculty Recruitment Program in Neuroscience

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Heersink School of Medicine (HSOM) is recruiting up to 20 investigators as part of a major strategic initiative in the neurosciences to build on a strong portfolio across basic and translational research.

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CNC Retreat 2023

The CNC sponsors an annual retreat for the UAB neuroscience community. The retreat usually features external keynote speakers, junior faculty presentations, and a trainee poster session with presentation awards.

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Neuroscience Research and Education

UAB offers multiple paths to careers in the neuroscience workforce. Students may find their calling as clinicians or clinician-scientists working with patients in any number of neuro-related specialties or find their calling with fundamental science.

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