Galway Neuroscience Centre

The Galway Neuroscience Centre (GNC) is a centre of excellence for interdisciplinary neuroscience research and education across the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, with the aim of developing and disseminating improved understanding of the nervous system, and improved diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders. 

?NUI Galway has built an excellent reputation for high quality neuroscience research and clearly provides a superb environment for training the next generation of neuroscientists" 

Professor David Nutt
President of the European Brain Council 
The Galway Neuroscience Centre is a member of the International Network of Centres of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (CoEN) the aim of which is to build collaborative research activity in neurodegeneration research across borders, focusing on the critical mass and excellence. The CoEN initiative operates under the EU Joint Programme Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) which is the largest global research initiative aimed at tackling the challenge of neurodegenerative diseases. For a list of participating researchers and their interests, please see the Principal Investigators page. 

Latest GNC News Story: 

August 2015: Together with the Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM), the GNC has been awarded €4 million to lead a consortium of researchers on a new research project that will investigate novel treatments for Parkinson's disease. The funding award has been made through the Horizon 2020 grant programme, under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Networks Action.  

See the full story, and other news stories, here.

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