From molecules to the mind, our graduate students and faculty are involved in translational and clinical research that encompasses nearly all of contemporary neuroscience.

Our Research

VR research

Shaping the Future of Neuroscience

Faculty, students and staff across campus are exploring everything from addiction, anxiety, sleep and memory; to sensory and motor functions, neuroendocrine signaling and neuroengineering. 

Core Facilities

Access to our state-of-the-art laboratories, instruments and equipment empowers our VBI community to explore, experiment and fulfill their research goals. 

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    Neurobehavior Core

    Provides fundamental behavior testing, training and consultation services for the analysis of behavioral phenotypes in mutant mice and rats.


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    Neurochemistry Core

    Performs assays of neurotransmitter concentrations in brain tissue, designs custom assays and provides training in HPLC methods.


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    VBI Instrument Core

    Maintains a large and diverse set of instruments and equipment available for all of Vanderbilt's research community.


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Faculty Research