MCW Neuroscience Research Center

The Medical College of Wisconsin's Neuroscience Research Center (NRC) was founded in 2010 with the goal of enhancing neuroscience research at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

The goals of the Neuroscience Research Center are to enhance basic and translational neuroscience at MCW through the development of an MCW-wide programmatic plan for neuroscience research. Read more...

Cecilia J. Hillard, PhD, Director Neuroscience Research CenterCecilia J. Hillard, PhD – Center Director

Dr. Hillard is an accomplished translational scientist who has research interests in the effects and mechanisms of cannabinoids, nicotine and other drugs of abuse.

Currently, she is the Executive Director of the International Cannabinoid Research Society and is a leader in community initiatives dedicated to drug abuse awareness.

NRC Announcements

The Neuroscience Research Center will award two grants in the amount of $22,000 for research in the mechanistic bases, treatment and/or prevention of ALS. Read more...

Please welcome Dr. Tim Meier as Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at MCW. Dr. Meier is a valuable addition to the Brain Injury Research Program and the Neuroscience Research Center (NRC), with expertise in clinical neuroscience and advanced neuroimaging of concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI). His office will be located in the NRC (C1850).

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NRC Events

Sanford J. Larson Visiting Professor Lecture Oct. 30

The Sanford J. Larson Visiting Professor Lecture will feature Mitchel S. Berger, MD, FACS, FAANS, as the keynote speaker; he will also present grand rounds. Following Dr. Berger’s talk, our neurosurgery residents will make presentations on their current research projects.

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Neuroscience Research Center
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

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