MCW Neuroscience Research Center

The Medical College of Wisconsin's Neuroscience Research Center (NRC) was founded in 2010 with the goal to enhance basic and translational neuroscience at MCW through the development of an MCW-wide programmatic plan for neuroscience research. Read more about the MCW Neuroscience Research Center

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

Reminder: In eBridge, please check affiliation with the Neuroscience Research Center if it is appropriate for your grant submission. It doesn't hurt your other affiliations, and it helps the NRC gauge potential resource use!

Please view our recent funding opportunities.

Clinical Care Information

MCW physicians and practitioners see patients at three major affiliates – Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and the Zablocki VA Medical Center – and many other hospitals and clinics in metro Milwaukee and eastern Wisconsin.

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Clinical Trials

NOTE: Please use these links to find contact information for your provider. Appointments cannot be made and patient information cannot be shared through the Neuroscience Research Center. Thank you!

Become a Member!

Read our membership criteria (PDF) and determine which membership type and within what research focus area you would
like to apply.

Complete the NRC Member Database Survey and attach a current CV. We also ask that your Faculty Collaboration Database
profile be up-to-date.

Contact Us

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

(414) 955-2260 | (414) 955-6057 (fax)

Blair Stauffer |
Department Administrator, Phamacology & Toxicology | Neuroscience Research Center

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