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Applications are currently being accepted for the Master’s in Integrative Neuroscience program. Deadline for applications for Fall 2019 is May 15, 2019.

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MS in Integrative Neuroscience

The Department of Neuroscience offers a rigorous program leading to the MS degree in Integrative Neuroscience. The MS program is designed for completion in two full-time consecutive semesters. The curriculum includes an extensive integrated overview of neuroscience, statistics, experimental design, and technical approaches.

Alzheimer’s Risk Genes Linked to Changes in Young, Healthy Brains

Conventional wisdom might indicate that bigger brains and enhanced memory performance in youth should help protect against the cognitive declines seen decades later in Alzheimer’s disease. Yet for two Georgetown University scientists, recent research appears to suggest the opposite.

Boys with High-Functioning Autism Show Surprising Strength at Language

“We had not expected this interesting finding,” says Michael Ullman, director of the Brain and Language Laboratory at Georgetown University Medical Center and senior author of the study that found boys with high-functioning autism could process a key grammar task faster than boys without autism.

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