Neuroscience@NIH Research Areas

The NIH has over 180 laboratories spanning 14 Institutes,  all conducting research in the basic, translational, and clinical neurosciences. Below are investigators throughout the NIH listed by neuroscience-research areas. Expand the research areas and click on the investigator names to learn more. Click to see an alphabetical listing of neuroscience investigators.

To learn more about training opportunities in neuroscience at NIH, please reach out to investigators. Visit the NIH Office of Training and Education for more information about NIH training programs in general and to search Postdoctoral Opportunities in Neuroscience.

Investigators by Research Areas 

Ion Channels, Transporters and Neurotransmitter Receptors

Cell Biology of Neurons, Muscle and Glia 



Integrative Neuroscience

Neurological Disorders

Behavioral Neuroscience

Synapses and Circuits

Neural Development and Plasticity

Functional and Molecular Imaging

Neuroimmunology and Virology


Clinical Neuroscience