Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Department of Neuroscience


PhD Graduate Program in Neuroscience

Earned through the College of Life Sciences, the PhD Graduate Program in Neuroscience (GPN) provides high-level, scholarly, scientific training to qualified individuals interested in pursuing diverse careers to research, foster, disseminate and facilitate an in-depth understanding of the nervous system under normal and pathological conditions.


Our Research

Members of the Department of Neuroscience conduct fundamental research in all areas of modern neuroscience, using molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic, physiological, anatomical and behavioral tools and approaches.


Jefferson No. 1 in North America for Neurosurgery Resident Publishing Productivity

Jefferson’s Department of Neurological Surgery has the most academically productive neurosurgery residency program in North America, according to a recent study in Neurosurgery.