Neurological diseases represent enormous health, economic and social burdens to the United States as well as the rest of the world. Chronic pain, for example, is estimated to affect more than 50% of the U.S. population, and its direct and indirect economic impact is estimated to exceed $100 billion annually.
The Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences aims to foster creativity and collaboration among people who have a passion for understanding the complexities of the nervous system and applying this knowledge to improve human health, productivity and quality of life.
Ed Bilsky, Ph.D., vice president for Research and Scholarship, founding director of the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences (CEN), and professor of pharmacology, has...
Lara Carlson presents research at International Council of Motorsport Sciences during Performance Racing Industry trade show
Lara Carlson, Ph.D., FACSM, CSCS, associate professor in the Westbrook College of Health Professions and the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, recently presented her...
Maine high school students compete for neuroscience fame at the Southern Maine Regional Brain Bee at UNE
Maine high school students are buzzing about the first annual Southern Maine Regional Brain Bee, happening on December 12, 2014 on UNE's Biddeford Campus. Activities...
Seminar Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences Seminar Series
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