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.


Lindsey Fitzsimons

UNE researchers publish novel approach for assessing neonatal mouse heart function

Kayla Looper inside the Burman Lab

Students carry on with summer research despite the pandemic

Students from several high schools came to UNE for the Southern Maine Brain Bee, an annual neuroscience competition

UNE hosts high school students for annual neuroscience competition


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