Stark Neurosciences Research Institute investigators are organized into research interest groups, which clearly define areas of expertise and emphasis in the Institute. Investigators can participate in more than one interest group, facilitating interaction and sharing of discoveries that may have broader applicability.
Addiction-focused researchers at Stark Neurosciences Research Institute study alcoholism, drug addiction and obesity.
Research on the neurobiology and genetics of neurodegenerative disorders focus on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
Investigators in this group who focus on neurodevelopment do so through both clinical and preclinical research studies.
Neuroimaging (in vivo)
Investigators are involved with the Indiana Institute of Biomedical Imaging Sciences (IIBIS) and the Center for Neuroimaging (CfN).Learn More
Research focused on degenerative diseases of the retina, such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.Learn More
Faculty researchers study diverse causes of pain, including inflammation, surgery and chemotherapy.Learn More
Research of the neurophysiological basis of psychiatric disorders is a core focus for the Institute and its training programs.
Spinal Cord and Brain Injury
Research of the neurophysiological basis of psychiatric disorders is a core focus for the Institute and its training programs.Learn More
Researchers focus on the use of stem cells for a better understanding of human nervous system development.Learn More