Doctoral Students


Medical Neuroscience Graduate Program


The Medical Neurosciences graduate program is currently being restructured.  The MedNeuro graduate program is a broad-based program of garduate study leading to the Ph.D. in Neurosciences and is based in the Stark Neuroscience Research Institute.  The graduate program is focused on translation of basic science discoveries into therapies in the clinic.  The program offers research opportunities in studies of neurodegeneration, pain, affective and addictive disorders and nervous system injury and repair. 

We are anxiuous to recruit new students into the program and welcome applications from both domestic and international students.  The MedNeuro program offers stipend and tuition support for a ll students admitted to the program.  Please let us review your credentials and facilitate the application process.



Katie Andrews, Cris Bernabe, Chen Chen, Nipun Chopra, Evgeny Chumin, Joey Contreras, Kacie Deters, Vaishnavi Jadhav, Thatcher Ladd, Daniel Levey, Liangping Li, Elizabeth Lungwitz, Sreeparna Majumdar, Allison Moore, Tyler Nguyen, Yanling Pan, Marisol Resendiz, Eddie Stage, R. Aaron Waeiss, Darryl Watkins, Agnes Zybura


Graduate Student Organization

The Graduate Student Organization (GSO) provides graduate and professional students of Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis with a voice in matters pertaining to the affairs of the University.  The GSO is composed of representatives from each degree granting, graduate level program. 



The GSO makes available competitive grants to support activities that enhance graduate education.   Any eligible student may apply for one grant of up to $500 during an academic year.  Eligible expenses include fees, travel costs for conventions, lectures, seminars, etc.  Applications are available from GSO representatives and in the Graduate Office, Union 518, or by calling 278-2490.

Information about the new curriculum and program objectives is not currently available on our website, but can be obtained by contacting the program director or administrator by email. 

Please contact the program director, Dr. Gary Landreth (, or administrator, Nastassia Belton ( to obtain information about the program and inquiries about application to the program. 


Stark Neurosciences Research Institute | Neuroscience Research Building | 320 West 15th Street | Indianapolis, IN 46202 | Phone: (317) 278-5848 | FAX: (317) 231-0203