Research Opportunities

Drs. Steven Graham and Timothy Greenamyre are pleased to serve as the primary contacts and mentors for those residents seeking an extended and individualized research exposure during their training. The department welcomes residency applications from MD, PhD candidates, or others with a serious interest in research careers. Prospective candidates should contact Dr. Greenamyre or Graham about their interest, so that they may meet those candidates on interview days, and also discuss the candidates’ interests.

The Department of Neurology has a sustained commitment to excellence in the three major components of academic medicine: teaching, clinical care, and research that advances medical knowledge and therapy. Research funding for clinical, basic, and translational studies in the department has increased steadily over the past few years and in FY 2017 the department received $14,534,661 in Extramural Research Grant Support and $1,094,550 in Industry Clinical Trial Support.

Steven H. Graham, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology 
Vice-Chairman for Research
Director, Geriatric Research Educational and Clinical Center (GRECC)
Connolly Family Chair in the Stroke Institute

T: 412-648-3299
grahams@upmc.edu

J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology
Vice-Chairman for Academic Affairs
Chief, Movement Disorders Division
Director, Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (PIND)

T: 412-648-9793
greenamyrejt@upmc.edu