The Department of Neurosciences at UC San Diego is leading the way into a new era in medicine – a time when breakthroughs in deciphering the molecular basis of disease will create unprecedented opportunities for treatment.

As the largest neurosciences department in the nation with 119 faculty members, UC San Diego has the intellectual power and expansive expertise to confront devastating neurological disorders including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s disease, Down syndrome, stroke, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders such as ALS, metabolic disorders and neuro-developmental disorders including autism.

Your support can ignite new research, supply our talented investigators with new equipment and help us recruit renowned faculty. To make a gift or for more information on how to make a difference, please contact UC San Diego Health Sciences Advancement at 858-822-4562 or