The Galway Neuroscience Centre (GNC) is a centre of excellence for interdisciplinary neuroscience research and education across the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway, with the aim of developing and disseminating improved understanding of the nervous system, and improved diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders.
Disorders of the brain and nervous system have a massive health, societal and economic impact, accounting for 35% of Europe’s total disease burden at a cost of €400 billion per annum. NUI Galway and the GNC are committed to alleviating this burden by making neuroscience a strategic priority research thematic area within the University.
The Galway Neuroscience Centre (GNC) brings together all academic staff, students, researchers and clinicians at the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway and Galway University Hospitals who have an interest in neuroscience research and teaching. It is a dynamic and interdisciplinary centre, comprising 25 Principal Investigators and their research groups, drawn from 4 of the University’s Colleges (Science, Medicine, Engineering and Arts), as well as neurologists and psychiatrists in local hospitals.