research facilities

Harvard's New Research Building (NRB)
Harvard Medical School's 525,000 square-foot New Research
Building (NRB) features a four-story structure backed
by a 10-story tower and is a work home for 800 people.

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital are committed to improving the care of patients with neurologic disorders by advancing research. The two hospitals routinely top the list of independent hospital recipients of NIH funding in the nation. Neurologic research is carried out at various sites including the hospitals themselves, the BWH Center for Neurologic Diseases, MGH East Research Campus in Charlestown Navy Yard, the Center for Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease at the MGH East Campus, and the Harvard Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics, Partners Clinical Research, the Harvard Institute of Medicine and Harvard Neurodiscovery Center at the Harvard Medical School Campus.

In addition, BWH and MGH neurologists are based at, or collaborate with, laboratories at:

Training and teaching future generations of neurologists and neuroscientists is one of our most important commitments.
The Neurology resident is exposed to advances in clinical and bench research while involved in patient care as well as in a formal neuroscience lecture series. For the resident interested in research, a host of opportunities exist to visit or work in a multitude of laboratories or attend almost daily conferences in Neuroscience or Clinical investigation.

The clinical services listed in the faculty and clinical programs page include clinical and basic research efforts devoted to specific neurologic diseases. Those plus the following list provide a glimpse into the rich research environment available to the Partners Neurology Resident.

Please note that this listing is necessarily incomplete and many other types and research organizations are available. Contact the Partners Neurology Training Program for more information about specific research fields. This listing is not intended for patients or their families. For information and questions about specific clinical programs please go to