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Research

Department of Neurology

The Department of Neurology has had a more than 58 year tradition of conducting state of the art research. Our faculty are engaged in a wide variety of clinical and basic research to understand, prevent and treat neurological disorders. Strong federally funded basic science research programs focus on the pathological mechanisms of neurological disease. The department was ranked 16 in NIH funding in 2020. Our clinical translational research supports new therapeutic approaches.

A list of our Research Programs is to the left. Additionally, to find out more about our Clinical Trials click the Neurology Clinical Trials tab to the left.

Miguel Perez-Pinzon, Ph.D.

Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience Program
Vice Chair, Basic Science Research
Director, Peritz Scheinberg Cerebral Vascular Disease Research Laboratories
Department of Neurology

Email: perezpinzon@med.miami.edu
Tel: 305-243-7698


Tatjana Rundek, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Neurology
Evelyn F. McKnight Chair in Learning and Memory in Aging
Scientific Director of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute
Executive Vice Chair of Research and Faculty Affairs
Director, Clinical Translational Research Division
Department of Neurology
Director, Master of Science in Clinical Translational Investigations
Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

Email: trundek@med.miami.edu
Tel: 305-243 -7847


Robyn O’Reilly

Sr. Manager, Research Administration
Department of Neurology

Email: roreilly@med.miami.edu
Tel: 305-243-4069