George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience

New ideas. New therapies. New advances in the fight against neurodegenerative disease.

Mission and Vision

Mission and Vision

Mission

The George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rhode Island supports innovative research and collaborative partnerships that contribute to the development of therapies for neurodegenerative diseases.  We are committed to integrating discovery science, translational medicine, education, and community engagement to develop and deliver tomorrow’s treatments today.

Vision

The George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rhode Island will be a local and national center of excellence dedicated to the eradication of neurodegenerative diseases.

 
Image: Brain of a mouse with the neurodegenerative disease Niemann-Pick type C1, which affects the metabolism of fats. Credit: I. Williams, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health. Source.
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