The IND’s mission is to investigate and create therapies for neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple system atrophy, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and PrP prion diseases. Research opportunities range from the fields of molecular, cell, and structural biology and transgenic rodent models to mass spectrometry, synthetic chemistry, and computer modeling. A major effort is devoted to an extraordinary drug discovery program.
The IND is housed in the state-of-the-art Sandler Neurosciences Center on the UCSF Mission Bay campus and is part of the new Weill Institute for Neurosciences.
We are recruiting for the following faculty positions: