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Conditions We Research

Conditions We Research

Researchers at the NRI are engaged in cutting-edge basic and translational research in various areas of neuroscience which has a huge impact on the following disease areas:

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Rett syndrome
  • MECP2 duplication syndrome
  • Angelman syndrome
  • Dystonia and cerebellar disorders
  • Fragile X syndrome
  • Tuberous sclerosis complex
  • Zellweger syndrome
  • Neuropsychiatric disorders
  • Brain tumors and many rare/novel disorders

Neurodegenerative Diseases

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Batten disease
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia type 1
  • Friedreich's ataxia
  • Huntington's disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Other lysosomal and mitochondrial neurodegenerative diseases


  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal injury
  • White matter injury


  • Meningioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Glioblastoma

Neuro-psychiatric disorders

  • Bipolar and other mood disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Addiction