• To provide child neurologists who have completed their clinical training with an outstanding three year program of mentored research that is clinically relevant
  • To provide hands on mentoring by local scientific experts at the scholar’s home institution as well as by members of a national team of prominent scientists in pediatric and adult neurology and neuroscience
  • To provide training that allows scholars to achieve NIH funding from K and/or R series awards and continued support for an independent scientific career


  • To create the best and most successful training program of mentored research for child neurologists available anywhere in the world
  • To create a cadre of child neurologists who are capable of making groundbreaking scientific discoveries that change to course of pediatric neurologic disorders to reduce the burden of neurologic diseases in children