The Center for Neuroscience and Neurological Recovery is the research division of Methodist Rehabilitation Center established in 1998. Its mission is to conduct human translational and clinical applications research to better understanding underlying mechanisms and development of interventions for enhancing functional restoration after spinal cord injury, brain injury, and stroke. The research is governed by the Methodist’s Institutional Board for Protection of Human Subjects.
The dedicated research area is located on the 2nd floor of the hospital adjacent to Outpatient Clinic and consists of ~4,400 sq. ft. of adjoining space that houses three laboratories (please click to learn more about each laboratory):
Research offices and labs are located in the main hospital building (1350 E. Woodrow Wilson Dr, Jackson, MS 39216), which is nearby the Children’s Hospital on the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
From I-55 South, take exit 98B, and head west on Lakeland Drive past St. Dominic's Hospital. Turn left onto East University Drive, and turn right onto new MRC entrance drive.
From I-55 North, take exit 98A (Woodrow Wilson Dr), turn right at the first light onto VA Center Drive. Turn at first left, staying on VA Center Drive in front of VA Medical Center. Turn right onto East University Drive, and turn left onto new MRC entrance drive.
From North State Street heading north, turn right into main entrance of University Medical Center. Turn at first left onto West University Drive, and follow West University Drive as it curves and becomes Central University Drive. Take a right onto Peachtree Street, and take a right onto new MRC entrance drive.
From North State Street heading South, turn left into main entrance of University Medical Center. Turn at first left onto West University Drive, and follow West University Drive as it curves and becomes Central University Drive. Take a right onto Peachtree Street, and another right onto new MRC entrance drive.
Public parking is on the right side of the Peachtree St. next to our building; however, it is controlled access and will require a code. If you have not been given a code, pull to the front entrance and security will be able to assist you. Valet parking is available upon request.
Take the ramp (2nd left on Peachtree St.) toward Methodist Rehab/Children’s Hospital and stop in front of the main entrance to our building. Contact a security guard or an operator for directions to our facilities.
Research offices are located on the second floor in the Professional Suite. From the elevator lobby, go down the main corridor toward the Atrium mall and enter the 2nd door on the right (glass wall). Ask a receptionist for further directions.
Research labs are located on the 2nd floor of the main hospital nearby the outpatient clinic. If you have an appointment, please take the elevator to the 2nd floor and ask a volunteer at the admission desk for directions to the labs. You can also call the lab personnel at 601-364-3409 or 601-364-3332.