Research at the Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center focuses on four areas. They are:
Neurodegenerative Disorders (Petsko, Pochapsky, Ringe, Rodal)
Aims at solving the mysteries of Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease), Alzheimer's disease and Lewy Body dementia.
Developmental Diseases and Aging (Goode, Lau, Marr, Nicastro, Petsko, Ringe)
Aims at understanding the molecular basis of ciliopathies, diabetes, spina bifida, infertility, stem cell maintenance and cellular aging.