The Institute of Experimental Medicine is a member of the research institute network of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) dedicated exclusively to basic biomedical research in the field of neuroscience. The research topics involve studies relating to neurotransmission, learning and memory, neuronal development, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, aggressive behaviors, ischemic and epileptic brain damage, neurodegenerative disorders and the central and peripheral control of hormone secretion.