Neurology &
Neurological Sciences
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Department of Neurology
and Neurological Sciences

Imaging muscular dystrophies

A new mouse model developed in Thomas Rando's laboratory allows researchers to test therapies for muscular dystrophies rapidly and noninvasively

Innovative Research

The Huguenard lab is showing how the brain regulates its own activity to prevent seizures

Epilepsy - Accurate Diagnosis is Half the Battle

Robert Fisher, MD, PhD
Director of the Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

Two kinds of multiple sclerosis

Research in Lawrence Steinman’s lab identified two versions of the disease that respond differently to the primary drug for treating symptoms


Advancing neurite growth to treat neurodegenerative diseases

Child Neurology

Understanding neurological disorders in childhood and adolescence

About Us

Frank M. Longo, MD, PhD
George and Lucy Becker Professor and Chair Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Frank Longo

Welcome to the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford.

The Department has been a center of excellence for over four decades and includes over 90 faculty members with primary academic appointments serving through the School of Medicine and four outstanding teaching hospitals. These include Stanford Hospital and the adjacent Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital each of which is undergoing major expansion and transformation with the building of new adult and children’s hospitals. The Palo Alto VA is one of the most modern, comprehensive and academic VA medical centers in the country and hosts many national clinical and academic programs and is continuing to add major research and academic capabilities. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is second highest volume county hospital in California after USC-LA County serving a diverse spectrum of patients with a vast array of disorders.
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Our Divisions & Programs


Summer 2011 Newsletter



Weekly Teaching Calendar

Neurology Grand Rounds

April 17, 2015 | 8:00 AM-8:50 AM
Li Ka Shing Center, LK-130

“Brain Stethoscope”

Josef Parvizi, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Stanford

Grand Rounds Schedule

Grand Rounds Videos


The Stanford Neurosciences Institute
2014-2015 Seminar Series

April 16, 2015 | 12:00pm
Clark Center Auditorium

Generating and shaping novel action repertoires

Rui Costa, DVM, PhD
Champalimaud Neuroscience Program, Champalimaud Center for the Unknown

Full Schedule

Neurology Global Health Events

Neurology CME Courses

Medical Education Enhancement

April 17 & 18, 2015
San Francisco Dance Film Festival

Capturing Grace: Film Screening and Public Events

Presented by Stanford University Dance Division of the Department of Theater + Performance Studies, San Francisco Dance Film Festival in association with Dance for PD® and Mark Morris Dance Group.

2014 – 2015 Frontiers in Aging Seminar Series

May 4, 2015 | 4pm

"Aging hematopoietic stem cells"

Emmaneulle Passegué, PhD
UC San Francisco

Full Schedule

Big Data in Biomedicine Conference

May 20-22, 2015| Berg Hall, LKSC

Join us for the third Big Data in Biomedicine conference.  Scientists at Stanford will join with thought leaders across academia, industry, government and philanthropy to explore how these projects and others can capitalize on the rapidly growing amount of biomedical data to improve the practice of medicine and human health.

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