Neurology & Neurologic Surgery
The Department has been a center of excellence for over four decades and brings together a diverse group of highly trained and respected clinicians and scientists, including over 90 faculty members. The team investigates a wide range of topics in basic, clinical, and translational research and benefits from collaboration with leading experts in medical imaging, computer science, genomics, proteomics, stem cells, and bioengineering.
Neurology & Neurologic Surgery News
COVID-19 brain fog similar to chemo brain
Researchers found that damage to the brain’s white matter after COVID-19 resembles that seen after cancer chemotherapy, raising hope for treatments to help both conditions.
Rare mutation protects against Alzheimer's
Researchers have discovered that a rare mutation inherited with the APOE4 gene variant protects against Alzheimer's, shedding new light on ways to counteract high-risk genes for the disease.
Refining law on the definition of death
Experts propose revising the legal and medical standard on declaring someone dead based on respiratory function and likelihood of consciousness rather than cessation of brain function.
Conferences and Workshops
New courses are added regularly— please check back often
- An Evidence-Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Migraines in Adults in the Primary Care and General Neurology Setting
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: A Primer - Guidelines, Ethnic Differences, and Assessment
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: African American Populations
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: Latino Populations
- Dementia and Diversity in Primary Care: South Asian Populations
- Hypertension in Primary Care - Improving Control and Reducing Risk
- Identifying Early Signs of Psychosis in Adolescents and Young Adults
- Introduction to Food and Health
- Musculoskeletal Medicine Primer for the non-Orthopedist
- Prescription Drug Misuse and Addiction: Compassionate Care for a Complex Problem
- Presentation and Management of Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS)
- Screening and Assessing Depression in Primary Care Settings: Clinical and Ethical Considerations
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