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
Nicotine-mimicking molecules as medicine?
Stanford researchers discovered that a receptor that binds to nicotine and to clusters of beta-amyloid molecules is found on certain types of immune cells that can act as suppressors and regulators of the immune system.
Low hormone level may be autism marker
In the fluid around the brain, low levels of a hormone called vasopressin are linked to low social ability in monkeys and to autism in children, Stanford scientists have found.
Fear, courage switches found in brain
Pinpoint stimulation of a cluster of nerve cells in the brains of mice encouraged timid responses to a perceived threat, whereas stimulation of an adjacent cluster induced boldness and courage.
Conferences and Workshops
7th Annual Navigating Spine Care 2018
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge, Stanford, CA
4th Annual Innovations in Psychiatry and Behavioral Health: Adult Disorders, Technology, and Provider Wellbeing
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford, CA
9th Annual Bridging Breakthroughs in Neuroscience from Bench to Bedside
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Stanford University
New courses are added regularly— please check back often
- 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
- Introduction to Food and Health
- Musculoskeletal Medicine Primer for the non-Orthopedist
- Prescription Drug Misuse and Addiction: Compassionate Care for a Complex Problem
- Screening and Assessing Depression in Primary Care Settings: Clinical and Ethical Considerations
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