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
Quickly forecasting post-stroke dementia
Stanford researchers have found that transient changes in the numbers and activation levels of a handful of circulating immune cell types can predict the likelihood of dementia one year after a stroke.
Brain response to mom’s voice differs in autism
Mom’s voice causes a strong response in the brains of typically developing children, but the response is weaker in children with autism, a Stanford study has demonstrated.
Hard-wired male/female brain differences
The discovery, by Stanford researchers, of neurons that drive mice’s innate ability to identify the sex of other mice highlights the importance of biological influences on sex-specific behaviors.
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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