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
Single protein impairs old mice’s memory
Impeding VCAM1, a protein that tethers circulating immune cells to blood vessel walls, enabled old mice to perform as well on memory and learning tests as young mice, a Stanford study found.
Hypoxia hurts specific cells in developing brain
Low oxygen levels during brain development may cause particular cells to differentiate too soon, a Stanford-led study found.
Study: Hormone improves social skills in autism
In a Stanford study of 30 children with autism, intranasal vasopressin improved social skills more than a placebo, suggesting that the hormone may treat core features of the disorder.
Conferences and Workshops
August 03, 2019 Stanford Facial Nerve Symposium Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Stanford, CA
August 24, 2019 8th Annual Navigating Spine Care Fisher Conference Center at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford, CA
December 06, 2019 Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Current Advances in Treatment and Recommendations for Evaluation and Rehabilitation Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge, Stanford University Stanford, CA
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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