Department of Neurology Archives
Oct. 17, 2019—Matthew Schrag, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Neurology, has received a Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging for research into the function of a novel protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease risk.
Oct. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt investigators have linked genetic mutations in a single receptor to epilepsy, autism and intellectual disability.
Jun. 13, 2019—Kelly Brown, MD, associate professor of Clinical Neurology, will be assuming the role of executive medical director of the Neurosciences Patient Care Center (PCC) effective July 1.
May. 29, 2019—Researchers at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center are on a quest to increase health care capacity for adults with autism by bringing quality care into their communities.
Mar. 21, 2019—Enlarged perivascular spaces, which are commonly seen on brain MRIs in older adults, have important associations with worse cognitive performance, particularly information processing speed and executive function, according to a new study that challenges historical consideration that perivascular spaces are a harmless imaging marker.
Using a mapping technique to reassess prior Alzheimer’s studies finds ‘powerful,’ improved reproducibility
Dec. 14, 2018—A neurologist is using a mapping analysis in a new study to rethink where symptoms or cognitive processes should show up in the brain. The results are ‘powerful.’
Dec. 6, 2018—Mallory Hacker, PhD, research assistant professor of Neurology, is the 2019 recipient of the Kumar New Investigator Award from the North American Neuromodulation Society.
Nov. 29, 2018—Two Vanderbilt University scientists — BethAnn McLaughlin, PhD, and the late Vivien Casagrande, PhD — have been honored by the Society for Neuroscience for making significant contributions to the advancement of women in science.
Nov. 15, 2018—New epilepsy monitoring systems at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are providing neurologists better data for assessing adult and pediatric patients.
Oct. 3, 2018—Using lesion network mapping, a recently developed technique for analyzing how the brain works, Ryan Darby, MD, assistant professor of Neurology at Vanderbilt, studied free will perception related to movement decisions.