Department of Neurology Archives
Feb. 27, 2020—Katherine Gifford, PsyD, MS, assistant professor of Neurology, has been awarded a five-year, $4.3 million research grant from the National Institute on Aging to study what subjective cognitive decline can reveal about underlying pathology.
Feb. 27, 2020— by Paul Govern Francesca Bagnato, PhD, MD, assistant professor of Neurology, has won the Health Professional Champion award from the Mid South Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The annual award recognizes a health care professional active in the MS Society who provides leadership, advocacy and education to further the fight against MS....
Oct. 31, 2019—VUMC is recruiting nationally for a study on how to improve sleep in children with autism using a behavioral intervention given to parents entirely online, tracked by a digital portal.
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.’