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
Now seizure-free, Gracin gets her words back
A robotic assistant helped doctors detect seizures deep in Gracin Hahne’s brain without having to open her skull or even shave her head.
Altered immune cells attack brain tumor
In mice, a fatal brainstem tumor was cleared by injecting it with engineered T cells that recognized the cancer and targeted it for destruction. The Stanford discovery is moving to human trials.
Protein clumps affect neural stem cells
Young, resting neural stem cells have large protein clumps often associated with neurodegeneration. As stem cells age, the aggregates inhibit their ability to make new neurons, Stanford researchers say.
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
Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford, CA
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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