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Neurology News

News from the UW Health neurology program.

 
University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

University Hospital retained its position as best hospital in Wisconsin and ranked among the top 50 hospitals in nine medical and surgical specialties in the 2016-17 edition of the Best Hospitals guide published by U.S. News & World Report. ...
8/02/2016 | University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

Dietary Therapy to Reduce Epileptic Seizures

Dietary Therapy to Reduce Epileptic Seizures

Waunakee's Erin MacMillan has lived with epilepsy for 32 of her 37 years, and each of the five medications she's taken presented serious side effects. "I work as a nurse and the side effects make it difficult to do my job," she says, and then pr...
6/28/2016 | Dietary Therapy to Reduce Epileptic Seizures

Events Highlight Impact of Alzheimer's Disease on African-Americans

Events Highlight Impact of Alzheimer

Madison, Wisconsin - Talks by a national expert on Alzheimer’s disease and a free community screening highlight the annual Solomon Carter Fuller event Feb. 19 and 20. The Black History Month event honors Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller, the firs...
2/03/2016 | Events Highlight Impact of Alzheimer's Disease on African-Americans

UW Health Volunteer Group Helps Patients with Brain Injuries

UW Health Volunteer Group Helps Patients with Brain Injuries

Imagine waking up in the Neurosciences ICU, and finding that the simple tasks of life - such as walking and talking - had become impossible. A newly trained group of University Hospital volunteers doesn't have to imagine: they know. And they can...
11/20/2015 | UW Health Volunteer Group Helps Patients with Brain Injuries

Kathleen Shannon to Become Chair of Neurology

Kathleen Shannon to Become Chair of Neurology

Madison, Wisconsin – Dr. Kathleen M. Shannon will become the next chair of the neurology department at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Currently professor of neurological sciences at Rush University Medical Ce...
11/10/2015 | Kathleen Shannon to Become Chair of Neurology

UW Hospital and Clinics State's Top Hospital for Fourth Straight Year

UW Hospital and Clinics State

Madison, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is ranked among the nation's top 50 hospitals in 10 medical specialties, one more than last year, and retained its position as the best hospital in Wisconsin. The rankings are inc...
7/21/2015 | UW Hospital and Clinics State's Top Hospital for Fourth Straight Year

UW Researcher Uncovers New Type of Immune Response

UW Researcher Uncovers New Type of Immune Response

Madison, Wisconsin - Basic research in a University of Wisconsin laboratory has uncovered a new way that the human body fights off viral infections, opening the door to novel treatments for such diseases as hepatitis and yellow fever.  &nbs...
11/24/2014 | UW Researcher Uncovers New Type of Immune Response

UW Health's Ice Bucket Challenge

UW Health

Madison, Wisconsin - With the watery assistance of the Madison Fire Department, UW Health's ALS Clinic joined the Muscular Dystrophy Association, some ALS patients at UW Hospital and Clinics, and their families to get drenched for a good cause.&...
8/26/2014 | UW Health's Ice Bucket Challenge