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Neurology News

News from the UW Health neurology program.

 
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

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

Protect Your Brain from Alzheimer's Disease

Protect Your Brain from Alzheimer

Madison, Wisconsin - Alzheimer's disease can impact a person's mental and physical health and place a tremendous burden on family. The most common type of dementia, Alzheimer's disease, accounts for 50 to 80 percent of dementia cases. Alzheimer'...
4/01/2014 | Protect Your Brain from Alzheimer's Disease

Advancements in Stroke Recovery

Advancements in Stroke Recovery

Madison, Wisconsin - Stroke recovery can be long and difficult. But a new stroke rehabilitation device may speed recovery and improve function for some of the 800,000 people in the United States who suffer strokes each year. Vivek Prabhakaran, M...
3/27/2014 | Advancements in Stroke Recovery

On Call: Catching Up with Three Neurologists

On Call: Catching Up with Three Neurologists

What have graduates of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health been up to lately? Three medical school alumni who are neurologists share their stories. Laura Buyan Dent, MD, PhD ’98 Neurology is an exciting sp...
9/05/2013 | On Call: Catching Up with Three Neurologists