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UW Health neurology experts offer comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment of a variety of neurological and spinal disorders in adults and children.
 
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

Neurology Professor's YouTube Video Wins National Contest to Improve MCAT Prep

Neurology Professor

Madison, Wisconsin - A 10-minute YouTube video explaining the basics of the human nervous system has won a UW-Madison neurologist a trip to educational innovator Khan Academy, and a chance to help prepare pre-medical students for a new admissions tes...
8/02/2013 | Neurology Professor's YouTube Video Wins National Contest to Improve MCAT Prep

Neurology Faculty Earn National Awards

Neurology Faculty Earn National Awards

Madison, Wisconsin - Four members of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s neurology faculty have recently received awards for their research, teaching and care for patients with epilepsy and multiple sclerosis.&nbs...
12/05/2012 | Neurology Faculty Earn National Awards

UW Hospital Named One of Nation's First Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers

UW Hospital Named One of Nation

Madison, Wisconsin – University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics joins an elite group as one of the first hospitals in the country to receive Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Associatio...
12/05/2012 | UW Hospital Named One of Nation's First Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers

Grant Regional Health Center Joins Growing UW Telestroke Network

Grant Regional Health Center Joins Growing UW Telestroke Network

Madison, Wis. – UW Health welcomes Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster as the latest member of its Wisconsin Telestroke Network.Grant County residents with stroke symptoms can now go to their local emergency department and have immediate,...
9/11/2012 | Grant Regional Health Center Joins Growing UW Telestroke Network

Squeeze Out a Cure for Epilepsy with Lily's Fund

Squeeze Out a Cure for Epilepsy with Lily

Madison, Wisconsin - Lily's Fund for Epilepsy Research is inviting children and adults throughout Wisconsin to "squeeze out a cure for epilepsy" by hosting a lemonade stand on a warm summer day. Individuals, groups and businesses will host their...
7/13/2012 | Squeeze Out a Cure for Epilepsy with Lily's Fund