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Why Neuroimaging Plays a Critical Role in Shaping the Future of Neurology

Laszlo Mechtler, MD and Joseph Fritz, PhD

November/December 2016—An integral part of clinical neurology and neurosciences, neuroimaging training must be better harnessed and incorporated into the educational spectrum of the specialty.

Innovations in Neuroscience

March 2016—New research has shed light on the size of neural connections, estimating the memory capacity of the brain far higher than common estimates. Investigators from the Salk Instit…

Helping Patients Navigate Barriers To Diagnostic Testing For Neurological Disorders

Joseph Higgins, MD

March 2015—Discoveries based on the human genome have yielded greater insights about the role of genetics in disease. New diagnostic tests can help clinicians accurately diagnose a disorder and get the patient on an effective treatment plan more quickly than ever before.

Stroke Busters: Mobile Stroke Units Offer a New Approach to Care

A Q&A with Shazam Hussain, MD

January/February 2015—Calling 911 in Cleveland might deliver a highly specialized vehicle to suspected stroke patients. What’s behind the new intervention?

The Time Is Now

A Q&A with Clark C. Chen, MD, PhD

July/August 2014—To help diagnose tumors, a new technology allows surgeons to visualize in real time the location of the biopsy needle.

Non-invasive Tool Monitors Cerebral Blood Flow in Real Time

May 2014—A new tool may provide non-invasive, real-time tracking of cerebral function for early identification of damage.

Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD

April 2014—Originally described in 2005, Anti-NMDA Receptor encephalitis is a syndrome characterized clinically by viral prodrome, followed by the onset of psychiatric symptoms, memory c…

Brain Imaging: Shrinkage Tied to Hearing Loss

February 2014 -- Although the brain becomes smaller with age, the shrinkage seems to be fast-tracked in older adults with hearing loss, according to the results of a study b…


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