Neurology

The latest Neurology news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Brain changes associated with Fragile X take place before age two

Brain changes associated with Fragile X take place before age two

These results, from the first longitudinal brain imaging studies of children with Fragile X Syndrome, were published online in this week’s early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Columbia scientist wins 10th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize

The Perl prize carries a $10,000 award and is given to recognize a seminal achievement in neuroscience.

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Family House Diaries: Experiencing UNC as a patient, not a student

Family House Diaries: Experiencing UNC as a patient, not a student

24-year-old Cedric Faison of Battleboro, N.C., intended to spend this spring semester finishing his undergraduate music education degree at East Carolina University. Instead, he’s spent most of the term at UNC Hospitals being treated for a brain tumor.

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Family House Diaries: Experiencing UNC as a patient, not a student

Family House Diaries: Experiencing UNC as a patient, not a student

24-year-old Cedric Faison of Battleboro, N.C., intended to spend this spring semester finishing his undergraduate music education degree at East Carolina University. Instead, he’s spent most of the term at UNC Hospitals being treated for a brain tumor.

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Brain Attack Team established

The Brain Attack Team (BAT) began operation March 9. The BAT is a team that provides emergency assessment and care to inpatients showing signs of impending stroke.

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Brain Attack Team established

The Brain Attack Team (BAT) began operation March 9. The BAT is a team that provides emergency assessment and care to inpatients showing signs of impending stroke.

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Dr. Nina Browner joins 'Here's to Your Health' to discuss Parkinson’s disease

We hope you can tune in either Sunday, Sept. 27 at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or Monday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on WCHL 1360 AM. Dr. Browner is the Clinical Director at the Movement Disorder Center at the UNC Department of Neurology.

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Ankle blood flow test helps identify stroke survivors most at risk for future strokes, heart attacks and death

A simple test that measures blood flow through the ankle helps identify people with peripheral artery disease (PAD) before they start showing symptoms, a study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers has found.

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Ankle blood flow test helps identify stroke survivors most at risk for future strokes, heart attacks and death

A simple test that measures blood flow through the ankle helps identify people with peripheral artery disease (PAD) before they start showing symptoms, a study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers has found.

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VIDEO: It takes two (or more...)

What do a brain surgeon and a head and neck surgeon have in common? Well, if you ask Drs. Anand Germanwala and Adam Zanation, a lot. In fact, they have the multidisciplinary approach down to a science.

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VIDEO: It takes two (or more...)

What do a brain surgeon and a head and neck surgeon have in common? Well, if you ask Drs. Anand Germanwala and Adam Zanation, a lot. In fact, they have the multidisciplinary approach down to a science.

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9th Annual Perl/UNC Neuroscience Prize Award and Lecture – May 6

This years' prize will be awarded to Michael Greenberg, PhD from Harvard Medical School for his “discovery of signaling pathways underlying activity-dependent gene transcription in neurons.”

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UNC faculty write, edit first handbook on myasthenia gravis specifically for health care professionals

Dr. James F. Howard Jr., distinguished professor of neuromuscular disease and chief of the neuromuscular disorders section in the Neurology department, served as editor.

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