Department of Neurology

When studying with the Department of Neurology, you will be surrounded by some of the most impressive and inspiring basic science researchers, clinical researchers and translational researchers in the country. Our residency programs in both adult and pediatric neurology are primarily clinically focused and we have both clinical and research focused fellowship programs to offer as well.

Review of Human Genome, Stroke Risk Genes

Dr. Bradford Worrall, MD and researchers in the Department of Neurology, seeking to better understand how our genes contribute to stroke risk, have completed what is believed to be the largest and most comprehensive review of the human genome to identify genes that predispose people to ischemic stroke, the cause of approximately 85 percent of all stroke cases.
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Bradford Worrall, MD

A Fulbright future to Better Stroke Care

Congratulations to our Bradford Worrall, MD, for receiving a prestigious Fulbright American Distinguished Chair Award for 2017. The award will let Dr. Worrall, a neurologist, work at the University of Newcastle in Australia to improve the stroke tools available to doctors and researchers.
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iTREAT - Tablets to Improve Pre-Hospital Stroke Care

The iTREAT, study used a low-cost, tablet-based system that allows physicians to be in the ambulance, virtually, with patients who are being transported. The iTREAT kit contains a tablet suction-mounted to the wall of an ambulance, a portable modem and antenna, which allow an encrypted form of video consultation between a neurologist and the stroke patient, as well as with the EMS provider.
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