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September 01, 2021
Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) is a chronic, sometimes debilitating disease that affects the visual pathways (optic neuritis) and the spinal cord (myelitis). Dr. Brandstadter, neurologist, explains the difference between the autoimmune disease and how it can be misidentified as multiple sclerosis.
July 13, 2020
Steve Cash, BSN, RN became the Department of Neurology’s first nurse navigator in January, but he’s far from new to the department.
July 10, 2020
Lawrence Wechsler, MD, the new Chair of Neurology at Pennsylvania Hospital, had been on the job for exactly two weeks when the first cases of COVID-19 appeared in Philadelphia. Just enough time to unpack his bags before setting to work doing what he loves — telemedicine.
the Penn Brain Science Translation Innovation and Modulation (brainSTIM) Center launched through the support of the Perelman School of Medicine.
May 13, 2020
Dr. Cucchiara is among a growing army of doctors and medical professionals sounding the alarm about the importance of getting needed emergency care during the coronavirus pandemic.
March 05, 2020
The digitization of health care is enabling providers to gain insights into patients and help them in ways that hadn’t been possible before.
January 07, 2020
Neurogenetics co-directors Pedro Gonzalez-Alegre, MD, PhD and Tanya Bardakjian, MS, LCGC, are anticipating big breakthroughs in gene therapy. Learn more about their plans, progress and concerns.
January 06, 2020
Demand for neurological care has increased rapidly throughout the region. Learn more about our growing community-wide network of specialists.
June 07, 2019
The new Penn Center for Neuroaesthetics is studying how and why aesthetics affect decision making.
June 02, 2019
Lauren Elman, MD, explains how Penn is transforming the way neurodegenerative disease are being treated – and the future.