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February 26, 2021

Alzheimer Programming Set

The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter will feature COVID-19 vaccine updates by top Alzheimer s experts from the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center as part of its free March programming schedule.

February 18, 2021

Interim Director, Michigan Neuroscience Institute

We are pleased to announce that the Board of Regents today (Feb. 18) approved the appointment of Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., as interim director of the Michigan Neuroscience Institute (MNI), effective March 1, 2021. In addition, Shelly B. Flagel, Ph.D., has been named interim co-director of the institute.

February 5, 2021

Senior Clinician Scientist Investigator (SCSI) Award

Dr. Michael Wang has received a Senior Clinician Scientist Investigator (SCSI) Award from the Biomedical Laboratory R&D (BLRD) Service.

The purpose of the SCSI Award is to provide outstanding senior BLRD clinician scientists with longer term, flexible support to maintain their laboratory infrastructure, retain key staff, and explore

January 27, 2021

Epilepsy Multiplatform Variant Prediction

This Center Without Walls will develop a modular, highly integrated platform approach to accelerate determination of the functional, pharmacological, neuronal network and whole animal consequences of genetic variants among a range of clinical epilepsy types.

January 11, 2021

Back on Duty at the Fire Station

A first responder found himself in need of medical care during the initial surges of the pandemic, when his concussion symptoms left him miserable for most of the spring and summer.

December 23, 2020

People in Rural Areas Less Likely to Receive Specialty Care for Neurologic Conditions

A new study has found that while the prevalence of neurologic conditions like dementia, stroke, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis (MS) is consistent across the U.S., the distribution of neurologists is not, and people in more rural areas may be less likely to receive specialty care for certain neurologic conditions. The study, funded

December 21, 2020

2021 A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award

The American Academy of Neurology believes that excellent teachers deserve recognition for their contributions to improving neurology now and in the future. Teaching binds students, residents, faculty, other clinicians, researchers, and patients together and helps make our daily work more meaningful. Dr. Andrew Romeo has been selected as the

December 21, 2020

2021 Clerkship Coordinator Recognition Award

This award is intended to acknowledge the essential function of neurology clerkship coordinators in medical student education. Clerkship coordinators face many challenges supporting the administration of a neurology clerkship. The award is meant to recognize neurology clerkship coordinators whose creativity and innovation is crucial in ensuring