Displaying items by tag: department of neurology

UAB researchers have found a previously unknown gene variant that appears to contribute to movement disorders.
UAB has enrolled more than 40 participants in its Alabama Udall Center clinical research core.
A specialized clinic in a tertiary hospital is effective at treating patients from five states.
Researchers at UAB are looking at the health of brain structures called dendritic spines in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease.
Scientists at UAB have homed in on a protein structure in the brain that may be a promising target for new therapies to treat Parkinson’s disease.
Deep brain stimulation has long been used to treat Parkinson’s disease, and was approved for use in epilepsy late in 2018.
Kazamel’s duties will include planning more than 45 workshops on topics ranging from electromyography to neuromuscular ultrasound.
Lauched in partnership with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research in 2014, the program provides resources for top centers to train new clinician-researcher movement disorder specialists.
The Junior Board of Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama will fund a UAB program to train the next generation of Alzheimer’s disease researchers.
A new screening tool developed at UAB has been shown to be an effective aid in determining the severity of cognitive issues.
A psychology professor discusses Alzheimer’s disease signs and  symptoms and the caregiving experience on television show “Second Opinion.”
The FDA's approval of Epiliodex could open the door for increased research of cannabis-based therapies, says UAB researcher.
More than a third of people have the biology of Alzheimer’s disease but not the symptoms. Understanding why could lead to new therapies.
The Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer boasts record attendance as it raises money for brain tumor research
UAB investigators are looking at the intriguing possibility of a connection between the gut microbiome and Parkinson’s disease.
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