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Welcome to the Department of Neurology

Welcome to Neurology

Welcome to Neurology

Welcome to Neurology


Shyam Prabhakaran MD, Neurology Chairman

The Department of Neurology Faculty, Residents and Staff are excited to welcome Shyam Prabhakaran MD MS, an internationally recognized leader in vascular neurology and stroke research and treatment, as the new Chairman of the Department of Neurology.

Dr. Prabhakaran joins us from Northwestern University where he served as Professor of Neurology, Director of Stroke Research, Director of the Vascular Neurology Fellowship, and Director of the Stroke Quality and Outcomes Research Enterprise. He currently serves as principal investigator of the Chicago regional coordinating center in the National Institutes of Health’s stroke trials network (NIH StrokeNet).

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Neurology News

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Faculty Publication Spotlight

  • Albert DV, Blood, AD, Park YS, etl al: Breadth versus volume: Neurology outpatient clinic cases in medical education. PMID 26896906.
  • Albert DV, Brorson JB, Amidei C, et al: Education research: case logs in the assessment of medical students in the neurology outpatient clinic. PMID: 24753516.
  • Albert DV, Yin H, Amidei C, et al.: Structure of neuroscience clerkships in medical schools and matching in neuromedicine. PMID: 26070342.
  • Arvin AM, Wolinsky JS, Kappos L, et al: Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections in Patients Treated With Fingolimod Risk Assessment and Consensus Recommendations for Management. PMID: 25419615.
  • Brouillette AM, Oz G, Gomez CM: Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers in Spinocerebellar Ataxia: A Pilot Study. PMID: 26265793.
  • Coppes OJ, Gutierrez I, Reder AT, et al: Severe early bilateral macular edema following fingolimod therapy. PMID: 25877733.
  • Cortes CJ, Qin K, Norstrom EM, et al: Early Delivery of Misfolded PrP from ER to Lysosomes by Autophagy. PMID: 24454378.
  • Du X, Wang J, Zhu H, et al.: Second Cistron in CACNA1A Gene Encodes a Transcription Factor Mediating Cerebellar Development and SCA6. PMID: 23827678.
  • Falcon MI, Gomez CM, Chen EE, et al.: Early Cerebellar Network Shifting in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 6. PMID: 26209844.
  • Feng X, Reder NP, Yanamandala M, et al: Type I interferon signature is high in lupus and neuromyelitis optica but low in multiple sclerosis. PMID: 22036215.

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