Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

Dr. Edward Pan explores creative approaches to fight brain cancer

Dr. Edward Pan explores creative approaches to fight brain cancer

 

Dr. Edward Pan is conducting a clinical trial to give patients with glioblastoma an alternative to chemotherapy.

Dr. Roger Rosenberg drives research of Alzheimer’s DNA vaccine

Dr. Roger Rosenberg drives research of Alzheimer’s DNA vaccine

 

Research led by Dr. Roger Rosenberg shows the potential of a new DNA vaccine in the fight against Alzheimer's Disease.

From theory to practice: using tools gained from research for improved patient care

From theory to practice: using tools gained from research for improved patient care

 

More and more nurses at UT Southwestern are involved in research to stay on the leading edge of high-quality patient care.

Dr. Bert Vargas leads study on teleconcussion robot

Dr. Bert Vargas leads study on teleconcussion robot

 

Dr. Bert Vargas is lead author of a first-of-its-kind study investigating if a teleconcussion robot can bridge the distance between the playing field and expert care.

MS patient finds inspiration and energy in silk painting

MS patient finds inspiration and energy in silk painting

 

Master Silk Painter Julie Cox-Hamm thought she was going to a typical appointment for her MS, but her new doctor at UT Southwestern gave her a fresh perspective on her art.

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Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute Speakers Bureau

Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute Speakers Bureau

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is eager to share the latest knowledge and treatments for brain disorders with our community. If you are interested in having one of our experts from the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute speak with your group, visit the Speakers Bureau page for more information.

Drs. Charlene Supnet and Samarpita Sengupta present posters at research development conference

Drs. Charlene Supnet and Samarpita Sengupta present posters at research development conference

 

Charlene Supnet, Ph.D., and Samarpita Sengupta, Ph.D., represented UT Southwestern’s Neuroscience Translational Research Center (NTRC) at the National Organization of Research Development Professionals 9th Annual Conference held last month. Drs. Supnet and Sengupta presented posters about the Neuroscience Research Development (NeRD) Office, part of the NTRC. NeRD provides research development services and training to neuroscience researchers.

30 years of service: Caryn Harper

30 years of service: Caryn Harper

 

Research Programs Manager Caryn Harper oversees the clinical research efforts of the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics through the Neuroscience Clinical Research Center. Caryn joined UT Southwestern in 1988 as a Research Associate working in pediatric behavioral neurology.

35 years of service: Cheryl Smith

35 years of service: Cheryl Smith

 

Senior Administrative Associate Cheryl Smith began her career at UT Southwestern in 1981 as a secretary for what was then known as the Department of Neurology. Today Cheryl provides support for the Neuromuscular Division and approves PeopleSoft forms for the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics.

Dr. Divya Mella’s poster presentation wins first place at Texas Neurological Society Conference

Dr. Divya Mella’s poster presentation wins first place at Texas Neurological Society Conference

 

Divya Mella, M.B.B.S., won first place for her poster presentation at the Texas Neurological Society’s Winter Conference. Dr. Mella's abstract is titled “Temozolomide in the Management of Refractory Prolactinomas: A Case Series and Review of the Literature.”