Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

Mother-Daughter team raises thousands for Alzheimer’s research

Mother-Daughter team raises thousands for Alzheimer’s research

 

Working with the Dallas Fraternal Order of Eagles 3108, their Umbrellas for Alzheimer's raised more than $8,000 for the Alzheimer's Disease Center.

Neurology staffers selected for aspiring leaders program

Neurology staffers selected for aspiring leaders program

 

Three Neurology and Neurotherapeutics staff members have been selected to participate in UT Southwestern's Aspiring Leaders Program (ASP).

Widow on a mission to attract minorities to clinical studies

Widow on a mission to attract minorities to clinical studies

 

Phyllis Jefferson is now taking up the battle against Alzheimer’s and other dementias in a new way as part of a UT Southwestern Alzheimer’s Disease Center community advisory committee that reaches out to African-Americans to encourage minorities to participate in studies.

Dr. Roger Rosenberg marks major milestone in field of neurology

Dr. Roger Rosenberg marks major milestone in field of neurology

 

Dr. Roger Rosenberg, Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics and Physiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, attended his 50th Annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in April of this year.

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Dr. Roger Rosenberg looks back at 20 years as JAMA Neurology Editor

Dr. Roger Rosenberg looks back at 20 years as JAMA Neurology Editor

 

Dr. Roger Rosenberg has stepped down as editor of JAMA Neurology after 20 years at the journal’s helm. You can read Dr. Rosenberg’s editorial about his tenure online, “JAMA Neurology at the Forefront, 1997-2016”.

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., elected to Southwest Academy of Teachers (SWAT)

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., elected to Southwest Academy of Teachers (SWAT)

 

Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., was elected to become a member of the UT Southwestern Academy of Teachers (SWAT) in recognition of his excellence as an educator. SWAT strives to stimulate innovation in education and fosters excellence in teaching at all levels.

Craig Powell, M.D., Ph.D., renews NIHNR01 research grant

Craig Powell, M.D., Ph.D., renews NIHNR01 research grant

 

Craig Powell, M.D., Ph.D., renewed his National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project Grant (R01) for the next five years. R01 provides support for health-related research and development based on the mission of the NIH.

Dr. Marc Diamond earns UTSW's first-ever gift from Cure Alzheimer's Fund

Dr. Marc Diamond earns UTSW's first-ever gift from Cure Alzheimer's Fund

 

Marc Diamond, M.D., Director of the Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, recently received the first-ever gift to UT Southwestern from the nonprofit group Cure Alzheimer's Fund. Dr. Diamond, who is also Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, is investigating how the tau protein aggregates in brain cells.

Dr. Shilpa Chitnis inducted as AAN Fellow

Dr. Shilpa Chitnis inducted as AAN Fellow

 

Shilpa Chitnis, M.D., Ph.D., is among three neurology faculty members inducted at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology as Fellows. Fellow status acknowledges exemplary work and achievements in the neurosciences, the clinical practice of neurology or academic/administrative neurology.