The Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics is home to several programs that include clinical and bench research while also offering cutting-edge treatments for a variety of neurological diseases.
The Alzheimer's Disease Center is one of 32 centers funded by the National Institute on Aging to evaluate patients and conduct scientific research into the causes of Alzheimer's disease. An interdisciplinary research team pools its talents to study the nature of Alzheimer's from many vantage points. Our research contributes to improved diagnosis, caregiving techniques, and medical interventions.
The Rare Brain Disorders Program brings together patients, families, physicians, and scientists to forge a common path to accurate diagnosis and better treatment for rare brain diseases. The clinic and lab are dedicated to the understanding of infrequent, undiagnosed, or underdiagnosed neurological diseases of children and adults.
The North Texas Traumatic Brain Injury Model System (NT-TBIMS) brings together UT Southwestern, Parkland Health & Hospital System and Baylor University Medical Center to provide outstanding clinical care and cutting-edge research in the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The TBI Center pools the efforts and talents of a multidisciplinary team at UT Southwestern.
The Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities offers comprehensive services combining medical and psychological expertise for patients ages 0–21 who may have a diagnosis on the Autism spectrum. Our services including psychological testing, educational assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.