Women who have preeclampsia during pregnancy are at least three times more likely to have strokes later in life than women who do not have a history of this condition, according to University of Utah Health scientists. ... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology,Neurology
Department of Neurology
The Department of Neurology at the University of Utah is committed to ending neurological disease through specialized patient care, innovative research, and the education of tomorrow's physicians. Our department provides comprehensive primary and tertiary neurologic care, as well as neurologic consultation for patients who may return home and patients who must stay overnight.
COVID-19 and hemorrhagic stroke are a deadly combination, increasing the risk of death up to 2.4 times among patients who have this pairing compared to those who only had hemorrhagic strokes.... Read MoreNeurosurgery,Neurology
A new study suggests that some neurological disorders share a common underlying thread. ... Read MoreNeurology
This study “shows a dramatic increase in the prices of neurologic medications over five years and the increase remained large even after being [adjusted] for inflation” and “that identical brand name medications rose in cost about 50%.” We consider this like buying an iPhone for $500 in 2013 and then getting charged $750 for the EXACT SAME iPhone in 2017.... Read MoreNeurology
The Department of Neurology may be where cures for brain diseases begin, but we don’t forget that life-changing discoveries aren’t made by scientists alone. We are grateful for the generous donors who contributed from October 2020 to December 2020. Sincerely, thank you! ... Read MoreNeurology
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world’s largest scientific society. Recently, our department chair, Stefan M. Pulst, MD, was elected to be a Fellow of AAAS because of his efforts to advance science and its applications in research and society at large. He is the first member of the University of Utah faculty to join the Neuroscience Section.... Read MoreNeurology