As drug trials falter in finding a cure for Alzheimer's, research has pivoted toward prevention and managing the disease as a chronic illness.... Read MoreNeurology
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 both inpatient and outpatient neurologic consultation.
Dr. Gandelman joined the department three years ago studying the mechanisms of neurodegeration at the cellular and molecular level. Her approach toward neurodegeneration is contributing to the revolutionary shift toward precision medicine.... Read MoreNeurology
Thirteen percent of Americans (about 38 million people) suffer from migraine, and every one of them has a different experience with the condition. Treatment has to be as individualized as they are. Unfortunately, that isn’t what isn’t offered now, though it is where the science wants to go.... Read MoreNeurology
Using the University of Utah’s TeleStroke program, Mountain West Medical Center was recognized for the fastest door-in, door-out time for stroke patients receiving life-saving treatment.... Read MoreNeurology
Blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and...cognitive abilities? Department physicians are using this new vital sign to identify and address memory problems early in support of the Age-Friendly Health Systems movement.... Read MoreNeurology
Dr. David Renner is arguably our most-traveled Neurologist. An expert in tropical diseases, his latest work takes him to war-torn central Africa to treat a catastrophic disease called river blindness.... Read MoreNeurology