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Five-Year Trends in Neurologist-Prescribed Drugs in Medicare Part D
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Mar 31, 2021

Five-Year Trends in Neurologist-Prescribed Drugs in Medicare Part D

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 More

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Thank You to Our Donors
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Mar 31, 2021

Thank You to Our Donors

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 More

Neurology
Department Chair Elected AAAS Fellow
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Mar 31, 2021

Department Chair Elected AAAS Fellow

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 More

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