A Career Studying the Amazing Variability of Human Sleep
RESEARCH, RECOGNITION
Dec 20, 2019

A Career Studying the Amazing Variability of Human Sleep

Dr. Chris Jones, Emeritus Professor of Neurology, had just finished his Neurology training in the early 1980’s when he encountered a patient with an unusual sleep pattern that led him to a fascinating career studying the genetics of sleep. ... Read More

Dr. Lindsay Embree Named Director of Neuropsychology
RECOGNITION, RESEARCH
Dec 20, 2019

Dr. Lindsay Embree Named Director of Neuropsychology

Led by Lindsay Embree, PhD, the Neuropsychology group in the Department of Neurology includes clinical and research faculty with a wide range of specialties, serving patients within the University of Utah Health System and across the Mountain West. ... Read More

From Bench to Bedside: Antisense Therapy
RESEARCH
Dec 20, 2019

From Bench to Bedside: Antisense Therapy

The neurology world has a powerful new class of treatments in its toolbox. These novel drugs, called antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs), show great promise in the treatment of various neurodegenerative and neuromuscular disorders. ... Read More

Music and Memory: Battling the Effects of Alzheimer's Disease
RESEARCH, RECOGNITION
Dec 20, 2019

Music and Memory: Battling the Effects of Alzheimer's Disease

Have you ever heard a familiar song start playing while shopping at the grocery store, eating at a restaurant, or driving in your car that instantly jogs an old memory and transports you back to a specific time? While most of us have experienced the power of music personally, there is scientific evidence that music has a powerful effect on the brain, even in those with Alzheimer’s disease. ... Read More

Introducing: The Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Center
RESEARCH
Nov 19, 2019

Introducing: The Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Center

The Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Center studies the effects of brain trauma, and evaluates new injury treatments. National and international leaders, the center’s investigators have specific expertise in the use of neuroimaging to enhance diagnosis, prognosis, and understanding of the course of recovery. ... Read More

Living on the Cutting Edge
RESEARCH
Nov 19, 2019

Living on the Cutting Edge

You may not have heard of Gordon Research Conferences, but they are some of the more prestigious meetings in biological, chemical, and physical science. They gather small groups of leading researchers for intense, focused discussion (and socializing, which is actually an important part of science!). Members of the Pulst Lab presented cutting edge research at three different Gordon Research Conferences this summer. ... Read More

What's Next for Migraine Treatment?
RESEARCH
Feb 11, 2019

What's Next for Migraine Treatment?

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 More