Unexpected Discovery Leads to Better Understanding of Migraine
RESEARCH
Dec 14, 2020

Unexpected Discovery Leads to Better Understanding of Migraine

Massive “plumes” of a key neurotransmitter surging in the brain could help explain the onset of migraine with aura—and potentially a broad swath of neurologic disease, including stroke and traumatic brain injury—according to an international study led by University of Utah Health scientists. ... Read More

Diversity and Inclusion Statement
RECOGNITION
Nov 30, 2020

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The University of Utah Department of Neurology is an equal opportunity program: proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing training and employment opportunities to outstanding, qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience ... Read More

Making a Difference: Larry Carr, PhD
RECOGNITION, RESEARCH
Nov 30, 2020

Making a Difference: Larry Carr, PhD

Two years ago, Dr. Larry Carr contacted the University of Utah Health’s Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Center and shared his story with Drs. Elisabeth Wilde and David Tate—launching a research partnership that is changing lives... Read More

Thank You to our Donors
RECOGNITION
Nov 30, 2020

Thank You to our Donors

We are grateful to those in our neurology community whose contributions aid in the fight against neurological disease. To our generous donors from April-September 2020, we thank you!... Read More

Thank You to our Donors
RECOGNITION
Jul 27, 2020

Thank You to our Donors

We are grateful to those in our neurology community whose contributions aid in the fight against neurological disease. To our generous donors from January-March 2020, we thank you!... Read More

Making a Difference: Chris Jones, MD
RESEARCH, RECOGNITION
Jul 27, 2020

Making a Difference: Chris Jones, MD

Aware of the life-changing impact genetic discoveries can have on individuals and families throughout the nation and the world, Dr. Chris Jones and his wife, Dr. Kirtly Jones, have made a commitment to support the research efforts of the Pulst laboratory.... Read More

Artist, MD: Bringing Creativity to Medical School
EDUCATION, RECOGNITION
Jul 27, 2020

Artist, MD: Bringing Creativity to Medical School

You wouldn't expect medical students to be creating artwork as part of their studies, but that is exactly what Justin Campbell did in the Layers of Medicine course at the University of Utah School of Medicine. His inspiration? MRI slices of his own brain.... Read More

Meet the Faculty: Kyle Mahoney, MD
RECOGNITION
Apr 22, 2020

Meet the Faculty: Kyle Mahoney, MD

Hobbies, bucket lists, and childhood career goals! Get to know our faculty on a more personal level as we spotlight someone for each issue of NeurologyNews!... Read More

Utah Parkinson's Disease Registry Update
RESEARCH
Apr 22, 2020

Utah Parkinson's Disease Registry Update

To date, the Utah Parkinson’s Disease Registry (UPDR) has collected data from over 7,800 cases of Parkinson’s disease. The database is a powerful means to identify potential genetic causes of PD... Read More

Neurology Publication Highlights 2019
RESEARCH
Apr 22, 2020

Neurology Publication Highlights 2019

The Department of Neurology is one of the major departments for neuroscience research at the University of Utah. From the enormous financial impact of stroke disability to a rare mutation that affects sleep/wake behavior, here are six top-tier papers published by our faculty in 2019.... Read More