Meet the Faculty: Jonathan Galli, MD
RECOGNITION
Mar 31, 2021

Meet the Faculty: Jonathan Galli, MD

Jonathan Galli, MD, answers questions about his hobbies, bucket list, 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

Are Telestroke’s Virtual Diagnoses Accurate?
RECOGNITION, RESEARCH
Mar 31, 2021

Are Telestroke’s Virtual Diagnoses Accurate?

Telestroke is the technology that allows neurologists to treat people who have had strokes in many different locations. Teleneurologists are asked to differentiate between stroke and stroke mimics (other medical conditions that have the similar symptoms as strokes). Are their virtual diagnoses accurate?... Read More

Thank You to Our Donors
RECOGNITION
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

Department Chair Elected AAAS Fellow
RECOGNITION
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

Making a Difference: ROW4ALS
RECOGNITION, RESEARCH
Mar 31, 2021

Making a Difference: ROW4ALS

ALS research, ROW4ALS, partnered with 212 Fitness for an incredible event: all fees from those attending, amounting in $6,000, went toward our ALS clinic. We’re so grateful for their efforts and the future events they continue to plan to support ALS research.... Read More

Five-Year Trends in Neurologist-Prescribed Drugs in Medicare Part D
RESEARCH
Mar 30, 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