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March 26 is Purple Day , wear purple to show your support to patients and to spread awareness about epilepsy. November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month .
Ergun Uc, MD has been appointed Director of the Movement Disorders Division effective March 1. We thank Dr. Robert Rodnitzky for his many years of service leading the division to its current position as one of the leading movement disorder programs in the country. Dr. Rodnitzky will continue as...
We are proud to announce that Georgina Aldridge and Johnson Zhang competitively won NINDS R25 funding for their research projects during residency. This program integrates research into neurology residency to launch the careers of physician-scientists. Dr. Aldridge and Zhang are part of the...
Several members of the Comprehensive Stroke Center attended the 2017 International Stroke Conference to present their work. Below are some pictures of the event.
Each year, the US News and World report releases a list of top hospitals. We consistently rank among the highest in the nation in our specialty, as well as carrying the top rank in the state. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - Neurology and Neurosurgery - Report and rank University of Iowa...
The title of the paper is "Substance Abuse may Hasten Motor Onset of Huntington Disease: Evaluating the Enroll-HD Database." and a short can be viewed here: http://www.neurology.org/content/early/2017/02/01/WNL.0000000000003661.s... The publication was co-authored with significant contributions...
The January 19th issue of Neuron includes a review written by Assistant Professor Jan R. Wessel, Ph.D. (together with Dr. Adam Aron of the University of California, San Diego) on the effects of surprising events on behavior and cognition. The review is published as a free featured perspective...
Please see the article here: https://now.uiowa.edu/2016/12/timing-may-be-key-understanding-cognitive-...
Dr. Adams was also recently the recipient of the A.B. Baker Lifetime Achievement Award from the AAN.