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The Neurology Department provides care for neurological diseases and disorders. Patients start with a diagnosis through neuropsychological testing and sleep studies, and meet with expert neurologists, who offer customized plans. The department participates in basic science and clinical research, with trials on conditions including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and stroke. Educational programs include a brain and mind course, a neurology clerkship and a platform built to educate the public about Alzheimer’s disease. Some of the most notable figures in academic neurology have shaped the department through the years. Today it is consistently ranked among the nation's best providers of neurology care.


Cayuga Health Sends Healthcare Team to Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian for COVID-19 Efforts

April 21, 2020

More than 50 doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals from Cayuga Health in Ithaca have joined their Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell...
Many Small Improvements to Health May Enhance Cognitive Function and Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s

October 30, 2019

Personalized medical interventions to improve cardiovascular, metabolic and other modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease may improve cognitive function, according to a...
Study Shows How Ketamine Reverses Depression—and How its Benefits Could Be Extended

April 11, 2019

The powerful but temporary benefits of ketamine against depression might be extended if the new brain-cell connections it promotes could be preserved, according to a new study.