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Neurology

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.

News

Mind & Body: From Cognitive Deficits to Stroke, Some COVID Patients Face Serious Neurological Symptoms

March 4, 2021

Last spring, as the COVID-19 pandemic hit New York City with full force, Dr. Daniel MacGowan, a neurologist specializing in neuromuscular disease, was asked to consult in a COVID...
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...

Events

Mar 09, 2021
5:00pm to 6:30pm
WCM Practical Neurology Updates
Mar 10, 2021
8:30am to 9:30am
Neurology Grand Rounds
Mar 10, 2021
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Appel Institute Forum on Neurodegeneration