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May 5, 2022

Epstein's Generous Gift to Fund ALS Innovation & Emerging Scholar

When two separate ALS diagnoses touched the lives of Bob & Joan Epstein, they sprang to action and funded the Robert A. Epstein and Joan M. Chernoff-Epstein Fund for Innovative Therapies and the Robert A. Epstein and Joan M. Chernoff-Epstein Emerging Scholar.

April 27, 2022

Global REACH features Dr. Melissa Elafros

Dr. Elafros was interviewed about her recent viewpoint in JAMA Neurology: "

The Global Burden of Polyneuropathy—In Need of an Accurate Assessment"

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April 26, 2022

Dr. Kevin Chen Named the Next Handleman Emerging Scholar

Charlene Handleman's generous support will allow Dr. Chen to advance his groundbreaking work utilizing the unique properties of stem cells to understand what causes neurodegenerative diseases, like ALS and Alzheimer’s disease, and advancing the use of the stem cells themselves as a potential treatment agent for such devastating diseases.

March 31, 2022

Women Who Shaped Neurology

In honor of Women's History Month, we put together a timeline of women who shaped neuroscience as we know it today.

March 18, 2022

New Research: Diabetes & The Mind

A lot is known about the micro and macrovascular complications of diabetes, but not much research has been done to understand if it also causes neuropsychological conditions—mental health disorders, cognitive disorders, chronic pain, addiction, and sleep disorders. New research by Reynolds et al, published in Frontiers in Endocrinology, does

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March 15, 2022

Platinum Level Awarded by Office of Sustainability

U-M's Office of Campus Sustainability raised the NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies lab's rating from gold to platinum level (the highest possible), as part of the Planet Blue Campus—commitment to sustainability—initiative.

March 4, 2022

World Obesity Day 2022

The theme for this year is "Everyone Needs to Act." We did just that and created an infographic chalked full of reasons why obesity is something we cannot ignore.

February 4, 2022

We Wore Red

We wore red today to support the incredible lifesaving work by our friends and colleagues at the Frankel Cardiovascular Center and their efforts to combat heart disease and stroke.

Dr. Eva Feldman holding the ACNS Robert S. Schwab award
January 30, 2022

Dr. Feldman Becomes First Woman to Receive Robert S. Schwab Award

Dr. Eva Feldman was given the award presented annually for an individual’s outstanding contributions to peripheral clinical neurophysiology research by the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. The first woman to receive the honor in the award's 25-year history.