Our mission, as the Department of Neurology, is to provide outstanding care for patients with disease affecting the nervous system, advance understanding and treatment of these conditions through research and other scholarly work, and educate the next generation of physicians and scientists in the field.


September 1, 2021

NIH Awards $1.4 Million for Sleep and Dementia Research

Principal investigators Tiffany Braley MD, MS and Galit Levi Dunietz PhD, MPH were recently awarded $1.4M in new R01 funding by the National Institute on Aging to study unexplored pathways between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), OSA treatment, and dementia risk in older women and men.

July 30, 2021

New Research Highlights Important Pathway for Drug Treatment in Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and Frontotemporal Dementia

Ann Arbor, MI – The work of affiliates of the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center captured the attention of the Journal of Biological Chemistry last week for their new findings which could change the trajectory of treatment for key neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, frontotemporal dementia and