Department of Neurology

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The Department of Neurology at Southern Illinois University is committed to excellence in patient care, education and research. Located in Central Illinois, it provides state-of-the-art care for persons afflicted with disease of the brain and nervous system. The neurology training programs center around a balanced population with primary referral and subspecialty care, and a highly structured curriculum in basic and clinical sciences. The department is well known for its innovative research in neuroscience and clinical therapeutics.

News & Events

Ala named endowed chair for Alzheimer's research

Alzheimer’s disease researcher Thomas A. Ala, MD, associate professor of clinical neurology and interim director of the Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (CADRD), has been named the second recipient of the Kenneth Stark Endowed Chair in Alzheimer’s Research at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Read More

Memory Loss Conference 2015

The Memory Loss Conference synchronizes science and support by bringing the latest information on research, treatment, care and quality of life for persons with dementia and their care partners. Read More

Friday, Nov 13, 2015
for professionals

Saturday, Nov 14, 2015

for family care partners, general public

Hope Church
3000 Lenhart Road
Springfield, 62711

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