Department of Neurology

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Healthy Brain Aging: 8th annual scientific conference
This conference will present useful, empirically-based information regarding risk and protective factors for healthy versus un-healthy brain/cognitive aging.
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Wednesday, May 19, 2015
Dove Conference Center
St. John's Hospital
619 E. Mason Street
Springfield, IL

Healthy Brain Aging: A Community Education Program
Learn about reducing risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Dove Conference Center
St. John's Hospital
619 E. Mason Street
Springfield, IL
6:00 - 7:30 p.m

Memory Loss Conference 2014
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.
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Friday, Nov 21, 2014
for professionals

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

for family care partners, general public

Crowne Plaza Hotel
3000 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL

1st Annual MDA Illinois MUSCLE SUMMIT
This MDA Muscle Summit is an educational event focused on the families we serve and their needs. The event is open to anyone who would like to attend to learn more about neuromuscular disease and the challenges that are associated. Read More
Saturday, November 15th
Northfield Inn & Suites
3280 Northfield Drive
Springfield, IL

Registration begins at 9am
Speakers begin at 10am
A light lunch will be provided

Annual Epilepsy Education Evening
The event will feature “Treatment of Seizures and Epilepsy”. Read More
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Hilton Garden Inn
3100 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL
6:00 p.m

Healthy Brain Aging: A Community Education Program
Learn about reducing risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Read More
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Dove Conference Center
St. John's Hospital
619 E. Mason Street
6:00 - 7:30 p.m

Dr. Rodger Elble Named Outstanding Scholar
Dr. Rodger Elble was presented with the 2014 Outstanding Scholar Award for excellence in research on May 7 at the Neurology Grand Rounds. Dean J. Kevin Dorsey made the announcement.Read More

An Update on Parkinson Disease Management
Learn about the latest treatment for Parkinson Disease and movement disorders including deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery. Read More
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Dove Conference Center
St. John's Hospital
619 E. Mason Street
5:00 - 7:00 p.m

PranzatelliNews Annual Epilepsy Education Evening:
Treatment of Seizures and Epilepsy
Dr. Yen-Yi Peng, Adult Neurologist and Epileptologist and Dr. Shubhangi Peche, Child and Adolescent Neurologist presented information on seizures, their impact on quality of life and treatment options for children and adults. Read More


PranzatelliNews Healthy Brain Aging:
Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Protective Factors
Ron Zec, Ph.D., neuropsychologist and associate professor of neurology at SIU, presented research-based recommendations for decreasing the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. Read More


PranzatelliNews Latest Advances in Parkinson Disease & Movement Disorders Management
Central Illinois residents were invited to participate in a free seminar on the latest advances in movement disorders such as Parkinson disease, including Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery. Read More


GilchristNews James M. Gilchrist, M.D named Chairman of Neurology
James M. Gilchrist, M.D., has joined the faculty as professor and chair of the Department of Neurology. Read More

DBS News Deep Brain Stimulation
Deep Brain Stimulation brings new life to patients with movement disorders. Read More

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