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Where Cures for Brain Diseases Begin is an annual report produced by members of the Department of Neurology. Join us in celebrating the latest research, clinical trials, community outreach programs, and more.


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Chair's Letter

Department Leadership

Climbing to New Heights; Exploring New Horizons
Read about the Department of Neurology’s local and international outreach, education, and IDEAL programs.

  •  5    Neurologists in Action
  •  8    Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Leadership (IDEAL)
  • 10   Autonomic Disorders Fellowship
  • 12    Education initiatives at the Department of Neurology

Focus Features
The Department of Neurology sees patients for dozens of neurological conditions. These articles highlight the treatment of specific conditions.

  • 15    Research at the Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Center
  • 17    Serving Those Who Served
  • 18    Autoimmune Neurocare for All Ages
  • 20    Virtual Care Across the Mountain West

Research As Art

Where Cures for Brain Diseases Begin
Since this department stands at the interface of clinical care and research, we are an important center for translational neuroscience.

  • 27    Gained in Translation
  • 30    Unraveling the Mysteries of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 32    A Journey of Genetic Discovery

Publications, Grants, and Awards
This section showcases our department’s publications, grants, and awards, emphasizing the year’s noteworthy accomplishments. 

  • 35    Clinical Trials
  • 36    High-Impact Publications
  • 38    Department Communications
  • 40    Highlights from the 2023 American Academy of Neurology Annual 
  • 44    Federal Grants

Advancing Patient Care, Research, and Education
Celebrate the generous support and impactful advancements that drive progress in neurology.

  • 47    Endowing the Efforts of Our Researchers
  • 50    Our Donors: The Individuals Supporting Our Success 
  • 52    Become a Patron of Science and Innovation