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ANA 2019 Annual Meeting, 144th Year

In its 144th year, the ANA Annual Meeting will welcome 800+ academic neurologists and neuroscientists from around the world to St. Louis to share exciting research updates and best practices. Scientific symposia will showcase cutting-edge basic science and new translational applications to care. Special Interest Group sessions and Interactive Lunch Workshops will spotlight advances across the full spectrum of neurologic subspecialties.  Click link for ...

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Mother/Daughter Team to Present Breaking Research at ANA2019 on Successful Targeted Treatment of Neuropathy in a Large Family

When Madeleine C. Klein took her place at the 144th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association (ANA), she was the third generation of women in her family to do so.

The pre-med student, together with her mother, Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and...

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Interview with DNA Podcast - Shenela Lakhani

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Shenela Lakhani, Director of Genetic Counseling & Clinical Engagement for the Center for Neurogenetics at Weill Cornell Medicine shares her experiences as Qatar's first genetic counselor. This podcast is avaialble for available for streaming/download on DNA Today, ...

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NASA study highlights profound effects of space travel on human body

Click here to see Dr. Christopher Mason's study featured on ABC news.

Rare Disease Day: Inversion Deletion Duplication of Chromosome 8p

The Project 8P Foundation, a powerful advocate for people with a chromosome 8p condition and everyone connected to someone with this condition, highlights Inversion Deletion Duplication of Chromosome 8p on Rare Disease Day.File Inversion Deletion Duplication of Chromosome 8p - Project 8p Rare Disease Day...

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Claire Henchcliffe, MD, DPhil: The History of Stem Cell Therapies for Parkinson Disease

Click here to hear Dr. Henchcliffe discuss the progress that has been made in stem cell therapy, and where things are headed going forward at the American Neurological Association’s 143rd Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Early Sensory Stimulation is Critical for the Development of Sensory Network

According to a new study by Investigators from the Center for Neurogenetics at Weill Cornell Medicine, Sensory stimulation during a critical period soon after birth is essential for establishing networks in the brain that “map” sensations and enable the development of normal behaviors.  

The ...

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New Treatment Options Now Available Can Assist When Depression and Movement Disorders Coincide

Click Here to read Dr. Elizabeth Ross, Director Center for Neurogenetics, share the latest therapies for depression & movement disorders in the the Mental Health Section of USA Today. 

All of Us Journey Traveling Exhibit | August 1 & 2

On August 1st and 2nd, Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian will host the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey, a traveling, hands-on exhibit to raise awareness about the ...

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Dr. Francis Lee Appointed Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and Psychiatrist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

We are happy to announce that Dr. Francis Lee, from the Center for Neurogenetics has been named chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and psychiatrist-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, effective July 1.

In this role, Dr. Lee will oversee one of the largest academic psychiatric programs in the country, with more than 300 inpatient beds and numerous outpatient programs across two...

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