Neurology Department News and Information

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Neurology Department News and Information

The 2018 Rhea and Louis D. Boshes Lectureship

The Annual 2018 Rhea and Louis D. Boshes Lectureship & the Neuropsychiatric Institute 75th Anniversary Celebration Nobel-laureate Eric R. Kandel, M.D. The Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine is pleased to announce that the 2017-18 Annual Rhea and Louis [...]

  • University of Illinois and Schwab Rehabilitation

Exciting academic partnership between UIC & Schwab in rehabilitation

Exciting academic partnership between UIC & Schwab in rehabilitation The Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation at UIH has undergone a major change in the last 6 months. In continued pursuit of clinical and academic excellence, University of Illinois has partnered with Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital to provide rehabilitation services and add [...]

  • Neuromuscular Center

Welcome Dr. Abrams as Section Chief & Director of the Neuromuscular Center

Welcome Dr. Abrams as Section Chief & Director of the Neuromuscular Center The Neuromuscular division of the Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation at UIH has taken off! The Division delivers patient care in its three multidisciplinary clinics. The Muscular Dystrophy Association sponsored Certified Care Center provides medical services for patients [...]

Big Data in Healthcare & Medicine: The Implementation

Big Data in Healthcare & Medicine: The Implementation   Dr. Monique Diaz My name is Monique Diaz M.D. and I am pleased to have returned to my roots at the University of Illinois at Chicago for a fellowship in clinical informatics. I attended medical school at UIC and [...]

Predictors of Vasospasm in SubArachnoid Hemorrhage

Predictors of Vasospasm in SubArachnoid Hemorrhage   Muhammad Rizwan Husain, MD PGY-3 Neurology Resident These are exciting times to be a resident in neurology, where the field has considerably evolved over the last few decades. Many decades ago, neurology was thought of as only a field attributed to [...]

Understanding Epilepsy: Big Data Way

Understanding Epilepsy: Big Data Way   Biswajit Maharathi, MS PhD Y-2, Bioengineering Big Data, one of the most sought after complex and voluminous dataset concepts, has a great potential to decipher the unexplored mysteries of the human brain. Owing to the complex origin and extensive workup of patients [...]

Available Neurology Department Faculty Positions

Available Faculty Positions Current faculty openings can be viewed here: http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/departments/academic-departments/neurology-rehabilitation/neurology-rehabilitation-faculty/available-faculty-positions/  

Working at UI Health

Dr John Fino Working at UI Health Meet John Fino, Director of Intraoperative Monitoring

Publication Spotlight

Publication Spotlight The Tragic Realities of Nazi Persecution of Jewish Physicians: A Cover Story by Dr. Lawrence Zeidman, UIC Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation

2014 MDA Telethon Profile

2014 MDA Telethon Profile The 2014 MDA Show of Strength Telethon was recently broadcast on national television and one of our very own ALS patients, Eric Von Schaumburg, was featured. You may learn more about his story by clicking here.

UIC ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Watch our very own ALS Clinic take on the challenge! For more information or to make a donation towards ALS research and support, please visit: www.alsa.org and www.mda.org.

Congratulations to the UI Health Stroke Program for achieving Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification!

Congratulations to the UI Health Stroke Program for achieving Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification! The University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System has been recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as meeting The Joint Commission’s standards for Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center [...]

  • AANEM Accreditation Logo

Congratulations to the University of Illinois Medical Center’s EMG Laboratory on being approved by the AANEM Board for Lab Accreditation with Exemplary Status!

Congratulations to the University of Illinois Medical Center’s EMG Laboratory on being approved by the AANEM Board for Lab Accreditation with Exemplary Status! Exemplary Status is the highest level of accreditation an electrodiagnostic laboratory can achieve under the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine’s Accreditation Program.

University of Illinois Brain Tumor Center

Dr M. Kelly Nicholas, MD, PhD University of Illinois Brain Tumor Center Dr M. Kelly Nicholas, MD, PhD brings his extensive clinical experience and board certifications in neurology and neuro-oncology to lead the Brain Tumor Center. Read more about the Brain Tumor Center as well as Dr Nicholas' [...]

New Insight Into The Management of Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy

In The News: New Insight Into The Management of Brain Tumor-Related Epilepsy A team of University of Illinois and Wayne State University researchers have found that people with brain tumor-related epilepsy benefit from a combined surgical procedure that removes both the tumor, as well as brain tissue with epileptic properties. Read [...]

Dr. Vinny Sharma Receives UI Care Award!

Congratulations to our PGY-2 resident Dr. Vinny Sharma for being presented with the UI Care Award! The UI CARE Award is presented to hospital employees who exemplify outstanding patient care.

UI Health Recognized for Treatment of Rare Blood Vessel Disease

In The News: UI Health Recognized for Treatment of Rare Blood Vessel Disease Sturge Weber Foundation Congratulations to the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System for being designated as a "Center of Excellence" for patients living with Sturge-Weber syndrome, a rare vascular disorder that can cause [...]

Chicago Fire Soccer Club, UI Health Host Stroke Awareness Night

In The News: Chicago Fire Soccer Club, UI Health Host Stroke Awareness Night on May 28 The Chicago Fire Soccer Club and the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) have partnered to host Stroke Awareness Night on Saturday, May 28, 2016.

Tablet-based tool helps epilepsy patients learn self-management skills

Epilepsy patients who want to learn how to manage their own unique symptoms can now get individualized information via tablet computer through a research project at the University of Illinois at Chicago. “PAUSE” — for Personalized Internet Assisted Underserved Self-management for Epilepsy — is a tablet-based tool customized for each patient to help them [...]