In conjunction with November's Epilepsy Awareness Month, on November 9, the UWMC Neurosciences Institute, the Regional Epilepsy Center and Epilepsy Foundation Northwest, and film director Louis Stanislaw will sponsor a screening of the documentary film, "On the Edge: Living with Epilepsy." This film chronicles the daily struggles of people living with epilepsy and the professionals who are dedicated to improving their lives. All are invited to attend.
Welcome to the inaugural issue of Neurotransmissions, the UW Department of Neurology newsletter. Since becoming an independent department in 1996, we have grown in size and in the diversity of our activities. The field of neurology itself has become more complex and exciting. Staying connected with one another has never been more important—or more challenging. Thus, we are pleased to have this new way to share information with colleagues, alumni and friends.
The new Multiple Sclerosis Center is a state of the art facility offering a full range of services for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients including diagnosis and treatment. Our healthcare providers and staff are knowledgeable about current research methods, disease treatments, rehabilitation treatments and experimental treatments.
The adult residents spent time exploring the history of Seattle in the Underground Tour. Special thanks to the faculty covering the inpatient services at UWMC, HMC, and VAS for making this day happen! For more detailed information on the Neurology Residency Program please visit the Residency section.
The Division of Pediatric Neurology is a center of clinical and academic excellence. Originally founded as a program within the Department of Pediatrics, the Division of Pediatric Neurology has been a part of the Department of Neurology since 1995, with most faculty members having joint or adjunct appointments with the Department of Pediatrics. To learn more visit the Pediatric Neurology section.