Doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) and other areas study causes and new and improved diagnostic tests and treatments for brain and nervous system (neurological) conditions.
Researchers have published thousands of articles on neuroscience. Doctors study past research to analyze the most appropriate treatment for people with neurological conditions. Read more about research in neurology.
Mayo Clinic researchers are actively involved in studies that evaluate potential treatments (clinical trials) for many brain and nervous system (neurological) conditions. You may have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials. Learn more about current brain and nervous system disease clinical trials at Mayo Clinic.
See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic physicians on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
Parkinson's disease genetics research by Mayo Clinic scientist Matt Farrer, Ph.D., is featured in the Frontline documentary "My Father, My Brother, and Me." The broadcast and related information are available on the PBS Web site. A companion PBS program, Parkinson's in Minnesota, features Mayo neurosurgeon Kendall H. Lee, M.D., Ph.D.