Mayo Clinic fosters an environment where scientific expertise is combined with clinical insights to create solutions for unmet patient needs. The unrelenting focus of our clinician-researchers and scientists results in improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions. Examples of successes that improve people's lives include:

  • Advancing understanding of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases
  • Developing new approaches to immunotherapy for a brain tumor called glioblastoma
  • Advancing understanding of the complex condition arteriovenous malformation
  • Leading a National Institutes of Health study on Lewy body dementia
  • Developing an epilepsy treatment model that focuses on whole-person care
  • Advancing testing for sports-related concussion
  • Preserving vision and easing headaches
  • Redefining stroke care by developing a balloon-guided catheter to extract clots

Mayo Clinic has an extensive effort in neurology research, spanning numerous centers, programs and labs across its campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Our clinician-researchers and scientists collaborate with colleagues worldwide, contributing to advances in medicine that improve neurological care for people everywhere.

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