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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease

World-renowned dementia and Alzheimer’s disease research and care.

About Us

“The collective mission of our center is to elucidate the biology of neurodegenerative diseases that impair behavior and cognition, to clarify the neural organization of these functions in the human brain and to offer our patients and their families personalized care that addresses the symptoms as well as the underlying disease. ”

Marsel Mesulam, MD, Director

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What We Do

At the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, we work to investigate the causes and clinical characteristics of neurodegenerative diseases, ensure that our patients are the beneficiaries of the latest advances and explore the neural foundations of behavior and cognition in health and disease. Areas of clinical emphasis include the following conditions:

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26th Annual Alzheimer Day

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Alzheimer Day features a lecture by an outstanding investigator in the field of neurocognitive studies, followed by poster presentations by Northwestern clinicians and scientists. Scientists and interested members of the community have the opportunity to exchange scientific information and research. An afternoon session including a panel presentation invites audience participation for questions about new treatments and state-of-the-art care.

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