“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. ”
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:
27th Annual Alzheimer Day
We are planning for our 27th Annual Alzheimer Day Virtual event on Thursday, May 6th, 2021. Our 26th Annual Alzheimer Day event took place this past September 24, 2020. The afternoon included an update on Alzheimer’s disease research by Dr. Sandra Weintraub, presentations by scientists investigating in this field, stories from individuals impacted by Alzheimer’s, and a Q&A session.