World-renowned research and care for Alzheimer's and related diseases

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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Community Engagement

The Mesulam Center has a long history of working with diverse and traditionally underrepresented minority communities to raise dementia awareness and engage in mutually beneficial partnerships.

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28th Annual Alzheimer Day

Thank You for Attending

Thank you to everyone that attended the 28th Annual Alzheimer Day on May 5, 2022. It was a thrill to welcome everybody back to campus for the first time in three years.

If you weren't able to join us, the abstract book and a recording of the Quality of Life Symposium are now available for viewing.

Save the date for the 29th Annual Alzheimer Day on Thursday, May 11, 2023.

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