“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:
26th Annual Alzheimer Day
Thursday, September 24th, 2020
The 26th Annual Alzheimer Day will be held virtually on September 24, 2020. The afternoon will include 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. Please join us!
Although we are not able to gather in person because of the pandemic, Alzheimer’s disease is still affecting many individuals and we continue our work and research with urgency.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM