Department of Neurology

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Quality Patient Care|Advanced Training|Cutting-Edge Research

DEPARTMENT CHAIR JERROLD VITEK, MD, PhD

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Translating cutting edge research to world-class patient care is the highest priority for the Department of Neurology at the University of Minnesota. Our faculty are committed to providing and improving the most advanced therapies for neurological disorders.

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Education & Training

The academic mission of the department is to provide a basic understanding of the causes of neurological disorders and through this understanding to develop effective new therapies.

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Research

Research is a critical element in the fight against neurological disease; it paves the way for the development and implementation of new therapies and provides opportunities to expand our academic mission.

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Patient Care

Our clinics have established a track record of cutting-edge care. Medical staff use state-of-the-art techniques in the diagnosis, evaluation, management, and treatment of adult patients with demyelinating disorders and autoimmune disorders of the brain and spinal cord.