Neurology

Resilience and the Brain: Healing from Traumatic Brain Injury

Every year, there are roughly 1.7 million people who experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the U.S. Another estimated 5.3 million Americans live with a disability caused by TBI. But for Russell Erickson,...

Understanding the Connection Between COVID-19 and Stroke

For health care providers and researchers, the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging, but it also presents an opportunity to better understand how this virus affects the body. While we’re getting better and better at slowing...

Exercise for a Younger Brain

Would you be willing to spend 90 minutes a week working up a sweat in exchange for a brain that behaves years younger? Drs. Keith McGregor and Joe Nocera from the Emory Department of...

Migraines: Not Just a Headache

Any type of headache can throw you off your game, but a migraine can be outright debilitating. Even though migraines are the most common type of headache, it can take, on average, 11 years...

Michael Cawley, MD, Earns New Role as Director of the Emory MBNA Stroke Center

C. Michael Cawley, MD, has been named director of the Emory MBNA Stroke Center, one of the nation’s leading hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke treatment and research centers. Dr. Cawley recently assumed leadership from Daniel...

Epilepsy: Taking Back Control of Your Life

Epilepsy is a complex disease of the brain that affects an estimated 65 million people around the world. In the United States, 1 in 26 people are diagnosed with epilepsy in their lifetime, making...

Dystonia: Jamie Dupree Fights Back Against Oromandibular Dystonia

Fifty-five-year-old husband and father of three Jamie Dupree has been a radio news correspondent for more than 30 years. He’s covered the United States Congress and politics under six different presidents, but about three...

Concussions: Living with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

Being a star athlete is every kid’s dream, and for Nate Lewis that dream became a reality. Nate’s passion for football started when he was just 10 years old. He loved the game and...

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