Director, Methodist Neurological Institute
Chairman, Department of Neurology
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Neuromuscular Diseases
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Multisystem Atrophy
- Mechanisms of neuronal injury and death in ALS, Parkinson’s Disease, and Alzheimer’s Disease.
Dr. Appel is one of the country’s foremost experts on ALS and neuromuscular diseases. He has appeared on TV, radio and in newspapers all over the United States and internationally. He also regularly appears on the annual Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon.
News Releases and Media Links
- New York Times
- USA Today
- Houston Methodist news releases