Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
The mission of the Houston Methodist Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology is to translate advances in basic scientific research into meaningful therapies for diseases of the nervous system, while at the same time providing a rich environment of learning opportunities for practicing health care professionals and the medical practitioners of tomorrow. We are at the forefront of understanding the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological and molecular basis of neurological disorders, and translating this knowledge into effective treatments for neurological diseases like stroke, dementia, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, neuromuscular diseases through.
Houston Methodist receives gift to name neurology department  

Houston Methodist Hospital’s Department of Neurology is being named in honor of its longtime chairman, Stanley H. Appel, MD
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Houston Methodist hires international expert to lead neuroscience research                                        

Tetsuo Ashizawa, MD, joined the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute, as the director of neuroscience research. 

Using Stem Cells to Model and Treat ALS

Clive N. Svendsen, PhD
Professor and director
Kerry and Simone Vickar Family Foundation
Distinguished Chair in Regenerative Medicine
Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology 
6560 Fannin St.
Scurlock Tower, 8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030