Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
The mission of the Houston Methodist 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 strokedementiaepilepsyParkinson’s diseaseamyotrophic lateral sclerosis and neuromuscular diseases through.
Houston Methodist hires international expert to lead neuroscience research      

Tetsuo Ashizawa, M.D., joins the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute on January 11, 2016 as the director of neuroscience research. Read More

5th Annual Nantz National Alzheimer Center Symposium                                      

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016
Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
8:00am - 4:45pm
Symposium Website | View Brochure

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

Department of Neurology 
6560 Fannin St.
Scurlock Tower, 8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
713.441.3780