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.
Department Chair
Stanley H. Appel

Stanley H. Appel, MD is director of Houston Methodist Neurological Institute, chair of the Department of Neurology and the Peggy and Gary Edwards Distinguished Chair in ALS at Houston Methodist Hospital.
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Tetsuo Ashizawa, MD is the director of Neuroscience Program Research at Houston Methodist Research Institute and Vice Chair of the Dept. of Neurology for Neuroscience Research. Faculty Profile | Clinical Profile

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Edwards ALS Lecture

11th Annual Peggy and Gary Edwards Distinguished ALS Lecture
Friday, November 11, 2016. Learn More

Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology 
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Houston, TX 77030