Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
The institute is recognized as a research leader, with teams involved in developing new treatments, therapies, drugs and clinical trials for stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, brain tumors, epilepsy, brain and spinal disorders, aneurysms, disc disease and other disorders. The institute is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals for neurological and neurosurgical care.
10th annual Peggy & Gary Edwards Distinguished ALS Lecture series
Houston Methodist Hospital recently celebrated 10 years of its annual Peggy and Gary Edwards Distinguished ALS Lecture Series. Named for a longtime Houston Methodist Hospital board member and his wife, the lecture series, as well as the Edwards ALS Research Laboratory, were created in honor of Gary Edwards’ mother, Jeanette, who passed away from complications of ALS in 1986. Read More
US NEWS: Neurological Institute ranked NO. 16 in the country
Houston Methodist Neurological Institute is ranked #16 in U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 rankings for national hospitals in neurology and neurosurgery, we have reached this level of excellence by combining practiced skills with continuous learning and the cutting-edge research from the Houston Methodist Research Institute.
A NOVEL GENE THERAPY USING A HERPES VIRUS TO ATTACK THE PATIENT’S TUMOR
Before he was wheeled into brain surgery, Matt Futer tearfully thanked his parents for a great life. Futer, 44, wasn't likely to die on the operating table, but his fear was understandable. Ten days earlier, he had been diagnosed with a tumor, the type so nasty it kills in an average of 15 months. Read More
Renowned Expert to Lead Movement Disorders Clinic
William G. Ondo, M.D., is joining the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute as the director of the Movement Disorders Clinic. Ondo has been in practice for nearly 20 years and specializes in diagnosis, treatment and research of Parkinson’s disease, essential tremors, and the use of botulinum toxins in treating movement disorders, and restless legs syndrome. Read More
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