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  • Finding hope in darkness

    Finding hope in darkness

    Alexandra Angelova was 16 when she began experiencing blurry vision and occasional dizzy spells. Now nearly a decade later, with her vision at one percent of its original strength and with balance problems that prevent standing or walking unassisted, these symptoms inform every aspect of her daily life. Read her story, and how research may help people like her.

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  • Duke Neurology Research Round Up, December 2019

    Duke Neurology Research Round Up, December 2019

    Six new studies from the Duke Department of Neurology discussed how a new technique may help people with stroke, examined the long-term effects of exercise and a healthy diet on cognition, a new therapy to help people dealing with central sleep apnea and heart failure, and more.

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  • Why can’t I remember what I had for lunch?

    Why can’t I remember what I had for lunch?

    Department Chair Rich O'Brien, MD, PhD discusses discusses why a person might be able to recall a retirement party they attended thirty years ago, but not what they had for lunch that day for Headscratchers, a new short podcast.

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  • The Stars in Our Brains

    The Stars in Our Brains

    A trio of Duke researchers are examining the role star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes play in Parkinson's disease.

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The Duke Department of Neurology offers exceptional patient care for patients with conditions affecting the brain and nervous system. We also conduct cutting-edge basic, translational, and clinical research, and train the next generation of leaders in neuroscience. 

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