Research is a major part of the program in the Penn State Health Department of Neurology. The department is active in clinical research studies and basic science research.
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Learn More about Neurology Research
The Department of Neurology’s basic science and clinical (medical) research programs are rapidly growing, and include outstanding programs in:
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease
- Multiple sclerosis
- Other neurological conditions
Zachary Simmons, MD, is Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Neurology.
Learn More About Neurology Trials
Research in the Department of Neurology includes outstanding programs in ALS, movement disorders (including Parkinson’s disease), epilepsy, stroke, multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions.
The department’s research programs are funded by the National Institutes of Health, various foundations and by individual gifts and contributions.
View active neurology clinical trials in StudyFinder, our searchable database of clinical research taking place at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine.
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- See latest Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine clinical research news
To speak to someone about current neurology studies, call 717-531-8692.
A variety of continuing education opportunities take place in neurology. When available, registration information appears below.