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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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The Department of Neurology’s basic science and clinical (medical) research programs are rapidly growing, and include outstanding programs in:

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Zachary Simmons, MD, is Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Neurology.

Read more about Dr. Simmons here.

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Learn More About Neurology Trials

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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.

Current Studies

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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To speak to someone about current neurology studies, call 717-531-8692.

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Penn State Health Department of Neurology offers a website dedicated to providing physicians with the latest in neuro news. Penn State Health Neuro Report publishes articles by neurology and neurosurgery faculty and staff to share discoveries and successes.

Read the Neuro Report here

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A variety of continuing education opportunities take place in neurology. When available, registration information appears below.

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To speak to someone about neurology research, call 717-531-8692.