Merit-Cudkowicz

Every day we race to do more for our patients who are fighting difficult brain diseases. Thanks to the philanthropic partnership of our friends, we are making incredible progress.

Here, you can read some amazing stories about our patients and their families; their strengths, the team based care we provide and the latest in treatment and research. You will also discover how we are accelerating research that will bring new therapies forward for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS and Huntington’s, as well as with vascular disorders like stroke, childhood disorders, epilepsy and more.

"Truly we are on the cusp of new treatments that can offer hope to your loved ones, and all those whose lives are impacted by these diseases. Thank you for your interest. I invite you to learn more, support our work and join us as a partner in our search for cures.”

Merit Cudkowicz, MD Chief of Neurology

About the MGH Department of Neurology

One of the nation's largest hospital-based neuroscience research programs, our department consists of more than 230 physicians and scientists. Many have gained national and international recognition for their clinical innovations and research breakthroughs. All are united by a common purpose: finding new ways to reduce and ultimately eliminate the devastating impact of neurological disorders.

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Learn More About Our Advances in the Fight Against Neurological Diseases

 
ALS

ALS

People with ALS come to Mass General from all over the country for care focused on maintaining the best quality of life possible.

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Alzheimers

Alzheimer’s Disease

While caring for Alzheimer’s disease patients, Mass General is pursuing research to improve diagnosis and treatment.

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Huntington's

Huntington's Disease

A Mass General researcher is working to identify the underlying molecular mechanisms of Huntington's disease and ALS.

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Mobility

Mobility

With the investigational BrainGate system, an implanted sensor allows paralyzed patients to control a robot arm by thought.

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MS

Multiple Sclerosis

A researcher is exploring ways to diagnose and track multiple sclerosis more accurately with stronger and faster imaging technologies.

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Parkinson's

Parkinson's

Hunting the causes of brain degeneration is leading to new possible therapies to help patients with Parkinson's disease and ALS.

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Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders

Mass General researcher tackles sleep disorder links to heart disease, stroke, depression and other common diseases.

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Stroke

Stroke

Stroke patients in the Mass General emergency room receive advanced treatments designed to stop brain damage and start recovery.

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TeleMedicine

Telemedicine

The TeleHealth initiative reflects an effort to provide world-class care in ways that are more convenient and less expensive.

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