Brain Health & Conditions


Fueling RUSH’s Future

Donor-supported endowments drive the work of RUSH University faculty members in perpetuity
From left to right: Kumar B. Rajan, PhD; Amina Ahmed, MD; John W. Burns, PhD; Kerstin Stenson, MD, FACS; and Monique Reed, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN.
Brain Health & Conditions

MS Care at RUSH: Whole Brain Health, Patient Education and Reaching Underserved Populations with Augusto Miravalle, MD

In this episode, Augusto Miravalle, MD, the Chief of the Section of Multiple Sclerosis at RUSH, discusses the importance of whole brain health for MS patients, his work to reach and treat underserved populations, and the vital role patient education plays for beneficial short and long-term outcomes
Augusto Miravalle, MD
Brain Health & Conditions

Creating Social Connections

David A. González, PhD, ABPP, examines the effects of loneliness on motor and nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
Dr. David Gonzalez speaks with a patient
Brain Health & Conditions

MIND Diet Ranked Among Best in 2024

Brain-friendly diet featured in 10 categories on ​​​​​​​U.S. News’ ‘Best Diets’ list
Brain-healthy food

Driving Scientific Discovery with Advanced Imaging Technology

Gift from RUSH Trustee Brian McCormack and his wife, Katie, funds new Imaging Center
Katie and Brian McCormack stand together next to a sign for the Katie and Brian McCormack Diagnostic Imaging Center at RUSH.
Brain Health & Conditions

Finding the Right Genes

Thanks to research breakthroughs related to genetics, we are beginning to understand the biological reasons why the symptoms and progression of Parkinson's disease vary in each person.
Dr. Deborah Hall
Brain Health & Conditions

Getting Back Into the Swing of Things

After a car accident led to the discovery of a brain tumor, Steve Stark underwent surgery at RUSH — with excellent results
Steve Stark (left) smiles with his daughter and wife.
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A Partner to Care Partners

Jori Fleisher, MD, receives federal grant to advance research launched by philanthropy to improve life for patients and their care partners
Jori Fleisher, MD, MSCE, FAAN
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Eating More Whole Grains Is Associated With Less Memory Decline in African Americans

Researchers found that African Americans received more benefits from whole grain consumption
Whole wheat foods
Brain Health & Conditions

RUSH Copley Continues To Earn Recognition for High-Quality Stroke Care 

American Heart Association award signifies access to best practices and lifesaving care 
RUSH Copley recognized for stroke care