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Despite COVID-19, 2021 was a busy year for the department. Here are some of our accomplishments:

  • Added 10 new faculty members and 2 APPs
  • Launched two new divisions – Neuro-oncology and Precision Neurology / Neurogenetics
  • Relocated the Adult Neurology Clinic to a new space in Meadowmont
  • Published research on over 20 neurological diseases
  • Received over 30 awards and honors by our faculty, staff and residents
  • Faculty, residents and staff gave over 65 oral and posters presentations
  • Promoted 5 faculty members
  • Launched the NIH-funded Duke-UNC Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
  • Received “High Performing” recognition for the Comprehensive Stroke Center. In addition, the center was re-certified by the Joint Commission.
  • Received designation from GBS\CIDP Foundation as a Center of Excellence for Guillain-Barre syndrome and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • Formed the UNC Epilepsy Neurogenetics Initiative
  • Formed a pediatric clinic for Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders
  • Began offering ambulatory e-consults to referring providers