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Welcome Dr. Andrea Corse, Professor and Director of the UNC Myasthenia Gravis Clinical Center

April 26, 2024

The UNC Department of Neurology welcomes Andrea Corse, MD as Clinical Professor and Director of the UNC Myasthenia Gravis Clinical Center. Dr. Corse is a neuromuscular specialist with expertise in neuromuscular clinical care, neuromuscular clinical pathology and nerve and muscle biopsy, and electrodiagnostic testing. She previously spent 30 years on faculty at The Johns Hopkin … Read more

Collaboration Between the Shih Lab and Stanford University Sheds Light on the Function of Retrosplenial Cortex in Spatial Exploration

April 18, 2024

In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (, Dr. Harry Chao from the Shih Lab and researchers in Stanford University have provided new insights into the brain’s default mode network (DMN), particularly focusing on the retrosplenial cortex’s role in spatial exploration. Traditionally, the DMN has been studied under behaviorally … Read more

2024 Carolina Care Excellence Awards!

April 1, 2024

Each year, UNC Hospitals & UNC Faculty Physicians celebrate the empathy and expertise of UNC Health physicians and advanced practice providers. Based on UNC Hospitals Press Ganey Medical Practice survey, 205 of UNC Health providers received the highest recommendations, which places them in the top quartile nationally. The honorees receive 2024 UNC Hospitals & UNC Faculty … Read more

NeuroBytes: Task Specific Focal Dystonia – “Writer’s Camp”

March 12, 2024

UNC Neurology Faculty Dr. Nina Browner and Movement Disorder Fellow, Dr. Abigail O’Reggio assisted in developing the American Association of Neurology online course “NeuroBytes: Task Specific Focal Dystonia – “Writer’s Camp”‘ Course Description: Task specific dystonia is a commonly missed focal dystonia. This is in part due to the symptoms being observed in specific anatomical … Read more

Dr. Rebecca Traub Elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Neuology

February 20, 2024

Congratulations! Dr. Rebecca Traub has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN). Fellow status recognizes outstanding work and accomplishments in neurosciences, clinical neurology, academic/administrative neurology, within the AAN, and the community. Traub specializes in neuromuscular diseases, as well as inflammatory and hereditary nerve and muscle conditions. She serves as the … Read more

Soma Sengupta MD, Ph.D., MBA, FRCP (UK), FAAN, FANA

February 14, 2024

Dr. Sengupta is a clinical professor and the vice chairs of Philanthropy & Inclusive Excellence & Community Engagement in the Department of Neurology. Born in Kolkata, India, and raised in England, UK. Dr. Sengupta earned her medical degree and Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge, UK, and her MBA and healthcare graduate certification from the … Read more

Dr. Monica Maria Diaz highlighted by University of California Global Health Institute

December 15, 2023

Sharing from the University of California’s Global Health Institute: Dr. Stephen Ojiambo Wandera and Dr. Monica Maria Diaz at Makerere University. “The GloCal Health Fellowship is excited to share that two of its alumni are collaborating on a new research study to assess dementia and frailty among older persons in rural Eastern Uganda. Dr. Stephen … Read more

UNC Neurology Authors featured in October issue of Seminars in Neurology

November 17, 2023

The October issue of Seminars in Neurology, a review journal on current trends in clinical neurology, is focused on the topic of “Neuroprognostication” and is comprised of 12 articles that collectively feature 18 co-authors from UNC Neurology.  The issue, co-edited by Dr. Zachary D. Threlkeld, clinical associate professor in the Division of Neurocritical Care at … Read more

Dr. David Y. Hwang leads joint U.S. and German Neurocritical Care Society guideline

November 17, 2023

Dr. David Y. Hwang, professor and chief of the UNC Division of Neurocritical Care, is the lead author of a new joint guideline on behalf of the U.S. and German Neurocritical Care Societies on best practices for outcome prognostication for critically ill patients admitted with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH).  The guideline, one of a series that … Read more