Behind the quest to find and treat rare diseases

Finding and developing worthwhile treatment for rare diseases requires a mix of science, patience, luck, money and time.

Understanding brain tumors

There are at least 100 different types of brain tumors, and their impact on patient lives varies considerably.

Understanding dementia

Alzheimer’s Disease isn’t the only condition that causes dementia; other causes can impact brain health, too.

What is a stroke?

Our brains need a consistent flow of blood and oxygen. Which is precisely why strokes can be so dangerous.

Understanding the ins and outs of epilepsy

Epilepsy is a family of brain disorders marked by seizures. In this Q&A, Dr. Bruce Hermann explains how the condition affects cognition.

What is autism?

April is Autism Acceptance Month, which means it’s a great time to explain more about autism and the brain.

Broadening the understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease

In this Q&A, Dr. Heather Snyder discusses Alzheimer’s Disease research and enumerates efforts to raise awareness about the disorder.

With CTE, correlation does not equal causation

Despite what we read in the media, reports of the connection between concussions and CTE may be greatly exaggerated.

The secrets to optimizing your brain

Elite performers have two things in common: They know how to be resilient, and how to get the most out of their brains.

Understanding more about young adults and ADHD

ADHD diagnoses in young adults are on the rise, presenting challenges in how to diagnose and treat this population.