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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Department of Neurological Sciences

We are leaders in patient care, research, education and outreach, delivering innovative care to patients with the most severe and complex neurological disorders.

The mission and vision of the Department of Neurological Sciences are to:

  • Provide the highest quality of compassionate, state-of-the-art neurological care to the people of Nebraska, surrounding states and nation.
  • Build upon our strengths and programs in nationally recognized multidisciplinary centers of excellence for disease-based care.
  • Conduct innovative clinical, translational, and basic science research to advance knowledge and treatments for neurological diseases.
  • Provide premier educational programs to train the next generation of neurologists to serve Nebraska, the region and the nation.
  • Promote education and outreach in neurological advances to the wider community of medical professionals, patients and the public.

Fast Facts

We provide state-of-the-art patient care and diagnostic testing using the latest technology.

50+

Faculty Members

6

Residents per year

25

Faculty who are women

Our Department

We continue to grow and expand through robust clinical and research programs, connections to the growing Regional Provider Network, and even into the homes of our most fragile patients through telehealth initiatives and embedded sensor technologies. We are dedicated to saving lives, relieving suffering and reducing the terrible impact of neurological disease on our patients, families and community.

Give Now to Help Create Breakthroughs

Mental and neurological disorders have never been more prevalent.  Life-changing disorders including epilepsy, stroke, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, multiple sclerosis and brain injuries touch the lives of far too many.

We are committed to pioneering new therapies for the future through research and by educating the next generation of experts. Our team of internationally-recognized physicians and researchers is dedicated to saving lives, relieving suffering and reducing the terrible impact of neurological disease on our patients, families and community.

Private donations play a critical role in advancing our state-of-the-art research, treatment, education and patient care programs. Whether you would like to support education or research in a particular disease area, your charitable gift can be directed to a project or topic that is most meaningful to you.

Gifts can be directed to any fund of your choice, or you can talk to Emily Tiensvold with the University of Nebraska Foundation about a donation to your area of special interest. 

Join us today as a partner in hope. Your gift will create a valued partnership between you, UNMC and our physicians and researchers who will carry your vision for better health far into the future.

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