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Northwestern Medicine provides treatment for a full range of neurological disorders which impact the nervous system and nerves affecting learning and behavior. The clinical mission of Northwestern Medicine is to offer the maximum quality care and treatment for individuals with neurological ailments while advancing new treatments and uncovering the causes and cures of neurological diseases.

Neuroscientists study the mobile, practical, behavioral, evolutionary, computational, molecular, cellular and medical aspects of the nervous system. There are various fields that focus on these different aspects, but they often overlap, which is why neuroscience encompasses so many disciplines of study. Scientists might look into brain activity in people with disorders like Alzheimer’s disease. Tools used include MRI scans and automatic 3-D models, which allow them to do experiments using tissue and cell samples. The findings can often lead to the development of new drugs, which greatly benefit patients due generous contributions to Northwestern Memorial Foundation.

The facilities made possible with gifts to Northwestern Memorial Foundation have inspired multidisciplinary teams which consist of the services of psychologists, physical, occupational and speech therapists, in addition to social workers to work with patients in the neurosciences. The complexity of the nervous system usually means that it is involved in hundreds of disorders, some of which resemble other conditions and overlap various areas of medicine. In addition to analyzing the standard development and action of the nervous system, neuroscientists research ailments and injuries which affect portions of the nervous system, how it develops, and how well it functions with over 1,000 known disorders of the brain and nervous system.

Neuroscience explores human functions and also contributes to a better understanding of the wide range of common conditions such as Down syndrome, autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), ADHD, addiction, schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, brain tumors, epilepsy; the effects of stroke, for instance, language loss; and, immune system disorders, like multiple sclerosis. This is why it is so important that Northwestern Medicine’s neurological department continues to provide innovative care for a whole selection of acute and chronic neurological disorders.

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The specially trained neuroscientists and surgeons provide high-tech therapy, individualized care, and caring for patients families during their time at Northwestern Medicine. Your gifts truly go a long way when you donate to Northwestern Memorial Foundation. The nervous system not only works to create ideas, emotions and behaviors, but also controls important body functions, such as breathing. Analyzing the nervous system advances understanding of our fundamental biology and body function. Understanding how things typically work can help shed light on what may happen whenever there are issues. It can help scientists find ways to prevent or cure problems that influence the mind, nervous system, and human anatomy.

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