Neuroscience

The essence of who you are begins in the brain. Together with the spinal cord and miles of nerves, the central nervous system directs our every thought, sensation and action. Get connected and learn about amazing advances in neurosciences.

Patient Story

‘Stroke doesn’t discriminate by age’

A family member's ability to quickly recognize stroke symptoms led Chad Thompson, 39, to critical treatment when it mattered most.

New relief for migraines

If it’s been a while since you've seen a doctor for migraine treatment, it may be time to reach out again.

Patient Story

‘Our little fox’

Paxton Florek survived a brain tumor and now seems determined to defy what once looked like insurmountable odds.

10 things to know before lightning strikes

Here's your primer to keep it from happening to you.

Patient Story

‘I do everything now’

After doctors installed a small device in his spine, Don Ferris is enjoying a life without back pain—for the first time in years.

Patient Story

On the air with Alzheimer’s

Ginger Sisson, 80, and her son team up for a candid podcast about life with this neurodegenerative disease.

Start early to reduce Alzheimer’s risk

Embracing a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle in your 30s may promote better brain development in later years.

What does baby see?

In the first months of life, brain and eye development combine to help an infant bring the world into focus.

Patient Story

An end to years of pain

With a new electronic spinal implant, John Watson is finally returning to the active life he knew.

Patient Story

‘The best decision’

After brain surgery, a Michigan teen is finally winning in his lifelong battle against seizures.

Patient Story

On the move

Chronic pain had long hampered Jim Houseman's active lifestyle—until he found a new treatment plan.

Patient Story

‘Exciting possibilities’

Parents, grandparents and caregivers assemble their time and talents to help a Michigan boy in his battle against a rare form of epilepsy.