Treatments

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  • Comprehensive Neurology Division

    Part of the Neurology Department at Massachusetts General Hospital, the General Neurology Program’s board-certified neurologists work with primary care physicians to diagnose and treat a wide variety of neurological conditions.

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    Comprehensive Neurology: 617-726-8639

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  • Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit

    The Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit offers diagnosis and treatment to patients with disorders and diseases of the brain affecting language, memory, problem solving, emotional function and behavior.

  • Memory Disorders Unit

    The Memory Disorders Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of cognitive impairment, such as Lewy Body dementia, frontotemporal dementia and vascular dementia.

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    Memory Disorders Unit: 617-726-1728

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  • Midlife Women's Health Center

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Midlife Women’s Health Center brings together experts from more than 15 specialties to improve, promote and advance health care for women at menopause and beyond through research, collaboration and education.

    Contact us: 617-726-6776

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  • Psychology Assessment Center

    The pediatric neuropsychology specialists at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Psychology Assessment Center provide neuropsychological assessments to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological, medical, genetic and developmental disorders.

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  • Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy

    This therapy approach is designed to help the individual develop skills and learn compensatory strategies to improve how he/she functions at home, school, and/or at work. This type of therapy addresses difficulties with attention, learning new information, memory, time management, planning, organization, and problem-solving. Tailored to meet the individual needs of the patient with cognitive and executive function deficits, our approach emphasizes the development of metacognitive and self-awareness skills.

News

  • Understanding Alzheimer's - 7/24/2015, Mass General

    Lisa Genova, PhD, a neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling author of “Still Alice,” visited the MGH on June 16 to discuss her journey into the world of Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Caroline’s cause - 1/12/2015, Mass General

    Caroline Murray is hoping to make a difference. The 9-year-old has been collecting funds for MGH Alzheimer’s research to help her grandmother and others who suffer from the disease.

  • Albers honored with Wilkens endowed chair - 8/22/2014, Mass General

    Mark Albers, MD, PhD, of the Department of Neurology, was named the first incumbent of the Frank Wilkens, Jr. and Family Endowed Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Research.

  • Alzheimer's Early Treatment - 12/10/2013, Research

    Can anti-amyloid antibody treatment reverse Alzheimer’s disease pathology before memory loss sets in?

  • Alzheimer’s Preclinical Disease Biomarker - 12/10/2013, Research

    Mark Albers, MD, PhD, is developing a set of simple but powerful tools to screen for the very earliest stages of preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease.

  • Advancing Alzheimer’s research - 12/16/2011, Mass General

    Representatives of the Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter visited the Charlestown Navy Yard Dec. 8 to present four investigators with $680,000 on behalf of the national organization.

  • Science rocks - 7/31/2009, Mass General

    MGH Hotline 07.31.09 Eleven national leaders in medical research, including Rudolph Tanzi, PhD, of the MGH, exchanged their lab coats for designer duds in the June issue of GQ magazine.

Patient Education

  • Family Matters

    Family Matters: Coming Together for Alzheimer’s and the accompanying Resource Journal are intended to introduce newly diagnosed families to the world of the Alzheimer’s patient.

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