New Stanford building gathers neuroscience researchers, clinicians

Stanford University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center as well as its Center for Memory Disorders are among the groups in a brand new building combining patient clinics and research into a wide range of neurological diseases. The five-story Stanford Neuroscience Health Center — next to the old Hoover Pavilion and across the street from Stanford Shopping Center — is designed to be a “one-stop” diagnosis and treatment center for people with a variety of conditions including Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors and various neuromuscular challenges. It opened in January. On a recent weekday afternoon patients — some in wheelchairs and many assisted by family members or caregivers — navigated the airy first-floor lobby. Receptionists there serve as the check-in center for the whole…


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