Carle is home to some of the most advanced neuroscience services and technology available. Our team of specialists is uniquely trained to treat diseases and injuries of the brain, spine, spinal cord and nervous system. Our comprehensive range of neuroscience diagnostic and surgical services help thousands of area patients live longer, manage their conditions and discover an improved quality of life.
Our expert team made up of providers from both Carle Foundation Hospital and Carle BroMenn Medical Center work together to create custom treatment plans that not only treat the tumor itself but get our patients back into the routine of their daily lives.
Carle Foundation Hospital is accredited by the NAEC as a level 3 epilepsy center.
Our team has experience treating all types of conditions of the brain, spine, and nervous system and works together to determine the best treatment for your individual needs.
Carle neuro-ophthalmologists are specially trained in both neurology and ophthalmology and use leading edge techniques to diagnose vision issues related to conditions such as brain injury, stroke, tumors, multiple sclerosis, migraines and more.
Clinical neuropsychology examines the relationship between brain anatomy and cognitive abilities such as attention/concentration, memory, problem solving and language, and how these abilities may be affected by injury or disease.
Carle Neuroscience Institute is home to a dedicated team of board-certified neurosurgeons, specializing in surgical care for patients with complex brain and spine conditions.
Our multidisciplinary approach offers comprehensive care for a range of spinal conditions without surgical intervention and can provide pain management therapies.
Carle’s Sleep Medicine specialists can assess, diagnose and treat a full range of sleep disorders for both adults and children.
The spine specialists at Carle Neuroscience Institute are focused on identifying the source of your back or neck pain so they can develop an individualized treatment plan to get you back to regular activity.
As the only certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in the region in a Level I Trauma Center, Carle Foundation Hospital has neurosurgeons and neurointerventional specialists available 24/7 to ensure faster stroke treatment and better outcomes for patients experiencing a stroke.
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Neuroscience research at Carle represents the intersection of technology, medicine, science, and care. By providing our patients with the opportunity to participate in translational and clinical studies we hope to engage them in not only their own care but also the future of medicine. Our researchers and providers strive to advance diagnostic capabilities, understand causes and effects, and improve patient quality of life. Our research department supports clinicians and faculty alike in their efforts to provide excellent care and perform extraordinary science.
By participating in research studies, Carle Neuroscience Institute seeks to create a better understanding of the structure and function of neurological systems allowing us to advance clinical care possible and ultimately improve the overall promotion of human health and quality of life.
Carle Neuroscience Institute Research is known for demonstrating improved clinical outcomes for patients through research efforts that focus on the development of predictive analysis, novel diagnostics, and comparative efficacy.
The purpose of this research study is to see if 7Telsa MRI can help health care providers better visualize micrometastatic (really small) tumors in your brain. This study also seeks to better understand how patients’ coping strategies can impact their experience with cancer, acceptance of their diagnosis, and their quality of life. You will be asked to do the following for research purposes: have a 7Telsa MRI and complete quality of life questionnaires once a month for 4 months. The study will continue to follow your health for up to 1 year via review of your medical records.
This study will evaluate the effectiveness and safety of an investigational product, IV ganaxolone, to treat subjects with status epilepticus.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. In the US alone, there are 2.8 million emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths each year, and more than 5.3 million Americans are currently living with a TBI-related disability. Approximately 90% of these injuries are considered ‘mild’ TBI, or concussion. Research is needed to better understand the impacts of traumatic brain injury and ultimately develop new treatments. This research study seeks volunteers with no history of brain injury to serve as comparisons to those with TBI. Using non-invasive, ultra-high field (7 Tesla) MRI technology will allow researchers to see features of the brain that will help improve traumatic brain injury treatment.
With doctors practicing in 80 specialties at locations throughout the region, it’s easy to find the right healthcare team at Carle. Our mission is to serve people through high quality care, medical research and education.
Recognized among the nation’s top hospitals, Carle provides excellent healthcare while continuously improving to meet the needs of our patients.