The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology


The overall aims of our division are:

  • To become a center of excellence in cognitive and motor research. 
  • To develop innovative cognitive and motor assessments, phenotyping, and interventions across the human lifespan. 
  • To develop translational research projects linking motor and cognitive pathways. 
  • To establish clinical, basic science, and imaging research collaborations within and without the institution.  
  • To train students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty. 
  • To provide Neurogeriatric, Cognitive, and Fall assessment clinics. 
  • To investigate global issues and trends in disability and dementia among older adults. 


Letter from the Chief 

New Developments

Verghese Gait Video Geriatrician Joe Verghese explains how subtle changes in gait can identify which patients are at risk for frailty – with the goal of preventing falls and mental decline. Dr. Verghese is chief of geriatrics at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center and a professor of neurology and of medicine at Einstein. This edition of Einstein On, a research and medicine podcast, is hosted by Paul Moniz, managing director of communications and marketing at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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