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A neurologist is a specially trained physician that diagnoses and treats nervous system disorders, whether caused by injury or disease, including diseases of the nerves, brain, spinal cord and muscles(49). Neurologists deal with disorders ranging from disorders of cognitive function and behaviour to diseases of muscle to disorders(48). They use a variety of clinical tools, ranging from molecular biology through electrophysiology to functional neuroimaging(48). Neurologists have a comprehensive knowledge of the body’s neurological structures and their specific jobs in making the body function(49). There are a wide variety of career opportunities including university-based researcher, staff specialist in a teaching hospital, private practitioner and city or rural practitioner(48).

Related Sites

American Academy of Neurology
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
American Neurological Association
Association for the Neurologically Disabled in Canada
Canadian Association of Child Neurology
Child Brain
Child Neurology Foundation
Child Neurology Society
Pediatric Neurology
Society for Neuroscience
The Brain Matters
Think Neurology Now


1) Annual Review of Neuroscience
2) Behavioural and Brain Sciences
3) Brain
4) British Medical Journal
5) Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences
6) Current Treatment Options in Neurology
7) Developmental Psychobiology
8) European Journal of Neuroscience
9) International Journal of Neuroscience
10) Journal of Comparative Neurology
11) Journal of Integrative Neuroscience
12) Journal of Neurobiology
13) Journal of Neuroendocrinology
14) Journal of Neurogenetics
15) Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
16) Journal of Neurology
17) Journal of Neurophysiology
18) Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
19) Journal of Neuroscience Research
20) Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
21) Neurology
22) Neurology, Neurophysiology and Neuroscience
23) Neurorehabilitation
24) Neuroreport
25) On the Brain
26) Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology
27) Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
28) Science


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