Joseph S. Kass, M.D., J.D., FAAN

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Annual Update on Alzheimer's Disease Lecture at Baylor Oct. 21, 2019
Researchers are studying better ways to evaluate, diagnosis and treat Alzheimer's Disease and will present the latest research for patients and caregivers at a free Nov. 6 lecture.
Stroke Survivor Finds His Artistic Stroke Again March 12, 2019
Keith Washington had a few more brush strokes to go before finishing a painting for a friend. However, the 55-year-old…
Does a new Alzheimer's study hold the secret to early diagnosis? March 4, 2019
Early detection of Alzheimer's would be the holy grail for aging Americans, as one in 10 people age 65 and...

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Volunteers needed for Alzheimer's research Dec. 11, 2018
Researchers are seeking clinical trial volunteers for new Alzheimer?s disease prevention and treatment studies.
Baylor hosts Update on Alzheimer's Disease lecture Oct. 26, 2018
Experts will present the latest in research and information for patients and caregivers at the annual "Update on Alzheimer's Disease" lecture Nov. 8.
2017 BCM Faculty Award Winners May 18, 2017
Neurology faculty members recognized at 2017 omnibus awards ceremony encompassing the Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation, Early Career Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care, Star Award for Excellence in Patient Care, and Graduating Class Outstanding Faculty Award.
Kiss me: I matched! March 17, 2017
"The luck of the Irish – and four years of hard work and dedication – was on the side of Baylor College of Medicine medical students on Match Day 2017.
Meet the new experts at this year's Update on Alzheimer's lecture Oct. 27, 2016
As part of new leadership with the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Baylor, Kass and Yu will discuss the latest in Alzheimer's disease research and treatment.
2016 Houston Walk to End Alzheimer's Oct. 10, 2016
The Alzheimer Disease and Memory Disorder Center is co-leading the Baylor Team for the Walk to End Alzheimer's.
Book Release – Neurology Secrets, 6th Edition Aug. 5, 2016
Part of the bestselling Secrets Series, the updated sixth edition of Neurology Secrets continues to provide an up-to-date, concise overview of the most important topics in neurology today. It serves as a comprehensive introduction for medical students, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, and is also a handy reference and refresher for residents and practitioners.
Ben Taub Hospital stroke center recognitions mean expert care July 25, 2016
Suzanne Moffett didn't even know she had a stroke until she woke up after a life-saving procedure at Ben Taub Hospital, home to one of six comprehensive stroke centers in greater Houston.
Baylor recognizes excellence among clinicians June 16, 2016
Jimenez-Shahed and Kass were among a group of Baylor College of Medicine faculty members recognized for excellence in patient care at the Master Clinician and Rising Star Clinician Awards ceremony.
Baylor faculty honored for excellence in teaching, education May 26, 2016
Chen and Kung received the Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Faculty Excellence Award for teaching and evaluation. Kass received the Graduating Class Outstanding Faculty Award.
2014 case of human form of "mad cow disease" highlights need for continued surveillance April 16, 2015
The identification of a patient who died from the human form of "mad cow disease" demonstrates the need for continued global tracking and awareness of the prion disorder, according to Baylor researchers.
Ben Taub Hospital stroke center achieves new "Elite Plus" national award March 26, 2015
Ben Taub Hospital is the recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus-Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Award.
Stroke center achieves new "Elite Plus" national award March 26, 2015
Harris Health System's Ben Taub Hospital is the recipient of a newly created recognition by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus-Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Award. The award means the hospital achieved high marks for response and care provided for acute ischemic strokes, the most common stroke—87 percent of all cases—in America.
Hollywood actress Rosario Dawson in Houston for fundraiser Nov. 5, 2012
Actress and humanitarian Rosario Dawson will take a break from filming the sequel to "Sin City" to lend her star power to a fundraiser for Wellbody Alliance.
Dr. Joseph Kass discusses Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and diet March 27, 2007
Kass interviewed about the relationship between neurological disorders and diet.
BCM residents recognized for teaching excellence July 8, 2005
In June, 21 residents received the Award for Teaching Excellence by Residents. Fourth-year medical students annually nominate residents who have been exceptional house officer educators during their clinical rotations.