The Department of Neurology of The First Hospital of Jilin University was founded in 1953 by Professor Liu Duosan, a famous neurologist and neuropathologist in China.

Currently, it is a National Key Discipline of the Ministry of Education, a National Key Clinical Specialty Construction Discipline of National Health Commission, a key construction discipline of national “985 Peoject” and “211 Project”, a National Quality Curriculum Discipline of the Ministry of Education, and the National Neurology Teacher Training Center; it is one of the first batch of disciplines authorized to offer master degree and doctoral degree, it is also authorized to be a mobile station for the post-doctors; In addition, it is The National Advanced Cerebral Stroke Center and Training Base, Cerebral Stroke Screening and Prevention Base of the National Health Commission, National Clinical Pharmacology Base. It is a neurology professional discipline that has integrated medical treatment, teaching and scientific research and a training base for high-level talent.