For those that are traveling we hope you will take a couple days to explore this wonderful host city for our conference and enjoy the world-famous theme parks and, stunning beaches, designer shopping, delightful fairs and so much more.
HA is pleased to announce some of the brightest minds in the field who are generously offering their time, expertise and talent in planning the 15th National Conference on Hydrocephalus
Housing is open for the National Conference on Hydrocephalus which will take place on June 28-30, 2018 at the Irvine Marriott in Orange County, California. Book your hotel!
Professional members enjoy the benefits of the association working on your behalf to ensure greater coordination of research, identify and reach the patient population and provide training and educational opportunities tailored to the needs of the professional community. Join us today.
Nominate a dedicated Neuroscience Nurse with demonstrated excellence in neurosurgery, specifically with hydrocephalus, for the Mary Decker Mentorship Award!
The Hydrocephalus Association (HA) is pleased and honored to announce our 2016 Hydrocephalus Association Teens Take Charge Scholarship Recipients.
Hydrocephalus Association Converges on Capitol Hill for Rally for Medical Research Hill Day to Advocate for Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The Hydrocephalus Association joins more than 300 organizations to ask Congress to provide robust, sustained, and predictable budget increases for the NIH
I rarely spoke a word during my first year in college. I was so anxious. It seemed like everything that could go wrong, definitely did…Madeleine continues her blog series.
What would it look like if we all worked together as one voice and made hydrocephalus a word that people know and are ultimately interested in curing?
Mr. Taurean Nixon of the Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos will serve as the Inspirational Keynote Speaker at the National Conference on Hydrocephalus.
Because of the country’s high numbers of children with hydrocephalus, doctors, including Dr. David Limbrick of St. Louis Children’s Hospital, traveled to Uganda so they could learn the technique. Two years ago, Limbrick traveled 8,000 miles to the East African country for more than a week of intensive training.
Sometimes a disability is not readily visible. A mom shares her experience advocating for her daughter with hydrocephalus to a stranger in a parking lot.
Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute (MOI), in collaboration with Friends of Children with Cancer (FOCC), has launched a special camp to conduct operations for the children with neurosurgical problems.
Elyse was selected as one of two children to serve as this year’s “National Ambassador of Hydrocephalus Awareness,” for the Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation, to help raise the level of awareness and education about Hydrocephalus in the United States.
Gikonko is the only health center with facilities to treat the medical condition; other medical centers treat hydrocephalus, but most of them refer patients to Gikonko Health Centre where specialists are based.
Doctors in Brazil have discovered hydrocephalus in two babies with congenital malformation. Some suspect the ongoing Zika pandemic in the country caused these cases.
An Australian family has welcomed the aid of Senator Bob Day in pushing for a national shunt registry. One of Day’s staff members lost a child to the complications of hydrocephalus.
The National Conference on Hydrocephalus takes place June 16 – 19th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Join us! Here are tips to help make it affordable.
A Loyola University Medical Center neurosurgeon has challenged neurosurgeons worldwide to stop infant deaths from hydrocephalus. Dr. Prabhu believes a new procedure could help those in developing countries treat the condition.
Finding a cure for hydrocephalus will take our commitment, determination, and perseverance—the very things we demand of hydrocephalus patients every single day.
The largest hydrocephalus patient advocacy organization, the Hydrocephalus Association (HA), selects Diana Gray as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead an aggressive growth strategy.