Press Releases 2014

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Rare Brain Condition Now Eligible for Department of Defense Research Dollars

The Hydrocephalus Association celebrates as hydrocephalus is added as a condition eligible to receive research funding through CDMRP.

December 23, 2014


Medical Practitioners Unite with Patient Community to Expose Neglected Brain Condition

More than 1 Million Americans Affected, 700,000 Have Undiagnosed or Misdiagnosed Condition.

September 17, 2014


Bethesda Swim Team Unites Around Incurable Brain Condition in Memory of Past Fellow Team Member

Kids ages 5-18 will SWIM to raise $5,000 for the Hydrocephalus Association.

July 10, 2014


Funding Announced to Support Groundbreaking Research into Treatment of “Treatable Dementia”

The Hydrocephalus Association has committed $500,000 toward the launch of an adult-focused hydrocephalus clinical research network.

June 17, 2014


Research Into Brain Repair Brings Hope to Those with Hydrocephalus

Stephen A. Back, M.D., Ph.D., will share his research as the Scientific Keynote Speaker at the Hydrocephalus Association’s 13th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, July 9-11, 2014.

June 12, 2014


Bringing Hope and Olympic Gold to Those Living with a Rare Brain Condition

Adam Page, Sochi U.S. Paralympic Gold Medalist in Sled Hockey, will deliver the motivational keynote address at the 13th National Conference on Hydrocephalus hosted by the Hydrocephalus Association, July 9-11, 2014.

May 20, 2014


One Rare Brain Condition Will Unite Hundreds in Downtown Portland

Dr. Nathan R. Selden of Oregon Health and Science University hosts the 13th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, July 9-11, 2014, sponsored by the Hydrocephalus Association.

April 16, 2014


Experts in Brain Function Decry Lack of Care for Treatable Dementia Patients

50 years after his father first recognized and treated normal pressure hydrocephalus, Dr. Carlos Hakim is partnering with the Hydrocephalus Association and other clinicians on a mission to advocate for screening and proper diagnosis of the estimated 375,000 Americans suffering with this treatable form of dementia.

March 11, 2014


Rudi Schulte Research Institute Funds Study of Children’s Brain Elasticity

New study funded by RSRI in partnership with the Hydrocephalus Association will look at the role which brain compliance plays in pediatric hydrocephalus, a condition that is the leading cause of brain surgery in children.

February 17, 2014


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