There is a lot we do not know about how hydrocephalus develops and how to best treat the condition across our many communities. Our 2019 Innovator Award recipients are looking to change that.
Will organize new WALK to End Hydrocephalus in Decatur Lucky McMahon was just one day old when he had his first brain surgery to treat his hydrocephalus, a life-threatening neurological condition that has no cure and can only be treated with brain surgery. Now, at five years old, Lucky has endured five brain surgeries and […]
Can everyday magnets affect programmable shunt valves? A new study found that the CERTAS™ Plus Programmable Valve resisted interference from common household magnets, even at close proximity.
While impeachment still occupies the headlines, it’s not the only thing that happened this past December in Washington, DC. Amidst all the end-of-year chaos, Congress handed the hydrocephalus community a number of big wins!
Mauryce Thomas organized an event in Mobile, AL to educate his community about hydrocephalus. The event raised awareness and $1,320 to support HA’s mission!
Check out our latest Ask the Expert Video Series developed specifically for adults living with hydrocephalus. The series answers some of the most common questions we receive to our support line.
Caucus will help families in California’s Central Valley impacted by a brain condition that has no cure This week, Congressman TJ Cox (D-CA) announced that he has joined the bipartisan Congressional Pediatric and Adult Hydrocephalus Caucus. The Hydrocephalus Association applauds Representative Cox’s support for our community. His action reflects a welcome commitment to working with […]
The challenge is made possible through the generosity of Ms. Leslys Vedder, in tribute to her late husband, James Forrest Vedder, PhD, a scholar, archaeologist and physicist.