Dr. Salomon Hakim – a Giant in the Field of Hydrocephalus

May 9, 2011

Respected Colombian neurosurgeon Salomon Hakim, MD, PhD, who worked extensively in the field of hydrocephalus, has died at the age of 88.

Neurodevelopment of Children and Teens with Hydrocephalus

April 6, 2011

By Jay Wellons, M.D. and David Nilsson, Ph.D. Article first appeared in Pathways, Fall edition 2008 From a developmental perspective, hydrocephalus, as with other forms of neurologic compromise, demonstrates its…

Tax Act Brings Changes to SSI / Medicaid Treatment of Refunds, Tax Credits

March 8, 2011

(the following may be of interest to persons living with hydrocephalus who receive SSI benefits) Several little-noticed provisions of the recently-enacted law that extended the Bush-era tax cuts fundamentally alter…

2010 Hydrocephalus Association Resident’s Prize

January 17, 2011

The Hydrocephalus Association announces the 2010 Resident’s Prize Awardee, Ramin Eskandari, MD, MS.

In Memory of Kate

December 17, 2010

On November 27, Kate Finlayson passed away due to complications from hydrocephalus and the many surgeries she endured to combat it.  She was, and remains, an inspiration for all of us dedicated to furthering the fight against hydrocephalus.

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Announcing our 2010 Hydrocephalus Association Scholarship Recipients!

August 4, 2010

By Tom Smith The Hydrocephalus Association (HA) is both pleased and privileged to award eight scholarships to persons with hydrocephalus seeking higher education. Each year we receive dozens of application…