The Hydrocephalus Association is pleased to announce the funding of three hydrocephalus researchers through the HA Network for Discovery Science (HANDS), Innovator Award.
Hydrocephalus has been shown to have multiple causes, including numerous genetic origins. Dr. Jenna Koschnitzky explores genetic mutations in a three blog series.
Imagine having a neurological condition that most people have never heard of. Jamie Wright is on a mission to educate others about hydrocephalus.
Workshop on Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus (PHH) proves the potential for researchers to alter the course of the development of hydrocephalus and its long-term outcomes.
ISHCSF newsletter highlights Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (HCRN) studies around hydrocephalus shunt infection rates and risk factors.
One way the Hydrocephalus Association promotes research and leadership in hydrocephalus is through our annual Resident’s Prize. This prize is awarded each year to the most promising hydrocephalus-related research paper presented by a neurosurgical resident at the Pediatric Section meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons (AANS/CNS). The prize is designed […]
The Core Data Project of the Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (AHCRN) has enrolled nearly 200 patients since in late 2014.
HA played a key role at the annual NINDS Nonprofit Forum, which provides an opportunity for nonprofit leaders to engage in dialogue with NINDS staff.
Two bioengineering students out of Rice University are working on a device that can be used by patients for at-home diagnosis of CSF buildup for hydrocephalus patients.
Innovator Awards on understanding disease mechanisms and the identification and preclinical testing of therapies to prevent or reverse hydrocephalus. Apply here!
In this webinar, Dr. Yun Yung discusses his exciting new work focused on understanding and preventing post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus. Recording now available!
Next webinar: Optimizing the timing of interventions in neonatal hydrocephalus and new research on how brain cells react and recover under pressure.
Principal investigators from the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (HCRN) are meeting today and tomorrow at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario.
The Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network begins enrolling patients in a new study that examines the best placement for a shunt in infants and children.
How do surgeons make decisions? How do they stand by those decisions and evaluate themselves? The HCRN set out to answer these questions in their study.
Dr. Koschnitzky continues our Science Facts blog series with an explanation of the various clinical trial designs we find in hydrocephalus research.
How do the cells of an infant’s developing brain react to the pressures of hydrocephalus? Our former MYI recipient, Dr. Eskandari’s, goal is to find out.
This Science Facts blog explains the difference between white and grey matter in the brain. Helping you untangle complex concepts and language in research studies!
One way the Hydrocephalus Association promotes research and leadership in hydrocephalus is through our annual Resident’s Prize. This prize is awarded each year to the most promising hydrocephalus-related research paper presented by a neurosurgical resident at the Pediatric Section meeting of the. The prize is designed to encourage young doctors to focus their research efforts […]
Nominate a dedicated Neuroscience Nurse with demonstrated excellence in neurosurgery, specifically with hydrocephalus, for the Mary Decker Mentorship Award!
Guidelines on the treatment and management of pediatric hydrocephalus have been published, with input from HA and members of our Medical Advisory Board.