In the News
Leslie Katz, , CRAVE Technology Writer, approaches an article on her sister’s journey with hydrocephalus from a technology point-of-view on CNET.com. To read the full article, click here.
Military researchers are getting a better understanding of the long-term neurological effects of a battlefield blast or concussion. To read the full article, click here.
Dr. Steven Schiff of Penn State has had his findings published in the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD) journal. To read the full article, click here.
by Tom Smith Paul Gross, HA’s Board Chairman and former Microsoft senior executive, was asked to contribute a blog to Xconomy.com regarding his recent appointment to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) advisory council. Paul tells his personal story about his involvement in the hydrocephalus struggle. He describes his journey as a […]
by Tom Smith, HA Adult Services and Outreach Coordinator A congressional hearing was held yesterday in front of the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights discussing research and treatments for hydrocephalus that could benefit children around the world. Benjamin Warf, MD, a pediatric neurosurgeon at the Children’s Hospital in Boston, MA was […]
The Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (HCRN) study on Shunt Protocols, headed by Dr. John Kestle, is making waves in the neurosurgical community. Published in the Journal of Neurosurgery this month, it is an important paper that has already been made available to the public. Click here to read the full article. Also, Dr. Kestle was […]
Rick Smith, Acting Chief Executive Officer We recently heard from someone with a complaint about her local newspaper – the paper had printed inaccurate information about hydrocephalus as part of the Congresswoman Giffords story. We responded to her with the suggestion that she should write a letter to the editor with the correct information to […]
The Inaugural Snowshoe Event in Steamboat Springs, CO was featured in the latest edition of Steamboat Today. It’s an excellent piece that talks about hydrocephalus, the state of research and treatment and features the event organizer Christian Karch, his wife Laura and daughter Sofia who is living with hydrocephalus. Click here to read the article. […]
Jennifer Lopez (J-Lo) tears up when American Idol hopeful, Paris Tassin, sings Carrie Underwood’s hit song “Temporary Home”. Paris dedicates the song to her beautiful daughter who was born with hydrocephalus and talks about how she is the best thing that’s happened to her. “When you sang, I really felt it … I knew [the […]
For Immediate Release Teen Advocacy Program Launched for Hydrocephalus Hydrocephalus Association Engages Teens in Fight for a Cure San Francisco, CA (October 18, 2010) – The Hydrocephalus Association launched the Teens Take Charge initiative to engage teens in advocating for more research. The program will develop the next generation of activists fighting to find better […]