Department of Defense funding of two hydrocephalus researchers reflects the success of the Hydrocephalus Association’s Research and Advocacy Initiatives.
The Hydrocephalus Association’s annual Vision Dinner highlights the advances in research that aims to prevent or minimize the development of hydrocephalus after a brain bleed.
Germinal matrix hemorrhage (GMH) is a brain bleed that occurs in approximately 3.5 per 1000 live births and remains a leading cause of mortality and lifelong morbidity in premature infants.
Dr. Michael A. Williams received the Leadership Award by the Hydrocephalus Association to honor his career dedicated to caring for patients with hydrocephalus.
The Hydrocephalus Association’s annual Vision Dinner will serve as the catalyst for a focused research initiative that aims to prevent or minimize the development of hydrocephalus after a brain bleed.
Chicago radio station 101.9FM The Mix featured Katie Cook, our Chicago Hydrocephalus Association WALK Chair, on their weekly radio show “MIX Matters” with Susan Wiencek.
Workshop on Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus (PHH) proves the potential for researchers to alter the course of the development of hydrocephalus and its long-term outcomes.
Finding a cure for hydrocephalus will take our commitment, determination, and perseverance—the very things we demand of hydrocephalus patients every single day.
A multi-center national clinical trial will focus on determining if a new intravenous drug therapy can improve outcomes for patients who have life-threatening or life-altering traumatic brain injury (TBI).
The InfraScanner (TM) from MedLogic uses near-infrared (NIR) technology to detect a brain bleed after an injury so that medical professionals can make immediate decisions for a patient. The technology has been in use on the battlefield since 2008, but is now available to athletic programs for use at sporting events.
Eboni Graham with The Amarillo Globe News reports on the challenges both children and adults face living with hydrocephalus. She focuses on Noah Goswick, 3 years old, who acquired hydrocephalus from a brain hemorrhage after a premature birth, and Beverly Cobb, who lives with normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH).
A philanthropic organization based in Virginia Beach named Hillier Ignite has awarded its first Lifesaving Innovation Award to InfraScan Inc.. InfraScan is a medical device company that focuses on developing hand-held diagnostic devices based on near infrared technology for head injury and stroke assessment.
Lori Poliski shares her family’s experience with SPML, a surgical treatment for children and adults primarily with Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy (SDCP).