medicine for hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus Association Converges on Capitol Hill for Rally for Medical Research Hill Day to Advocate for Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The Hydrocephalus Association joins more than 300 organizations to ask Congress to provide robust, sustained, and predictable budget increases for the NIH

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Nasal Spray for Hydrocephalus

Through the NOSE! Non-invasive Modulation of CSF Absorption

A proof of concept paper shows that drugs delivered through a nasal spray could one day provide a non-surgical way to manage hydrocephalus.

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Research UPDATE: Preventing Hydrocephalus in Premature Infants

In a study published in the journal Brain, researchers find that the infusion of a naturally occurring protein can prevent the development of hydrocephalus after an intraventricular hemorrhage. The results show great promise in the work to develop a preventive therapy for the development of hydrocephalus, particularly in one of our most fragile populations, premature infants.

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Research UPDATE: Exploring Alternative Treatments

In our third installment of the Mentored Young Investigator (MYI) blog series, we showcase 2009 MYI recipient, Joon Shim, Ph.D.  At the time of the award, Dr. Shim was a postdoctoral fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital. He is now a Research Assistant Professor at Indiana University.  He received an MYI grant for his study, “The […]

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Research UPDATE: Investigating Alternative Treatment Options for Hydrocephalus

The Hydrocephalus Association (HA) Research Department update focuses on the research of Dr. Sonia Podvin who aims to develop safe, specific drugs to treat hydrocephalus. She is the recipient of a Mentored Young Investigator (MYI) award from HA.

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