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Newly FDA-approved Imaging Agent That Makes Brain Tumors Glow Hot Pink

COLOR DISTINGUISHES TUMOR FROM HEALTHY TISSUE TO IMPROVE TUMOR REMOVAL The imaging agent 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA), which helps neurosurgeons see the edges of a tumor more clearly to improve removal, was used in brain cancer surgery at...

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UH Renews Role in StrokeNet Program

National network recruits and runs stroke trials efficiently and quickly UH Innovations in Neurology & Neurosurgery - Fall 2018 David Haney Director of Research Operations, Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Sophie Sundararajan, MD The...

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Research Focuses on Neuron Survival

Work could profoundly alter treatment for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s patients UH Innovations in Neurology & Neurosurgery - Fall 2018  Andrew Pieper, MD, PHD When Andrew A. Pieper, MD, PhD, joined University Hospitals from the University of Iowa...

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Ultrasound Re-Emerges for Neuromuscular Diagnosis

Old tool provides new insights into etiology of patient conditions  David Preston, MD Ultrasound, a technology that took a back seat to computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in recent years, has re-emerged as a cutting-edge tool in...

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Battling Apathy

UH researchers investigating treatment for one of the most devastating symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease  Alan Jay Lerner, MD UH Clinical Update - July 2018 Apathy is one of the most prevalent neuropsychiatric symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease,...

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Neurological Institute Faculty Publications - July 2018 Edition 7

The Brain Tumor & Neuro-Oncology Center(BTNOC) Vellayappan BA, Kumar N, Chang EL, Sahgal A, Sloan AE, Lo SS. Novel multidisciplinary approaches in the management of metastatic epidural spinal cord compression. Future Oncol. 2018 Jun 25. doi:...

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