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Brain-Monitoring Device Lands Funding in Dayton

A medical device developed by University of Cincinnati physicians has landed $250,000 in funding from Dayton Development Coalition’s Accelerant venture capital fund. Medium: Dayton Business Courier Read the article by Tristan Navera >

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Coach Teaches Students Importance of Recognizing Signs of Stroke

A local coach is teaching his students the F-A-S-T slogan used by the American Heart Association to help them learn the early warning signs of stroke. Medium: Local 12 WKRC Watch the segment >

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Game-Changers in 2015: Endovascular Tx for Stroke

Endovascular therapy was a “game-changer” in stroke in 2015, leading specialists told MedPage Today, who posed the question what was the biggest clinical advance of the year. Six of seven stroke specialists agreed: endovascular therapy. Medium: Medpage Today Read the article »

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UC Brain Science Unit Launches Push for Own Building

In a bold effort to place the University of Cincinnati’s sprawling brain-science practice under one roof, writes Anne Saker of the Cincinnati Enquirer, officials of the UC Neuroscience Institute announced Friday a $54.6 million campaign to build a dedicated facility for the study and treatment of disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, stroke and epilepsy. Media:…
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Doctors are Using Advanced New Devices to Treat Stroke Patients

Dr. Andrew Ringer, endovascular neurosurgeon at the UC Comprehensive Stroke Center, explains how doctors are using an elegant new generation of clot-retrieval devices to help patients who suffer blockages in large blood vessels. Media: WCPO.com Watch/read the segment >

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Stroke Survivor to Walk in Heart Mini

Terri Kersey, who suffered a stroke in Africa while raising money for charity, will be walking in the “Steps for Stroke” event in the upcoming American Heart Association’s Heart Mini. Media: Local 12 WKRC-TV Watch the segment >

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Mick Cronin to Miss Rest of Cincinnati Season with Vascular Condition

The report includes comments from Mario Zuccarello, MD, Co-Medical Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at the UC Neuroscience Institute, and Norberto Andaluz, MD, a member of the UC Stroke Team and Medical Director of the UC Neurotrauma Center. Drs. Zuccarello and Andaluz perform neurosurgery at the UC Medical Center at UC Health. Media: ESPN…
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Health Alert: Killer Headaches and Their Link to Stroke

A young mother credited the stroke team at the UC Neuroscience Institute with saving her life. She was rushed there after she had a stroke but wasn’t aware of the early warning signs. Christin Harris and her husband Tony were in the early stages of helping many people. They support a ministry in Haiti when…
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Teacher Who Suffered a Stroke in Africa Calls Progress a ‘Miracle’

Terry Kersey, a fifth-grade teacher at St. Bernard in Taylor Creek, is learning how to walk and talk again after suffering a stroke following a hike up Mt. Kilimanjaro during a fundraising trip to Africa. Media Outlet: WCPO.com Watch the segment >>  

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Dr. Joseph Broderick Investigates Cost Drivers for Acute Stroke Care

A number of factors contribute to the cost associated with having a stroke. Dr. Joseph Broderick, Distinguished Research Professor in the department of neurology and rehabilitation medicine and director of the UC Neuroscience Institute, presented the findings of a new study exploring those costs at the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s annual International Stroke Conference 2014…
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