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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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New Home Planned for University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute

Contact: Julie Engebrecht (513) 556-9685 [email protected] CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute has launched a $123 million project that will include a new world-class outpatient facility for people with neurologic and psychiatric diseases, expand existing and create new research programs, enable recruitment of additional world-class physicians and researchers, support new training fellowships, and…
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Posted in Press Releases | Also tagged , Epilepsy, Farmer Family, , , , neurology, , , Parkinson's, UC Neuroscience Institute | Leave a comment

Lisa Newport Helps People Get Stronger With Aquatic Exercise

Lisa Newport Helps People Get Stronger With Aquatic Exercise

Lisa Newport has been an aquatic specialist at Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care for nearly 20 years. She is certified with the Aquatic Exercise Association, and she teaches water exercise classes and does personal training. Many of her classes are specialized for people with arthritis, stroke rehab and other neurologic conditions treated by the…
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Posted in UC Neuroscience Blog | Also tagged aquatic therapy, brain injury rehab, Drake Center, multiple sclerosis, , physical medicine & rehabilitation, rehab, spinal cord injury rehab, stroke recovery, swimming, UC Neuroscience Institute, warm-water exercise, water exercise, water therapy | Leave a comment

UC Health Celebrates Telestroke Anniversary in Lawrenceburg

UC Health and the UC Stroke Team celebrated the first anniversary of their Telestroke Network at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Indiana last week.  The Telestroke Network allows specialists from the UC Stroke Team to examine stroke patients long-distance with the help of robots. UC Health launched the program in March of 2012 and has…
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