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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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Northern Kentucky Paralympian Reflects on Road to Gold

Ian Lynch, who lost the use of his legs in a car accident when he was only 8 years old, is an inspiration, says Dr. Angela Stillwagon of UC Health’s Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care. Medium: WLWT News 5 Watch the segment >

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New Outpatient Infusion Treatment Center Offers Relief for Migraine

West Chester Hospital now offers relief from disabling migraines in the form of the region’s only outpatient dihydroergotamine (DHE) infusion center. Medium: Lead Magazine Read the article >  

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Head Injury, Kids and Contact Sports

Head Injury, Kids and Contact Sports

The death of Mohammed Ali created questions about head injuries and Parkinson’s disease. Medical Edge Reporter Liz Bonis talks to Alberto Espay, MD, MSc, director of the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, about possible links. Medium: Local 12 WKRC-TV Watch the segment >

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How UC’s Innovative Work is Helping to Prevent Concussion

The sports world is putting more attention on the widespread incidence of concussion, especially among young contact-sport players. Christmas Day saw the premiere of the movie “Concussion” with actor Will Smith as Pittsburgh forensic pathologist Bennet Omalu, who first drew the conclusion about athletes’ repeated concussion leading to chronic brain trauma. This year, the UC…
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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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Here’s Why Concussions Plummeted Among UC Football Players

The number of concussions suffered by University of Cincinnati football players has dropped by more than 80 percent since an innovative peripheral-vision training program started five years ago, according to UC researchers. Medium: Cincinnati Business Courier Read the article »

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UC Neuroscience Institute Helps Patients, Bottom Line

The UC Neuroscience Institute (UCNI), one of four institutes of the UC College of Medicine and UC Health , brings in more than one-third of revenue at the UC Medical Center (UCMC). UCNI posted revenue of $230 million last year, and profits are increasing between 6 percent and 10 percent a year, administrative director Anya Sanchez said….
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UC Neuroscience Institute Gets New Leader

Joseph Broderick, MD, will become director of the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) effective Jan. 1, 2014. Dr. Broderick, who has served as research director, will assume this new position as John Tew, MD, who has served as clinical director, steps into new roles at the College of Medicine and UC Health following 15…
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Dr. Norberto Andaluz Discusses Ohio’s New ‘Return to Play’ Law

The number of youth concussions each year is becoming a silent epidemic, says Dr. Andaluz, Director of Neurotrauma at the UC Neuroscience Institute. The staggering numbers, coupled with the long-term effects on professional athletes as well as returning combat veterans, were cause for new legislation. Dr. Andaluz defines a concussion as an alteration in the…
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