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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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The Latest Information on Alzheimer’s Disease: Research, Treatments & Services

Mark Heyne interviews Dr. Rhonna Shatz, Medical Director of the Memory Disorders Center at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute, and Paula Kollstedt, Executive Director of the Alzheimer’’s Association’s Greater Cincinnati Chapter. They discuss everything from prevention to advocacy. Medium: 91.7 FM WVXU Listen to the podcast »

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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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UC Researchers Recruit Alzheimer’s Patients for Study of New Drug

In the quest for new treatments, researchers at the UC Memory Disorders Center are now recruiting Alzheimer’s patients to test the effectiveness of a new, investigational drug on memory and performance of daily activities, such as bathing, dressing, and preparing meals. Media: WCPO.com Read / watch the segment »

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Institute Conducts Alzheimer’s Research

A special “Forget Me Not” gala supports research at the UC Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Robert Krikorian, a neuro-psychologist, hopes to help families such as John Van Kirk’s. He lost his wife of 56 years to Alzheimer’s. Media Outlet: Local 12 WKRC TV Watch the segment »

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UC Researchers: Changes in Training Needed to Care for Patients with Alzheimer’s

The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease could triple in the next few decades because Americans are living longer, and they will receive inadequate medical treatment unless steps are taken now to train more health care workers, according to experts at the University of Cincinnati. Read the story >> Media Outlet: Cincinnati Business Courier

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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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Research Has Linked Atrial Fibrillation and Memory Loss

Dr. Brendan Kelley, medical director of the Memory Disorders Center at the UC Neuroscience Institute, explains the possible link between Atrial Fibrillation and cognitive decline. This article explains that numerous small strokes, impaired blood flow and physical inactivity could be behind memory loss in the absence of a major stroke. Read more here>> Media Outlet:…
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Now Where Did I Put That? Take Steps To Find Out Cause of Memory Lapses

If you’ve ever forgotten where you left the remote, your keys or your  cellphone, then you know how frustrating memory lapses can be. Some  memory problems are par for the course, especially with aging. Brendan Kelley, MD, Director of the UC Memory Disorders Center, discusses testing, the role of depression and more in an article…
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