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67 UCNI Specialists on 2013 ‘Best Doctors’ Lists

67 UCNI Specialists on 2013 ‘Best Doctors’ Lists

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu CINCINNATI–Sixty-seven specialists affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI), one of four institutes of the UC College of Medicine and UC Health, are included on one or both of the 2013 regional and national lists of leading physicians. In December Cincy magazine published the names of 531…
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New Test Aids in Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

Media Contact:  (513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease is a significant challenge for the medical profession, a challenge that will continue to increase as baby boomers age. But before Alzheimer’s can be treated, it must be accurately diagnosed—a challenge in itself. Now, a radiopharmaceutical compound that was approved earlier this year by the U.S….
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Former U.S. Army Vice Chief, UC Researchers Address Invisible Wounds of War Aug. 30

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu CINCINNATI—The University of Cincinnati and its affiliates, including the Mayfield Clinic, have been named one of eight U.S. academic partners of the nonprofit One Mind for Research, which is mounting a global quest to cure brain disease and eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness and brain injury. The…
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69 UCNI Specialists on 2012 ‘Best Doctors’ Lists

Contact:  Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu CINCINNATI–Sixty-nine specialists affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI), one of four specialized institutes within UC Health, are included on one or both of the latest regional and national lists of leading physicians. In December, Cincy magazine published the 2011-2012 list of area physicians named by Best…
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UCNI Researchers Connect Electrical Disturbances in Brain to Worse Outcomes after Neurotrauma

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com CINCINNATI—Electrical disturbances that spread through an injured brain like tsunamis have a direct link to poor recovery and can last far longer than previously realized, researchers at the Mayfield Clinic and University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) have found. The disturbances, known as cortical spreading depolarizations, are short-circuits (electrical failures)…
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Heimanns Step Forward as Donors for Alzheimer’s Chair

(513) 558-4559 CINCINNATI—The numbers associated with Alzheimer’s disease are staggering enough—more than 5 million Americans diagnosed, at a total cost of $172 billion for care in 2010. But it was the human cost that motivated Bob and Sandy Heimann to step forward as the donors who helped make the Memory Disorders Center at the University…
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Memory Disorders Center Offers Hope for Patients, Families

Contact:  (513) 558-4559 Keith.Herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—Patients and families dealing with memory loss issues will gain an important resource with the official opening of the Memory Disorders Center at the UC Neuroscience Institute on Thursday, May 12, at the UC Health Physicians Office in West Chester. “We’re committed to addressing memory disorders and Alzheimer’s disease with compassionate…
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Neurologist Can Help with Sleep Problems

(513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—Having trouble sleeping? A neurologist could have the answer to your problem. Neurologists specialize in the treatment of diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nervous systems. In many cases, says Jennifer Rose Molano, MD, a neurologist with the UC Memory Disorders Center and UC Health, these problems are closely…
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62 UCNI Specialists on 2011 ‘Best Doctors’ Lists

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com  CINCINNATI–Sixty-two specialists affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) at University Hospital are included on one or both of the latest regional and national lists of leading physicians. In December, Cincy magazine published the 2011-2012 list of area physicians named by Best Doctors in America®, a national…
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When to Worry About ‘Senior Moments’

(513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—It happens to all of us: You know you walked into a room for a reason, but you forget what it was. Or you see someone you’re acquainted with, but you can’t come up with her name. These are sometimes called “senior moments,” because they appear to happen more and more as…
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