New Hope in the Battle Against Macular Degeneration

December 1, 2017

Macular degeneration robs millions of people of their sight, and now we know what triggers the inflammation that causes it. That raises the exciting possibility we can stop it.

Our Jayakrishna Ambati, MD, (at left in the picture) and Nagaraj… Read More

How to Cut the Risk of SIDS by Half

November 1, 2017

What’s the answer? Breastfeed for at least two months. That’s according to an important new international study from our Dr. Fern Hauck, Dr. Rachel Moon and Kawai Tanabe, MPH (and their colleagues).

Prior studies suggested that breastfeeding was associated with… Read More

Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson’s Tremor

October 31, 2017

A few years ago, our Dr. Jeff Elias conducted the first test of focused ultrasound for the treatment of the most common movement disorder, a condition called essential tremor. A trial participant went into an MRI machine with a… Read More

A Fulbright to Light the Way to Better Stroke Care

October 13, 2017

Congratulations to our Bradford Worrall, MD, for receiving a prestigious Fulbright American Distinguished Chair Award for 2017. The award will let Dr. Worrall, a neurologist, work at the University of Newcastle in Australia to improve the stroke tools available… Read More