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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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Drs. Duker and Zimmer Honored for Outstanding Patient Experience Scores

Drs. Duker and Zimmer Honored for Outstanding Patient Experience Scores

Andrew Duker, MD, and Lee Zimmer, MD, PhD, members of the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute, were among 13 UC College of Medicine faculty members honored Wednesday night for ranking in the top 10 percent of providers in the Press Ganey national database for patient experience with clinic visits. The Press Ganey scores are based…
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Mary Ann’s Story: Cervical Dystonia

Mary Ann’s Story: Cervical Dystonia

Mary Ann, a registered nurse, was the first to notice that her head was tilting ever so slightly to the left. She was able to ignore it for a while, but over time the tilt became more obvious and disfiguring. Friends began to ask what was wrong with her neck. “It affected my job,” Mary…
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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 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. Fredy Revilla Dives into the Details of Parkinson’s Disease on WMKV’s HealthScope

Dr. Fredy Revilla, medical director of the UC Neuroscience Institute’s Gardner Family Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, explains Parkinson’s disease and offers hope for the future on WMKV’s HealthScope. Listen to the segment here>> This file is very large and may take several minutes to download.

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Dr. Alberto Espay Explains “The Public Still Doesn’t Really Understand Parkinson’s”

Scott Layman, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at age 42, said that it was “a scary thing to be told.” Even though there are already more than 1 million Americans affected by Parkinson’s Disease and another 50,000 will be diagnosed before the end of the year, Dr. Alberto Espay, clinical research director of the…
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Tennis Event Is a ‘Smash’

“Serve an Ace for Parkinson’s,”  a January event benefiting the Gardner Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders at the UC Neuroscience Institute, assembled many familiar faces for a great cause. The Australian Open-themed evening was complete with a round-robin tennis tournament, food and prizes to raise funds for neurosurgery research at the Gardner Center. Read…
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Dr. Espay Speaks about Movement Disorders Research in Spanish Media

Dr. Alberto Espay, neurologist at the Gardner Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders at UC Neuroscience Institute and assistant professor of neurology at the University of Cincinnati, describes his research about movement disorders in the Spanish online publication, Mujer Latina Today. Read more here>>  Media Outlet: Mujer Latina Today

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