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John Tew, MD, Appointed to Executive Positions at UC Health and UC

Contact: Academic Health Center (513) 558-4553 richard.puff@uc.edu Cincinnati –John Tew Jr., MD, has been appointed to new executive positions that will direct the community outreach and philanthropic efforts of the integrative medicine program at UC Health and the UC College of Medicine. Tew will serve as the program’s vice president of community affairs at UC…
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Patients with Functional Tremor Benefit From ‘Retrainment,’ Pilot Study Shows

Patients with Functional Tremor Benefit From 'Retrainment,' Pilot Study Shows

Contact: Keith Herrell (513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—In a pilot study based at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI), researchers concluded that patients with functional or psychogenic tremor could benefit from tremor “retrainment” involving performance of a voluntary rhythmical movement of the affected limb. Results were published online ahead of print in Parkinsonism & Related…
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From Pin Pricks to Radiation Beams to Keyhole Incisions, Brain Surgery Is Trending Smaller

CONTACT: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu The difference between having a brain aneurysm treated the old way and a new way was aptly described as “the nutcracker” vs. “the TripTik” by a patient of Andrew Ringer, MD, professor of neurosurgery at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine. The patient experienced both, and he…
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Gardner Center Researchers Publish Results of Parkinson’s Studies

Gardner Center Researchers Publish Results of Parkinson's Studies

Contact: Keith Herrell (513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu As a disease with no known cure at present, Parkinson’s disease is the focus of numerous research efforts worldwide. Researchers at the UC Neuroscience Institute’s James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders are playing a key role in those efforts, participating in…
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Joseph Broderick Named Director of UCNI

Joseph Broderick Named Director of UCNI

Contact: Keith Herrell 513-558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu Joseph Broderick, MD, has been named Director of the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) effective Jan. 1, 2014. Dr. Broderick, who has served as UCNI research director, will assume the new position as John M. Tew, MD, who has served as Clinical Director, steps into new roles at the…
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UCNI Mourns Passing of James J. Gardner, Philanthropist and Humanitarian

UCNI Mourns Passing of James J. Gardner, Philanthropist and Humanitarian

The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute mourns the passing of James J. “Jim” Gardner, a dear friend whose vision and generosity led to the establishment of the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders.  Mr. Gardner, who died Sunday after a short illness, was a civic-minded leader, a…
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Optimal Timing of Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Parkinson’s Gets a Fresh Look from UC Specialists

Optimal Timing of Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Parkinson’s Gets a Fresh Look from UC Specialists

CONTACT: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu For more than 15 years deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery has been an important treatment option for people with Parkinson’s disease, a disorder of the nervous system caused by a lack of dopamine in the brain. Although the treatment is approved by the FDA for patients who no longer…
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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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Linda Armstrong Is 2012 Sunflower Victory Award Honoree

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu Linda Armstrong, a longtime advocate for people with Parkinson’s disease, was honored with the 2012 Sunflower Victory Award at the Sunflower Revolution Symposium & Expo last Saturday in Loveland, Ohio. The award was presented by Kim Seroogy, PhD, Director of the Selma Schottenstein Harris Lab for Research in Parkinson’s…
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Dr. Revilla Awarded the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center Chair for Excellence in Parkinson’s

Dr. Revilla Awarded the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center Chair for Excellence in Parkinson’s

CONTACT: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu Fredy J. Revilla, MD, Director of the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute, has been awarded the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Chair. The chair, established by the Gardner family with…
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