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New Home Planned for University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute

Contact: Keith Herrell (513) 558-5449 keith.herrell@uc.edu The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute has launched a $54.6 million fundraising campaign that will fund a new world-class outpatient facility for people with neurologic and psychiatric diseases, expand existing and create new research programs, enable recruitment of additional world-class physicians and researchers, support new training fellowships, and expand…
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New Home Planned for University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute

The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute has launched a $54.6 million fundraising campaign that will fund a new world-class outpatient facility for people with neurologic and psychiatric diseases, expand existing and create new research programs, enable recruitment of additional world-class physicians and researchers, support new training fellowships, and expand community-wide programming. The new facility will…
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Parkinson’s Exercise Classes Offered at Drake Center

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu Exercise classes for people with Parkinson’s disease will be held late August through October at the Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care. The 8-week sessions will be held on Mondays at 1 p.m., beginning August 31, and on Wednesdays at 11 a.m., beginning September 2. The classes will take…
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Gardner Center Offers Two New Support Groups

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu The James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders is forming two monthly support groups, one for people with Parkinson’s disease, and a parallel group for their caregivers and/or family members. The free forum provides an opportunity 1) to gain emotional support from…
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Study: Perceptions of Drug’s Cost May Affect How Much Patients Benefit

Study: Perceptions of Drug's Cost May Affect How Much Patients Benefit

Contact: Keith Herrell (513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—People’s perceptions of the cost of a drug may affect how much they benefit from the drug, even when they are receiving only a placebo, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC). Alberto Espay, MD, an associate professor in the UC Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation…
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Gardner Center Kicks Off Rev It Up Health & Wellness Challenge Jan. 28

Gardner Center Kicks Off Rev It Up Health & Wellness Challenge Jan. 28

CONTACT: Cindy Starr 513-558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu CINCINNATI—Rev It Up 2015, a six-week online challenge for the title of “Greater Cincinnati’s Fittest Organization,” will kick off with a corporate team recruitment luncheon Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Revolution Fitness, 3652 Roundbottom Road in Newtown, Ohio. Register now >> Founded by local businesswoman Kathy Krumme, Rev It Up benefits…
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$14M Gift to Transform Home of Nationally Recognized UC Neuroscience Institute

$14M Gift to Transform Home of Nationally Recognized UC Neuroscience Institute

Contact: Candice Terrell (513) 556-9685 candice.terrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI – The James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Foundation has committed $14 million to the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute to help fund a new, state-of-the-art facility to enhance treatment and research efforts for chronic and progressive neurologic conditions and disorders like Parkinson’s disease. The contribution is…
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Gift Will Aid Development of Research Model for PSP

Gift Will Aid Development of Research Model for PSP

CONTACT: Keith Herrell (513) 558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu CINCINNATI—A $100,000 gift will enable a University of Cincinnati (UC) researcher to study a rare brain disorder that causes progressive problems with control of gait and balance and problems controlling eye movement. Sheila Fleming, PhD, a researcher in the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center for Parkinson’s…
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UC Neuroscience Institute Adds Neurobiology Research Center

UC Neuroscience Institute Adds Neurobiology Research Center

CONTACT: Keith Herrell 513-558-4559 keith.herrell@uc.edu NOTE TO EDITORS: High-resolution photographs of James Herman, PhD, and Joseph Broderick, MD, are available on request. CINCINNATI—The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) today announced a new Center of Excellence, the UC Neurobiology Research Center, designed to provide a focal point for basic, discovery-based neuroscience. The announcement was made…
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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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