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KIRO TV Airs Story on Nurse from Swedish about to Deploy to Haiti; Summary of Swedish's Relief Efforts

SEATTLE, Jan. 21. 2010 -- On Tuesday evening, Jan. 19 KIRO Television (Channel 7; CBS) aired a story during their 6 p.m. newscast about Swedish Multiple Sclerosis Program nurse Trish Younggren, R.N., who is about to go to Haiti for two to four weeks with National Nurses United to volunteer a...

Seattlepi.com Article on Life Sciences Discovery Fund-Supported Clinical Trial that Evaluated New Approach to Treating Hemorrhagic Stroke

SEATTLE, Dec. 21, 2009 -- The home page of today's Seattlepi.com features an article about the Life Sciences Discovery Fund-supported SLEUTH Trial that Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) co-director and neurosurgeon David Newell, M.D., took part in as the principal investigator.SNI took pa...

NPR Airs Story on Stroke, Why Certified Stroke Centers like Swedish - Especially Those with TeleStroke Programs - are Making a Difference

SEATTLE, Dec. 14, 2009 -- Every minute-and-a-half, on average, someone in America suffers a stroke. That's 795,000 strokes a year -- a big toll by any measure. Strokes are the third-ranking cause of death and the leading cause of disability. But most stroke specialists think it doesn't have to...

Brain Cancer Mapping Project Launches with Swedish Neuroscience and Allen Institute

The Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment at Swedish Medical Center and the Allen Institute for Brain Science are teaming up to work on the new $4.4 million Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project.

Groundbreaking Project Launched to Improve Brain Cancer Treatments and Outcomes

SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2009 – A major collaborative research project focused on mapping the gene activity in brain tumors was launched today. The goal of the research, known as the Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project (GAP), is to unlock the secrets behind one of the deadliest brain tumors known to human...

Seattle Times Guest Column: 'Seattle Collaboration Could Make Life-Changing Advances in Brain-Cancer Treatment'

SEATTLE, Sept. 8, 2009 -- In light of former Senator Ted Kennedy's recent death due to brain cancer, The Seattle Times published a guest column article in their Sept. 7 edition written by Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) neurosurgeon Greg Foltz, M.D., who is director of SNI's relatively ...

KOMO TV Airs Story about Friday Harbor's Mayor and How He Benefited from Deep Brain Stimulation for His Parkinson's

SEATTLE, Aug. 3, 2009 -- KOMO Television (channel 4; ABC) recently aired a story by reporter Michelle Esteban about Friday Harbor Mayor David Jones, his journey with Parkinson's disease, and the treatment route he decided to take.The piece, which features interviews with Mr. Jones, his wife, a...
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