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Seattle P-I Publishes Article about Epilepsy-Related Clinical Trial that Swedish is Involved In

SEATTLE, April 21, 2008 -- Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition affecting more than 2.5 million Americans of all ages. Despite treatment with antiepileptic medications, about 40 percent to 50 percent of people with epilepsy continue to experience seizures or have intolerable medication...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute Providers Help Give Peruvian Teen a Second Chance

SEATTLE, Feb. 1, 2008 -- A medical team with the Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) comprised of various physician specialists, nurses and other clinicians -- all led by neurosurgeon and SNI Executive Director Marc Mayberg, M.D. -- donated their time and expertise to help provide 18-year-old Peruv...

Seattle P-I Runs Article on Swedish's New Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment, Founder Greg Foltz, M.D.

SEATTLE, Jan. 28, 2008 -- The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (P-I) today published an article by consumer-health reporter Cherie Black about the new Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment founded by Swedish Neuroscience Institute neurosurgeon and researcher Greg Foltz, M.D.The article descri...

Closing a Common Hole in the Heart May Stop Migraines; Randomized Study to Determine if Closing a PFO is an Effective Migraine Treatment

SEATTLE, Dec. 20, 2007 – A procedure to fix a congenital heart defect related to stroke may also be responsible for the disappearance of some people's migraine headaches. Now, a randomized clinical research trial led by neurologists and interventional cardiologists may determine if repairing ...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute Featured in Nationally Broadcast TV News Story Titled "Brain Surgery Without a Knife"

SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2007 -- Swedish Neuroscience Institute executive director and neurosurgeon Marc Mayberg, M.D. -- along with one of his patents -- were recently interviewed for a television news story about a relatively new surgical procedure that allows for certain brain tumors to be remov...

Lifesaving TeleStroke Technology Linked to Swedish; Experts Stress that "Time is Brain"

SEATTLE, Nov. 14, 2007 – On October 22 Swedish became the first hospital in western Washington to activate an advanced telemedicine system in the emergency rooms (ER) of its Issaquah and Ballard campuses to provide a real-time, 24/7 link between ER physicians and stroke specialists b...

Life Sciences Fund Awards First Research Grants; Swedish Neurosurgeon, Researcher One of Only Six Awardees

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2007 -- The Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) announced today that it has selected six Washington state research teams to receive more than $4.5 million in the Fund's inaugural grant competition. With support from these new grants, awardees will implement projects aimed...
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