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Brain Cancer Mapping Project Launches with Swedish Neuroscience and Allen Institute

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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

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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'

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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

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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...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute Contracts with Cascade Neurologic Clinic in Mount Vernon to Make Subspecialty Care More Convenient North of Seattle

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MOUNT VERNON, WA., July 30, 2009 – The Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) in Seattle has completed arrangements with Cascade Neurologic Clinic to provide subspecialty neurological care in Cascade’s Mount Vernon clinic beginning mid-August.Cascade is a busy, three-practitioner cli...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute TeleStroke Program Signs Contract with Lake Chelan Community Hospital

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CHELAN, WA, July 17, 2009 – Lake Chelan area residents or visitors facing a potential or actual acute stroke will now benefit from a recently formed partnership between the Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) TeleStroke Program and Lake Chelan Community Hospital (LCCH) that will bolster the L...

KING TV Story on Seattle Firefighter's Return to Work after Aneurysm Credits Interventional Radiologist, Swedish Neuroscience Institute with Saving Her Life

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SEATTLE, July 13, 2009 -- On July 12, KING Television (channel 5; NBC) aired a story during their 5 and 6:30 p.m. newscasts about a Seattle firefighter who has returned to work after suffering a life-threatening aneurysm March 11.Nine days after suddenly suffering the worst headache of her l...
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