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SNI award from NIH - 2.2M

October 11, 2011

Swedish Neuroscience Institute was awarded a 7-year, $2.2M grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disease and Stroke (NINDS) to participate in the NeuroNEXT program, a national consortium of 25 neuroscience centers of excellence that will conduct early-stage clinical trials. John W. Henson, MD, FAAN, and Daniel S. Rizzuto, PhD, will lead the effort at Swedish. Swedish Neuroscience Institute was the only non-university hospital chosen to participate, highlighting the value of Swedish’s investments in research and clinical infrastructure. For more information about NeuroNEXT click here

Seattle Brain Cancer Walk, September 24, 2011

September 21, 2011

The Seattle Brain Cancer Walk is happening this Saturday the 24th of September starting at the Seattle Center’s Founders Court, where thousands of people will join together and walk for a great cause.

The Seattle Brain Cancer Walk is a national event to raise awareness about brain cancer and fund brain cancer research and comprehensive care for patients and families in the Pacific Northwest. In particular, affected families come together to honor the memory of a loved one lost to brain cancer or a member in their family living with this disease.

Here is a heartfelt article of just that, an Auburn man walks in memory of his wife. To read the entire article, click here. 

Start easy and hold long.

June 08, 2011

 We were meant to be hunters and gatherers, now we wear scrubs and suits. However, as we have adapted to our new environment, we can do little things to keep our bodies satisfied; hydrate, eat whole foods, move and stretch. Take one step today, give yourself s few moments of zen by stretching.

 

 

The Spring Issue of BrainWaves Is Now Available

May 18, 2011

 

The Spring 2011 edition of BrainWaves is now available online.

BrainWaves is the newsletter of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute. Published quarterly, BrainWaves provides information about neurological conditions treated at the Institute, and also profiles the programs, services, and new initiatives of the institute and its staff.

Hugh Markus - 2011 Merrill P. Spencer Lecturer

April 12, 2011

Each spring, The Merrill P. Spencer, M.D. Endowed Lecture is presented in conjunction with the annual Swedish Neuroscience Institute Cerebrovascular Symposium. This year, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Hugh Markus, Professor of Neurology at St. George’s University of London.

Hugh Markus was educated in Medicine at Cambridge and Oxford Universities and then carried out medical jobs in Oxford, London and Nottingham before training in neurology in London. He was senior lecturer and subsequently, reader in neurology at Kings College London before moving to the chair of neurology at St George’s in 2000.

His clinical interests are in stroke, and he is clinical lead for stroke at St George’s Hospital. He is involved in both acute stroke care and outpatient stroke clinics, and runs specialist services for patients with sub cortical vascular disease and genetic forms of stroke.

 

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Multimodal Treatment of Spinal Tumors symposium

February 18, 2011
Join us next week!
Multimodal Treatment of Spinal Tumors symposium
Friday, February 25, 2011

Course Chair: Rod J. Oskouian, Jr., M.D, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Swedish Neuroscience Institute.

Today, health-care providers who treat ...

Pediatric Neuroscience Center receives �Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) Clinic� Designation

February 03, 2011

The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance announced today that it has designated the Swedish Pediatric Neuroscience Center (SPNC) at SNI as a TSC Clinic. Marcio Sotero, MD, medical director of SPNC, is the director of the new center. This designation is an important step forward in the regional delivery of care to patients with tuberous sclerosis, as the TSC Clinics closest to Seattle are located at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix and Children’s Hospital in Oakland, CA.

TSC is a genetic disorder that causes tumors to form in many different organs, primarily in the brain, eyes, heart, kidney, skin and lun...

SNI Grand Round Series 2011 - Epilepsy Genetics

January 28, 2011
Thursday, February 3, 2011
7:30am - 8:30am
Swedish Education Conference Center, Room B

 

Marcio Sotero de Menezes, MD, Pediatric Epilepsy, Pediatric Neurology, Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Winter Issue of BrainWaves Now Available

January 12, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Winter 2010 edition of BrainWaves is now available online.

BrainWaves is the newsletter of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute. Published qua...

SNI Grand Rounds Series 2011 - Opportunities with Implantable Hearing Technologies

January 04, 2011
Thursday, January 6, 2011
7:30am - 8:30am
Swedish Education and Conference Center, Room B
Douglas Backous, Neurotology, Otology, Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, attendees will have an increased ability to:

  • Discuss the options for hea...
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