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Barrow Study Suggests Immune Cells Contribute to Neurodegeneration

A new study suggests that immune cells in the brain and spinal cord might play a role in neurodegenerative diseases when altered by a specific genetic mutation. The...

Dr. Richard Dortch: #TheMindBehind Imaging Research for Nerve Degeneration, Repair

As an undergraduate student majoring in electrical engineering, Dr. Richard Dortch envisioned a career at either a communications or utility company. But while working on cochlear implants for...

Barrow Scientists Honored for ALS Research at MLB’s Lou Gehrig Day

In honor of MLB’s inaugural Lou Gehrig Day on June 2, the Arizona Diamondbacks recognized two researchers from Barrow Neurological Institute at their game at Chase Field. Robert...

Barrow Researchers Receive DoD Grant for New ALS Therapy

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a grant of $881,300 entitled “Targeting CNS expression of chitinases as a novel therapy for ALS” to two scientists at Barrow...

Neurosurgery Research Fellow Dr. Lena Houlihan Earns Vesalius Award

A prize-winning paper authored by Lena Mary Houlihan, MD, a neurosurgery research fellow at Barrow Neurological Institute, is now published in the Journal of Neurosurgery. The American Association...