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Meet Parkinson’s Researcher Dr. Fredric Manfredsson

Fredric Manfredsson, PhD, knew as an inquisitive child that he wanted to become a scientist, but he somewhat fell into the field of Parkinson’s disease. “It’s tremendously gratifying...

Barrow Neurosurgeon to Study Rewiring of Brain in Diabetes

Barrow neurosurgeon Dr. Zaman Mirzadeh has received a three-year, $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study whether the brain can be rewired to normalize...

Barrow to Participate in First Platform Trial for ALS

Every 90 minutes, someone learns they have ALS and another person dies from the disease. People with ALS live about two to five years on average, and existing...

Barrow Study Links Gut Microbiota to Brain Aneurysms

Researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have found that gut microbiota may play a role in the formation of brain aneurysms. The findings, published in the journal Hypertension, showed...

Dr. Rita Sattler Awarded Grant for Frontotemporal Dementia Study

Dr. Rita Sattler, an associate professor of neurobiology at Barrow Neurological Institute, and Dr. Kendall Van Keuren-Jensen of the Translational Genomics Research Institute have received a $2.3 million...