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Barrow Study Shows How Nicotine May Promote Brain Aneurysm Rupture

While studies have shown that cigarette smoking increases the risk of rupturing a brain aneurysm, the underlying molecular and cellular processes have not been well understood. A recent...

Barrow HHT Researcher Helps Advance Understanding of AVM Development

When Dr. Michael Lawton returned to Barrow Neurological Institute to serve as CEO and president, he announced his plans to establish a major research program dedicated to cerebrovascular...

Barrow Neuroradiologist Links Concussion Symptoms to White Matter Injuries

A neuroradiologist at Barrow is using a magnetic resonance imaging technique known as diffusion tensor imaging to study the effects of concussion deep in the brain. “Diffusion tensor...

Dr. Rita Sattler Brings Neurodegeneration Research to Barrow

Dr. Rita Sattler has joined Barrow as an associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology, where she is continuing her research into the mechanisms of neuronal cell death...