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Chicago Teen Travels to Barrow for Cavernous Malformation Surgery

A Chicago teenager traveled to Barrow Neurological Institute to undergo surgery with Dr. Michael Lawton for a cavernous malformationĀ (sometimes referred to as a cav mal) in her brainstem. Norah Denahan, 15, was diagnosed with the…

Dr. Jeremy Shefner Announces Results of FORTITUDE-ALS Trial

Dr. Jeremy Shefner, chair of the Department of Neurology at Barrow, recently presented the results of the FORTITUDE-ALS trial at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in Philadelphia. The Phase 2 trial…

Meningioma Patient Finds Help at Ivy Brain Tumor Center

Nick Stump was diagnosed with a malignant meningioma in 2015. He underwent surgery, but his brain cancer returned in 2018. That’s when Stump came to the Ivy Brain Tumor Center at Barrow Neurological Institute, which…

Barrow Seeks Participants for New Alzheimer’s Drug Trial

Barrow Neurological Institute is screening participants for a new clinical trial that will evaluate the drug troriluzole in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. The drug may have the potential to protect against, slow…

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