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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 malformation (sometimes referred to as a cav mal) in her brainstem. Norah Denahan, 15, was diagnosed with the…

Legacy Care Program Helps Kingman Woman with Multiple System Atrophy

Doctors told Ann Rooney-Schweikle in August 2016 that she had Parkinson’s disease. But when medication failed to help, she suspected that she had been misdiagnosed. One year later, Rooney-Schweikle turned to the experts at the…

Legacy Care Program Improves Access to Parkinson’s Care

A new program at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is providing hope to its patients who have advancing Parkinson’s disease. The new Lonnie and Muhammad Ali Legacy Care Program provides patients with access to palliative…

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…

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