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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…

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 that gut microbiota may contribute to aneurysm…

Argentina Woman Travels to Barrow for Spinal Cavernoma Surgery

Eleven days after submitting her daughter’s medical information to Barrow neurosurgeons through the institute’s online Second Opinion Program, Teresa de Stefano of Argentina received what she called “magic words” from Dr. Michael Lawton. He believed…

Barrow, ASU Announce Initiative for Innovation in Neuro-Engineering

Barrow Neurological Institute and Arizona State University have announced a partnership to bring innovative solutions to patients with complex neurological diseases. The Barrow-ASU Initiative for Innovation in Neuro-Engineering will create a new class of physician-engineers…

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