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Making SMA Newborn Screening a Reality: Collaborating with the Patient Advocacy Community

MAKING SMA NEWBORN SCREENING A REALITY: COLLABORATING WITH THE PATIENT ADVOCACY COMMUNITY

Each year, roughly 12,500 newborns in the U.S., or one out of every 300 infants, are diagnosed with one of the 29 conditions that every...

RARE DISEASE NEUROLOGY MSL - TMAC DIRECT - SAN DIEGO, CA

A mid-sized and very well-regarded Biotech Company is preparing for the launch of another Rare Disease Neuro-Muscular indication...From...

 
 
 
Kids Are Being Hospitalized For A Serious Polio-Like Illness In Several States

KIDS ARE BEING HOSPITALIZED FOR A SERIOUS POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS IN SEVERAL STATES

Acute flaccid myelitis is on the rise - here's what you need to know Cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a very serious polio-like syndrome,...

Physical Therapy Management of Congenital Muscular Torticollis: A 2018 Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline From the APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy

PHYSICAL THERAPY MANAGEMENT OF CONGENITAL MUSCULAR TORTICOLLIS: A 2018 EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE FROM THE APTA ACADEMY OF PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY

Background: Congenital muscular torticollis is a postural deformity evident shortly after birth, typically characterized by lateral...

 
 
 
Genome Center Faculty Megan Dennis earns NIH Director's New Innovator Award

GENOME CENTER FACULTY MEGAN DENNIS EARNS NIH DIRECTOR'S NEW INNOVATOR AWARD

Megan Dennis Assistant Professor Megan Dennis has been awarded $1.5M as part of the National Institute of Health Director's New Innovator...

Head Pressing In Dogs: Why You Should Be Concerned

HEAD PRESSING IN DOGS: WHY YOU SHOULD BE CONCERNED

Head pressing in dogs is a worrying symptom that may indicate your pup is suffering from a serious medical condition. Dogs that head...

 
 
 

FDA LINKS POPULAR FLEA, TICK MEDICATIONS TO NEUROLOGICAL PROBLEMS IN DOGS, CATS

Some flea and tick medications can cause adverse reactions in dogs and cats , the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday....

ALTERATIONS IN GUT BACTERIAL AND FUNGAL MICROBIOMES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH BACTERIAL KERATITIS, AN INFLAMMATORY DISEASE OF THE HUMAN EYE

Abstract Dysbiosis, or imbalance in the gut microbiome, has been implicated in auto-immune, inflammatory, neurological diseases as...

 
 
 
Clinical Case Challenge: Just Another Neurological Symptom?

CLINICAL CASE CHALLENGE: JUST ANOTHER NEUROLOGICAL SYMPTOM?

Lola, a four-year-old FS Yorkshire Terrier, presented for an episode of collapse. The owner described that Lola tried to rise from...

Integrating Brain Implants with Local and Distributed Computing Devices: A Next Generation Epilepsy Management System

INTEGRATING BRAIN IMPLANTS WITH LOCAL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING DEVICES: A NEXT GENERATION EPILEPSY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Vaclav Kremen , Benjamin H. Brinkmann , Inyong Kim , Hari Guragain , Mona Nasseri , Abigail L. Magee , Tal Pal Attia , Peter Nejedly...

 
 
 
Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Improve Neurological, Functional Recovery in Stroke Patients

SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT CAN IMPROVE NEUROLOGICAL, FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY IN STROKE PATIENTS

Good news for stroke patients: Treating sleep apnea can significantly improve speech impairment, neurological symptoms, walking and...

Woman's rare neurological condition gave her a French accent that vanishes when she sings

WOMAN'S RARE NEUROLOGICAL CONDITION GAVE HER A FRENCH ACCENT THAT VANISHES WHEN SHE SINGS

Ellen Spencer has lived her whole life in and around Indianapolis, Indiana, but due to a rare neurological condition, she suddenly...

 
 
 

MANAGER, QUALITY ASSURANCE GCP - NEUROCRINE BIOSCIENCES - SAN DIEGO, CA

Neurocrine Biosciences is a San Diego based biotechnology company focused on neurologic, psychiatric and endocrine related disorders...From...

SUBSTANCE ABUSE, NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE AND MORE CAN SPEED UP BRAIN AGING

Decreased blood flow and destruction of blood vessels in the brain have been linked to aging and age-related dementia. Using a large-scale...

 
 
 
IAmScience Alex Marx

IAMSCIENCE ALEX MARX

By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC Sometimes there's a deeper meaning behind why we do the things we do. Whether it be what we study, or...

Cowboys Pro-Bowl center out indefinitely with rare disorder

COWBOYS PRO-BOWL CENTER OUT INDEFINITELY WITH RARE DISORDER

ARLINGTON, Texas - Cowboys center Travis Frederick said Wednesday he has been diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder that causes...

 
 
 

BRAINSTORMING ON EPILEPSY

Epilepsy strikes without warning, when an electrical storm sweeps across the brain. Storm-chasing teams of researchers have adopted...

RDMD raises $3M seed financing to mine EHRs for rare disease drug development

RDMD RAISES $3M SEED FINANCING TO MINE EHRS FOR RARE DISEASE DRUG DEVELOPMENT

The company's initial focus will be on neurological and inherited metabolic disorders.

 
 
 
Man told he'd never walk or talk because of rare disease stuns doctors with mobility

MAN TOLD HE'D NEVER WALK OR TALK BECAUSE OF RARE DISEASE STUNS DOCTORS WITH MOBILITY

Macauley Collinson, from Lancaster, suffers with the rare Moebius Syndrome - a rare neurological condition which affects the nerves...

Organ Donation Following Neurologic and Circulatory Determination of Death

ORGAN DONATION FOLLOWING NEUROLOGIC AND CIRCULATORY DETERMINATION OF DEATH

Objectives: To describe important considerations during the process of caring for critically ill children who may be potential organ...