We keep scientists, physicians and other medical and research professionals—as well as patients and other members of the Neurosciences Center community—up to date on all of the neuroscience news and events going on at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and beyond. Below is a list of upcoming events and other items, as well as recent publications and news items.
- May 9, 2016 – Exploring the Gut-Brain Connection for Insights into Multiple Sclerosis
BWH researchers find evidence that diet and gut microbes can remotely influence brain inflammation.
- February 8, 2016 – Predicting Who Will Develop Multiple Sclerosis
This new project investigates the events leading to multiple sclerosis in at-risk individuals.
- September 28, 2015 – Connecting Alzheimer’s Disease and the Immune System
The study adds to the emerging theme about the immune system’s involvement in Alzheimer’s Disease.
- September 10, 2015 – Melatonin and Multiple Sclerosis: Why MS Symptoms May Improve as the Days Get Shorter
New research from BWH offers an answer to the MS “seasonal paradox.”
- June 30, 2015 – Hospital-wide Program for Delirium, Alcohol Withdrawal and Suicide/Harm Impacts Readmission Rates
BWH clinicians describe the implementation and effectiveness of a hospital-wide clinical improvement initiative for acute care patients at risk for delirium, alcohol withdrawal and suicide harm, and demonstrate its effectiveness.
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- May 24, 2016 – Brain Cancer Patient: Can Access to Medical Data Save Lives?
After participating in a medical study, Steven Keating avidly collected and examined his personal medical data. That curiosity helped to identify his brain tumor.
- May 12, 2016 – Treatment Options for Meningioma
There are generally three treatment options for meningiomas: observation, surgery, and radiation.
- May 5, 2016 – The Latest Research and Treatment for Adult Brain Tumors
Recently, increased interest in immunotherapy has given new hope to getting through the blood-brain barrier.
- April 21, 2016 – Defying the Odds: Neurosurgery Patient Walks Again
Emergency spine surgery helped Anthony Hodges walk again after a car accident left him paralyzed.
- April 12, 2016 – Helping Musicians Heal
The Performing Arts Clinic provides highly specialized evaluation and care for musicians with performance-related injuries and disorders.
- December 22, 2015 – The Melatonin Connection: Why MS Symptoms May Improve during the Winter Months
Melatonin may influence multiple sclerosis activity.
- September 21, 2015 – Progress in Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment – Targeting Amyloid Beta Protein
The A4 Study is testing a new treatment approach for patients who are at risk for Alzheimer's but are not showing symptoms.
This page was last modified on 9/16/2016