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NeuroNow - Summer 2009
Articles in this Issue
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When Betty Tyler joined the Department of Neurosurgery as a laboratory technician in 1990, she wanted to do challenging research and to know that the product of her labors could readily be used to help patients. She got her wish.
Johns Hopkins has been especially successful in recent years at attracting women into its neurology and neurosurgery programs. What’s drawn women to these programs?
Neurofibromatosis, or NF, as it’s also known, is among the most common of inherited disorders, affecting more kids than cystic fibrosis.
Are you already on your third cup of coffee this morning? Can’t remember a time you felt well-rested? It’s no wonder: We’re a sleep-deprived society.
To improve the odds that patients can emerge from stroke with both mind and body intact, neurologists Argye Hillis and Rebecca Gottesman have been focusing on two sometimes subtle indicators and/or consequences of stroke: aphasia and hemispatial neglect.