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Improving Post-op Outcomes of Infants with Delayed Rewarming

Winter 2016 | CNS Connections magazine

To a greater extent than any of us would prefer, medicine is often practiced by habit. We do things the way they’ve always been done – because it’s the way...

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Dr. Sarah Mulkey performs a follow-up neurologic exam on a one-year old infant with neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.

Brain Imaging: The Heart of the Matter for Newborns with Congenital Heart Disease

Fall 2015 | CNS Connections magazine

Child neurologists know that surgery on newborns with complex congenital heart disease can be accompanied by strokes or hypoxic brain injuries. Less well appreciated is the fact that half of...

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Uncovering the Mysteries of Brain Malformations and Epilepsy through the use of Resected Human Tissue

Winter 2015 | CNS Connections magazine

Laura Jansen, MD, PhD is a physician-scientist and a perfect example of how an individual with training as both a physician and neuroscientist can utilize that dual expertise to advance...

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Illuminating the Pathway through Signaling Pathways

August/September 2014 | CNS Connections magazine

Many of the most challenging diseases confronting child neurologists are genetic disorders that disrupt signaling pathways. These abnormal signaling pathways, when present in neurons and glia, can give rise to...

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Drs. Jayne Ness (L) and Anne Comi (R) compare notes following Anne’s presentation of a late-breaking abstract outlining the Sturge Weber breakthrough that garnered a standing ovation in the ballroom.

Identification of the Gene Causing Sturge Weber Syndrome

April/May 2014 | CNS Connections magazine

Every now and then, conditions are ripe for a scientific breakthrough. These “conditions” include not only access to advanced technological tools that can facilitate a new discovery, but also (and,...

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