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2014-04-10 16:22:44

PHOENIX, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the 20(th) anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is unveiling an extensive expansion that doctors say will help thousands more patients receive care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/LA03005 The Center is the primary beneficiary of Celebrity Fight Night, an annual fundraising gala that will be held this year in Phoenix on April 12. Celebrity Fight Night attracts generous...

2014-02-27 20:22:34

PHOENIX, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Cleveland Indians first baseman has begun spring training after making a remarkable recovery following a debilitating spine injury that nearly shattered his career and left him faced with a risk of complete paralysis. Following an innovative spine surgery at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, David Cooper has returned to baseball - a feat many doctors said may never happen....

2014-01-16 12:31:54

New Center Expected to Attract Patients around the Nation PHOENIX, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have announced the opening of a new groundbreaking center expected to bring Arizona to the forefront of research and medical treatment for one of the world's most devastating and debilitating diseases - ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The Gregory W. Fulton ALS and Neuromuscular Disorders...

2013-08-07 20:22:40

PHOENIX, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Adrienne C. Scheck, Ph.D. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Scientific Research as a result of her role as a Principle Investigator with Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI), the world's largest neurological disease treatment and research institution. Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is the world's largest dedicated neurosurgical center and a leader...

2013-07-12 16:22:16

PHOENIX, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First experiencing symptoms at just 29-years-old and diagnosed with Parkinson's at age 34, Tommy Zuleger is the youngest patient ever treated at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix and he says a new "sci-fi" procedure has given him his life back. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130712/LA46804) The real estate executive recently underwent a new procedure at Barrow called Asleep Deep Brain...

2013-05-29 23:19:28

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Funds Fellowships & On-going Parkinson's Disease Research at Barrow Neurological Institute Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has contributed $1 million to the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute. The gift will support two fellowships in Parkinson´s disease plus additional staffing for the Center and research in the Gait and Balance Laboratory. Bob and Renee Parsons are...

2013-05-07 20:24:12

$1 Million Cash Grand Prize Awarded in Health & Wealth Raffle PHOENIX, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health & Wealth Raffle, benefiting Barrow & St. Joseph's, awarded a total of $1,360,000 in Grand Prizes to three lucky Arizonans. Sedona resident Dawn Lay won $1 million on Monday, April 29, at a grand prize unveiling at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130507/LA09693) "My boss told me that astrologically, something...

2013-04-02 20:22:33

PHOENIX, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the world's top brain experts at Barrow Neurological Institute are reacting to today's proposal by the Obama administration to create a $100-million project that will explore details of the brain to find better ways to treat neurological conditions such as traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer's disease, and stroke. Barrow performs more brain surgeries annually than any hospital in the United States. (Photo:...

2013-03-06 12:26:17

More than 2,000 prizes up for grabs as the Raffle adds new, once-in-a-lifetime experiences for its 10th anniversary PHOENIX, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching today, the Health & Wealth Raffle, benefiting Barrow Neurological Institute & St. Joseph's Hospital, is back this spring with a new look, more prize drawings, and new, once-in-a-lifetime experience packages. "For the Raffle's 10(th) anniversary, we've refreshed the Raffle, and it's better for the players,...

2013-02-20 16:25:25

PHOENIX, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center in Phoenix has launched a new clinic aimed at streamlining the process for the growing number of patients who are potential candidates for Deep Brain Stimulation. Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a surgical treatment involving the implantation of a medical device called a "brain pacemaker," which sends electrical impulses to specific parts of the brain. DBS in select brain regions has provided remarkable...