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2014-06-18 16:26:59

PHOENIX, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than two years of intensive neuro rehabilitation at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, former University of Arizona student Sam Schmid has officially graduated from his grueling therapies and has returned to his hometown of Tucson, Ariz. to begin school and work. Schmid, 23, made international headlines in 2011 after wiggling two fingers as medical staff discussed taking him off life...

2014-06-17 23:06:04

Neurosurgeon Peter Nakaji has published four academic papers with colleagues, each discussing technology and the intraoperative diagnosis of brain tumors. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Acclaimed neurosurgeon Peter Nakaji has joined with several of his colleagues to publish four academic papers discussing methods of diagnosing tumors in the human brain. These methods would allow for the diagnosis of tumors either in the operating room during brain surgery or shortly thereafter....

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...

2013-05-29 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...


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