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UC Brain Science Unit Launches Push for Own Building

In a bold effort to place the University of Cincinnati’s sprawling brain-science practice under one roof, writes Anne Saker of the Cincinnati Enquirer, officials of the UC Neuroscience Institute announced Friday a $54.6 million campaign to build a dedicated facility for the study and treatment of disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, stroke and epilepsy. Media:…
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New Home Planned for University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute

Contact: Julie Engebrecht (513) 556-9685 julie.engebrecht@uc.edu CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute has launched a $123 million project that will include a new world-class outpatient facility for people with neurologic and psychiatric diseases, expand existing and create new research programs, enable recruitment of additional world-class physicians and researchers, support new training fellowships, and…
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UC Neuroscience Institute Gets New Leader

Joseph Broderick, MD, will become director of the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) effective Jan. 1, 2014. Dr. Broderick, who has served as research director, will assume this new position as John Tew, MD, who has served as clinical director, steps into new roles at the College of Medicine and UC Health following 15…
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Dr. Michael Privitera Comments on the Seizures of a Well-Known Rap Artist

Dr. Michael Privitera, medical director of the UC Epilepsy Center at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute commented on the weekend seizures of well-known rap artist, Lil Wayne. Privitera, who is not Wayne’s physician and has not seen his case first-hand, explains that there are a number of possible reasons why the rapper may be…
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UC Neuroscience Institute Reaches 10-year Benchmark with National Recognition in 13 Neuroscience Specialties

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu CINCINNATI—The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) celebrated its 10th anniversary today by announcing its arrival at a national benchmark with accreditations, certifications, or national association memberships in 13 of 14 important neuroscience specialties. The accreditations and memberships denote excellence in sub-specialty neurological care and research and are highly coveted…
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