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3/5/12

Celebrate Brain Awareness Week on March 12-18, 2012

On the eve of Brain Awareness Week, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is launching a campaign to raise awareness of the symptoms of a brain aneurysm.

2/2/12

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Announces New Medical Advisory Board Members

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of three new members to its Medical Advisory Board.

2/8/12

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Establishes the Christopher C. Getch, MD Chair of Research

Foundation Honors Work of Leading Neurosurgeon

12/14/11

Believe in Making A Difference: The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Launches Appeal for Funding

12/9/11

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Grant Recipient Publishes Research Article

Research concludes that Advanced 3T MR can successfully image brain tissue around implanted titanium aneurysm clips.

10/3/11

United States Senate Passes Resolution Declaring September National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month

On Friday, September 23rd, the United States Senate passed a resolution declaring September National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month.

9/14/11

Brain Aneurysm Foundation Petitions Congress to Designate September as National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has launched a petition drive, asking supporters to petition Congress to put Brain Aneurysm Awareness on the map and designate September National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month.

8/15/11

Senator John Kerry and Representative Edward Markey Introduce Resolutions Declaring September National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month

To help raise awareness of the dangers and increase public awareness and understanding of brain aneurysms, including methods of early detection and treatment, Senator John F. Kerry (D-MA) and Representative Edward Markey (D-MA) have introduced resolutions in Congress (S.Res.248 and H.Res.341), designating the month of September as National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month.

8/8/11

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Announces Eight Grants Supporting Scientific Research of Brain Aneurysms

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. In 2011, The Foundation will award $160,000 in grants to eight individuals conducting scientific research directed at early detection, improved treatment modalities, and technological advances that will ultimately improve outcomes for patients with brain aneurysms.

8/8/11

State of Texas Declares September 2011 to be Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month

The Texas State Legislature has declared September 2011 to be Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. The resolution is designed to raise awareness of the dangers of brain aneurysms and increase public awareness of the symptoms and treatments available.

4/22/11

Team BrainPOWER: Powering The Fight Against Brain Aneurysms To Help Save Lives

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation, the nation’s only nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing critical awareness, education, support and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysm ruptures, has announced the launch of its new fundraising organization, Team BrainPOWER.

3/10/11

During Brain Awareness Week, Remember the Warning Signs of a Brain Aneurysm

In 2011, more than 27,000 people in the United States will be affected by a ruptured brain aneurysm. More than 40% of these aneurysms will prove to be fatal. On the eve of Brain Awareness Week, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation would like to share information about the warning signs of a brain aneurysm.

2/11/11

Early Detection Makes a Difference in the Treatment of Brain Aneurysms

On February 16, Donald Becker, Executive Vice President of The Kroger Co., died as a result of a ruptured brain aneurysm, a condition that will affect more approximately 30,000 people in the United States this year. By raising awareness of the symptoms of unruptured brain aneurysms and helping first responders diagnose ruptured aneurysms, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation hopes to reduce the incidence of ruptures and save lives.

8/20/10

September is National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month

Reduce your risk for an aneurysm with these helpful tips

6/24/10

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Announces Seven Grants to Further Treatment for Brain Aneurysms

Grants to be Awarded at Annual Symposium on Sept. 22 in Orlando

4/29/10

Early Detection Makes a Difference in the Treatment of Brain Aneurysms

Bret Michael's Recent Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Offers Opportunity to Raise Awareness of Symptoms of Brain Aneurysms

4/2/10

Early Detection Makes a Difference in the Treatment of Brain Aneurysms

Recent Passing of Jerome York Offers Opportunity to Raise Awareness of Symptoms of Brain Aneurysms

2/18/2010

Brain Aneurysm Foundation Launches Online Support Community

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Support Community Brings Together Individuals Affected By Brain Aneurysms

11/13/2009

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Ships 4,000 Copies of Early Detection Video to First Responders

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has developed an educational video - Early Detection of Brain Aneurysms: Life vs. Death – and distributed it to more than 4,000 early responders across the United States and Canada.

9/15/2009

September is National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month

To raise awareness of the dangers of brain aneurysms and increase public awareness and understanding of brain aneurysms, including methods of early detection and treatment, the month of September has been designated Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month.

8/12/2009

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Announces Six Grants to Further Treatment for Brain Aneurysms

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation will award $145,000 in grants to leading researchers at the 3rd Annual Brain Aneurysm Foundation Research Grant Symposium. The symposium will help the Foundation continue to raise awareness of brain aneurysms, which affect an estimated 1 in 50 people in North America. All research grants will be awarded on September 17, 2009 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at The Union League of Chicago, located at 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604.

7/6/2009

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Releases Early Detection Video to Educate First Responders to Symptoms of Brain Aneurysms

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has developed an educational video entitled Early Detection of Brain Aneurysms: Life vs. Death. Designed to educate primary care physicians, emergency room physicians and first responders on the early detection of brain aneurysms, this 20 minute video focuses on recognizing the symptoms related to a brain aneurysm and performing appropriate diagnostic brain imaging to determine if an aneurysm is present.