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The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is the globally recognized leader in brain aneurysm awareness, education, support, advocacy and research funding.

What We Do

Our Mission…To promote early detection of brain aneurysms by providing knowledge and raising awareness of the signs, symptoms and risk factors. Work with the medical communities to provide support networks for patients and families, as well as to further research that will improve patient outcomes and save lives.

Offer Support

Offer Support

We facilitate and offer support groups for survivors and all those affected by brain aneurysms. We also provide support and share information online.

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Advocate

Advocate

Tell Congress to Put Brain Aneurysm Awareness on the Map. You can help declare September as National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month!

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Educate

Educate

We strive to provide a variety of educational resource material and services for all impacted by a brain aneurysm through print material, online resources and webinars.

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Raise Awareness

Raise Awareness

We work with the medical communities to provide support networks for patients and families, as well as to further research that will improve patient outcomes and save lives.

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Fund Research

Fund Research

Research is being done today to save lives tomorrow. The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is funding essential research that can directly benefit those affected.

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BAF News

  • February 9, 2018 05/29/15

    Local startup working on blood test to detect brain aneurysms by Mike Desmond ~ An aneurysm is essentially a bubble on a blood vessel. If it ruptures, about 40 percent of those people die. A local startup corporation is working on a simple blood test to …

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Latest Research

  • January 24, 2018 05/29/15

    Research Points to Potential Way to Detect Brain Aneurysms with a Blood Test ~ An estimated five percent of Americans harbor an unruptured brain aneurysm which, if it ruptures, can be fatal or result in lifelong disabilities. Because most unruptured aneurysms have no symptoms, they remain …

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From the Blog

  • January 12, 2018 05/29/15

    I was sitting at my desk at work when my 19-year-old son called and said, “Mom, I have a brain aneurysm.” At that moment my world stopped. I did what every mom today probably would have; I googled brain aneurysm, and panic set in. It all …

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