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Historic brain aneurysm legislation has been introduced on Capitol Hill and we need your help.  “Ellie’s Law” (H.R. 6185), named after Ellie Helton, a vibrant 14-year-old girl who lost her life to a brain aneurysm, was formally introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representatives Renee Ellmers (R-NC) and Yvette Clarke (D-NY). If passed, …

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A Caregiver’s Perspective

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The Recovery Journey: A Caregiver’s Perspective by Tom Quirk In 2000 we abruptly entered the world of ruptured brain aneurysms. Neuro-surgery, rehabilitative therapy and 275 inpatient days passed before my wife returned home. The unexpected serious illness of my wife was the worst experience – no one was prepared. Despite the wisdom and skills of …

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New Board Chair Elected

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(Atlanta—September 8, 2016) John C. Rogers was elected Chairman of the Brain Aneurysm Foundation’s Board of Directors at its September Board meeting. The Foundation is the national voice of those living with or impacted by brain aneurysms, which affects 1 in 50 people leading to an estimated 30,000 ruptures annually. “I’m honored and humbled,” Rogers …

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One of My Toughest Cases

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The Brain Aneurysm Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board member, Dr. Aaron Dumont describes one of his toughest aneurysm cases. When a 13-year-old boy came in to see Dr. Aaron Dumont complaining of a horrible headache, the diagnosis was something the prominent neurosurgeon never expected. “It turns out he had two very large brain aneurysms,” Dumont says. …

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Edge Therapeutics Treatment

Categories: Research
Edge Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: EDGE) announced that the first patient has been treated in NEWTON 2 (Nimodipine microparticles to Enhance recovery While reducing TOxicity after subarachNoid hemorrhage), a Phase 3, multi-center, multi-national, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study comparing the efficacy and safety of EG-1962 to standard of care oral nimodipine in adults with an aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) resulting …

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