Funded Research Publications

Categories: Research
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is the largest private funder of brain aneurysm research. Each year the Foundation awards research grants for basic scientific research directed at early detection, improved treatment modalities, and technological advances that will ultimately improve outcomes for patients with brain aneurysms. Projects that are focused on translational research, clinical outcome research, early …

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Blood Test for Aneurysms

Categories: Research
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 dormant, often being found only after they rupture. The …

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Dr. Steinberg & Virtual Reality

Categories: Research
Medical Advisory Board Member Dr. Gary Steinberg Pioneers Use of Virtual Reality for Surgical Planning and Patient/Doctor Education. Once a novelty, virtual reality technology is increasingly being used by all types of industries, from aviation to tourism. Now, this sophisticated technology, which enables users to don a headset and “travel” through a virtual world in …

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Adam Dmytriw Awarded Grant

Categories: Research
For rare aneurysms, the medical community often has a more difficult time generating strong evidence for the optimal treatment. One year ago, I started working with Research Fellow Dr. Nimer Adeeb and Clinical Fellow Dr. Christoph Griessenauer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. We realized that in order to analyze enough of these patients, we …

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Aneurysm Leads to New Career

Categories: Research
Frank Garcea was 17 years old and excited to soon begin his senior year of high school in Rochester, New York, where he played on the soccer team. One hot July day, he and some fellow teammates were playing soccer for fun when Frank experienced a pounding headache and pain radiating up the back of …

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