2nd Annual 1 in 50 Campaign

Categories: 1 in 50 Blog, News
Join our 2nd Annual 1 in 50 campaign! We want to share your photos on social media to help raise money for our 2nd Annual 1 in 50 Chair of Research. The money raised will fund basic scientific research directed at early detection, improved treatment modalities, and technological advances that will ultimately improve outcomes for …

Read More

Meet Sheri – A survivor’s story

Categories: Blog
On January 1, 2016 my sister, Sheri, started the new year with a devastating brain hemorrhage due to an AVM (arteriovenous malformation). The past two years have been challenging for her, to say the least. After surviving the hemorrhage and months of recovery, she can now eat, walk, and speak again. Things she had taken …

Read More

Mother and Son Connection

Categories: Blog
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 started roughly six months prior to his diagnosis. My …

Read More

CNBC’s Sharon Epperson On Surviving A Ruptured Brain Aneurysm

Categories: BAF Other News

By Victoria Uwumarogie for Madamenoire.com on November 22, 2017 Chances are, if you look back through your family tree and ask around, someone in your bloodline has dealt with a brain hemorrhage. According to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, an estimated six million people in the U.S. have unruptured brain aneurysms at this moment, or about one out …

Read More