By Dave Andrusko Before I started writing this post, I checked to see how many times NRL News Today had written about Dr. Adrian Owen, who is a Canadian Excellence Research Chair in cognitive neuroscience and imaging based at the University of Western Ontario’s Brain and Mind Institute. Today’s post will make 14 stories about …Continue reading "Attempting to give patients in a locked-in syndrome “their voice back”"
By Nancy Flanders Dana Scatton celebrated her 18th birthday on January 11. But on this birthday she was in the hospital and in the fight of her life. Diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor while seven months pregnant, she was given just months to live. At 33 weeks gestation, just a couple of weeks after …Continue reading "Teen diagnosed with brain tumor in third trimester gives birth to healthy daughter"
Miraculously Noah Wall’s brain now has nearly full function By Dave Andrusko Last Friday Britain’s Channel Five broadcast a new documentary, “The Boy Who Grew a New Brain,” updating and chronicling the incredible story of Noah Wall, born with a virtually empty cranial cavity but now with a brain that has grown to 80% of …Continue reading "Baby born with just 2% of his brain is doing fine"