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UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient

UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient

Dylan Rollo suffered significant nerve damage following a motorcycle accident, giving him little hope of returning to work. Following delicate peripheral nerve surgery, he has responded well with positive results during his recovery. He is grate...
2/27/2015 | UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient

Grateful UW Health Patient Helps Neurosurgery Research

Grateful UW Health Patient Helps Neurosurgery Research

UW Health neurosurgeons in Madison, Wisconsin, offer comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment of a variety of neurological and spinal disorders in adults and children. Jason Guttenberg's Story Learn about how a trip to the UW He...
4/15/2013 | Grateful UW Health Patient Helps Neurosurgery Research

Spine Surgery Allows Mom to Return to Her Active Life

Spine Surgery Allows Mom to Return to Her Active Life

UW Health neurosurgeons in Madison, Wisconsin, offer comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment of a variety of neurological and spinal disorders in adults and children. Jenny Janzen's Story Suffering from a change in gait and ext...
1/17/2013 | Spine Surgery Allows Mom to Return to Her Active Life

Listening to the Patient: Angie Mayr's Story

Listening to the Patient: Angie Mayr

UW Health neurosurgeons in Madison, Wisconsin, offer comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment of a variety of neurological and spinal disorders in adults and children. Angie Mayr's Story Angie Mayr quit smoking 26 years ago and ...
7/26/2012 | Listening to the Patient: Angie Mayr's Story

UW Health Neurosurgery Team Returns Man to Farm After Cow Attack

UW Health Neurosurgery Team Returns Man to Farm After Cow Attack

After being attacked by a massive Black Angus cow, farmer David Ferwerda's life was saved by his dog, Hannah, and the UW Health neurosurgery team, which removed the blood clot that had formed on David's brain. 
5/04/2012 | UW Health Neurosurgery Team Returns Man to Farm After Cow Attack

 

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UW Health Volunteer Group Helps Patients with Brain Injuries

UW Health Volunteer Group Helps Patients with Brain Injuries

Imagine waking up in the Neurosciences ICU, and finding that the simple tasks of life - such as walking and talking - had become impossible. A newly trained group of University Hospital volunteers doesn't have to imagine: they know. And they can...
11/20/2015 | UW Health Volunteer Group Helps Patients with Brain Injuries

On Call: Catching Up With Three Neurosurgeons

On Call: Catching Up With Three Neurosurgeons

What have graduates of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health been up to lately? Three medical school alumni who are neurological surgeons share their stories. Christopher Baggott, MD '10 I am a fifth-year neurosur...
10/16/2015 | On Call: Catching Up With Three Neurosurgeons

Josh Medow: Critical Care for the Brain

Josh Medow: Critical Care for the Brain

At Joshua Medow's first job, in the Neurocritical Intensive Care Unit at UW Hospital and Clinics, he saves lives. His patients have endured strokes, car accidents and shootings. At his second job, he puts his engineering talents to work inventin...
10/02/2015 | Josh Medow: Critical Care for the Brain

J.P. Cullen Gift Will Promote Brain-Repair Research at UW-Madison

J.P. Cullen Gift Will Promote Brain-Repair Research at UW-Madison

Madison, Wisconsin - J.P. Cullen, chairman emeritus of the Janesville construction company, is celebrating his birthday this week with a $250,000 grant from the J.P. Cullen Foundation to the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Wisconsin S...
9/25/2015 | J.P. Cullen Gift Will Promote Brain-Repair Research at UW-Madison

UW Hospital and Clinics State's Top Hospital for Fourth Straight Year

UW Hospital and Clinics State

Madison, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is ranked among the nation's top 50 hospitals in 10 medical specialties, one more than last year, and retained its position as the best hospital in Wisconsin. The rankings are inc...
7/21/2015 | UW Hospital and Clinics State's Top Hospital for Fourth Straight Year

Undergraduate in Kuo Lab Has Historical Paper Published

Undergraduate in Kuo Lab Has Historical Paper Published

When undergraduate Will Lyon took a job in Dr. John Kuo’s laboratory, he knew he’d be working on brain cancer research. “Woolsey’s method created much more precise functional maps of the brain. His research laid the groun...
8/20/2014 | Undergraduate in Kuo Lab Has Historical Paper Published