Give now

News

  • January 20, 2020
    Tom Tinlin was lucky to survive his aneurysm. Now he’s advocating for other survivors.
    Learn more
  • January 10, 2020
    2018 Research Grant Recipient developing biomaterial for treatment of aneurysms
    Learn more
  • December 20, 2019
    How a brain aneurysm helped CNBC’s Sharon Epperson embrace change
    Learn more
  • December 19, 2019
    Emilia Clarke Among The New Yorker’s Top 25 Stories of 2019
    Learn more
  • December 12, 2019
    BAF Medical Advisory Board Member Receives Professorship
    Learn more
  • December 10, 2019
    Machine Algorithm Accurately Detects Seizure Risks
    Learn more
  • December 10, 2019
    Survivor and Advocate Tom Tinlin Named New Board Chair
    Learn more
  • November 29, 2019
    Brain aneurysm survivor to bring her story of recovery
    Learn more
  • November 21, 2019
    How AI is helping one local hospital detect fatal health problems
    Learn more
  • November 15, 2019
    Stop the Pop Weekly Fact #4
    Learn more

In My Area

Support groups
  • AdventHealth Brain Aneurysm Support Group

    Winter Park, FL

    Learn more
  • Baltimore Brain Aneurysm Foundation Support Group

    Lutherville-Timonium, MD

    Learn more
  • Bay Area Aneurysm and Vascular Malformation Support Group

    San Francisco, CA

    Learn more
  • January 10, 2020
  • BAF
  • Research

2018 Research Grant Recipient developing biomaterial for treatment of aneurysms

Tim Becker, an associate professor of practice in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Northern Arizona University, is developing a polypropylene glycol-based biomaterial called PPODA-QT, which is similar to body tissue, to treat aneurysms in the brain and improve outcomes for stroke and potential stroke patients.

Read full article here



This site uses cookies

Our site uses cookies to personalize features and, via third-parties, to collect metrics on usage so that we can better tailor our site to the needs of our users. You can view our full cookie and privacy policies via the links below. To fully experience our site, please click Accept.