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  • May 22, 2020
    Neurosurgeons outline reassuring facts and innovative treatment advances
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  • February 22, 2020
    Doctors Use Robotics to Treat Brain Aneurysm
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  • January 31, 2020
    Why medical polymers are paving the way for more efficient technologies
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  • January 23, 2020
    Can Artificial Intelligence be used to Diagnose Brain Aneurysms?
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  • January 10, 2020
    2018 Research Grant Recipient developing biomaterial for treatment of aneurysms
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  • November 21, 2019
    How AI is helping one local hospital detect fatal health problems
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  • November 07, 2019
    UB receives funding to develop brain aneurysm screening
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  • October 30, 2019
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Vincent Tutino
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  • October 29, 2019
    Can aspirin decrease the rate of intracranial aneurysm growth?
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  • October 24, 2019
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Adam Khan
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  • AdventHealth Brain Aneurysm Support Group

    Winter Park, FL

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  • Baltimore Brain Aneurysm Foundation Support Group

    Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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  • Bay Area Aneurysm and Vascular Malformation Support Group

    San Francisco, CA

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  • June 07, 2019
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Gene study suggests drugs may treat some aneurysms

A mutation has been found in a rare form of brain aneurysm that might be treated with a drug already approved for cancer therapy.

The finding suggests that other, more common, forms of aneurysms may be caused by yet undiscovered mutations. These might also be treated with medication instead of high-risk surgical interventions.

The study was reported in the American Journal of Human Genetics. Read more.



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