Free Cerebrovascular Symposium Spotlights Survivor Challenges
Published April 2010
"New Pathways,Ē a free educational symposium for patients, caregivers and families who are coping with brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations or moyamoya disease, will be held Saturday, May 15, at the Radisson Hotel in Covington, Ky.
The event is co-hosted by the Cerebrovascular Disease & Stroke Center at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) and the Tri-State Brain Aneurysm Support Group.
Registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 8 a.m., and the opening lecture will begin at 8:30. Participants will have an opportunity to attend a breakout session devoted to the cerebrovascular condition that affects them.
Featured speakers include Joseph Broderick, MD, chairman of the neurology department at UC, research director of UCNI and a UC Health neurologist; Mario Zuccarello, MD, professor and interim chairman of the neurosurgery department at UC and a Mayfield Clinic neurosurgeon; and Andrew Ringer, MD, director of endovascular neurosurgery at UC and a Mayfield Clinic neurosurgeon.
Although the symposium is free, participants are asked to register in advance by calling (513) 569-5354 or by sending an e-mail to events@UCNeuroscience.com.