Brain & Spine Institute

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Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence in Connecticut Designated at UConn Health

UConn Health is now one of only 57 Centers of Excellence nationwide designated by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America to help patients and their families living with this rare genetic disease

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UConn Health’s Chief Neurosurgeon Helps Rewrite Stroke Care Guidelines

Dr. Ketan Bulsara says more stroke patients qualify for life-saving thrombectomy

UConn Health Marks Rare Disease Day

Doctors at UConn Health Celebrate the Successful Journey of Rare Disease Patient Traveling from Brazil to Connecticut for Innovative Surgery.

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Soft Open for The Brain and Spine Institute at UConn Health

Neurology first to arrive; cranial neurosurgery, comprehensive spine, and imaging to follow in the coming months

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Connecticut Surgeons at UConn Bring Brazilian Man Pain Relief

'You saved my life': After a decade of suffering from unbearable facial and ear pain caused by a rare disease, Rafael Azevedo of Brazil found UConn Health and its skilled surgeons

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A 3D-Printed Solution for the Spine

UConn Health spine surgeon Dr. Hardeep Singh uses devices fabricated to specific patient's anatomy to perform spinal fusion

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Medical Students Represent UConn at Spine Summit

As a mentor, Dr. Ian McNeill opens doors for students to share their work

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Podcast: Alternatives to Opioids in Pain Management

When it comes to pain management, particularly back and neck pain, UConn Health physiatrists have many approaches ahead of narcotics on their list of options

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3 UConn Health Nurses Recognized for Outstanding Care

Fourth presentation of the Dr. Richard Simon Excellence in Clinical Neurosciences Award

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Beating Two Brain Aneurysms Thanks to UConn Health

UConn Health’s elite level of expertise in complex neurosurgical cases helps a patient recover from a ruptured aneurysm and positions her to survive a second aneurysm