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Podcast: BEFAST to Save Brain From Stroke

3 experts from UConn Health's Stroke Center on recognizing, reacting to, treating, and recovering from stroke

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Revolutionizing Nerve Damage Treatment

For UConn Professor Sangamesh Kumbar, peripheral nerve regeneration could hold the key to a new future in injury treatment and pain management.

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UConn Health Celebrates Opening of The Brain and Spine Institute

Comprehensive spine care, cranial neurosurgery, neurology, and imaging all at 5 Munson Road

First in Connecticut: Ischemic Stroke Survivors Have Renewed Hope with the Vagus Nerve Stimulation Device Now Available at UConn Health

Dr. Christopher Connor, neurosurgeon at UConn Health’s Brain and Spine Institute was the first to use the MicroTransponder®, Inc.’s Vivistim® Paired VNS™ System, an FDA-approved, breakthrough technology for stroke survivors experiencing ongoing hand and arm impairment

Miracle Outcome for Patient’s Life-Threatening Stroke

The multidisciplinary team at UConn Health has great expertise in the microsurgical management of aneurysms and endovascular management, which saved the life of Christine Skelly from a life-threatening emergency.

Deep Brain Stimulation Changing the Quality of Life for those with Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Christopher Conner is now performing deep brain stimulation to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease at UConn Health.

UConn Health's Brain and Spine institute is located at 5 Munson Road in Farmington, Connecticut. (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health Photo)

The Brain and Spine Institute Opens at UConn Health

The 5 Munson Road building in Farmington is the new home for the growing Institute’s neurology, cranial neurosurgery, and comprehensive spine care, and UConn Health Imaging

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Podcast: Bilingual Tool to Spot Signs of MS Earlier

UConn Health Multiple Sclerosis Center director: Overcoming cultural barriers can greatly improve patients' trajectory

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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

UConn Health Minute: Aging Eyes

It’s painless but irreversible. A stroke of the optic nerve is a common type of vision loss as you age. But as UConn Health neuro-ophthalmologist Carolyne Riehle tells us, preventive care can help save your sight.