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By uclahealth • September 25, 2020

Dr. Dawn Eliashiv, M.D. answers questions about SUDEP

By uclahealth • June 4, 2020

“I was originally looking for a peer support program, but then I came and was encouraged to share my perspective,” remembered Chinna Balachandran, who joined the Neurosurgery Patient and Family Advisory Council [...]

By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

“I had a golf ball-sized meningioma taken out of brain and was so impressed by the help I got at UCLA Health that when I had the chance to give back, I gave something back,” explains Brad Lusk. Lusk underwent [...]

By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

“Valentines’ Day of last year I had a stroke,” reveals Jeff Heisert, who had a blood clot behind his right eye. “I was completely paralyzed and blind. Dr. May Nour, my By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

“This tiny pool of blood settled over the nerves that control the motor function of my left leg. So, initially, my only symptom was that my left leg was paralyzed,” recalls Linda Hatcher, a stroke survivor and member of the By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

“I had a good experience and wanted to make the process better for other people, so they have as good an experience as I did,” reveals Scott Laskey, a member of the By uclahealth • January 29, 2020

After spending much of his early life in hospitals, Jackson Verner lived out his dream as UCLA Kid Captain, charming everyone along the way.

By uclahealth • January 10, 2020

“This is the second annual Neurosurgery Charity Beach Volleyball Tournament,” cheers Dr. Marvin Bergsneider, program director for the UCLA Neurosurgery Residency program. The tournament raises funds [...]

By uclahealth • September 30, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of a procedure that is highly beneficial for people with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease to treat some patients with severe epilepsy. The procedure, deep brain stimulation (DBS), involves implantation of a “brain pacemaker” to send electrical impulses to targeted areas of the brain [...]

By uclahealth • July 29, 2019