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12/9/2016
After long quest, Houston surgeon finds gene mutation linked to brain aneurysms
Dr. Dong Kim, M.D., the director of the Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute and chair of neurosurgery at UTHealth's McGovern Medical School, led a team of researchers that found a genetic mutation that seems to cause brain aneurysms.
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5/17/2016
Memorial Hermann recognized with national awards
Memorial Hermann is proud to announce that eight of its hospitals have received recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) for the high-quality stroke care provided to patients. Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) once again received the highest honor bestowed by the AHA/ASA, and other hospitals were also honored including Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, which both received the Gold Plus-Target: Stroke Elite award; Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, which was recognized as a Gold Plus-Target: Stroke Honor Roll hospital; and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, which earned the Gold Plus recognition. Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital each received recognition as Silver-Target: Stroke Honor Roll hospitals.
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5/6/2016
Patient turned nurse now works with doctor who saved her life
It was Thanksgiving Day in 2013. Twenty-six-year-old Sun Ko made a decision that changed everything. "It was such a traumatic experience in my life," said Ko. The former Iraqi War veteran spotted an accident along US 290 near Jones Road, so she slowed down, pulled over and walked out on the busy highway and tried to help. The impact was so intense; the right side of Ko's face was crushed. Memorial Hermann Life Flight flew her to the Medical Center with severe bruising and swelling to the brain. Dr. Ryan Kitagawa, a neurosurgeon with Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center and UTHealth was waiting.
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5/5/2016
Mischer Neuroscience Institute and UTHealth Welcome Joseph Martinez, M.D.
The Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI) and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth are pleased to announce the addition of Joseph Martinez, M.D. Dr. Martinez will serve as a neurosurgeon at Mischer Neuroscience Associates as well as an assistant professor at McGovern Medical School’s Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery.
1/13/2016
Harris County Medical Society to Install Kimberly Monday, M.D., as President
The Harris County Medical Society (HCMS), the professional society for physicians in Harris County and the largest county medical society in the nation, will install into office board-certified neurologist Kimberly E. Monday, M.D., as the 115th President on Jan. 22 at the Petroleum Club in Houston. Monday is in private practice at the Houston Neurologic Institute (HNI), which she co-founded in 1997. HNI is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates.
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10/29/2014
What a Sea Snail Can Teach Us About the Side Effects of Chemotherapy
Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy are familiar with potential side effects. A new study here in Houston is looking into just how chemotherapy drugs change cognitive functions in the brain. We learn more from Dr. Jack Byrne, Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the UTHealth Medical School, and Dr. Sigmund Hsu, a cancer neurologist at UTHealth Medical School and the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann.
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2/26/2014
Stroke Prevention: Know the Risk Factors
Neurologist and stroke prevention specialist Dr. Anjail Sharrief with the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center shares how the Institute’s staff is prepared to give the right treatment in case of a stroke.
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2/3/2014
Nation’s first mobile stroke unit unveiled in Houston
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, are unveiling the country’s first Mobile Stroke Unit Monday.
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12/30/2013
Scientists improve human self-control through electrical stimulation of the brain
Neuroscientists from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the University of California, San Diego, have successfully demonstrated a technique for improving a form of self-control through a new method of brain stimulation. The study involved four volunteers with epilepsy who agreed to participate while being monitored for seizures in the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.
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12/11/2013
UT neurosurgery professor receives national honor
Arthur L. Day, M.D., neurosurgeon at the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, recently received one of the top honors awarded by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

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