Neurosciences News and Events

Brain Tumor Benefit Concert with Silent Auction-  Hosted by the MUSC Brain & Spine Tumor Program  

When: Saturday, May 18th, 2013 starting at 7pm  -  Auction winners to be announced at 9:00pm

Where: Castaways Grille, James Island (1291 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412)Brain and Spine Tumor Concert
An evening of music and fun benefiting MUSC brain tumor research. Very special thanks to our bands Rawberry Jam, Saul Brooks, and Eddie Bush & The Mayhem for volunteering their time and talents! There will also be drawings, a silent auction and more!

You can also help support brain tumor research by purchasing one of our unique “Brain Tumors Bite” T-shirts at this event. Benefit Concert Tickets are only $10, and can be purchased on the day of the event or in advance on Etix.

Below, please find links to PDF files from presenters at the Spring 2013 Neurosciences Symposium hosted at MUSC on April 11-12, 2013.

Thursday, April 11, 2013:
Vascular Distributions And Stroke Syndromes : Approach To The Patient Suffering Stroke - Christine Holmstedt, DO
NIHSS – National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale - Charles Andrews, MD
Acute Stroke: CT, CTA, CTP and Treatment - M. Imran Chaudry, MD

Friday, April 12, 2013:
The MUSC Founding Fathers' Lecture - Bruce Ovbiagele, MD
Stroke Rehab - Post-stroke Unilateral Spatial Neglect - Shannon Weaver, PT, MHS, NCS
Role of EMS in Stroke and the SC Stroke Law - Edward Jauch, MD
End of Life Care for the Neuroscience Patient - Paul C. Rousseau, MD
End of Life Care for the Neuroscience Patient - Mary Adler, ANP-C, ACHPN
SAH Management in the ICU - Sarah Gay, MSN, ACNP

Envision SC recently interviewed Dr. Ray Greenberg, President of the Medical University of South Carolina, about how MUSC is improving health care globally as well as for the residents of South Carolina.  The REACH MUSC tele-stroke network was shared as an example of how MUSC is saving lives of residents who suffer a stroke across South Carolina.

You can read an excerpt of the interview on The State newspaper website and view the video interview on the Youtube video shared below.

The Medical University Of South Carolina Comprehensive Epilepsy Center has again been recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Center (NAEC) as a Level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.   The NAEC designates Level 3 or Level 4 status to epilepsy centers that meet the criteria stated in the NAEC Guidelines for Essential Services, Personnel, and Facilities in Specialized Epilepsy Centers in the United States.

The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at MUSC offers advanced diagnostics, multidisciplinary planning and a full spectrum of medical and surgical therapies. Our team of clinicians and researchers are all working together in leading-edge facilities designed specifically for the needs of the epilepsy patient.  Learn more about the MUSC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

MUSC is pleased to be hosting a community stroke awareness event on May 4, 2013. Physicians from the MUSC Comprehensive Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center will be providing information to stroke survivors, family members and caregivers on topics such as:

  • Recovering from Stroke
  • Dealing with the emotional and social aspects of stroke
  • Lifestyle changes and medication for stroke preventionstroke awareness event 2013

Registration: $10 (includes lunch) Space is limited. Please register today by calling Megan McDonough at 843-792-3020 !

Date: May 4, 2012
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Charleston Marriott, 170 Lockwood Blvd., Charleston, SC 29403

For more information or to register call: Megan McDonough at 843-792-3020


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