Busy Concussion Clinic Combines Management and Research

Categories: Orthopedics Now
Busy Concussion Clinic Combines Management and Research
Jacey Clarke of East Haddam knows all too well what a concussion feels like. As a basketball player for Nathan Hale-Ray High School, Jacey, 16, was scrimmaging with her team last winter when she took a severe blow to the head. “I was running down to get in front of the Center and she side-checked …

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Spotlight on Research: Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Categories: Orthopedics Now, Patient Families
Sylvia Ounpuu & Kristan Pierz Ortho Now Summer 2017
Researchers Shine Light on Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Research on a century-old disease continues at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, where researchers are working to unlock the mysteries of Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, a relatively rare condition but one of the most commonly inherited neurological disorders observed in children and youth. First identified in 1886, CMT – also known …

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Following Cervical Spine Bone Tumor Surgery, Bridget Dances Her Way to the Top in Irish Dance Competition

Categories: Orthopedics Now, Patient Families
When it comes to Irish dance competitions, Irish eyes are smiling on 16-year-old Bridget Souriyamath. Bridget, who has been taking Irish dance lessons for the past 12 years, has fared well at local and regional competitions. But it was her participation in the McInerney Championship Feis in Worcester, Mass., on Oct. 29, 2016, that was …

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Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Celebrates 5th Anniversary at Connecticut Children’s

Categories: Insights (Cancer & Blood Disorders), Medical Center News
5th Anniversary of the Center for cancer and Blood Disorders
More than 120 donors, physicians, patients and staff gathered in Connecticut Children’s One World Café on April 19 to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the renovated Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Many of the donors in attendance were instrumental in supporting the $5 million Brighter Hope Campaign, which funded the renovation. The importance of …

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