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Neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins dies from complications of coronavirus

Neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins dies from complications of coronavirus

On March 30, 2020, the world lost a great pediatric neurosurgeon to Covid19. Dr. James Goodrich, of Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, passed away from the Coronavirus. He was a world renown neurosurgeon, famous for separating twins who were joined at the head.

Research finds spina bifida surgery before birth restores brain structure

Research finds spina bifida surgery before birth restores brain structure

Surgery performed on a fetus in the womb to repair defects from spina bifida triggers the body’s ability to restore normal brain structure, Mayo Clinic research discovered. Click this link to view this article – https://www.miragenews.com/research-finds-spina-bifida-surgery-before-birth-restores-brain-structure/

Sphynx Cat with Rare Condition Resembles a Bat — But Has the Most Relatable Moods

Sphynx Cat with Rare Condition Resembles a Bat — But Has the Most Relatable Moods

Thousands of Instagrammers can’t help but look at Lucy. That’s 22,000 followers and counting for this unique kitty, who turned one on Saturday. Lucy — who lives in Israel with her owner Zilla Bergamini, 44, according to Metro — is a nude Sphynx cat who was diagnosed at birth with hydrocephalus,

How ‘Stranger Things’ Widened Awareness of a Rare Disorder

How ‘Stranger Things’ Widened Awareness of a Rare Disorder

Teenage actor Gaten Matarazzo III was born with a rare genetic disorder that affects bone development. And ever since his Netflix series “Stranger Things” became a hit, public interest in the condition has shot up, a new study finds. Click this link to view this article – https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2020-02-20/how-stranger-things-widened-awareness-of-a-rare-disorder

Real-life ‘Wonder’ family: Nathaniel, Magda Newman on how they’re doing

Real-life ‘Wonder’ family: Nathaniel, Magda Newman on how they’re doing

Nathaniel Newman and the character in “Wonder” have similar syndromes. Click this link to view this article – https://abcnews.go.com/US/real-life-family-nathaniel-magda-newman/story?id=67838415&fbclid=IwAR0a8daJDKOCPC4dkY6Omek3KTvCRxztoxG8nt4K9kyCjDFl4t0GFZde2HU 

March Newsletter – 10th Annual Winter Gala

March Newsletter – 10th Annual Winter Gala

Check out our March Newsletter featuring the 10th Annual Winter Gala – https://mailchi.mp/njpni/march-newsletter This years Gala will be benefiting orphans, adoption and craniofacial issues. + Click Here To Join Us For Tickets and Donations – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nj-craniofacial-center-winter-gala-2020-tickets-90027275003

2019 Humanitarian Awards

2019 Humanitarian Awards

Celebrating Dr. Catherine Mazzola being honored at the Seasons of Hope 2019 Humanitarian Awards Dinner. The Hope For Children Research Foundation works hard to support children’s neurological and cancer research. Since 1985 the foundation has been successful in its mission to discover new treatments and cures for childhood neurological and cancer diseases.

Medical Reform In Ukraine Explained By A Brain Surgeon

Medical Reform In Ukraine Explained By A Brain Surgeon

Razom and The Ukrainian Medical Association of North America (UMANA) are pleased to welcome Dr. Igor Kurilets, Ukrainian neurosurgeon and Co-Pilot project participant in New York on March 18th at Caveat. We asked Dr. Kurilets to share his experience with medical reform in Ukraine and talk about how he sees The evolution of medical education in Ukraine in the future.