Brain Waves

Published On 11/15/2013

Brain Waves features the clinical, teaching and research endeavors of Le Bonheur Children's Neuroscience Institute.

Winter 2017 issue

Fenfluramine slows seizure activity in patients

Neurologists at Le Bonheur Children’s began enrolling patients in a new clinical trial of fenfluramine, which aims to help minimize seizures for children with Dravet Syndrome.

Le Bonheur offering VNS for children ages 4 and older

Children as young as age 4 are now eligible for vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy, according to new guidelines released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

DeCuypere, Patterson join Neuroscience Institute

Michael DeCuypere, MD, and Amy Patterson, MD, are Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s newest Neuroscience Institute members.

Le Bonheur opens Brachial Plexus Clinic

Le Bonheur launched its new Brachial Plexus Clinic. The clinic sees patients who suffer from a brachial plexus injury and who have a limited range of motion in their arms or shoulders, have arm weakness or intense arm or shoulder pain.

Neuroscience Institute hosts Facebook Live sessions

The Neuroscience Institute recently hosted a series of Facebook Live sessions for families and had their questions answered live by an Le Bonheur pediatric expert.

Le Bonheur one of the first to offer Brineura™, Spinraza™

Le Bonheur is one of only a few children's hospitals to offer treatment for rare neurodegenerative diseases, Batten disease and spinal muscular atrophy.

Save the Date: Pediatric Neurology Symposium

The 12th annual Pediatric Neurology Symposium will be April 13-14, 2018. Registration will be available in early 2018. Please watch www.methodistmd.org/cme or call 901-516-8933 for the program.

Download this issue.

Past issues