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Ivy Blog

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Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Keeler
As a communications specialist, Jennifer Keeler will write content and work with media outlets to bring awareness to brain cancer and the research conducted at the Ivy Center.
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Brain Surgery Recovery – Four Tips for Faster Healing
Brain surgery recovery requires time and patience. While this time frame is different for everyone, you can support healing by using these brain recovery tips.
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Staff Spotlight: Mariya Stavnichuk
As a research technician, Mariya Stavnichuk plays a fundamental role in the Ivy Center's preclinical lab. Learn more about Mariya's work at the Ivy Center and her inspirations for joining the neuroscience field.
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Making a Difference on Glioblastoma Awareness Day 2022
Glioblastoma Awareness Day (GBM Day) is dedicated to increasing public awareness of glioblastoma brain cancer.
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Brain Cancer Survivor Is On A Mission To Support Others Living With The Disease
Lanette Veres, who was first diagnosed with brain cancer 24 years ago, knows the overwhelming sense of fear and isolation when faced with a brain tumor diagnosis. As the founder of the Gray Matters Foundation and the official support partner of the Ivy Brain Tumor Center at Barrow Neurological Institute, Lanette has made it her mission to support others facing the disease.
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Staff Spotlight: James McNamara
As a research technician in our preclinical lab, James McNamara assists identifying and targeting therapeutic vulnerabilities using preclinical models of GBM. Learn more about James’ work at the Ivy Center and his inspirations for joining the neuroscience field.
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Glioblastoma Diagnosis Leads Family To Make Every Day Meaningful
In honor of Brain Tumor Awareness Month, Amber Jackson, wife of brain cancer patient, Tim Jackson, recounts her husband's journey with glioblastoma and asks for your support of the Ivy Brain Tumor Center's mission to contribute to a cure for brain cancer within this decade.
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Impact Brain Tumor Research With Donations
May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. It’s the perfect time to join the fight against brain cancer by creating your own fundraiser. Your family and friends can make an impactful brain tumor research donation in support of the Ivy Brain Tumor Center at Barrow.
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Going Coast to Coast for Brain Cancer Research
In honor of Nate and his courageous battle with GBM, Dr. Tedesco has decided to bike across the country to support the innovative research at the Ivy Brain Tumor Center at Barrow. Through his ride, Dr. Tedesco hopes to inspire others to do something to honor a loved one with brain cancer.
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What to Know about Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2022
Brain Tumor Awareness Month aims at bringing together the brain tumor community to help raise awareness and shine a light on a patient population that is often overlooked.
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