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Forging the way as leaders.

The Arcuate, from the Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center, provides information on new programs, innovations and our continued efforts to bring the best neurosciences care to the patients of Cook Children’s, the state of Texas, and beyond.

Latin for “curved bundle,” the arcuate fasciculus is essential to communication, as it connects Wernicke’s area (receptive speech) to Broca’s area (expressive speech) in the brain. Without it, we could never effectively convey our ideas, accomplishments and plans for the future.

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Forging the way as leaders.

The Arcuate, from the Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center, provides information on new programs, innovations and our continued efforts to bring the best neurosciences care to the patients of Cook Children’s, the state of Texas, and beyond.

Latin for “curved bundle,” the arcuate fasciculus is essential to communication, as it connects Wernicke’s area (receptive speech) to Broca’s area (expressive speech) in the brain. Without it, we could never effectively convey our ideas, accomplishments and plans for the future.

The Arcuate Newsletter keeps you on the edge of research news.

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Pediatric neuroscience conference Texas Pediatric Neuroscience Network Conference March 6-8, 2020 (1/28/2020) - The second annual Texas Pediatric Neuroscience Network Conference will be held March 6-8 at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas. Following up on the successful inaugural conference hosted by Cook Children’s in 2019, this year’s conference will once again bring together pediatric neurology colleagues from across Texas to share their expertise, collaborate on new research, and work together to improve the care of children in … Continue reading Texas Pediatric Neuroscience Network Conference March 6-8, 2020
Dravet family conference banner Dravet Syndrome Foundation Family and Professional Conference (1/28/2020) - Cook Children’s Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center is pleased to welcome those committed to improving the lives of those with Dravet syndrome – including families, caregivers, clinicians, researchers and industry professionals – to Fort Worth on June 18-20, 2020 for the fifth biennial Family and Professional Conference. This three-day event features a professional education track designed to enhance knowledge, skills and performance of … Continue reading Dravet Syndrome Foundation Family and Professional Conference
Scott Perry, M.D.. Child Neurology Foundation Welcomes New Board Member (1/28/2020) - Cook Children’s Neurology Medical Director M. Scott Perry, M.D., was elected to the Board of Directors for the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) in December 2019. Founded in 2001, CNF serves pediatric patients with neurological disorders through advocacy, education, research and support initiatives while maintaining a close working relationship with the Child Neurology Society – the professional organization for pediatric neurologists. CNF focuses on connecting … Continue reading Child Neurology Foundation Welcomes New Board Member
Girl undergoin HD-EEG test New Frontiers for Neurosciences Research (1/28/2020) - Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center at Cook Children’s recently finalized a research relationship with the Department of Bioengineering at The University of Texas at Arlington. Funded by the Dodson Neuro Research Endowment, the Cook Children’s Neurosciences Research Center will add postdoctoral research fellows, Ph.D. students and interns to a growing team dedicated to neuroscience research. Through this collaboration, Cook Children’s will welcome investigators … Continue reading New Frontiers for Neurosciences Research
Dr. Hansen performing brain surgery Arachnoid Cysts – Primary Steps for Primary Care (1/27/2020) - A frequent reason for urgent calls to our neurosurgery clinic is the incidental finding of an arachnoid cyst on a CT or MRI scan of the brain. Often these imaging studies are ordered for headaches, possible seizures, post-concussion symptoms or other neurologic concerns. As the ordering physician, the primary care doctor must determine what role, if any, the cyst is playing in the child’s … Continue reading Arachnoid Cysts – Primary Steps for Primary Care
Infant undergoing EEG test Infantile Spasms – Primary Steps for Primary Care (12/4/2019) - A type of severe seizure, infantile spasms require urgent evaluation and treatment. Unfortunately, the diagnosis of infantile spasms is too often delayed because they may be subtle, go unrecognized, or be misdiagnosed as some other less serious condition (i.e., reflux). When associated with an electroencephalography (EEG) pattern of hypsarrhythmia (Figure 1), this is known as West syndrome, a severe form of early onset/infantile epilepsy. … Continue reading Infantile Spasms – Primary Steps for Primary Care

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Forging the way as leaders.

The Arcuate, from the Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center, provides information on new programs, innovations and our continued efforts to bring the best neurosciences care to the patients of Cook Children’s, the state of Texas, and beyond.

Latin for “curved bundle,” the arcuate fasciculus is essential to communication, as it connects Wernicke’s area (receptive speech) to Broca’s area (expressive speech) in the brain. Without it, we could never effectively convey our ideas, accomplishments and plans for the future.

The Arcuate Newsletter keeps you on the edge of research news.

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