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Inaugural Texas Pediatric Neuroscience Conference a Success (3/28/2019) - Texas is fortunate to have multiple nationally-recognized Pediatric Neuroscience programs providing care for children. An essential component to the success of these programs has been a willingness to share expertise, collaborate on new research, and work together to improve the care of children in our state. With these goals in mind, Medical Director of Neurology at Cook Children's, M. Scott Perry, M.D. chaired a … Continue reading Inaugural Texas Pediatric Neuroscience Conference a Success
Setting the Foundation for Neurosciences Research (11/4/2018) - Research. On the surface a conceptually simple task: you ask a question, design a study to test your hypothesis and arrive at a conclusion. All great medical programs focus on research as one of the three pillars of program excellence, along with superior clinical care and education of the next generation of providers. Without research, programs fail to evolve, their care fails to progress … Continue reading Setting the Foundation for Neurosciences Research
Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center Welcomes Four New Faculty Members (11/3/2018) - The Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center is growing to meet the needs of our region. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dallas (#3) and Fort Worth (#4) are among a total of five Texas cities listed in the 15 fastest growing large cities and both are listed within the top 15 most populous cities in the country. Medical Director M. Scott Perry , … Continue reading Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center Welcomes Four New Faculty Members
Collaborating for Care: Cook Children’s joins Sturge-Weber Syndrome Clinical Care Network (11/1/2018) - Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a rare and sporadic neurocutaneous disorder that classically includes facial port-wine stain in the distribution of the trigeminal nerve and abnormal blood vessels in the brain (leptomeningeal angiomatosis). Occurring in 1 per 20,000-50,000 people, patients with this condition often have multisystem involvement, including epilepsy, stroke-like episodes, weakness, visual problems (glaucoma, vision loss), dental and endocrine abnormalities. The diagnosis and management … Continue reading Collaborating for Care: Cook Children’s joins Sturge-Weber Syndrome Clinical Care Network
Celebrating Excellence in Clinical Care (11/1/2018) - We are fortunate at the Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center to have a stellar team of providers dedicated to providing the best care possible to Cook Children's patients. Several of our team members have received local and national recognition for their work and we commend them. Fort Worth, Texas magazine Top Doctor David Donahue, M.D. 360 West magazine Top Doctor 2017 Cynthia Keator, … Continue reading Celebrating Excellence in Clinical Care
Epilepsy and Media (10/24/2018) - Recently, Netflix released their newest movie "The After Party," a film that chronicles the story of an aspiring young rapper suffering with epilepsy. Struggling to make it in the music industry, he gains notoriety when he has a seizure on stage and the video of the event goes viral. The portrayal of the seizure itself is inaccurate, but more troubling is the way the … Continue reading Epilepsy and Media
Nationally Recognized Neurosciences Center (10/8/2018) - Once again the Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center at Cook Children's Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report in their Annual Best Pediatric Hospitals report. Ranked #29 this year (up from #40 in 2017), the Justin Neurosciences Center is recognized for excellence through a patient-centered approach providing exceptional outcomes, quality care, advanced technology, and research. M. Scott Perry M.D., Medical Director of Neurology and … Continue reading Nationally Recognized Neurosciences Center