Research and Innovation

Robert Bonow, MD awarded Innovation Grant from the Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions

Congratulations to Dr. Rob Bonow whose research project “Tracking intracranial pressure noninvasively with optic nerve sheath diameter” has received a grant in the amount of $89,000 from the newly established Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions (GIBHS) at UW Medicine.

Epilepsy patient donates part of his brain to science while he – and his healthy tissue – is still alive

Dr. Jeffrey Ojemann’s patient, Gary Williams, underwent microsurgery to remove the part of his brain responsible for debilitating seizures. Williams agreed to donate the small bit of healthy tissue that had to be removed during the operation for scientific analysis.