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FDA Grants Approval for the First Disease-Modifying Drug for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Published: Oct 27th, 2016

In the 1860’s, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) was first identified by Guillaume Benjamin Amand Duchenne, a French neurologist. It wasn’t until over a hundred years later, in 1986, that a […]

Revisiting Multiple Sclerosis and Pregnancy

Published: Oct 20th, 2016

Pregnancy and Multiple Sclerosis have had a complicated history over the last century. Before 1950, doctors advised women with MS against pregnancy, as it was largely believed that it might […]

Medical SLP grand rounds kick-off: Fall 2016

Published: Sep 8th, 2016

Today Dr. Ianessa Humbert gave the first medical SLP grand rounds talk for the Fall 2016 semester. Dr. Humbert’s talk, entitled “What a swallowologist needs: Educating physicians, nurses, administrators, and other […]

Revisiting the disease behind “The Ice Bucket Challenge”

Published: Sep 7th, 2016

In 2014 it seemed that everyone in the mainstream media was competing in the “Ice Bucket Challenge” to raise awareness for ALS. Maybe you participated, or witnessed celebrities dumping buckets […]