Neuroscience Events

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There are many neuroscience events taking place at our hospitals and other locations. Take a look at what’s coming and some of the successful events that have taken place since the last edition of Neuro News. 

Coming Soon:

January 28
Black & Red
6 p.m. to midnight
The Bushnell, Hartford, CT
Proceeds to benefit the Hartford HealthCare Neuroscience Institute at Hartford Hospital
Performance by Fitz & The Tantrums in Mortensen Hall
For more information, click here.

Past events:

American Parkinson’s 2016 Optimism Walks

The American Parkinson Disease Association is the country’s largest Parkinson’s grassroots organization with a unique dual purpose to Ease the Burden – Find the Cure.The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) 2016 Optimism Walks are key fundraisers for the Connecticut chapter of the APDA. Hartford HealthCare was a sponsor to help further promote the Neuroscience Institute Movement Disorders Center.  We had two great walks in Connecticut in October one at Westport Optimism Walk on Oct 1 as well as the West Hartford Optimism Walk on Oct 29.  Hartford Health Care had a wonderful presence and a strong showing with a team of walkers at the Optimism Walks.

Optimism Walks- Westport

Optimism Walks- West Hartford

What's New

Ayer Institute Adds Neurosurgeon

Dr. Mohamad Khaled, a Neurosurgeon, Joins Ayer Institute

Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute announced the appointment of Dr. Mohamad Khaled as a neurosurgeon seeing patients both at Hartford Hospital and in offices in Enfield. “Dr. Khaled’s broad base of expertise enhances the services we already provide to patients suffering from various diseases and tumors of the brain and...

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Hartford HealthCare’s First Neuroscience Symposium Set for Oct. 27

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Ayer Neuroscience Institute Adds Multiple Sclerosis Services, Specialists

Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute is expanding its services and is proud to announce the formation of a Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Center, which will be led by Dr. Brian Wong and Dr. Derek Smith. The program will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and...


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Why This Tick Season Worries Health Officials

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NFL Injury Report: Rob Gronkowski’s Concussion

Our weekly NFL report evaluates injuries to players of local (Patriots, Giants and Jets) or national interest with commentary by a sports medicine specialist from the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital. Player: Rob Gronkowski, Patriots tight end. Injury: Concussion. How it happened: Gronkowski was hit by Jacksonville...