Head for the Cure is so honored to partner with the Ivy Brain Tumor Center, a part of the Barrow Neurological Institute, for all of our events in Phoenix. Check out the Epicuriad on May 4th and the inaugural 5K on November 16th. Enjoy reading more about Barrow and the amazing things they do to provide support for the brain tumor community.
Barrow Neurological Foundation is a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funding to support Barrow Neurological Institute. 100 percent of all donations are invested in compassionate and innovative patient care, community outreach for those in need, advances in groundbreaking research and state-of-the-art education for the next generation of unparalleled neuro-clinicians and researchers. The foundation is a vehicle for donors to change the course of medicine by supporting the world’s leading specialists in battling the most challenging brain and spine disorders. All gifts are directed towards efforts that save human lives.
Barrow Neurological Institute is an internationally-recognized leader in neurology and neurosurgery. Barrow makes the impossible possible by accepting patients who have been told there is no hope and pushing the boundaries of established protocols to create revolutionary treatments. Barrow recruits the best clinical and research staff to pioneer innovative approaches to devastating neurological conditions, including ALS, Alzheimer’s disease, aneurysms, brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease, traumatic brain injuries and stroke. In 2018, almost 78,000 patients received treatment at Barrow, 4,751 neurosurgeries were performed and more than 1,000 research studies and clinical trials were conducted. Barrow is one of 25 NeuroNEXT clinical trial sites selected by the National Institutes of Health to participate in validating novel therapies, thereby giving patients access to the newest treatments for neurological diseases. It is home to several centers of excellence including the Ivy Brain Tumor Center, Barrow Center for Neuromodulation, Gregory W. Fulton ALS and Neuromuscular Disease Center and Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.