Ayer Neuroscience Institute

Showing 1 - 10 of 68
  • Page
  • of 7
  • Next >

  • Cheshire HealthCenter to Open in September

    September 09, 2019

    Construction of the new Hartford HealthCare HealthCenter at 280 South Main Street in Cheshire is nearing completion, with a scheduled opening in mid-September. The walls are freshly painted, the shrubs are freshly planted and the parking lot is ready for cars. While information technology specialists work to tie everything together,…

  • Hartford HealthCare Adds Neurosurgeon Andrew Wakefield

    August 26, 2019

    Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute announced that the providers with Connecticut Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, LLC, joined the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group and will continue to provide services at Hartford Hospital. The practice includes Andrew Wakefield, MD, FAANS, and Sean Brennan, PA-C. Dr. Wakefield, shown above, earned a master’s degree…

  • Parkinson’s and the Benefits of Biking (Ride to Wellness is Sept. 21!)

    August 20, 2019

    Editor’s note: On Saturday, Sept. 21, Hartford HealthCare is sponsoring Ride to Wellness, a free bike ride with 10- and 25-mile routes through scenic Cheshire. The ride starts and ends at the new Hartford HealthCare HealthCenter at 280 South Main Street in Cheshire. For more information on the Ride to Wellness, click…

  • Why Parkinson’s Researchers Now Targeting the Gut, Appendix

    August 19, 2019

    It might seem odd that one of the first symptoms of Parkinson’s disease is constipation, but those familiar with the workings of the human gut understand that it holds the key to many bodily functions. Dr. Duarte Machado, a Parkinson’s disease specialist and co-director of the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience…

  • Dr. Elena Bortan Joins Ayer Neuroscience Institute

    August 17, 2019

    The Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute announced the appointment of Dr. Elena Bortan, a movement disorders specialist, to its team. Dr. Bortan comes to Hartford HealthCare from Middlesex Hospital, where she has worked for almost a decade. She earned her medical degree from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy…

  • What is Post-Concussion Syndrome?

    August 07, 2019

    It can happen on the soccer field, in a car accident or at work – but after sitting in a dark room, quietly for a few days, the concussion you’ve suffered should heal, right? Not always, according to Stephanie Alessi-LaRosa, associate director of the new Sports Neurology Program in the…

  • Recent Study Shows Pregnant Woman are More at Risk for Strokes

    August 07, 2019

    While picking out baby booties and nursery color schemes, mothers-to-be should also be paying attention to the effects their pregnancy is having on their body, some of which could be life-threatening. Dr. Mark Alberts, physician-in-chief of the Ayer Neuroscience Institute at Hartford HealthCare, reported out of the recent annual meeting…

  • How Cooled Radiofrequency Can Help Osteoarthritis, Back Pain

    July 23, 2019

    For people who suffer with chronic knee, hip or back pain, discomfort can affect every aspect of day-to-day living. Going up and down stairs, taking a walk around the block, running errands and even sleeping can be physically painful and emotionally draining. Maybe you’ve suffered for years with knee, hip…

  • Cameron Boyce: Explaining ‘Sudden Unexplained Death’

    July 11, 2019

    Although a seizure stemming from his epilepsy is believed to have caused the recent death of actor Cameron Boyce, it is an extremely rare side effect of the disease, according to Dr. Gabriel Martz, director of The Epilepsy Center at Ayer Neuroscience Institute. Epileptic seizures – which occur when the…

  • Migraines? A Local Clinical Trial May Be for You

    July 11, 2019

    The Hartford HealthCare Headache Center is currently conducting a research study of a home treatment for migraine using self-administered investigational medical device. The study device is non-invasive and does not require medications intake. Compensation for your time and travel is available. Hartford HealthCare Headache Center medical director Dr. Brian Grosberg is the…


Showing 1 - 10 of 68
  • Page
  • of 7
  • Next >

Search This Section