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Peter de Blank, MD, at Cincinnati Children’s is passionate about curing children. De Blank researches better imaging practices because he said regular MRIs don’t do enough. He’s trying a new technique called Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting. To learn about his research, › Continue Reading

Here I am, taking in my first month of college at the University of Cincinnati and all I can say is wow, what a journey it has been getting here. Everyone my age has a story of how they got › Continue Reading

//www.youtube.com/v/OulddGMavlQ?version=3&hl=en_US&rel=0 Editor’s note: if the video does not display properly for you, please follow this link. Drs. Mariko DeWire, Trent Hummel and Lionel Chow, along with the majority of Lauren Hill’s neuro-oncology team, took the Layup 4 Lauren challenge today.  The › Continue Reading

I don’t think it’s too far of a stretch to say that anyone who has read or seen Lauren Hill’s story has been touched by her courage, strength, and selflessness in some way. Lauren Hill has diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma › Continue Reading

Perhaps your child’s MRI examination is ordered with “MRS.” What does that mean? In radiology, MRS stands for magnetic resonance spectroscopy. This test allows us to see certain naturally appearing chemicals in the body in addition to the usual pictures taken with the › Continue Reading

In 2007 my grandpa was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. It was honestly one of the scariest times in my life. His type of cancer was sadly not curable. He went through a few surgeries and several rounds of › Continue Reading

There are a lot of things that happened to my family in a very short period of time that changed our lives forever. In August of 2008, my father-in-law passed away from a brain tumor and in December of that › Continue Reading