Falmouth Road Race 2017!

Falmouth Road Race 2017!
It’s time for the Falmouth Road Race again - Sunday, August 20th, 2017! To our Falmouth Road Race supporters – THANK YOU for your support for the Schmahmann Lab and the Massachusetts General Hospital Ataxia Unit. Our Falmouth Road Race fundraising page: https://because.massgeneral.org/fundraiser/1054518 Dr. Schmahmann will be joining other members of the Lab and Ataxia Unit and the res...
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Schmahmann Lab Update 2017

Massachusetts General Hospital Ataxia Unit and Laboratory for Neuroanatomy and Cerebellar Neurobiology Annual Update Jeremy D. Schmahmann, M.D. August 12th 2017 The MGH Ataxia Unit and Laboratory for Neuroanatomy and Cerebellar Neurobiology continue to thrive. The Ataxia Unit is the centerpiece of our clinical, research, and teaching effort. We provide care to over 1,500 patients with all for...
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Cerebellar Cognitive Affective Syndrome identified in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 21

Cerebellar Cognitive Affective Syndrome identified in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 21
Cognition is affected in many of the inherited ataxias, and sometimes that is the main problem patients have to deal with. We recently teamed up with colleagues in Brazil to draw attention to the existence of the cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome (CCAS) in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 21 (SCA 21). This is described in our letter and reply just published in the journal, Brain; Cognition in SCA...
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Neurology Podcasts

Dr. Jeremy Schmahmann, Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Ataxia Unit and Director of the Laboratory for Neuroanatomy and Cerebellar Neurobiology, is currently featured on the March 5th, 12th, and 19th Neurology Podcasts produced by the American Academy of Neurology. These free podcasts, which are available on iTunes, include interviews with ataxia experts Dr. Schma...
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Sad News

On September 30, 2011, Catie Lake, the inspiration for MindLink Foundation, passed away at her home in Virginia. She was 26 years old. All of those who knew this beautiful young woman with her infectious smile were inspired by her strength, courage, and will to overcome the spinal cerebellar ataxia (SCA 17) that limited her life. MindLink Foundation was founded and supported by Catie's family, fri...
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Hermes Creative Award for 2010

Hermes Creative Award for 2010
We are proud to announce that the Mindlinkfoundation website won the Hermes Gold Award as the top website in the "pro bono" category in an international competition.  It is a recognition of the outstanding design work and site content contributed by HDN Studio of Alexandria, VA which designed the website, along with the art work contributed by Catie Lake and the substantive materials provided...
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MINDlink Foundation Launches to Connect the Cerebellum to Cures

Pioneering Neurologist Closer to Understanding BrainWiring and Diseases WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dr. Jeremy Schmahmann, Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and neurologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, today presented his laboratory’s research on the new field of study called “Connectivity”at the launch of the MINDlink Foundation. Dr. Schmahmann is an award-winning leader...
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The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – Unlocking the secrets of the brain’s basement: Jonathan Leonard, Harvard Magazine, May–June 1998

Harvard MagazineJonathan LeonardMay–June 1998 The patient was a high-powered Boston executive. Her job was making hard decisions, thinking on her feet, juggling several projects at a time. But one day she realized that something had gone wrong. She found her concentration wavering; decisions that were normally second nature came slowly; and handling many things at a time seemed impossible. She cou...
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