Purple Power creates conversation about epilepsy

Purple shirts. Purple ties. Purple scrubs, sweaters and dresses. Akron Children’s neurology and neurodevelopmental science team celebrated Purple Day, an international grassroots effort to build awareness for epilepsy.

Epilepsy doesn’t rule my daughters

Two of my four daughters have epilepsy and received their care from Akron Children’s neurology center. They are both determined and intelligent young ladies who are creative in how they “do life.”

Fighting epilepsy and ‘always looking for ways to get a smile’

The Epilepsy Association will present its Legacy Award to Dr. Tom Enlow at a gala event in Cleveland. The award recognizes his outstanding support of children and families affected by epilepsy.

Can the human brain be mapped? A neurosurgeon lends gray matter to the debate

As a pediatric neurosurgeon and director of Akron Children’s NeuroDevelopmental Science Center, Dr. Roger Hudgins knows the brain and sees, on a daily basis, the devastating effect these some of these conditions have on children and their families. Here are some of his thoughts on President Obama’s brain-mapping proposal and its chances for success.

Neurosurgeon is one “Tough Mudder”

A typical day for Dr. Tsulee Chen starts off with feeding and walking her dogs at the crack of dawn, followed by running 10 miles in preparation for a Tough Mudder event, a hardcore 10- to 12-mile obstacle course designed by British Special Forces.

My 2q23.1 Miracle Child!

This is a story of a remarkable child named Owen. He was born via planned C-section with no major complications at birth.