Improving lives by pioneering advances in brain health.
BREAKING NEWS: RNI DEPLOYS DIGITAL PPE™
THE ROCKEFELLER NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE
WE ARE IMPROVING LIVES BY PIONEERING ADVANCES IN BRAIN HEALTH. With the latest technologies, an ecosystem of partners, and a truly integrated approach, we are making tangible progress. Our breakthroughs in neuroscience are strengthening our efforts to combat public health challenges ranging from addiction to Alzheimer’s. Our collaboration with elite athletes and members of the military in optimizing human performance are leading to new innovations. We are breaking barriers in research and patient care to better serve the people of West Virginia and beyond.
RNI announces capability to predict COVID-19 related symptoms up to three days in advance
The West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI), WVU Medicine, and smart ring maker Oura Health announced a national study designed to accelerate early detection of the COVID-19 virus symptoms and contagiousness. Read full story here.
THE RNI DIFFERENCE
MILITARY AND ATHLETIC PARTICIPANTS
Stephanie’s Story of Overcoming Substance Use
Serving West Virginians with substance use disorders, The WVU Medicine Center for Hope & Healing provides a blend of individual care and group therapy mixed with psychiatric/medication care and social services in a caring and judgment-free environment. The Center offers specialized programming for recent overdose survivors.
Judi’s Journey with Alzheimer’s
Neurological surgeons, neurologists, and neuropsychologists at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute were the first in the world to use focused ultrasound to treat a patient with Alzheimer’s disease. Judi is the first patient to undergo the phase II clinical trial.
Jim’s Neurosurgical Journey
Jim Hudson has suffered from an essential tremor in both hands for the past 30 years. He couldn’t eat, drink, or do regular-everyday activities by himself. We followed him on his journey to get back control of his life at the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.
The Washington Post: Deep brain stimulation is being tested to treat opioid addiction
This fund allows the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute to break barriers in research and patient care.
Your generosity provides momentum for the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute to leverage cutting-edge technologies and strategic alliances to overcome the barriers to resolving some of the most persistent public health challenges, ranging from addiction to Alzheimer’s disease.