Today is Sunday, Apr. 23, 2017

Supporting the College

University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute

The University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) is a leading treatment, research and teaching center for complex neurological conditions that includes more than 100 faculty members from 14 clinical specialties. 

Based at the College of Medicine and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, UCCI physicians and researchers have achieved national benchmarks in the collaborative treatment and investigation of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, brain aneurysms, brain and spinal cord trauma, Parkinson’s disease, brain tumors, seizures, trigeminal neuralgia, Alzheimer’s disease and memory disorders, mood disorders, and neuromuscular disorders.


Brain Tumor Center Fund

The Brain Tumor Center at the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute offers hope, compassion, expertise and the world’s most advanced technologies to patients from across the region and around the world. The center's multidisciplinary team of experts uses sophisticated technology and procedures to treat complex tumors of the brain, head, neck, and central nervous system. The Brain Tumor Center is at the forefront of advances to prolong and improve the quality of life for patients with these complex tumors. 

For more information, please contact Gina Weitzel at 513-558-6112 or gina.weitzel@uc.edu.

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Comprehensive Stroke Center Fund

The Comprehensive Stroke Center, together with the University of Cincinnati Stroke Team and the surgical/interventional neurovascular program, provides a comprehensive center for stroke prevention and the treatment of transient ischemic attack (TIA), ischemic stroke, aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation, and other cerebrovascular conditions. 

For more information, please contact Gina Weitzel at 513-558-6112 or gina.weitzel@uc.edu.

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Epilepsy Center Fund

For 25 years, the Epilepsy Center has been offering hope, compassion, expertise and the world’s most advanced technologies to adult patients from across the Greater Cincinnati region. The center's multidisciplinary team has been together longer than any other epilepsy team in the country. The Epilepsy Center is the Cincinnati region’s only center with a Level IV rating — the highest rating possible — from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. 

For more information, please contact Gina Weitzel at 513-558-6112 or gina.weitzel@uc.edu.

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Gardner Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Fund

The Gardner Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders is a regional referral center within the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute. Nationally recognized, the Gardner Center was designated a Morris K. Udall Center for Parkinson’s Disease Research by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in 2009. Physicians and scientists at the Center are dedicated to improving care and, eventually, finding a cure for patients with Parkinson’s disease. 

For more information, please contact Gina Weitzel at 513-558-6112 or gina.weitzel@uc.edu.

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Memory Disorders Center Fund

The Memory Disorders Center employs the latest technologies and therapies to diagnose and treat hundreds of adult patients from across the Greater Cincinnati region each year. The center's physicians are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and non-Alzheimer’s dementia, including impairment resulting from cerebrovascular disease and hydrocephalus. 

For more information, please contact Kathy Nullmeier at 513-558-6769 or kathy.nullmeier@uc.edu.

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Mood Disorders Center Fund

The Mood Disorders Center at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute employs the most advanced methods to diagnose and treat adult and adolescent patients from across the Greater Cincinnati region. The center's physicians are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of depression, bipolar spectrum disorder, anxiety disorders, cyclothymia and dysthymia. 

For more information, please contact Kathy Nullmeier at 513-558-6769 or kathy.nullmeier@uc.edu.

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Neurosensory Disorders Center Fund

The Neurosensory Disorders Center offers hope, compassion and expertise to patients who suffer from disorders of the senses. The center's team of experts uses advanced technologies and procedures to treat patients challenged by hearing loss, voice and swallowing disorders, disorders related to the ability to taste and smell, and facial pain. 

For more information, please contact Gina Weitzel at 513-558-6112 or gina.weitzel@uc.edu. *Online giving to this fund is coming soon! 



Neurotrauma Center Fund

The UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute Neurotrauma Center treats patients with traumatic brain and spine injuries, embracing the newest technologies and clinical therapies while striving to maximize patients’ chances of returning to a fully functioning life. Based at the Trauma Center at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, it is the only Level 1 adult trauma center in the region. Recognized regionally and around the country for its leadership in trauma care, the Trauma Center is nationally certified by the American College of Surgeons. 

For more information, please contact Gina Weitzel at 513-558-6112 or gina.weitzel@uc.edu.

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Waddell Center for Multiple Sclerosis Fund

The Waddell Center is dedicated to treating people who have multiple sclerosis while striving to understand mechanisms that underlie the disease. The center's internationally recognized team of neurologists, nurses, and therapists works to provide the best treatments available. The team also includes dedicated researchers who are studying the underlying mechanisms of MS in laboratories and conducting clinical trials funded by foundation grants and the National Institutes of Health. 

For more information, please contact Gina Weitzel at 513-558-6112 or gina.weitzel@uc.edu.

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Ellen Air, MD, PhD (left), with neurosurgery resident Benjamin Bixenmann, MD.

Contact Us

For more information on supporting the neurosciences at the College of Medicine, please contact:

Peggy A'Hearn
Senior Director of Development
UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute
Stetson Building | PO Box 670570
Cincinnati, OH 45267
Phone: 513-556-8988
Email: peggy.ahearn@uc.edu  

Allen Chapa
Director of Development
UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute
Stetson Building | PO Box 670570
Cincinnati, OH 45267
Phone: 513-556-6374
Email: allen.chapa@uc.edu

Kathy Nullmeier
Associate Director of Development
UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute
Stetson Building | PO Box 670570
Cincinnati, OH 45267
Phone: 513-558-6769
Email: kathy.nullmeier@uc.edu