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A recollection of surviving a brain aneurysm. From the article ‘In the Cobwebs of my Mind’ from edge magazine. “The subarachnoid space is where the cerebral spinal fluid circulates and is responsible for protecting your brain from injury. Serving as a cushion. A hemorrhage in this space can cause a coma, paralysis and even death.” — […]
In March of 2015, Kavita Basi was taken to the hospital with a life-threatening illness – a Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. She was treated with 4 brain operations. There is a 50% survival rate with the remainder of those who do survive having serious disabilities like hearing, difficulty walking, partially paralyzed and brain damage. Kavita has overcome […]
The Bee Foundation was founded in memory of Jennifer Sedney, who lost her life to a ruptured brain aneurysm on Christmas Day in 2013. The Baltimore Sun recently wrote an article about Matt Sedney, her younger brother, who decided to run the Baltimore Marathon in her honor, while also fundraising for brain aneurysm research.
Thank you to all of our supporters in Connecticut for a hosting a wonderful event in support of Brain Aneurysm Research! A capacity crowd filled Gallo restaurant on October 22 for The Bee Foundation’s first Ridgefield, CT Awareness Event. The “guest bartender” event attracted over 150 people and raised $4200 for The Bee Foundation (TBF) – double […]
We are deeply grateful to Redbook Magazine and Jessica Press for writing a full page story about The Bee Foundation in support of our efforts to elevate awareness of Brain Aneurysms and raise funding to support life saving research. REDBOOKMAG.COM / NOVEMBER 2015 Turning tragedy into lifesaving discoveries About 6 million people in the United States have a […]
Join AKPSi in proudly supporting The Bee Foundation, a national non-profit dedicated to brain aneurysm research and awareness. The organization was inspired by Jenny Sedney, a 2008 University of Michigan graduate and AKPSi-er who died in December, 2013 from a ruptured brain aneurysm. At the time of her death, she was working in Philadelphia for health […]
Last month, September 12th, was my daughter’s birthday. We spent last year tiptoeing around this date, afraid to address it directly for fear it would simply rip the wound open anew. This year, we spent it up in Maine at the 7th annual KAT-Walk & Karo 5-K, originally established to honor two young women, almost the same […]
(PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Sept. 29, 2015 ) − –In one night, The Bee Foundation raised over $150,000 for Life-Saving Brain Aneurysm Research at its 2nd Annual Honey Bash Gala. It was a night to remember and just one of the many awareness and fund-raising initiatives the Bee Foundation is launching across the nation and national media. SAVING LIVES […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) AUGUST 16, 2015 The Bee Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to raising awareness and reducing the number of deaths caused by brain aneurysms through innovative research, will hold its second annual major fund-raiser, the Honey Bash Gala, on Sept. 19, 2015. The event will be held at the Independence Seaport Museum in […]
Dr. Aichi Chien, an associate professor of radiological sciences in the division of interventional neuroradiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Bee Foundation to advance her research on the computational analysis of brain aneurysms. Aneurysms are weak spots in the blood vessel that allow blood to […]