Scientific Advisory Board

An Interview with our 2021 Research Grant Awardee!

Recently Erin Kreszl,  TBF Executive Director, spoke with MirHojjat Khorasanizadeh, our 2021 research grantee and a post doctoral research fellow with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.   Erin: Mir, we’re so glad to be able to support this exciting research, and we’re looking forward to hearing a little more about it. First though, can you tell …

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Welcome to the Newest Member of TBF’s Scientific Advisory Board!

Dr. Jan-Karl Burckhardt, MD, Assistant Professor of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, recently joined the TBF’s Scientific Advisory Board, adding to the Board’s already stellar experience and reputation, and expanding its efforts in the brain aneurysm arena. Originally from Germany, Jan did his medical training and his residency …

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COVID-19 Stroke Study

Two of the renowned doctors on our Scientific Advisory Board are on the forefront of explorations into yet another twist in what the medical community is learning about Covid-19. Recent articles in The Washington Post, among many others, report the surprising findings.  Both coronavirus and strokes have been typically thought to primarily affect older people. …

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Dr. Pascal Jabbour

Welcome Dr. Pascal Jabbour to The Bee Foundation Scientific Advisory Board

Pascal Jabbour, MD, is a Professor of Neurological Surgery and the Head of the Division of Neurovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.  He is a dually trained vascular neurosurgeon, performing endovascular and open procedures. Dr. Jabbour lectures frequently on a range …

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Dr. Mack of University of Southern California and the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute joins The Bee Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. William J Mack is the Principal Investigator and Director of the Cerebrovascular Laboratory in the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute. He has active NIH R01 funding for his research. Dr. Mack’s scientific interests are focused on translational efforts to treat ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. Laboratory investigations concentrate on the pathophysiology of cerebral ischemia, aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage …

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The Bee Foundation Raises The Bar on Brain Aneurysm Research – Raising over $150,000 at its 2nd Annual Honey Bash Gala

  (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 …

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The Bee Foundation Shazam Hussain

Dr. M. Shazam Hussain, The Bee Foundation’s Founding Medical Advisory Board Member, Co-Chairing The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 12th Annual Meeting

Dr. M. Shazam Hussain, Founding Member of The Bee Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board, will Co-Chair the SNIS 12th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California on July 27, 2015 Dr. M. Shazam Hussain currently sits on the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s Board of Directors, and is a frequent thought leader used by the media to provide …

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Dr. Michael Chen

Meet SAB Member – Dr. Michael Chen

Why did you get involved with the Bee Foundation? About a year ago, Christine and Erin, the founders, reached out to talk about interests in developing an initiative to support brain aneurysm research. Over lunch, we shared our interests, stories, experiences, and concerns. It was clear that Christine and Erin were not just deeply affected …

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The Bee Foundation Grant Winner Aichi Chien Ph. D.

Grant Winner Spotlight – From Dr. Michael Chen

3 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FROM DR CHEN ABOUT THE AWARD WINNER 1. What makes this award winner’s research so innovative? This year’s award winner uses the tremendous amount of data acquired during brain vessel imaging to develop sophisticated models that help predict the risk of brain aneurysm rupture. 2. Where could this research lead? We …

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