In The News
As news stories about hypothalamic hamartomas, gelastic seizures, treatment breakthroughs, and the Hope for HH foundation are reported In the News, we gather them here. Read recent and archived articles below.
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Top Media Coverage Through The Years
February 5, 2012 – the Gainsville Register published an inspirational article about Wendi Tipps, the mother of Landon, a six-year-old with HH and you can read about Landon himself who made the news in the article
December 20, 2011 – ABC reported on how pioneering surgeon Harold Rekate operated on Nico Bastolla with a new surgical device. The operation changed Nico‚Äôs life and led to a company being named after him
October 27, 2011 – HH made primetime with a storyline on Grey‚Äôs Anatomy, Episode 7 which aired October 27,2011 titled ‚ÄúPut Me In Coach.‚Äù Dr. Derek Shepherd (aka Dr. McDreamey) used the transcallosal approach to operate on a girl with HH. This will help raise awareness, expedite diagnosis, and increase research! To see this episode, visit ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy site.
July 18, 2011 – Texas Children‚Äôs Hospital issued a press release about an exciting new breakthrough in the treatment of epilepsy: a minimally invasive laser technology that destroys lesions in the brain that cause epilepsy, including hypothalamic hamartomas.