North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute to Host Long Island’s Fourth Annual Brain Aneurysm Awareness Walk at Jones Beach
August 6, 2012
MANHASSET, NY – On Saturday, September 29th, the Brain Aneurysm Center of the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute (CNI), along with the Brain Aneurysm Foundation (BAF), will host Long Island’s Fourth Annual Brain Aneurysm Awareness Walk at Jones Beach State Park to promote awareness and education. Proceeds raised from the walk will go to CNI’s Brain Aneurysm Center and the Brain Aneurysm Foundation to support essential research that may directly benefit those affected and help to reduce the incidence of ruptured aneurysms.
Hundreds of survivors, family members, clinicians and other supporters are expected to attend this fun-filled event. Participants can choose to do a two-mile walk or a four-mile fun run, all for a good cause. WALK-FM 97.5 will provide music, entertainment and giveaways at the event, which will be held rain or shine. Registration for the walk begins at 8:30 a.m. at Field 5, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY. The start time is 10 a.m. The registration fee is $25 and includes the cost of parking and snacks. Tee-shirts will be handed out on a first-come, first-serve basis. To pre-register for the walk, go to www.bafound.org.
About the Brain Aneurysm Center at North Shore University Hospital:
The Brain Aneurysm Center, located at North Shore University Hospital, offers state-of-the-art diagnosis and multimodality treatments for brain aneurysms including endovascular coiling, micro-surgical clipping and a variety of adjunctive diagnostic techniques used to improve clinical outcomes for ruptured aneurysms. In addition, the Brain Aneurysm Center is one of the few national centers with expertise in intracranial bypass surgery, including the recently FDA approved ELANA laser assisted bypass technique. For more information about the Brain Aneurysm Center, call (516) 562-3070 or visit www.northshorelij.com/cushing-neuroscience-institute/our-centers/brain-aneurysm-center-overview .
Media Contacts:Michelle Pipia-Stiles, Director, Communications