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Barrow Beyond Genius Bar

March 5, 2020 Private Residence
Meet the Geniuses from Barrow Neurological Institute at the 2020 Genius Bar

Enjoy a fast-paced evening of discovery, “speed-dating” with Barrow Neurological Institute Geniuses. Ask the world’s leading experts in brain and spine disorders anything and learn how they are saving
lives every day.

This members-only event offers members of Barrow Beyond unparalleled access to the world’s leading experts in brain and spine disorders. The only way you can attend this event is to join Barrow Beyond. 

Meet the Barrow Geniuses

Michael T. Lawton, MD
President & CEO, Barrow Neurological Institute
Aneurysm and AVMs

The More You Know: A brain aneurysm ruptures every 18 minutes.


Patricia Beals, DMD and Stephen Beals, MD
Cleft and Craniofacial Disorders

The More You Know: About 150 children are born in Arizona annually with cleft lip or palate or other facial difference.


Anna Burke, MD
Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders

The More You Know: Women in their 60s are twice more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than breast cancer.


Ekokobe Fonkem, DO

The More You Know: Approximately 80% of cancers, including lung, breast and colorectal cancers, have been associated with the ability to metastasize to the brain. Nearly 50% of melanoma cases will metastasize to the brain.


Susan Herman, MD

The More You Know: Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological condition in the United States.


Pamela Klonoff, PhD
Center for Transitional Neuro-Rehabilitation

The More You Know: About 14 million Americans live with a disability caused by a brain or spinal cord injury.


Frederic Manfredsson, PhD
Parkinson’s Disease Research

The More You Know: Dr. Manfredsson’s work with gene therapy not only can impact Parkinson’s treatment, but also has applications for diseases like Alzheimer’s and ALS.


Chad Quarles, PhD
Neuroimaging Research

The More You Know: Barrow researchers are studying how bioimaging can diagnose Alzheimer’s disease 20 years earlier, when the first changes occur.


Jennifer Robblee, MD
The Jan & Tom Lewis Migraine Treatment Program

The More You Know: 157 million workdays are lost each year in the US due to migraine.