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INTRODUCING I-PORTAL® VNG & I-PORTAL® SUPER VNG
For Any Clinical Setting ... 10% Early Bird Discounts
Our new I-Portal® VNG (Video Nystagmography System) and I-Portal® Super VNG use the most advanced diagnostic tools on the market today. Featuring light-weight and easy-to-use eye-tracking goggles suitable for any clinical setting, VNG and Super VNG provide detailed, high-resolution digital imaging of eye movements, along with comprehensive, real-time reporting. To help introduce our new line of I-Portal® products, we're offering a limited number of 10% early bird discounts.
But hurry - promotion ends April 30th.
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BARANY CHAIR'S MOTOR EMPOWERS CLINICIANS, RESEARCHERS
Way back when, Neuro Kinetics pioneered the development of computerized Barany (rotary) chairs used clinically for balance and dizzy testing in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, and for advanced research by universities, government agencies and others.
Now we've been awarded a patent for the design of the system's new motor.
Incorporating advanced digital technologies, fiber optics, optical encoders and unique cooling, slip ring and bearing designs, the motor's design enables precise and smooth control of the chairs, which in turn produces more accurate test results.
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THE COMPANY WE KEEP
It's said that we're all known by the company we keep. If that's true, then we have many reasons to be especially cheerful as the new year unfolds: the roster of clinicians, hospitals and research centers using our newly updated equipment continues to grow. A small sampling of clients using our Neuro-Otologic Test Centers (Barany chairs) includes James C. Andrews, M.D., F.A.C.S., a clinician in private practice, Los Angeles, California; Fairview Health Services (a group of seven hospitals, including the University of Minnesota Medical Center) in Minneapolis, Minnesota; the VA Medical Center - Richmond, Virginia, one of a number of Veterans Hospitals we serve; Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and, most recently, The Mayo Clinics, Rochester, Minnesota, and Scottsdale, Arizona. We'll be profiling users in future issues of Update. Want to be included? Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THREE DISTINGUISHED ACADEMICS IN ADVISORY ROLES
We're delighted to announce that three highly respected clinicians and researchers are now supporting Neuro Kinetics through new roles on our Advisory Board and Board of Directors. They are:
Joseph M. Furman, M.D., Ph.D, is one of the world's top vestibular researchers and a member of the prestigious Barany Society. Dr. Furman is the Director of Balance Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh and also a Professor of Otolaryngology, Neurology, Bioengineering and Physical Therapy. He joins our Advisory Board.
Moises Arriaga, M.D., MBA, F.A.C.S., is the Medical Director of the Hearing and Balance Center at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, and President of the Pittsburgh Ear Association and Ear Research Foundation. Dr. Arriaga, now serving on our Advisory Board, has received numerous professional awards during his career, and recently was named as one of "America's Best Doctors."
Robert J. Sclabassi, M.D. Ph.D., is currently a Professor of Neurological Surgery as well as Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. He previously was on the faculty at Carnegie-Mellon University. Dr. Sclabassi has been involved in a number of entrepreneurial ventures, and has served in various posts with the National Institutes of Health and other government agencies and professional groups. Dr. Sclabassi recently joined our Board of Directors.
WATCH VIDEO: NEURO KINETICS CEO HOWISON SCHROEDER
Brad Pitt doesn't have to worry about a new competitor in the heartthrob market, but there's a video featuring CEO Howison Schroeder posted on our Web site that is a great introduction to our company, products and services. Please visit http://www.neuro-kinetics.com and then click on "Watch Video."
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