Amanda, a patient at the Penn Neuroscience Center, and her mom

Amanda's Story

Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

Amanda's Story

Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

Suffering from a rare autoimmune disease called anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, Amanda’s body began to shut down. That’s when her mom took her to Penn. She’s now back to herself. Watch her story.

Bob Goodman

Bob's Story

Heart Failure, Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Bob Goodman

Bob's Story

Heart Failure, Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Bob was diagnosed with a rare heart condition called cardiac sarcoidosis. His heart continued to deteriorate and he went into severe heart failure.

Clifton's Story

Stroke

When a massive stroke left Clifton paralyzed on his left side, no one thought he’d ever walk again. Except his team at the Comprehensive Stroke Center. 

Heart failure and transplant patient Derek Fitzgerald swimming

Derek's Story

Heart Failure

Derek's Story

Heart Failure

From needing a heart transplant to becoming a IRONMAN Finisher, watch Derek tell his incredible story.

Don, a patient at the Penn Neuroscience Center, and his wife

Don's Story

Alzheimer’s Disease

Don's Story

Alzheimer’s Disease

At the Penn Neurosciences Center, breakthrough clinical trials are making huge strides for those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

Tamara, a patient at the Penn Neuroscience Center, and her daughter

Tamara's Story

Brain Tumor

Tamara's Story

Brain Tumor

Penn Neurosciences made Tamara’s tumor glow so that they knew they were removing all of it. Now, Tamara is back to dancing!

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