The Conquer Chiari Research Center at the University of Akron provides a foundation for the study of Chiari Malformation Syndrome, a serious neurological disorder in which a part of the brain, the cerebellum, abnormally descends through the base of the skull. Researchers at the Conquer Chiari center have highly diverse areas of expertise, with researchers in the area of engineering, mathematics, biology, chemistry, medicine, and psychology making significant contributions. Research comprises collective efforts across more than 15 institutions. For more information on the Conquer Chiari Research Center can be found here.