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Research and Innovation
UW Neurological Surgery authors publish new preoperative grading system to help surgeons in treating complex skull base neoplasms
In a landmark new paper, UW Neurological Surgeons have developed a classification system to grade tumor severity.
Associate Professor Christine MacDonald, PhD and her work uncovering the mysteries of battlefield concussion are highlighted in the latest issue of UW Medicine's newsletter, The Huddle.
The Allen Institute for Brain Science has added the first data from human nerve cells to the Allen Cell Types Database.
PupilScreen aims to allow parents, coaches, medics to detect concussion, brain injuries with a smartphone
PupilScreen, a smartphone app that uses artificial intelligence and the light from the smartphone's camera to detect concussions and other brain injuries, is featured in UW News.
Jesse Woodbury enrolled in the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering’s (CSNE’s) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program for the summer of 2017, and worked in Neurological Surgery Assistant Professor Rajiv Saigal's lab.
KARE 11 News in Minnesota featured a story on Associate Professor Christine Mac Donald's recent findings that question the medical belief that those with traumatic brain injuries stabilize in the year following their injury. Her research shows that a large number of service members with TBIs declined instead.
The 2017 Summer edition of the Montlake Cut features our new faculty member and residents, Christine Mac Donald's paper on traumatic brain injury (TBI), the Cerebrovascular paper of the year, new research grants, research awards and more.
Essential Tremor affects an estimated 7 million people in the U.S. alone and can be treated with Deep Brain Stimulation, where an electrode stimulates the brain to quiet the symptoms.
Dr. Louis J. Kim, Vice-Chair and Chief of Neurological Surgery at Harborview Medical Center was featured in a KOMO news story about a stroke patient, Sue McNeely, who underwent life-saving angioplasty after suffering a stroke while driving.