Research and Innovation

Dr. Christine Mac Donald interviewed on KARE 11 News about Traumatic Brain Injury in soldiers

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.

VICIS wins Puget Sound Business Journal's innovation in healthcare award for 2017

VICIS, a company cofounded by Neurological Surgery Associate Professor Samuel Browd, has won the Puget Sound Business Journal award for it's football helmet, the Zero1. The helmet is multi-layered and designed to absorb some of the force of an impact. Read more at the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Wounded Mount Vernon police officer sent home after being successfully treated at Harborview

On February 14th, Officer Mike McClaurghy returned home after a miraculous recovery from a gun shot wound to the head. Neurological Surgery Professor and Chair Richard Ellenbogen, who oversaw Officer McClaurghy's treatment, was interviewed for the story.