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Gregory Zipfel named head of neurosurgery

Also will become neurosurgeon-in-chief at Barnes-Jewish Hospital More »

New hope for nerve regeneration

Washington University neurosurgeon part of team testing implantable devices to speed nerve regeneration More »

Fox 2 News covers clinical trial of alternative to spinal fusion surgery

Dr. Ammar Hawasli conducting clinical trial of non-fusion option for spinal stenosis More »

4th year medical student wins trainee award at Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Amar Shah completed a clinical neurosurgery clerkship and has been doing clinical research More »

Second opinion by Washington University neurosurgeon leads to successful treatment of stroke in 25 year old

"I had a stroke, which was crazy because I was 25. I didn't know or realize that that was happening..." More »

Update on the Management of Pituitary Tumors Conference 2018

Speakers presented latest advancements in managing pituitary region tumors and related disorders More »

Medical student receives fellowship to research brain damage

Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society honors Lee More »

Neurosurgery Department makes it into Charity Softball Tournament finals

Residents, fellows and faculty give impressive performance More »

Neurosurgeon uses surgery to restore use of hand for paralyzed former police officer

Dr. Zach Ray discusses surgery he performed on former Hazelwood police officer Craig Tudor at Barnes-Jewish Hospital More »

Chairman Ralph Dacey honored with award named after him

Research award pays tribute to neurosurgeon's spirit, accomplishments More »

'Future we only dreamed of’

A renowned surgeon is restoring mobility in children with cerebral palsy More »

Resident quoted in New York Times article on managing head trauma in children

Resident Jacob Greenberg interviewed on JAMA Pediatrics study looking at how children with evidence of traumatic brain injury were treated. More »

David Limbrick, co-authors win CNS Paper of the Year Award

On lumbar cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus of prematurity
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Washington University to host Joint Congress of ICCS and SRHSB

Joint Congress of International Childrens Continence Society and Society For Research Into Hydroephalus And Spina Bifida  on June 21-24
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New guidance developed for children hospitalized with mild head trauma

Risk score determines whether kids with abnormal CT scans require ICU care

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Gene linked to metabolism also fuels brain cancer

Tweaking the pathway to treat cancer may affect aging. More »

Using lasers to treat brain cancer could break down blood barriers to fight cancer

Researchers show that blood-brain barrier is broken down for about 4 weeks after laser therapy is performed More »

TED Talk: Empowering the mind after stroke

Eric Leuthardt, MD, talks on healing the brain after stroke. More »

School of Medicine joins exclusive pediatric neuro-oncology consortium

Expands treatment options for children with brain tumors More »

Laser surgery opens blood-brain barrier to chemotherapy

Technology may improve treatment for deadly brain cancer More »