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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 »


Second opinion by Washington University neurologist 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 »


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 »


Department Holds First Christopher Davidson Forum

Honors Legacy of St. Louis Native Who Battled Brain Cancer More »


Congratulations to our graduating Chief Residents

The department recognizes Ammar Hawasli, MD, PhD; Rory Murphy, MD; and Chester Yarbrough, MD. 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 »


Team develops wireless, dissolvable sensors to monitor brain

Tiny implants measure intracranial pressure, temperature before being absorbed into the body.

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Medical students choose Dr. David Limbrick for humanism award

Award recognizes faculty physicians who exemplify qualities of caring and compassion in teaching and advising medical students. More »


Neurosurgeon Matthew Smyth interviewed on new device to help epilepsy patients

KPLR TV interviews neurosurgeon Matthew Smyth on device to treat epilepsy patients being used at St. Louis Children's Hospital. More »