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Gavin Dunn joins Society for Neuro-Oncology Board of Directors

Dunn will serve as as the "Young Investigator" representative on the board. More »

12 year old has amazing survival story after brain hemorrhage

Boy with arteriovenous malformation thriving after treatment by Washington University neurosurgeons More »

Right brain, left brain

Creative quest of neurosurgeon Eric Leuthardt primes the world for a neuroprosthetics revolution More »

Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery ranked #6 in 2019-2020 U.S. News rankings

Overall, SLCH ranked in top 9 percent of hospitals in country More »

David Limbrick named T.S. Park, MD, Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Honored for surgical treatment of cerebrospinal fluid disorders More »

Neurosurgery resident Bhuvic Patel wins NREF 2019-20 Research Fellowship Grant

Research will look at biomarkers and mechanisms of radiation resistance in meningiomas More »

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 »

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 »

Laser surgery opens blood-brain barrier to chemotherapy

Technology may improve treatment for deadly brain cancer More »