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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 »

David Limbrick named director of pediatric neurosurgery

Limbrick to succeed Tae Sung Park, now vice chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery More »

Congratulations to our graduating Chief Residents

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

Dacey receives Cushing Medal from neurosurgery society

Honored for leadership, dedication and contributions to the field of neurosurgery More »

Neurosurgery expands service to Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

Four neurosurgeons will see patients in the new location More »

Neurosurgery residents win ‘Top Gun’ awards for surgical skills

Neurological surgery residents Eric Arias, MD, and Jarod Roland, MD, showed their surgical skills in the 2016 Neurosurgery Top Gun Competition. 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 »

Vaccine for brain cancer

Article in STL today mentions clinical trial at Washington University to test vaccines against glioblastomas, the most deadly brain tumors. More »

Neurosurgical training in Ireland fosters personal, professional growth

Neurosurgery residents in the Ireland rotation see how complex neurosurgical procedures are performed in another country. More »

Ralph Dacey honored with distinguished service award

Walter Reed Distinguished Service Award one of highest given by the University of Virginia School of Medicine. More »