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Neurosurgery News

2021

Doctors call it a miracle thatt Cape Cod man is running the Boston Marathon
Boston 25 News | October 5, 2021

After getting brain surgery, patient running Marathin to support Boston hospital
WHDH TV 7NEWS Boston | October 3, 2021

Multidisciplinary Approach to Complex Spine Surgery Helps Brigham Patient Walk Again
Brigham Bulletin | September 1, 2021

Local Afghans are Reflecting on the Stories Coming Out of their Native Country Since it Fell to the Taliban
Boston Globe | August 24, 2021

Building Bridges Between Clinicians and Biomedical Engineers to Improve Clinical Care in Africa
On A Mission | August 11, 2021

Golby Wins Fulbright Global Scholar Award
BWH Awards, Honors, and Grants | August 11, 2021

Brigham Honored in U.S. News Best Hospital Rankings
Brigham Bulletin | July 27, 2021

Moving the Needle for Glioblastoma
MGB Getting Great Science to Market | June 30, 2021

Meet the Winners of the 2021 President's Scholar Awards
Brigham Clinical & Research News | June 16, 2021

Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Center Achieves NASBS 2021 Multidisciplinary Team of Distinction Designation
BWH Awards, Honors, and Grants | June 9, 2021

Unusual Treatment Shows Promise for Kids with Brain Tumors
Associated Press | April 12, 2021

Laws Wins Mayo Clinic 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award
BWH Awards, Honors, and Grants | March 15, 2021

Bei, Mayadas Receive Mass General Brigham Innovation Discovery Grants
BWH Awards, Honors, and Grants | March 4, 2021

Neurosurgery & Cognition - Psychosurgery
Neurosurgery Podcast | February 21, 2021

On the Road to Recovery
Whitman-Hanson Express | February 18, 2021

Lu, von Keudell Win 2020 Stepping Strong Innovator Awards
BWH Awards, Honors, and Grants | January 6, 2021

2020

Peruzzi Receives Sontag Foundation Distinguished Scientist Award 
BWH Awards, Honors, and Grants | December 23, 2020

He charted improbable life journeys, and then found out that his surgeon had followed such a path
Boston Globe | November 15, 2020

Chiocca, Reardon Awarded $14.4M NCI Grant for Glioblastoma Project
BWH Awards, Honors, and Grants | November 10, 2020

Procedure at Brigham and Women's Gives Essential Tremor Sufferers Steadiness in Dominant Hand
WCVB | October 20, 2020

Suze Orman opens up about recent health scare: 'I didn't want anything to be wrong'
Today | October 15, 2020

For John, this portrait he painted is so much more than the paint on the canvas
Insightec | September 17, 2020

This Family's Story Sat in Our Hearts': Care Teams Go Above and Beyond to Support Patients
Brigham Bulletin | August 26, 2020

Suze Orman Says Her Spinal Surgery for a Rare Tumor was a 'Journey to Hell and Back'
People | August 20, 2020

Brigham Honored in U.S. News Best Hospital Rankings
Brigham Bulletin | July 28, 2020

Having Major Brain Surgery During COVID-19
Brigham Health Hub | July 13, 2020

Letter: Adaptation Under Fire: Two Harvard Neurosurgical Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Neurosurgery Oxford Academic | April 17, 2020

Editorial. COVID-19 and academic neurosurgery
Journal of Neurosurgery | April 17, 2020

Attacking GBM: Building a Micro RNA Therapy; Testing a Treatment Microdevice
On A Mission | February 20, 2020

Breaching the Blood-Brain Barrier to Target Glioblastoma
On A Mission | February 20, 2020

2019

An Operation that Makes Grown Men Cry
Our American Story | December 12, 2019

Engineering, Delivery, and Biological Validation of Artificial microRNA Clusters for Gene Therapy Applications
Science in Boston | December 9, 2019

How We Improved Door-to Needle Time for Thrombectomy
On A Mission | December 9, 2019

A cutting-edge brain surgery for tremor, without the cutting
Boston Globe | November 27, 2019

Harvard neurosurgeon travels to Puerto Rico for novel brain operation
El Nuevo Día | November 15, 2019

Advancing Greater Precision in Cancer Treatment
Brigham Health Hub | October 16, 2019

Drug-Inducible Gene Therapy Yields Encouraging Preliminary Results in High-Grade Glioma Trial
On A Mission | September 27, 2019

Keyhole Surgery Through the Eyelid Expands Minimally Invasive Operation
On A Mission | September 27, 2019

Jean Talairach: a cerebral cartographer
Journal of Neurosurgery | September 1, 2019

Brain Surgery Through A "Keyhole" Bring Speedy Recovery and a Grandmother's Return to a Full Life
Health Hub Blog | August 26, 2019

Carrying Hope: Determination Takes Yoga Teacher Over the Boston Marathon Finish Line
Health Hub Blog | August 9, 2019

Brigham Recognized in U.S. News Best Hospital Rankings
Brigham Bulletin | July 30, 2019

Celebrating a curious mind: Steven Keating 1988 - 2019
MIT News | July 22, 2019

Can Your Patient's Smartphone Signal Early GBM Recurrence?
On A Mission | July 13, 2019

New Strategy Fights Tumor Resilience in Glioblastoma
On A Mission | July 11, 2019

How to spot and respond to the signs of a stroke
Boston Globe | May 23, 2019

Pursuing "Virtual Biopsy" of Gliomas Using Artificial Intelligence
Brigham Clinical & Research News | May 9, 2019

Baker-Polito Administration announces $30 million in capital grant funding to support life sciences sector
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center| April 29, 2019

At the Forefront of Immunotherapy for Glioblastoma
On A Mission | March 19, 2019

Interview with Patient: Donna P.
Insightec | February 18, 2019

Look Who's Talking: What Sparked Your "Love For Your Field of Study"
Brigham Clinical & Research News | February 14, 2019

2018

Focused Ultrasound: Noninvasive Surgery Stops Tremors in its Tracks
On A Mission | December 21, 2018

Neoantigen vaccine spurs immune response in glioblastoma
Dana Farber Cancer Institute News Releases | December 19, 2018

A New Web-based Study of Low-Grade Gliomas
National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research | November 28, 2018

A Window on Wheels
Harvard Medicine | November 2, 2018

The Sharp Focus of Mohammad Ali Aziz-Sultan
Medicine Health | October 31, 2018

CRISPR Makes Cancer Cells Turncoats That Attack Their Tumor
Scientific American | July 12, 2018

Engineered Cancer Cells Can Fight Cancer, Brigham and Women's Researchers Find
WBUR | July 11, 2018

CRISPR makes cancer cells turncoats that attack their tumor, mouse study finds
STAT News | July 11, 2018

Using CRISPR to turn cancer cells against themselves
Fierce Biotech | July 11, 2018

Cancer cells engineered with CRISPR slay their own kin
Science News | July 11, 2018

'Virtual Biopsies' May Be The Future of Understanding Brain Tumors
CBS News | July 5, 2018

Poliovirus treatment helped patients with a deadly brain tumor live longer
Science News | June 26, 2018

WATCH: Surgeons create personalized brain maps to guide safer surgeries
STAT News | June 1, 2018

Brigham and Women's Hospital Neurosurgery of Milford Opens with 3 Surgeons
Milford Patch | February 13, 2018

WATCH: This scientist is creating tiny versions of one of neuroscience's most notorious opponents
STAT News | January 29, 2018

2017

Glioblastoma Is a Grim Diagnosis, But There Are Some Signs of Hope
WBUR | July 21, 2017

Sen. John McCain has a glioblastoma tumor. Here's how doctors treat this aggressive form of brain cancer
LA Times | July 20, 2017

The same tumor, 10 years later: Will McCain face better prospects than Kennedy?
Boston Globe | July 20, 2017

InVivo Therapeutics Announces New Site for INSPIRE Study
Business Wire | April 10, 2017

2016

Focused Brain Ultrasound Offers Some Help for Essential Tremor
STAT News | August 24, 2016

Enrollment in International Low Grade Glioma Patient Registry to Open at American Brain Tumor Association Conference
PR Newswire | July 14, 2016

College basketball player told he would never walk again beats the odds
Fox 25 WFXT | March 22, 2016

2015

Don't Ignore the Warning Signs of Stroke
CNN | November 3, 2015

Summer Camp Helps Stroke Survivors and Their Families
WMUR | August 15, 2015

Al-Mefty Honored with AANS Cushing Award for Technical Excellence, Innovation
BWH Awards & Honors | July 31, 2015

Laws Awarded Honorary Fellowship of the College of Neurosurgeons of South Africa
BWH Awards & Honors | July 31, 2015

BWH Neurosurgical Residency Program Ranked Top Five by the Journal of Neurosurgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital's Health Hub Blog, "HealthHub"| June 26, 2015

Understanding Skull Base Surgery for Meningiomas
Journal of Neurosurgery | May 26, 2015

Patient Turned Researcher Helps Advance Understanding of Brain Tumors
Brigham and Women's Hospital's Health Blog, "HealthHub" | April 13, 2015

New Approach to Treating Brain Aneurysms
WBZ-TV | April 3, 2015

Committed to Discovery: A Researcher's Tale
National Brain Tumor Society | March 3, 2015

2014

Dr. Antonio Chiocca Elected Member to Institute of Medicine
Institute of Medicine News Release | October 20, 2014

Patient's Only Hope Lies in Boston
WCVB | October 20, 2014

The Fine Line Between Breast Cancer and Normal Tissue
BWH Press Releases | September 22, 2014

New technology making stroke treatment more effective
WCVB | July 17, 2014

Reaching Areas Deep in the Brain, The Journey of one of Dr. Alexandra Golby's Patients
Brigham and Women's Hospital's Blog, "HealthHub" | June 30, 2014

Real-time tissue analysis could guide brain tumor surgery
Nature Medicine | June 30, 2014

Ponton Fund benefits fetes Dr. Chiocca, spotlights Broadway tunes
Palm Beach Daily News | January 1, 2014

2013

Surgery: The eyes of the operation
Nature | October 24, 2013

Science Studio: Brain Tumors and Junk DNA
KTEP NPR | October 13, 2013

MRI Interventions device impresses Boston surgeons
Memphis Business Journal | August 20, 2013

Brigham and Women's Starting Adult Hydrocephalus Program
Boston Magazine | August 12, 2013

Brigham and Women's gets $1M donation to treat brain disorder
Boston Business Journal | August 12, 2013

Chiocca Honored with Cushing Professorship
Harvard Medical School | July 24, 2013

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