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Neurosurgery News

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
FierceBiotech | 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 deadly brain tumors 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 Neurosurgery of Milford Opens With 3 Surgeons
Milford Patch | February 13, 2018

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

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

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
Yi Lu, MD, PhD, BWH Department of Neurosurgery performs emergency life changing surgery on Salem State Basketball team captain.

Don't Ignore the Warning Signs of Stroke
CNN | November 3, 2015
Ali Aziz-Sultan, MD, BWH Department of Neurosurgery, and Henrikas Vaitkevicius, MD, BWH Department of Neurology, discuss transient ischemic attacks which can be warning signs of stroke.

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
Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, FAANS, director of the Skull Base Surgery Program, honored with award tied to BWH Neurosurgery history.

Laws Awarded Honorary Fellowship of the College of Neurosurgeons of South Africa
BWH Awards & Honors | July 31, 2015
Edward Laws, MD, FACS, director of the Neuroendocrine/Pituitary Center in the Department of Neurosurgery was awarded the highest honor by the institution.

BWH Neurosurgical Residency Program Ranked Top Five by the Journal of Neurosurgery
Journal of Neurosurgery | June 26, 2015
BWH Neurosurgical Residency program ranked third in the most academically productive neurosurgical programs in the US by the Journal of Neurosurgery.

Understanding Skull Base Surgery for Meningiomas
Brigham and Women's Hospital's Health Blog, "HealthHub" | May 26, 2015
Written by Dr. Tracy Ansay and Stanley Mui, PA-C of the BWH Department of Neurosurgery at BWH in observation of Brain Tumor Awareness Month.

Patient Turned Researcher Helps Advance Understanding of Brain Tumors
Brigham and Women's Hospital's Health Blog, "HealthHub" | April 13, 2015
Featuring Dr. E. Antonio Chiocca, Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at BWH.

New Approach to Treating Brain Aneurysms
WBZ-TV | April 3, 2015
Dr. Ali Aziz-Sultan pioneers a new, less invasive approach to treating brain aneurysms.

Committed to Discovery: A Researcher's Tale
National Brain Tumor Society | March 3, 2015
The advances in brain tumor research by Dr. Mariano Viapiano, Director of the Harvey Cushing Neuro-Oncology Laboratories.

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 Tissues
BWH Press Releases | September 22, 2014
A study conducted by Nathalie Agar, PhD, Director of the Surgical Molecular Imaging Laboratory, BWH.

Brigham and Women's Health Hub - Neurosurgery News
Department of Neurosurgery news from Brigham and Women's Hospital's Health Blog, "HealthHub."

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 Health Blog, "HealthHub" | June 30, 2014

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

Ponton Fund benefit fetes Dr. Chiocca, spotlights Broadway tunes
Palm Beach Daily News | January 1, 2014
Dr. E. Antonio Chiocca was the guest of honor at the annual dinner dance to benefit the Daniel E. Ponton Fund for the Neurosciences.

Surgery: The eyes of the operation
Nature | October 24, 2013
Dr. Alexandra Golby comments on how real-time imaging of a patient's body is guiding surgeons and radiologists past healthy tissue to the diseased cells.

Science Studio: Brain Tumors and Junk DNA
KTEP NPR | October 13, 2013
Nino Chiocca, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School and Chairman of the BWH Department of Neurosurgery, discusses the different kinds of tumors that may affect the brain and why not all of them are malignant.

MRI Interventions device impresses Boston surgeons
Memphis Business Journal | August 20, 2013
MRI Interventions’ ClearPoint device was used for the first time as a navigation device by Dr. Alexandra Golby and her Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s neurosurgical team to complete a laser ablation procedure.

Brigham and Women’s Starting Adult Hydrocephalus Program
Boston Magazine | August 12, 2013
Susan and Rick Sontag gave $1 million in seed grant funds to Brigham and Women’s Hospital to establish the Adult Hydrocephalus Program, the only one of its kind in New England.

Brigham and Women's gets $1M donation to treat brain disorder
Boston Business Journal | August 12, 2013
The Sontag Foundation, run by Rick and Susan Sontag, has given Brigham and Women’s Hospital $1 million toward creating an Adult Hydrocephalus Program.

Chiocca Honored with Cushing Professorship
Harvard Medical School News | July 24, 2013
E. Antonio Chiocca, HMS professor of surgery, chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital has been named the inaugural incumbent of the Harvey W. Cushing Professorship in Neurosurgery.

Understanding the human brain
NECN | April 3, 2013
Dr. Alexandra Golby from the Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital discusses the complexity of the brain and the efforts to understand it.

*All posted articles represent only the most current news referencing the Department of Neurosurgery


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