Neurosurgery News


Meta-Analysis: Stroke Response Times Early in COVID-19 Depended on Metric, Type of Center
On A Mission | December 12, 2022

Boston Man Thankful for Quick-Thinking Friends After Suffering Near-Death Experience
Boston 25 News | November 23, 2022

Addressing the Finer Points of Chronic Pain Management
On A Mission | November 3, 2022

Brigham Team Collaborates with Paraguay Hospital to Treat Patients with Life-Threatening Brain Condition
Brigham Bulletin | November 2, 2022

Utility of a Neurosurgical "Boot Camp" for Medical Students
On A Mission | October 24, 2022

Treatment Within Five Days Generally Appropriate for Dural Arteriovenous Fistula-Related Hemorrhage
On A Mission | October 14, 2022

Safety and Efficacy of Intraventicular Immunovirotherapy with Oncolytic HSV-1 for CNS Cancers
Brigham Clinical & Research News | October 14, 2022

Safety and Efficacy of Intraventicular Immunovirotherapy with Oncolytic HSV-1 for CNS Cancers
EurekAlert AANS | October 14, 2022

No Association Detected Between Cystic Lesions of the Pineal or Pituitary Gland
On A Mission | October 10, 2022

Telemedicine Extends Brigham's Rich History of Neurosurgical Innovation to Underserved Areas
On A Mission | September 26, 2022

Glioblastoma: Creating a Viral Oasis in an Immune Desert
On A Mission | August 24, 2022

Review: Targeting Oncometabolism to Maximize Immunotherapy in Brain Cancer
On A Mission | July 27, 2022

Brigham Honored by U.S. News as One of Nation's Best Hospitals, OB-GYN Ranks 1st in the Nation
Brigham Bulletin | July 26, 2022

He's having surgery for brain cancer Wednesday. But first, a match of father-son tennis.
Boston Globe | July 13, 2022

Activating STING Could Make Brain Tumors More Susceptible to Treatment
BWH Press Releases | July 11, 2022

Activating STING Could Make Brain Tumors More Susceptible to Treatment
EurekAlert AANS | July 11, 2022

Back pain: Will treatment for the mind, body-or both-help?
Harvard Health Publishing | June 16, 2022

Making Headway in Targeting Glioblastoma Multiforme
On A Mission | June 16, 2022

Scientists Develop 'Off the Shelf' Engineered Stem Cells to Target Aggressive Brain Cancer
EurekAlert AANS | May 19, 2022

After Others Deemed Her Case Inoperable, Brigham Neurosurgery Team Cures a Mom's Rare, Deadly Brain Disorder
Brigham Bulletin | May 5, 2022

Treating Cancer with Re-purposed Cancer Cells
TedxBoston | May 4, 2022

3D Human Blood-Brain-Barrier Organoids for Modeling Therapeutic Delivery to the CNS
World Medical Innovation Forum 2022 | May 4, 2022

Realizing the Promise of Gene Therapy for Brain Disorders
World Medical Innovation Forum 2022 | May 4, 2022

Engineering Cancer-Killing Cells that Target Solid Tumors
World Medical Innovation Forum 2022 | May 4, 2022

Hacking the Immune System
New York Times | May 4, 2022

Nationwide Study Clarifies Risk Factors for Sepsis After Vertebral Fracture Repair
On A Mission | April 22, 2022

'I feel like I was meant to do this': Celtics executive Heather Walker continues fight against brain cancer | April 11, 2022

Grateful Patient, Portrait Artist Presents Painting to Brigham Neurosurgeon
Brigham Bulletin | April 8, 2022

A Look at the New, Non-invasive Treatment for Essential Tremor
Radio Health Journal | April 3, 2022

Rewiring Cancer Metabolism
Harvard Medical School News & Research | March 24, 2022

What are the Best Treatment Options for Epilepsy that Doesn't Respond to Medications
On A Mission | March 15, 2022

Neurosurgical Reflections: Mentorship Through Common Devotion
Boston Society of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry | March 10, 2022

Boston Magazine Names over 280 Brigham Physicians in 'Top Doctors' List
BWH Awards, Honors, and Grants | January 25, 2022

Claus Receives NCI Grant through Patient Engagement and Cancer Genome Sequencing (PECGS) Centers
BWH Awards, Honors, and Grants | January 13, 2022


Al-Mefty Wins Scoville Award from World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
BWH Awards, Honors, and Grants | December 8, 2021

Residency Spotlights: Pitt! UConn! Brigham!
Neurosurgery Podcast | December 7, 2021

John Rolston, MD, PhD to Join the BWH Department of Neurosurgery and Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics
News from The Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics | December 3, 2021

History of Pituitary Surgery: Dr. Edward Laws and Dr. Nelson Oyesiku
AANS | November 29, 2021

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

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

History of Boston Neurosurgery
AANS | September 28, 2021

US Presidents & Neurosurgeons
AANS | September 23, 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

Molecular Signatures of Glioma Causation
Neuro-Oncology: The Podcast | August 6, 2021

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

New Gene and Cell Therapies to Fight a Formidable Brain Cancer
World Medical Innovation Forum 2021 | July 21, 2021

RNA Therapy for Brain Cancer
World Medical Innovation Forum 2021 | July 21, 2021

Oncolytic Viruses: Turning Pathogens into Anticancer Agents
World Medical Innovation Forum 2021 | July 21, 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

Immunotherapy is 'Game-Changing' for Metastatic Melanoma Patient
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Insight | February 26, 2021

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

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

Novel RNA Factors May Help Cancer Cells Thrive
BWH Research Brief Detail Page | January 8, 2021

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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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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