Doctors performed the first-ever FDA approved Schwann cell transplantation in a patient with a new spinal cord injury. The procedure is a Phase 1 clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety and feasibility of transplanting the patient’s own Schwann cells.
A new automated, robotic surgical drill is able to reduce procedure time from two hours to two and a half minutes for a complex cranial operation.
New research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison explains why the incurable brain cancer, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is highly resistant to...
Deep brain stimulation helps reduce movement tics and verbal outbursts in people suffering from Tourette, researchers report.
Neurosurgeons may one day get help in operating rooms from a robot with movements 10 times steadier than the human...
Electrical stimulation using extradural electrodes—placed underneath the skull but not implanted in the brain, is a safe approach with meaningful benefits for patients with Parkinson's disease according to new research.
OCT could make brain tumor removal safer and more effective, researchers report.
Researchers have developed wireless brain sensors that monitor intracranial pressure and temperature before being absorbed by the body.
Researchers have developed a unique and inexpensive device which lights up malignant brain tumors.
Researchers report hypnotism appears to reduce the impact of unpleasant events during 'awake surgeries' for brain cancer.