UCSD neurosurgeons are the first in Southern California to use real time 3D MRI guidance to implant a DBS device into a Parkinson's patient.
A synthetic, non-toxic form of scorpion venom helps illuminate brain tumors when stimulated by a near-infrared laser. A clinical trial of the agent showed it to be safe for use in brain cancer patients.
Researchers have developed wireless brain sensors that monitor intracranial pressure and temperature before being absorbed by the body.
When people close their eyes, they can form mental images of things that exist only in their minds. Neuroscientists studying...
Researchers have identified a new and more accurate way to determine which portions of the brain suffer from epilepsy. The information could provide patients and doctors with better information as to whether temporal lobe surgery will provide the best treatment outcome.
Deep brain stimulation helps reduce movement tics and verbal outbursts in people suffering from Tourette, researchers report.
Researchers have developed a new and innovative surgery that involves the transfer of nerves to help restore movement to children suffering paralysis as a result of contracting AFM.