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Neurosciences Institute

Studying How to Monitor and Treat TBI: Dr. Randall Chesnut, a neurosurgeon at Harborview Medical Center, is UW Medicine's lead investigator in a national study of two standard-care approaches to monitoring and treating TBI.

Functional Imaging in Chronic Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Can Fatigue be a Sign Instead of a Symptom?: Gary Stobbe, MD, discusses how fatigue can be considered a sign of a mild traumatic brain injury, rather than a symptom.

Prevention of Brain Injury: Beth Ebel, MD, discusses the burden of injury, and how it affects the brain.

Microglia: A Prospective Target For Biomarker And Therapeutic Development In CNS Disease And Injury: Gwenn Garden, MD, gives an overview of what is Microglia.

Blast-Related mTBI in Veterans: Complex Comorbidities and Clinical Outcomes: Kathleen Pagulayan, PhD, a neurophysiologist, discusses blast related mild traumatic brain injuries in veterans and how its differs than civilian brain injuries.

Extreme Lateral Approaches: Evolution, and Applications: Laligam N. Sekhar, MD, FACS, FAANS, presents his talk on the extreme lateral surgical approach he pioneered to the World Skull Base.

Brain Tumors in Mouse and Man: Eric Holland, MD, talks about a combination of mouse brain tumors and human brain tumors.

The ABCs of Pituitary and Skull Base Tumors: Manuel Ferreira, MD, discusses the most common types of skull based tumors.

University of Washington Medicine Pituitary Program: A Comprehensive Treatment Plan: The UW Medicine Pituitary Program provides comprehensive treatment to patients with disorders of the pituitary gland and hypothalamus.

What's New In Alzheimer's Disease Treatment: Angela Hanson, MD, discusses relevant new Alzheimer disease therapies.

GR Clinical Blast - Lewy Body Dementia: One disease, Two Disease, More?: James Leverenz, MD, discusses how the various types of dementia are related.

5 New Things: Dementia: Kimiko Domoto-Reilly, MD, discusses five new things in dementia.

Behavioral Interventions in Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): Vaishali Phatak, MD, talks about how the medical community is pushed to diagnose forms of dementia as early as possible.

Dementia Update for Primary Care: Detection, Diagnosis and Management: Kristoffer Rhoads, PhD, gives an overview of Dementia and tips on management for primary care providers.

Refractory Status Epilepticus: Shahin Hakimian, MD, an epileptologist at UW Medicine, discusses Refractory Status Epilepticus in adults, including the biochemical and systemic effects of status and its risks.

Regional Epilepsy Center Program Overview: Michael Fox shares his story of being diagnosed with epilepsy, the impact to him and his family, and his path to treatment at the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute Regional Epilepsy Center.

Evaluating and Treating Epilepsy: John Miller, MD, discusses how to be able to classify seizures and epilepsy syndromes.

Genomic approaches to epilepsy: Heather Mefford, MD, PhD, talks about using two broad genomic approaches to look for genetic causes of epilepsy.

Autoimmune Epilepsy: Ning Zhong, MD, gives and overview and background of autoimmune epilepsy.

Epilepsy: 5 new things: Mark Holmes, MD, discusses five new things in epilepsy.

Does Epilepsy Surgery Have a Future?: John Miller, MD, discusses the controversial topic of surgery for epilepsy treatment.

Epileptic Encephalopathies of Infancy and Childhood: Christopher Beatty, MD, gives and overview of what is pileptic encephalopathies.

Auras & Seizure Semiology: Norman So, MD, discusses the framework of terms to use to describe auras and seizures.

Epilepsy-related sleep disorder: chicken, egg, or EEG?: Jonathan Lopez, MD, talks about the controversial term, epilepsy related sleep disorder.

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for Epilepsy: Mark Holmes, MD, discusses how the medical field is constantly on the lookout for safe, non-invasive treatment options for patients with epilepsy.

Update: Psychiatric Comorbidity of Epilepsy : Eric Prince, MD, clinical neurophysiology fellow, discusses the prevalence of depression among epilepsy patients. Dr. Prince also examines anxiety, psychosis and management of personality issues.

Management of Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsies: Jeffrey Tsai, MD, PhD, provides an update on the management of idiopathic generalized epilepsies (IGE) including developing a treatment plan and recognizing cognitive and behavioral comorbidities of IGE.

Modeling Human Antiepileptic Drug Adherence and Treatment Outcomes in Preclinical Epilepsy Models: H. Steve White, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacy, discusses modeling human antiepileptic drug adherence. Melissa Barker-Haliski, PhD, research assistant professor, examines treatment outcomes in preclinical epilepsy models.

Vertebral Artery Anatomy and Surgery at the Foramen Magnum: Laligam Sekhar, MD, Professor and Vice Chairman of Neurological Surgery, recently presented at the World Skull Base Lateral Skull Base Fellowship Diploma 2019 conference in Bangalore, India.

Surgical Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity: Rajiv Saigal, MD, discusses how spine surgeons quantify spinopelvic parameters and sagittal balance, the clinical indications for spinal deformity surgery and the potential risks and benefits for undergoing spinal deformity surgery.

Extreme Lateral Approaches: Evolution, and Applications: Laligam N. Sekhar, MD, FACS, FAANS, presents his talk on the extreme lateral surgical approach he pioneered to the World Skull Base.

Toxicants, Toxins and the Nervous System: Lucio G Costa, PhD, discusses toxicants, toxins and the nervous system.

Update on Spinal Cord Emergencies: Randall M Chesnut, MD, FCCM. FACS, FAANS, provides an update on spinal cord emergencies. This presentation is designed to present clinically useful information and strives to NOT present information readily available elsewhere.

Machine Learning in Medical Imaging: Nathan Cross, MD, provides a lecture on how machine learning is helping improve medical imaging.

UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute Neuroventures: UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute Neuroventures take neurological research out into the real world.

Neurosciences Institute 360 Overview : The UW Medicine’s Neurosciences Institute is a virtual institute of providers, researchers and experts who treat patients with disorders of the nervous system – everything from chronic headaches to strokes and Parkinson’s disease.

Neurosciences Institute Overview : Located in Seattle, Washington, the multi-disciplinary UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute offers diagnosis and treatment to patients with disorders of the nervous system.

Chemo Neuropathy: Barbara Jane Distad, MD, gives and overview of epidemiology, and goes into depth of the mechanisms of the toxicity of the nerve.

A Historical Perspective on Electrical Stimulation Mapping: George Ojemann, MD, gives an overview of the history of electrical stimulation mapping.

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Courtney Francis, MD, discusses idiopathic intracranial hypertension, a disease that overlaps between Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery.

150 Years of Neurogenetics: Thomas Bird, MD, reviews genetic influences on neurological conditions and makes predictions on what the future holds.

Approaches for Gene Therapy of DMD: Jeffrey S. Chamberlain, PhD, McCaw Endowed Chair in Muscular Dystrophy, discusses his research on trying to develop therapies for muscular dystrophy.

Lipids and Cerebrovascular Disease: Rizwan Kalani, MD, senior fellow/acting instructor at the University of Washington School of Medicine, reviews lipoprotein biochemistry and discusses lipids and cerebrovascular disease, lipid management in stroke and emerging lipid biomarkers.

Serendipity, Discovery and Neurology : Bruce Ransom, MD, PhD, professor of neurology and chair of the UW Medicine Neurology Department, discusses Parkinson's Disease.

Brain Control of Glucose Homeostasis and the Future of Diabetes Treatment: Michael Schwartz, MD, professor with the Division of Metabolism and Endocrinology, presents new information and new ideas on the role of the brain and the control of blood sugar.

CPC Grand Rounds: Can You Fix my Left Eye?: Jenny Siv, MD, and Akanksha Sharma, MD, chief residents in the department of neurology, discuss the case of a 56-year-old male who presented with acute left eye pain and vision loss.

Dr. Richard Ellenbogen: About Chiari & Syringomyelia - Chiari & Syringomyelia Foundation: Richard Ellenbogen, MD, provides an overview of and treatment options for Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia.

New Developments in Headache: 2017: Natalia Murinova, MD, and Jenna Kanter, MD, discuss new developments in headache including diagnostic criteria, neuromodulation, Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP), and the Glymphatic system and Cortical Spreading Depression.

Headache Clinic Program Overview : At the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute Headache Clinic, we partner with patients to provide diagnosis and medical management of chronic headaches of all types.

Modifiable Risk Factors in Painful Brain: What our Research Shows in Chronic Headache : Natalia Murinova, MD, and Melissa Schorn ARNP, discuss common headaches and migraines that most people experience several days a month.

Demystifying Headaches In Emergency Department: Dr. Natalia Murinova gives tips for emergency room staff on diagnosing migraines.

Resident Case Presentation: Thunderclap Headache: Dr. Aleks Tkach discusses a patient that has rare "thunderclap" headaches.

So Doctor, it's not a brain tumor or an aneurysm, why am I having a headache then? : Dr. Natalia Murinova talks about treatment options for migraine sufferers.

Chronic Daily Headache : Dr. Natalia Murinova gives tips to help physicians diagnose and treat chronic daily headaches.

Headache: Secrets for Neurology Residents: Dr. Natalia Murinova talks tips and secrets to help diagnose chronic headaches.

Headaches: Update 2014 : Dr. Natalia Murinova talks about common triggers for migraines and how to avoid them.

Suicide Headaches and Other Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias: Dr. Natalia Murinova talks about "suicide headaches" and how rare they are.

Headache: Dr. Sylvia Lucas discusses primary headache disorders, which is one of the most common reasons people see a neurologist.

Refractory Headache Management: Dr Sylvia Lucas discusses management tips for people with chronic headaches.

Headache Discussion : Dr. Sylvia Lucas and Dr. Natalia Murinova have a discussion on various types of headaches and treatments.

Chronic Daily Headache Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment : Dr. Sylvia Lucas talks about chronic daily headache disorders and how uncommon they are.

Diagnosis and Management of Cluster Headache : Dr. Jenna Kanter talks about the differences between cluster headaches and migraines.

Headache Following TBI & Concussion in Pediatrics: Heidi Blume, MD, talks about headaches with kids that have a traumatic brain injury.

Pediatric Post-Traumatic Headache: Heidi Blume, MD, talks consequences of concussion in children.

Demystifying Chronic Headache: Natalia Murinova, MD, clinical assistant professor of neurology, provides an overview of headaches and explains the key to diagnosis and management.

Three new things on Parkinson's Disease: In this presentation Ali Samii, M.D. will discuss three topics in regards to the management of Parkinson disease that have become more relevant recently; Rytary, Vercise DBS system and Stem cell therapy.

Parkinson's Disease and Deep Brain Stimulation : Check out Suzanne's story from her treatment at the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute (NSI).

The Quest for the Holy Grail of Parkinson's Disease - An Update on New and Emerging Treatments for Parkinson's Disease: Mike Kim, MD gives an update on new and emerging treatments for Parkinson's disease.

Genetics of Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders : Cyrus Zabetian, MD, gives a lecture on Parkinson's disease and other related disorders.

Lewy Body Parkinson's disease: Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Pathology from a Mendelian Genetic Perspective: Dr. Matthew Farrer, discusses Parkinson's disease, etiology, pathogenesis, and pathology from a mendelian genetic perspective.

Movement Disorders 101: Dr. Ali Samii, provides an overview of movement disorders.

Spectrum of Parkinson Plus Syndromes: Dr. Sindhu Srivatsal, discusses a broad overview of spectrum of parkinson plus syndromes

Tremor Disorders: Dr. Shu-Ching Hu gives an overview of tremor disorders.

Differential Diagnosis of Parkinsonism and the Parkinson-Plus Syndromes: Dr. Ali Samii, talks about Parkinsonism, and the causes of it.

Overview of Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s Disease: Dr. Ahmad Shawagfeh gives a brief history of deep brain stimulation in the last century.

An update in Parkinson Disease Genetics: Applications of Next-Generation Sequencing to Neurology: Dr. Ignacio Mata, gives a brief update on Parkinson's disease

Disorders of Face Movement: Dr. Eric Kraus discusses disorders of face movement, including Bell's Palsy.

Motion: Dr. Jalal Andre discusses five new things in neuro imaging.

Dystonia in Children: Dararat Mingbunjerdsuk, MD, pediatric neurologist, provides a background on dystonia, the causes and discusses the difficulties in making a diagnosis. Dr. Mingbunjerdsuk also explains the treatment options.

Closed Loop DBS for Essential Tremor: Andrew L. Ko, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington, provides background on DBS for essential tremor and discusses the future including closed loop DBS and activa PC+S.

Dysarthria & Other Motor Speech Disorders: Dr. Leo Wang, assistant professor of neurology, explains how to "hear" and characterize different motor speech problems.

Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Tremor: Ali Samii, MD, and Andrew Ko, MD, provide an overview, classification, diagnosis and treatment of various tremor syndromes.

Controlling DBS Devices with Thought: Dr. Andrew Ko and Professor Howard Chizeck are working with software engineers in the UW Department of Electrical Engineering to make it possible to control implanted stimulators

All You Need to Know About Multiple Sclerosis: Gloria von Geldern, MD, reviews the complexities in patients with MS including pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria and progression of the disease; and discusses the safety and efficacy of current and emerging therapies for treatment.

Relapses in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Conditions : Gloria Von Geldern, MD covers two main topics concerning multiple sclerosis, especially relapses and how to manage them.

Multiple Sclerosis: Fundamental Concepts: Dr. Nesanet Mitiku, discusses the epidemiology of multiple sclerosis.

Neuropsychology of Multiple Sclerosis: Dr. Naomi Chaytor, discusses the cognitive impariements that approximately 50% of patients with multiple sclerosis have.

Disease Modifying Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis: Dr. Gary Stobbe, gives a quick over of disease modifying therapies in multiple sclerosis.

5 Amazing Things in MS: Dr. Annette Wundes, discusses five new amazing things in multiple sclerosis.

Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in MS and other Autoimmune Neurological Diseases: Dr. Annette Wundes, talks about stem cell transplantation in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Understanding Multiple Sclerosis and How Cytokines Shape Neuroinflammatory Patterns: Joan M. Goverman, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Immunology, presents the current concepts behind what is known about multiple sclerosis and how it develops and what the challenges are in trying to understand it.

Update on the Treatment of Inflammatory Neuropathies: 2017: Michael Weiss, MD, FAAN, covers treatment options for a number of inflammatory neuropathies focusing on recent updates on evidence-based treatments.

ALS: 150 years later: Dr. Maxwell Ma, gives an overview of the history of ALS and where the disease is at currently.

Neuromuscular Emergencies: Michael Weiss, MD, talks about a number of neuromuscular diseases that can present quite urgently, in the emergency room.

Death. Dignity. Big Data. Using Analytics to Improve End-of-life Care in ALS: Leo Wang, MD, gives an overview of the history of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Myopathy: A Pattern Recognition Approach: Dr. Maxwell Ma discusses pattern recognition including proximal, distal, ocular and bulbar weakness.

Painful Neuropathies: Leo H. Wang, MD, identifies the history and physical exam findings for diagnosing neuropathy as the cause of pain.

Imaging Patients with Low Back Pain : Jeffrey (Jerry) Jarvik, MD, discusses the risks and benefits of using imaging to treat and diagnose back pain.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Irakli Soulakvelidze, MD, discusses complex regional pain syndrome.

Opioids: The Elephant in the House of Pain : David Tauben, MD, discusses opioids and their uncomfortable role in treating pain.

Measurement-Based Pain Assessment and Care: David Tauben, MD, discusses measurement based pain assessment and care.

Safely Prescribing Opioids in Practice - Foundation for Medical Excellence Pain Conference Presented : Gary Franklin, MD, discusses how to safely prescribe opioids in practice.

Itch and Pain: Leo Wang, MD, PhD, provides a lecture discussing itch and pain.

Pain: Leo Wang, MD, PhD, provides a lecture discussing pain

Neuropathic Pain: Overview, Guidelines, Databases, and Procedure: Brett Stacey, MD, discusses neuropathic pain; guidelines, databases and procedure.

Five New Things: PAIN: Brett Stacey, MD, discusses “five new things”; Opioids, spinal cord stimulation, exercise and nerve health, central sensitization.

Developments in Neuropathic Pain Research: Dr. Miroslav Backonja, discusses the concept on the tools that exist for pain management and how they have made progress over the years.

Pharmacology of Sleep Medications: Nathaniel Watson, MD, discusses the neurophysiology of sleep.

Normal Sleep & Its Variants: Dr. Martha E. Billings, discusses normal sleep architecture and the varying stages with age.

5 New Things: Sleep: Dr. Nathaniel Watson, discusses five new things in sleep medicine.

Update of Sleep as it Relates to Neurology: Flavia B. Consens, MD, associate professor of neurology, presents a wide perspective on sleep medicine including limitations on sleep research, definition of "normal" sleep and sleep deprivation.

Intracardiac Devices for Stroke Prevention: The Heart Brain Team: The heart and brain might be more inline than commonly thought and collaborations between cardiologist and neurologist can lead to better treatment and outcomes for patients.

The Trajectory of Stroke Recovery: Sandeep Khot, MD, journeys through the post-stroke disability trajectory and the likelihood of gait, arm, and functional improvements.

Acute Therapies for Stroke: 2017 Update: David Tirschwell, MD, MSc, provides an overview of stroke facts, the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute acute stroke evalutation and treatment algorithm, intraparenchymal hemorrhage and ischemic stroke.

Comprehensive Stroke Center: An overview of the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute Comprehensive Stroke Center including program highlights, treatment advancements and patient care.

Cerebrovascular Diseases of White Matter: Jonathan Weinstein, MD, gives an overview of cerebrovascular diseases of white matter.

Atrial Fibrillation and Cryptogenic Stroke : Sawyer Gillespie, MD, discusses atrial fibrillation and cryptogenic stroke.

Palliative Care and Stroke - an Update: Claire Creutzfeldt, MD, discusses pallative care and how it affects the caregivers.

Endovascular Clot Retrieval for Ischemic Stroke: Back from the Dead: Michael Levitt, MD, discusses endovascular clot retrieval for ischemic stroke.

Post-Stroke Infection: Risks and Consequences: Kyra Becker, MD, talks about post stroke infections and how common they are.

Emerging Stroke Risk Factors II - Chronic Kidney Disease: Risk Marker or Modifiable Risk Factor?: Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, talks about the relationship between chronic kidney disease and stroke.

5 New Things in Stroke: Kyra Becker, MD, discusses five things that are new to stroke, including several randomized control stroke trials.

Translational Stroke Research: Dr. Kyra Becker, professor in the Departments of Neurology and Neurological Surgery at Harborview Medical Center, shares stories from her personal journey with translational stroke research. She also discusses the immunologic consequences of stroke

Secondary Stroke Prevention Guidelines & Evolving Practices: Dr. David Tirschwell, professor of neurology, discusses TIA and TOAST ischemic subtyping including small vessel...

Benign Dizzy Versus Devastatingly Dizzy: Distinguishing a Peripheral from Central (stroke) Etiology of the Acute Vestibular Syndrome: Dr. Arielle Davis, assistant professor of neurology, presents the case of a 49-year-old male with a history of HLD and occipital headaches who has nausea and the sensation of the room spinning.

UW Medicine Acute Stroke Treatment: Dr. David Tirschwell, professor of neurology, discusses the HMC acute stroke algorithm, the stroke phone and stroke research.

What You Need to Know About Stroke: Symptoms, Research, and Innovative Treatment: Dr. Michael Levitt, neurosurgeon at Harborview Medical center, UW Medical center, and UW medicine, leads a presentation on cutting edge treatments for stroke.

Initial Management of Traumatic Brain Injury: Algorithm for the initial management of traumatic brain injury.

Geriatric Trauma Management Guidelines: This document serves to consolidate recommendations from existing guidelines to provide concise, evidence-based, expert panel rated lists of protocols and practices to improve trauma care among elderly patients.

Head Injury in Anticoagulated Patients: To rapidly identify intracranial hemorrhage in anticoagulated patients and reduce the time from presentation to reversal of anticoagulation.

Geriatric Trauma Care Guideline: Early aggressive trauma care has been shown to improve outcome for geriatric patients with survivable injuries.

UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute Stroke Protocols - To request access to our Acute Stroke Treatment Algorithms, please email

UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute: An overview of the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute, center locations and referral information

UW Medicine Stroke Center: When a patient with stroke symptoms arrives at the UW Medicine Stroke Center at Harborview Medical Center, our specialized stroke team does a rapid, comprehensive evaluation and implements an individualized emergency stroke treatment plan.

UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute Stroke Center: Did You Know?: HMC CSC has vascular neurosurgery specialists and neurointerventionalists available to perform emergency surgical and endovascular interventions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

UW Medicine | Regional Epilepsy Center Overview: The UW Medicine Regional Epilepsy Center offers a multidisciplinary program for the comprehensive clinical care of epilepsy.

UW Medicine Pituitary Program: UW Medicine’s Neurosciences Institute comprehensive pituitary program clinic at Harborview Medical Center is a tertiary-care referral center.

Multiple Sclerosis Center: The UW Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive such programs in the United States and a model for other MS facilities.

Memory and Brain Wellness Center: At the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center, our multidisciplinary team specializes in the care of patients with neurodegenerative disorders.

UW Medicine / Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery Program: The Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery Program at the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute employs innovative technologies to treat patients with movement disorders.

Management Algorithms for Adult Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (sTBI): Randall Chesnut, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurological Surgery, recently published an article on the management algorithms for traumatic brain injuries (sTBI) using a consensus-based approach.

UW Multiple Sclerosis Center Participates in Pivotal Clinical Trials: Annette Wundes, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Medical Director of the UW Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, recently co-authored a paper discussing the outcomes of an FDA-approved drug for patients with relapsing MS.

Safety of Slow-Pulsed Transcranial Electrical Stimulation in Acute Spike Suppression: We examined the effects of slow-pulsed transcranial electrical stimulation (TES) in suppressing epileptiform discharges in seven adults with refractory epilepsy.

Palliative Care in the Neuro-Intensive Care Unit: Claire Creutzfeldt, MD and Associate Professor of Neurology, recently published an article investigating the current perceptions, practice patterns and preferences of neurointensivists as it relates to palliative care consultation in the Neuro-ICU.

Neurologic Infections in Travelers: UW Medicine neurologists Malveeka Sharma, MD, MPH, and Joseph Zunt, MD, MPH, recently published an article outlining the neurological complications of specific parasitic, bacterial and viral infectious diseases that can affect the international traveler.

Biomarker Reveals if Benign-Appearing Meningiomas are Dangerous: Manuel Ferreira, MD, PhD and Chief of Neurological Surgery at UWMC, describes how biomarkers reveal if benign-appearing meningiomas are dangerous in a recent paper published by Clinical Cancer Research.

The Sports Institute at UW Medicine Launches The Daily Mile Program: Samuel Browd, MD, PhD, implements the Daily Mile program at the UW Sports Institute to study the impact of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity on students in Washington.

New Research Center to Explore Muscle Health and Disease: Investigators hope leading-edge scientific studies will translate into therapies for difficult-to-treat skeletal muscle disorders, as well as heart muscle damage.

Current State of Immunotherapy for Treatment of Glioblastoma: Tresa McGranahan, MD, PhD and Assistant Professor of Neurology, recently published an article discussing the complexities of treating glioblastoma (GBM).

Combat Veterans Study: Association Between 5-Year Outcome of Patients with TBI & Measures Collected Postinjury: Christine Mac Donald, PhD and Associate Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery, published her findings on combat veterans with TBI.

Hydrocephalus in Adults: Demographics & Clinical Characteristics of 500+ Patients: Michael Williams, MD and Professor of Neurology & Neurological Surgery, published his recent findings in the Journal of Neurosurgery: The clinical spectrum of hydrocephalus in adults: report of the first 517 patients of the Adult Hydrocephalus ...

TBI Clinical Study: Researchers at the University of Washington based at Harborview Medical Center are joining a national study through the Strategies to Innovate Emergency Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN), to learn if either of two strategies for monitoring ...

Epilepsy Patient Donates Part of His Brain to Science While He – and His Healthy Tissue – is Still Alive: Jeffrey Ojemann, MD, performs surgery on a patient with epilepsy whose live tissue sample allows researchers to peer into the workings of the human brain.

Gene Study Suggests Drugs May Treat Some Aneurysms: Manuel Ferreira, MD, PhD and Chief of Neurological Surgery at UWMC, recaps his research on aneurysms, pinpointing medications that may be able to treat them.

Study Aims to Confirm MRI's Ability to Detect Autism Early: The University of Washington in Seattle is among eight U.S. research sites undertaking a study to confirm whether brain imaging can detect signs of autism spectrum disorder in infants.

Can You Help Me?: Living in the Turbulent World of Huntington Disease: Thomas Bird, MD, addresses Huntington disease and its permutations in a new book, "Can You Help Me?: Inside the Turbulent World of Huntington Disease."

Targeting DUX4 Gene Expression in Patients with FSHD: Leo Wang, MD, PhD, recently published an article in Human Molecular Genetics discussing MRI characteristics of patients with FSHD.

Neurotransmissions: Spring 2018 : Spring 2018 issue of Neurotransmissions, the UW Department of Neurology’s newsletter for colleagues, alumni and friends.

The Montlake Cut: Spring 2018: Spring 2018 issue of The Montlake Cut, a publication of the UW Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery.

The Montlake Cut: Summer 2018: Summer 2018 issue of The Montlake Cut, a publication of the UW Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery.

The Montlake Cut: Winter 2018: Winter 2018 issue of The Montlake Cut, a publication of the UW Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery.

The Montlake Cut: Fall 2017: Fall 2017 issue of The Montlake Cut, a publication of the UW Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery.

The Montlake Cut: Summer 2017: Summer 2017 issue of The Montlake Cut, a publication of the UW Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery.

Neurotransmissions: Spring 2017 : Spring 2017 issue of Neurotransmissions, the UW Department of Neurology’s newsletter for colleagues, alumni and friends.

Neuroscience Pearls: Concussion: Neuroscience Pearls: A publication from the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute. Here we bring you key points related to concussion recognition and management.

Neuroscience Pearls: Botox® and chronic migraine: Neuroscience Pearls: A publication from the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute. Here we bring you key points related to Botox® treatment for chronic migraine.

Neuroscience Pearls: ALS - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Neuroscience Pearls: A publication from the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute. Here we bring you key points related to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - ALS.

Neuroscience Pearls: Autism Spectrum Disorders: Neuroscience Pearls: A publication from the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute. Here we bring you key points related to autism spectrum disorders and management.

Neuroscience Pearls: Cerebrovascular Aneurysms: Neuroscience Pearls: a publication from the UW Medicine Neuroscience Institute. In this issue, we bring you the key points on recognition and evidence based shifts in the treatment of cerebral aneurysms.

Neuroscience Pearls: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Neuroscience Pearls: A publication from the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute. In this issue we bring you key points on recognition, diagnosis, work-up and treatment of normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH).

Neuroscience Pearls: Parkinson’s Disease: Neuroscience Pearls: A publication from the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute. Here we bring you key points related to Parkinson’s Disease and management.

Neuroscience Pearls: Primary Brain Tumors: Neuroscience Pearls: A publication from the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute. Here we bring you key points related to Primary Brain Tumors.