Department of Neurological Surgery

NIH grant boosts Englot’s epilepsy research efforts

Dario Englot, M.D., Ph.D., has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to support his research into better understanding brain connectivity disturbances in patients with focal epilepsy.

Seminar focuses on latest concussion research

Neuropsychologist Gary Solomon, Ph.D., recently weighed in on one of the hottest debates in sports medicine, asserting that research doesn’t support the popular theory that concussions put athletes at higher risk for psychiatric illness.

Drug combos for glioblastoma

Vanderbilt researchers have discovered that activation of a certain signaling pathway protects brain cancers from targeted therapies, suggesting that using therapeutics that block both pathways may be a promising treatment.

Deep brain stimulation program marks milestones

Vanderbilt Clinical Neurosciences is marking two milestones — the 20th anniversary of its deep brain stimulation (DBS) program and its 1,000th DBS procedure.

Neurological Surgery named among U.S. best

The Vanderbilt Department of Neurological Surgery has been listed in the Becker’s Hospital Review selection of 100 Hospitals With Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs.

Teamwork key to treating infant’s neurovascular trauma

Laura and Justin Burney watched anxiously as the platform holding their infant daughter slowly moved into place inside the CT scanner.

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