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Safe, non-surgical method of identifying brain infections such as brain abscess

Safe, non-surgical method of identifying brain infections such as brain abscess

Treatment options for skull base tumors

Treatment options for skull base tumors

fMRI enables noninvasive evaluation of epilepsy patients

fMRI enables noninvasive evaluation of epilepsy patients

Brain surgery for epilepsy means patients still free of fits 30 years later

Brain surgery for epilepsy means patients still free of fits 30 years later

1980's brain surgery may have exposed 50 patients to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

1980's brain surgery may have exposed 50 patients to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Scientists identifiy protein that seems to control the malignant features of brain tumor cells

Scientists identifiy protein that seems to control the malignant features of brain tumor cells

Mathematical model describes the electrical storm that rages during a brain seizure

Mathematical model describes the electrical storm that rages during a brain seizure

"Frank is Dead" in 9-year-old cancer patient

"Frank is Dead" in 9-year-old cancer patient

Research speeds development of brain-controlled devices that may allow amputees and paraplegics to use their limbs

Research speeds development of brain-controlled devices that may allow amputees and paraplegics to use their limbs

For the first time, the public will have the extraordinary opportunity to observe live brain surgery

For the first time, the public will have the extraordinary opportunity to observe live brain surgery

Deep brain stimulation could help alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms on both sides of the body

Deep brain stimulation could help alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms on both sides of the body

New screening tool prevents wrong patients from receiving Parkinson's surgery

New screening tool prevents wrong patients from receiving Parkinson's surgery

Cooling method to treat brain aneurysms

Cooling method to treat brain aneurysms

New treatment for Tourette Syndrome, patients experience significant resolution of symptoms following brain surgery

New treatment for Tourette Syndrome, patients experience significant resolution of symptoms following brain surgery