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Hydrocephalus is an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of the brain.
Researchers receive $8.3 million NIH grant to illuminate the causes of spina bifida

Researchers receive $8.3 million NIH grant to illuminate the causes of spina bifida

Genetic modification in ‘coat’ of fatal brain virus may allow it to escape antibodies

Genetic modification in ‘coat’ of fatal brain virus may allow it to escape antibodies

Study sheds new light on how diabetes contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s disease

Study sheds new light on how diabetes contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s disease

Research shows choroid plexus can act as a conduit for prenatal inflammation

Research shows choroid plexus can act as a conduit for prenatal inflammation

Scientists discover bacteria linked to post-infectious hydrocephalus in infants

Scientists discover bacteria linked to post-infectious hydrocephalus in infants

Study pinpoints heating element in vaping devices as cause for lung injuries

Study pinpoints heating element in vaping devices as cause for lung injuries

Ciliary proteins play vital role in cardiovascular functions and genetic diseases

Ciliary proteins play vital role in cardiovascular functions and genetic diseases

Surgical technique for premature babies with brain hemorrhage reduces long-term disability

Surgical technique for premature babies with brain hemorrhage reduces long-term disability

Clemson researcher receives DOD grant to explore cellular underpinnings of developmental disorder

Clemson researcher receives DOD grant to explore cellular underpinnings of developmental disorder

Early surgery improves outcome and survival in patients with hydrocephalus

Early surgery improves outcome and survival in patients with hydrocephalus

Researchers identify changes in the aging brain related to blood circulation

Researchers identify changes in the aging brain related to blood circulation

Long spaceflights affect astronaut brain volume

Long spaceflights affect astronaut brain volume

Spina bifida surgery before birth more effective at healing neurological structure

Spina bifida surgery before birth more effective at healing neurological structure

Research could provide more effective way to treat brain swelling after stroke

Research could provide more effective way to treat brain swelling after stroke

Study: Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida continue through school age

Study: Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida continue through school age

Fetal surgery for spina bifida makes a huge difference 10 years later

Fetal surgery for spina bifida makes a huge difference 10 years later

Brain parasite makes rodents unafraid of cats, other predators

Brain parasite makes rodents unafraid of cats, other predators

Hyperfine joins with Penn Medicine to assess new device for imaging hydrocephalus patients

Hyperfine joins with Penn Medicine to assess new device for imaging hydrocephalus patients

Study: Many patients treated for iNPH also develop Alzheimer’s disease

Study: Many patients treated for iNPH also develop Alzheimer’s disease

Sustainable neurosurgery programs can be created in poor, remote locations

Sustainable neurosurgery programs can be created in poor, remote locations