Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death in children in the U.S. Watch as the director of pediatric neurosurgery, Alan Cohen, describes the case of a 15-month-old child who was rushed to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center after ...
Pediatric neurologist Tom Crawford discusses how gene transfer therapy is being used to treat rare neurologic diseases in children.
Henry Brem, director of Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery, and Alessandro Olivi, director of the Institute of Neurosurgery at Gemelli University Hospital in Rome, Italy, share their experiences and observations regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Neurosurgeon Raj Mukherjee discusses the case of a patient in their 70s, diagnosed with a meningioma resulting from radiation treatment for a previous condition.
With the rise of COVID-19, Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Chetan Bettegowda started looking at how cancer immunotherapies could play a role in the treatment of cytokine storms being seen in patients with COVID-19.
Director of pediatric neurosurgery, Alan Cohen, discusses the case of a previously healthy 8-year-old boy who presented with progressive hip, back and leg pain as well as bladder and bowel dysfunction.
Pediatric neurologist Jessica Klein discusses the recently published 2019 guidelines for acute treatment of children and adolescents with migraine and for preventive measures, as determined by the American Academy of Neurology and the ...
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Timothy Witham discusses the case of a 30-year-old, previously healthy, male patient who presented with acute neck pain and a pathological C6 vertebral body fracture.
Neurosurgeon Sheng-Fu “Larry” Lo discusses the case of a 32-year-old man who presented with a large thoracic schwannoma with symptomatic thoracic myelopathy. He underwent a successful lateral extracavitary approach tumor resection to restore ...
Neurosurgeon, Daniel Sciubba, provides an overview of a panel on which he participated focused on new guidelines for the management of metastatic disease to the spine at the 2019 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting.
Johns Hopkins Atypical Parkinsonism Center, Alexander Pantelyat, M.D., shares highlights from the Movement Disorders Special Interest Group discussion held at the 2019 American Neurology Association Annual Meeting.
Director of the Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology, Justin McArthur, provides an overview of the panel on which he participated about treating multiple sclerosis across a patient’s lifespan from the 2019 American Neurology Association Annual Meeting
Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon Mari Groves discusses a case of a young girl who presented with an intradural, intramedullary extension of a capillary hemangioma and progressive neurological decline.
Technology reveals connections between the brain and individual traits and characteristics.
Functional imaging tools are being used to chart what happens in the brain when we are given rewards to achieve different tasks.
Medical images are turned into data that can predict and diagnose neurodegenerative diseases.
Neurosurgeon Jon Weingart discusses a case in which an awake craniotomy was performed to determine the diagnosis and then remove a tumor in the language area of the brain.
Neurosurgeon, Allan Belzberg, MD, discusses the case of a patient presenting with a tumor on the T1 spinal nerve root on the left-side, including the surgical planning and removal of the tumor.
Watch to find out how the team at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center brought discoveries from bench to bedside, through a clinical trial that reduced the size of a patient’s malignant brain tumor.
Dr. Nicholas Theodore and his research team focus on using advanced technologies to improve the outcomes and alleviate the suffering of our patients struggling with back and neck pain.
Dr. Alexander Pantelyat and his team collect blood and spinal fluid for genetic and proteomic analyses by using novel brain imaging techniques to distinguish between types of Parkinson’s-plus syndromes.
Dr. Norman Haughey and his research team study how to regulate the brain’s inflammatory response to HIV infections, traumatic brain injury and nerve degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr. Jee Bang and her research team are currently running numerous clinical studies on Huntington’s disease. The studies involve testing new experimental drugs that treat symptoms, all while looking for new targets for therapeutics.
Pediatric neurosurgeon Shenandoah “Dody” Robinson discusses the case of a teenage girl whose seizures caused by epilepsy were eradicated after laser ablation surgery.
Dr. Michael Lim, director of the Johns Hopkins Metastatic Brain Tumor Center, discusses a case of a female patient with metastatic breast cancer.
Argye Hillis, M.D., and her team use brain imaging and functional assessments over the first year after a stroke to identify changes in blood flow in the brain.
Dr. Rafael Tamargo, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Cerebrovascular Center, discusses the case of a 50 year old woman found to have incidental bilateral aneurysms.
Video provides physicians with step-by-step guide on how to obtain a skin punch biopsy sample to send to the Johns Hopkins Cutaneous Nerve Laboratory.
Amir Kheradmand, MD, talks about making the proper diagnosis for Acute Vestibular Syndrome.
Neurosurgeon, Nicholas Theodore discusses the case of a 9-year-old girl with a severely unstable craniovertebral junction secondary to pseudoarthrosis and broken hardware with brainstem compression.
Dr. Mollie Meffert and her team investigate how genes and electrical flow interact to strengthen connections between neurons.
Neuroscientist Christopher Potter and his team understand that mosquitoes pass on a disease through a simple bite. They are working to understand how an insect’s brain interprets and responds to odors.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Normal brain tissue must be protected while doctors destroy a brain tumor. Researchers at Johns Hopkins are creating new, targeted treatments for brain tumor patients.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Unique synapses within our brains encode new memories. See how studies on the molecular basis of memory formation can help researchers find new therapies for Alzheimer’s, age-related dementia, post-traumatic stress ...
Johns Hopkins professor of pediatric neurosurgery, Shenandoah "Dody" Robinson discusses when it is appropriate to refer patients for a neurosurgical consult for spasticity and related disorders.
Dr. Dean Wong and Dr. Arman Rahmim discuss their work on the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative grant.
Spine neurosurgeon Ali Bydon discusses the case of a young athletic male with a nerve sheath tumor wrapped around his L4 nerve, which allows one to dorsiflex and walk
Rafael Tamargo, M.D., a Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, discusses his research on a new paradigm of inflammatory injury after bleeding in the brain.
To control, prevent, and eliminate pain, discuss research initiates underway of neurosurgical-related pain including translational research with DREZ lesions and how nociceptors process pain.
Chetan Bettegowda, M.D., Ph.D., a Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, discusses his research on a new liquid biopsy to screen asymptomatic people to detect cancers when they are not yet clinically detectable.
Johns Hopkins spinal surgeon Ali Bydon narrates and performs a spinal cord AV fistula repair surgery.
Johns Hopkins spinal surgeon Ali Bydon narrates and performs the surgical removal of an intramedullary spinal cord tumor.
Ali Bydon discusses his study comparing outcomes from various surgical approaches to excise symptomatic intraspinal juxtafacet cysts.
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