Neurosurgeons Chetan Bettegowda and Jordina Rincon-Torroella discuss results from their retrospective study about the incidence and survival outcomes of brain metastases over the past decade.
The Johns Hopkins Hydrocephalus and Cerebral Fluid Center continues a 100-year legacy of research and treatment for patients diagnosed with hydrocephalus and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) disorders.
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Raj Mukherjee recaps an analysis of the impact of social determinants of health on treatment outcomes for patients having glioblastoma surgery.
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Raj Mukherjee discusses the use of tubular retractors to access deep brain lesions.
Mackenzie Cervenka, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Adult Epilepsy Diet Center, discusses her presentation during the 2022 American Epilepsy Society annual meeting about treatments for patients with status epilepticus.
Jee Bang, neurologist and clinical director of the Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence at Johns Hopkins, shares an overview of Huntington’s disease.
Director of the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center, Nicholas Theodore, discusses surgical treatments options considered for a patient who presented with disabling back pain and spine instability.
Dr. Nicholas Theodore, Director of the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center discusses the role of neurosurgeons as advocates for patients with sports related injuries.
Daniel Rhee, M.D., M.P.H., pediatric surgeon and surgical director of the Pediatric Surgical Oncology Program at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, discusses neuroblastoma, a complex cancer that requires a multidisciplinary treatment team.
Johns Hopkins neurologist Joon-Yi Kang discusses her presentation, during the recent 2022 American Epilepsy Society annual meeting, about research on neurostimulation to improve surgical outcomes for patients with epilepsy.
Neurosurgeon Eric Jackson shares a recap of a moderated session focused on the upcoming CNS guidelines for the operative and nonoperative management of patients with Chiari malformation.
Neurosurgeon Chetan Bettegowda discusses the potential for liquid biopsy to offer valuable guidance for physicians treating patients with brain cancer.
Neurosurgeon Nicholas Theodore recaps his presentation on vertebral column shortening for tethered cord syndrome that he gave at the 2022 Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
CSF drainage was shown to be safe and a potential adjunct to the treatment of these patients and merits further study.
Cerebrovascular neurosurgeon Risheng Xu recaps his trigeminal neuralgia treatment presentation at the 2022 Congress of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting.
Cerebrovascular neurosurgeon Risheng Xu recaps his presentation from the 2022 College of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting.
Neurosurgery resident Tej Azad recaps his presentation from the 2022 Congress of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting, during which he identified a lesson learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Johns Hopkins neurologist Jeffrey Rothstein describes the personalized medicine initiative, Answer ALS, which gathered data points — both clinical and biological in nature.
Johns Hopkins neurologist Jason Chua recaps a recent presentation about the discovery of a novel mechanism of modulating autophagy, a conserved pathway of protein quality control.
Johns Hopkins neurologist Elisabeth Marsh discusses the under recognized deficits of stroke recovery and the work she is doing to understand the brain pathophysiology of those deficits, as well as possible therapeutic targets that to help with recovery.
Neurologists Gregory Bergey, Mackenzie Cervenka and Sarah Kelley provide an overview of COVID-19- safety measures in the adult and pediatric epilepsy monitoring units at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Judy Huang discusses the two cohorts of patients who benefit most from neuroplastic surgery and how this new specialty offers single stage operations in brain surgery cases that previously required two procedures.
Neurologist Justin McArthur recaps the presidential symposium on leveraging digital technologies in neurology that he hosted during the American Neurological Association 2020 Virtual Meeting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Featured Articles View All »