Neurology & Neurosurgery

Research and innovation from neurology and neurosurgery specialists at Vanderbilt Health

Latest in Neurology & Neurosurgery

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Ultrasound Breakthrough Treats Pain Noninvasively

Grant empowers researchers to test their fMRI-guided ultrasound system on essential tremor and post-stroke pain.
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AI Accelerates Quest for Drug Repurposing

Pilot study tests ability of generative AI to prioritize drugs for potential repurposing in Alzheimer’s disease.
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Research Collaboration Drives Skull-Base Tumor Advances

Subspecialties unite to research complex cases; EHR lends a hand.

Medical expertise infused with integrated technology allows Vanderbilt Health specialists to build partnerships and elevate care in complex and specialized cases. Browse our referral directory or log into our online portal for referring providers.

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Which Antibiotics to Choose for Hospital Infection?

Cefepime raised neurotoxicity risk; piperacillin-tazobactam did not raise risk to kidneys as previously thought.
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Neuropathies Examined in Hereditary Amyloid Disease

Research is exploring incidence of peripheral system involvement to facilitate earlier diagnosis and treatment.
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Neurostimulation Sparks Hope for Parkinson’s Modification

Study finds deep brain stimulation may slow or even reverse motor symptoms in some patients.
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Tool Analyzes Risks for Meningioma Surgery

Web application guides decision-making and strategies for mitigating presurgical morbidities affecting outcomes.
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Exceptional Growth for Amyloidosis Care

Vanderbilt soars with emerging therapeutics and is the first dedicated amyloidosis treatment center in Tennessee.
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How Much Oxygen Best Protects Brain Function?

COPILOT study will answer a critical question regarding oxygen levels.