Neurosciences Update

Neurosciences Update is a publication for physicians. It highlights current trends and advances in neurology and neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic.

2015 Issues

Vol. 12, No. 1, 2015 (PDF)

  • Responsive Neurostimulation for Epilepsy
  • Spinal Vascular Malformations
  • Autoimmune GI Dysmotility: A New Direction
  • Laser Ablation of Brain Lesions

2014 Issues

Vol. 11, No. 4, 2014 (PDF)

  • CREST-2: Testing Approaches for Stroke Prevention
  • Sideline Analysis: Telemedicine and Football
  • Success With Treating Some Superficial Siderosis Cases
  • Immunotherapies for Glioblastomas

Vol. 11, No. 3, 2014 (PDF)
Focus on Epilepsy

  • New Approach to Autoimmune Epilepsy
  • Laser Surgery for Focal Epilepsy
  • Prognostic Factors in Childhood Epilepsy
  • Unlocking the Complex Genetics of Epilepsy

Vol. 11, No. 2, 2014 (PDF)

  • Characterizing Progressive Apraxia of Speech
  • Advances in Treating Aneurysm
  • Building Expertise Through Simulations
  • Treating Tumors at the Molecular Level
  • Expertise in Skull Base Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery in Florida
  • Expanding Epilepsy Monitoring in Arizona
  • Stroke Telemedicine Launched in the Midwest

Vol. 11, Supplement, 2014 (PDF)
Focus on Pediatric Neurosciences

  • Craniosynostosis: Mayo's Individualized Approach
  • Adrenoleukodystrophy: Mayo's Multidisciplinary Approach
  • Treating Rare Disease: Niemann-Pick C
  • Designing Drugs for Pediatric Brain Tumors

Neuroregenerative Medicine (PDF)

  • Harnessing the Body's Healing Power
  • Axonal Growth and Spinal Recovery
  • Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Cognitive Function
  • Preventing Environmental Damage in the Central Nervous System
  • Stem Cell Treatment for ALS
  • Stem Cell Treatment for MSA
  • Peripheral Nerve Repair: Bridging the Gap
  • Vascular Regenerative Therapy for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
  • Oncology and Neuroregenerative Research
  • Pilot Study of DBS for Dementia
  • Reanimating Limbs Through Electronic Technology

2013 Issues

Vol. 10, No. 4, 2013 (PDF)

  • Expertise in Skull Base Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery in Florida
  • Expanding Epilepsy Monitoring in Arizona
  • Stroke Telemedicine Launched in the Midwest

Vol. 10, No. 3, 2013 (PDF)

  • Understanding MS in Children
  • Innovative Monitoring in the Neuro-ICU
  • Sleep Disorders: Mayo's Deep Experience
  • Standardizing Care Pathways for Spinal Implants

Vol. 10, No. 2, 2013 (PDF)

  • Reaching Remote Tumors: Endoscopic Neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic
  • Concussion: Mayo's Multidisciplinary Approach
  • Uncovering Genetic Causes of Epilepsy

Vol. 10, No. 1, 2013 (PDF)

  • Neural Regeneration at Mayo Clinic
  • Excellence and Innovation in the Neuro-ICU
  • New Option for Metastatic Brain Tumors
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cardioembolic Stroke Risk

Vol. 10, Supplement, 2013 (PDF)

  • Predictors and Outcomes in Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Intraoperative EEG: Streamlining Localization of Seizures
  • Sleep Disorders: Profound Effects on Pediatric Health
  • Management of Pediatric Headache at Mayo Clinic
  • Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas: How Diagnosis and Treatment Practices Affect Survival

2012 Issues

Vol. 9, No. 4, 2012 (PDF)

  • Update on Spina Bifida Management at Mayo Clinic
  • ALS and FTD: Insight Into Pathologic Factors and Treatment Targets
  • Beyond Stroke: Expanding the Telemedicine Care Model
  • Through the Looking Glass: Tracking Tumor Immunotherapy Over Time

Vol. 9, No. 3, 2012 (PDF)

  • Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease
  • Secondary Stroke Prevention: Toward a New Model of Care
  • Movement Disorders Laboratory: Diagnosing and Treating Complex Dystonias
  • Advancing Parkinson's Disease Research Through the National Brain and Tissue Resource

Vol. 9, No. 2, 2012 (PDF)

  • Multiple Sclerosis Mimickers: Recognizing the Underrecognized
  • Predicting Outcomes in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pediatric Epilepsy at Mayo Clinic: Managing Seizures and Related Comorbidities

Vol. 9, No. 1, 2012 (PDF)

  • The Mayo Clinic SPORE in Brain Cancer: Attacking Glioblastoma on More Than One Front
  • Update on the Measles Virus, a Novel Therapy for Glioblastoma
  • Beyond the Petri Dish: The Mayo Clinic Glioblastoma Xenograft Model
  • Research Highlights in Neurology and Neurologic Surgery

Vol. 9, Supplement, 2012 (PDF)

  • Discoveries in Neuromuscular Disease: Novel Subtypes of Myofibrillar Myopathy
  • Surgical Management of Intractable Seizures in Children With Epilepsy
  • DBS at Mayo Clinic: Pediatric Practice and Research Update
  • Research Highlights in Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery

2011 Issues

Vol. 8, No. 5, 2011 (PDF)

  • Patient Selection: A Key Factor in Surgery for Degenerative Spinal Deformity
  • Concussion: Determining When the Brain Has Recovered
  • Meeting the Challenges of Myasthenia Gravis at Mayo Clinic in Florida
  • Research Highlights

Vol. 8, No. 4, 2011 (PDF)

  • Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia: Investigating the Natural History and Predicting Outcomes
  • Frontiers of Neuroscience: Molecular Discoveries in CNS Protection and Repair
  • Neurostimulation Across Mayo Clinic's Three Sites

Vol. 8, No. 3, 2011 (PDF)

  • Pituitary Tumors: Team Approach Advantages
  • Early Findings From Mayo Clinic's Population-Based Study on Dementia
  • DBS at Mayo Clinic: Pediatric Practice and Research Update
  • Endarterectomy vs Stenting: Findings From CREST

Vol. 8, No. 2, 2011 (PDF)

  • Schwannomatosis: A Newly Recognized Tumor-Predisposing Condition
  • Discoveries in Neuromuscular Disease: Novel Subtypes of Myofibrillar Myopathy
  • Novel Microendoscopic Treatment for Spinal Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Skull Base Tumors at Mayo Clinic in Florida

Vol. 8, No. 1, 2011 (PDF)

  • Surgery for Malignant and Primary Spinal Column Tumors
  • Abnormal Bone Fusion: Research and Management of Craniosynostosis at Mayo Clinic
  • Mayo Clinic in Florida Designated an NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center
  • Here, There, and Everywhere: Telemedicine Robot Delivers Stroke Care