Neurosciences Update

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

2016 Issues

Vol. 13, No. 5, 2016 (PDF)

  • Targeted DNA Sequencing for Neurological Conditions
  • DBS for Movement Disorders
  • Strategy to Prevent Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy
  • Applying Nanotechnology to Brain Tumors

Vol. 13, No. 4, 2016 (PDF)
Focus on Pediatric Neurosciences

  • Finding New Treatments for High-Grade Pediatric Brain Tumors
  • Clinical Trials of Cannabidiol for Epilepsy
  • Elucidating Lysosomal Diseases
  • Complex Craniocervical Junction Anomalies

Vol. 13, No. 3, 2016 (PDF)

  • Proton Beam Therapy in Minnesota and Arizona
  • Lateral and Percutaneous Interbody Fusions
  • NMO: Defining the Spectrum, Discovering New Treatments
  • Heart Brain Clinic: Team Approach to Stroke

Vol. 13, No. 2, 2016 (PDF)

  • The Next Generation of Epilepsy Treatment
  • Acoustic Neuroma: Treatment and Quality of Life
  • Intraoperative Monitoring: Cooperation to Improve Outcomes
  • Severe Spinal Deformity Correction

Vol. 13, No. 1, 2016 (PDF)

  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Glioma: New Classification and the Search for Treatment
  • 3-D Printing for Endovascular Surgery
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center in Minnesota

2015 Issues

Vol. 12, No. 4, 2015 (PDF)

  • Sports-Related Concussion: Managing Long-Term Effects
  • Surgery and ICU: Collaborating for the Best Outcomes
  • Autoimmune Dementia: Defining a Treatable Disorder
  • DBS for OCD and Tourette Syndrome

Vol. 12, No. 3, 2015 (PDF)

  • Regenerative Medicine: Opening the Door to Innovations
  • Seeking Strategies to Halt MS Progression
  • Monitoring Seizures in Critically Ill Children
  • Asleep DBS in Florida

Vol. 12, No. 2, 2015 (PDF)

  • ALS: Genetic Discoveries, Hope for Treatment
  • Complexities of Low CSF Volume Headache
  • Awake Brain Surgery in Arizona
  • Spinal Surgery: Joining Neurologic and Orthopedic Expertise

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