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. 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

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