Neurosciences Update

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

2018 Issues

Vol. 15, No. 4, 2018 (PDF)

  • Beyond the Status Quo: Technical Advances in Neurosurgery
  • Cavernous Angiomas: Infrastructure for Future Drug Trials
  • Spinal Oncology: Multidisciplinary Approach for Complex Care
  • Vascular Pathologies and Alzheimer's Disease: Probing Genetic Pathways

Vol. 15, No. 3, 2018 (PDF)

  • Team Approach for Optimal Tumor Care
  • Advances in Pediatric Refractory Epilepsy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Craniosynostosis
  • Pediatric Care in Arizona and Florida

Vol. 15, No. 2, 2018 (PDF)

  • AVM: Multimodal Approach for Individualized Treatment
  • Novel MOG Assay Aids Diagnosis of Demyelinating Diseases
  • Subspecialized Neuro-Ophthalmology Care
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery: Safer Treatment of Deep-Seated Lesions

Vol. 15, No. 1, 2018 (PDF)

  • Minimally Invasive Options for Medically Refractory Epilepsy
  • Groundbreaking Trial of Stem Cell Treatment for ICH
  • Clinical Trial of Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
  • Advances in Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

2017 Issues

Vol. 14, No. 4, 2017 (PDF)

  • Individualized Approach for Complex Intracranial Aneurysms
  • Regenerative Medicine: Potential to Improve Life After Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Objective Criteria for Migraine
  • Timely ALS Care in Florida

Vol. 14, No. 3, 2017 (PDF)

  • New Standards of Care for Brain Tumors
  • Awake Craniotomy for Tumor Resection in Motor and Sensory Tissue
  • Tissue Biopsy for Identifying Early Parkinson's
  • Referral Center for Endovascular Treatment of Acute Stroke

Vol. 14, No. 2, 2017 (PDF)

  • Moyamoya Disease: New Approaches in Arizona
  • EMG: Innovation and Quality Nationwide
  • Posterior Fossa Parenchymal Biopsy: Yield and Safety
  • Intraneural Perineuriomas: Common Cause Identified

Vol. 14, No. 1, 2017 (PDF)

  • Nationwide Expertise in Complex Spinal Surgery
  • Novel Biomarker for a Treatable Meningoencephalomyelitis
  • Subthreshold Cortical Stimulation for Epilepsy
  • Expertise for Complex Tumor Surgery in Florida

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