Pediatric Neurosurgery News


New Neuro-Hybrid Surgery Suite First of its Kind in California Children's Hospital

The new Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, opening December 2017, will feature a state-of-the-art diagnostic MRI, direct access to angiography imaging equipment and a full operating room.

Antibody shown to be safe and effective against five kinds of pediatric brain tumors

Stanford researchers have developed antibodies shown to safely and effectively target five aggressive pediatric brain tumors in new study.

CyberKnife used to treat rare condition in pediatric patient

Stereotactic radiosurgery at Stanford is being used to treat a 10-year-old AVM patient.

Stanford scientists create ‘guided chemotherapy missiles’ to target cancer cells 

Latching chemotherapy drugs onto proteins that seek out tumors could provide a new way of treating tumors in the brain or with limited blood supply that are hard to reach with traditional chemotherapy.

Featured Videos

Chiari & the Mind - Dr. Gerald Grant

Dr. Gerald Grant discusses lesser known problems that may be related to Chiari malformation, including mood disorders, anxiety, depression, memory loss, sleep problems and more. This lecture was presented at the inaugural CSF Chapter meeting in Palo Alto, California.

Stanford Childx Conference - Dr. Samuel Cheshier

Samuel Cheshier discusses his work on immunotherapy as a possible cure for cancer at the inaugural Childx Conference, 2015.

Concussions in Children: A Silent Epidemic - Dr. Gerald Grant

Dr. Gerald Grant discusses childhood concussions at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford May 2014.

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