Steinberg Lab News & Events


Innovative Stanford Neurosurgical Procedures to Restore Function after Neurologic Injury

Stanford neurosurgeons are pioneering two innovative techniques, stem cell transplantation and brain-computer interface, that offer promise to improve the outcome for patients suffering from neurologic injury and other disorders.

Jan January 01 Fri 2016

Dr. Gary K. Steinberg Receives 2016 Stroke Journal Progress & Innovation Award

Dr. Gary K. Steinberg, was one of three recipients of the 2016 Stroke Progress and Innovation Award.  The Award was given for a paper on the findings of the first clinical trial for stroke patients in North America using intracerebral transplanation of stem cells. 

Aug August 19 Tue 2014

Targeted brain stimulation aids stroke recovery in mice, scientists find

Optogenetically stimulating mice’s brains five days after stroke improved the animals’ motor control and brain biochemistry.

Aug August 18 Mon 2014

Shining a Light on the Brain Regrows Nerves After Stroke

Using a powerful new tool called optogenetics, scientists have found a way to regrow damaged brain connections after a stroke.

Aug August 18 Mon 2014

Brain stimulation 'helps in stroke'

Stimulating the part of the brain which controls movement may improve recovery after a stroke, research suggests.

Jul July 25 Mon 2011

Scientists discover potential stroke treatment that may extend time to prevent brain damage

A naturally occurring substance shrank the size of stroke-induced lesions in the brains of experimental mice — even when administered as much as 12 hours after the event, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have shown.

Feb February 19 Tue 2008

Neural stem cells helped repair stroke damage in rats' brains

Neural cells derived from human embryonic stem cells helped repair stroke-related damage in the brains of rats and led to improvements in their physical abilities after a stroke, according to a new study by researchers at the School of Medicine.

Stanford Neurosurgery in the News


International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)

Melvourne, Australia, June 20-23, 2018

Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Houston, Texas, October 6-10, 2018

Society for Neuroscience (SFN)

San Diego, California, November 3-7, 2018

Cerebrovascular Section Annual Meeting AANS/CNS

Los Angeles, January 22-23, 2018

International Stroke Conference (ISC)

Los Angeles, January 24-16, 2018

American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)