Pediatric Neurosurgery News
Stanford Neurosurgeon Uses Robotic Assistant to Detect Seizures
Stanford Neurosurgeon, Dr. Gerald Grant, used a robotic assistant to detect seizures, caused by tubers, deep in a 3-year-old girl's brain without the need to open her skull or even shave her head.
Stanford Concussion Experts Team Up, Receive New Funding for Research
Foremost concussion experts, pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Gerald Grant and bioengineer Dr. David Camarillo, have teamed up to transform the science and treatment of head injuries.
Tad and Dianne Taube Gift $14.5 Million to Launch Youth Addiction and Children’s Concussion Initiatives
A portion of the Taube's gift will go toward concussion education, care, and research, led by Stanford pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Gerald Grant.
Stanford Pediatric Neurosurgeon Researching Use of Focused Ultrasound to Shrink Tumors
After a team at Stanford successfully used high-intensity focused ultrasound to shrink a desmoid tumor on a 3-year-old's forearm, pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Gerald Grant, is collaborating with the team to see if the technique can be applied to treating neurological conditions in children.
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.
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.