The UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute (NSI) is a multidisciplinary team organized to diagnose and treat disorders of the nervous system. Our comprehensive team of specialists provides compassionate care for neurologic disorders, conducts world class research to discover novel treatments, and educates future generations of neuroscientists and clinicians.
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HMC CSC has vascular neurosurgery specialists and neurointerventionalists available to perform emergency surgical and endovascular interventions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery Program at the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute employs innovative technologies to treat patients with movement disorders.
Claire Creutzfeldt, MD and Associate Professor of Neurology, recently published an article investigating the current perceptions, practice patterns and preferences of neurointensivists as it relates to palliative care consultation in the Neuro-ICU.
Samuel Browd, MD, PhD, implements the Daily Mile program at the UW Sports Institute to study the impact of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity on students in Washington.
Tresa McGranahan, MD, PhD and Assistant Professor of Neurology, recently published an article discussing the complexities of treating glioblastoma (GBM).
Christine Mac Donald, PhD and Associate Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery, published her findings on combat veterans with TBI.
Michael Williams, MD and Professor of Neurology & Neurological Surgery, published his recent findings in the Journal of Neurosurgery: The clinical spectrum of hydrocephalus in adults: report of the first 517 patients of the Adult Hydrocephalus ...
Jeffrey Ojemann, MD, performs surgery on a patient with epilepsy whose live tissue sample allows researchers to peer into the workings of the human brain.
Manuel Ferreira, MD, PhD and Chief of Neurological Surgery at UWMC, recaps his research on aneurysms, pinpointing medications that may be able to treat them.
The University of Washington in Seattle is among eight U.S. research sites undertaking a study to confirm whether brain imaging can detect signs of autism spectrum disorder in infants.
Thomas Bird, MD, addresses Huntington disease and its permutations in a new book, "Can You Help Me?: Inside the Turbulent World of Huntington Disease."
Leo Wang, MD, PhD, recently published an article in Human Molecular Genetics discussing MRI characteristics of patients with FSHD.
Neuroscience Pearls: A publication from the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute. Here we bring you key points related to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - ALS.
Neuroscience Pearls: A publication from the UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute. In this issue we bring you key points on recognition, diagnosis, work-up and treatment of normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH).
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