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Read past issues of The Synapse.


  • Fall/Winter Featured: T-Cell Immunotherapy for ALS shows promise in phase I trial • Gene therapy trial to target intractable glioblastoma multiforme • Harnessing 3-D printing to transform patient care & improve satisfaction • Tackling CTE head-on • International clinical research effort for spinocerebellar ataxia • AND MORE


  • Summer Featured: Stem Cell Use in Post-Stroke Recovery • Brain Tumor Program Aims to Find a Cure • New Era of Neurosurgical Intervention • Neuroimaging Studies Reveal New Findings For Tau • Expert Concussion Care for Rural Communities • AND MORE


  • Summer Featured: The Future of Acute Brain Injury • Curing Misdiagnosed Schizophrenia Patients • First in Nation to Develop Zika Virus Test • Robotic Visualization in Subcortical Surgery • Neurophysiology • Removal of Previously Inoperable Deep-Seated Cavernomas • AND MORE
  • Winter Featured: Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Use in Post-Stroke Recovery • Treating the Inoperable • Complexities of Restless Leg Syndrome • Advancing Concussion Care • World Conference on Cerebral Flow Diversion • AND MORE


  • Summer Featured: Tracing Alzheimer's with Cyclotron • AANS Top Honors for Residents in Top Gun Competition • Operating on the Inoperable: Deep Brain Surgery • Far-Reaching Efforts to Improve Concussion Prevention and Treatment • Neurosurgeon and Patient Run Marathon • AND MORE
  • Winter Featured: Slowing Brain Deterioration: The NOBLE Study • A New Approach for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage • Innovative Approaches to Glioblastoma • Discovering Preclinical Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease • Pioneering a Paradigm Shift in Aneurysm Treatment • AND MORE


  • Summer Featured: REX: The Robotic Exoskeleton • CHRISTUS Hospitals Part of Houston Methodist • Targeting the Sleeping Brain • 2014 TX Neurosurgical Surgery Residency Meeting • Dr. Grossman: Spinal Cord Injury • AND MORE


  • Fall Featured: Brain Machine Interface Technology • The History of the Development of Bipolar Coagulation • Robert G. Grossman, M.D., Receives Distinguished Service Award • AND MORE
  • Summer Featured: North American Clinical Trials Network (NACTN) Awarded Two-Year $2 Million Peer-Reviewed Grant • Methodist Neurological Institute to Host Inaugural Skull Base Surgery Course for Residents and Fellows • New Brain Tumor Center • Neuro Intensive Care Unit at The Methodist Hospital Honored with the Gold Beacon Award for Excellence • AND MORE

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