Ellie Musgrave found her calling when she was just 4 years old. At 16, however, she went from a teenager with aspirations of being a race car driver to a patient at Seattle Children’s getting wheeled into a surgery suite to have a large tumor in the back of her brain removed.
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In 2015, Melissa Hunter, decided to undergo surgery for epilepsy with Dr. Jeffrey G.
When you hear the phrase “brain aneurysm” a familiar image probably comes to mind of a medical emergency.
The team at the University of Washington’s Center for Neurotechnology is working out how best to engineer stimulation to the brain to restore tactile sensations that allow people to perform useful tasks.
Daniel Fine celebrated this 30th birthday in a hospital room with his life on the line. No one suspected he would have a brain tumor at age 29. To make matters worse, at the time of his diagnosis, Daniel was thousands of miles from home and needed a complex surgery.
Epilepsy patient donates part of his brain to science while he – and his healthy tissue – is still alive
Check out the amazing video of Seattle Children’s patient, Kira, signing during an awake craniotomy performed by Dr. Jason Hauptman.