Congratulations to Dr.
Research and Innovation
Dr. Christine Mac Donald’s long-running study of U.S. military service members (EVOLVE) shows that many who sustained mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) from combat-related explosions continue to feel adverse effects for years afterward.
Dr. Sam Browd discusses how leveraging AI technology may lead to improving patient outcomes, making care more accessible and reducing costs across the board.
The Department’s own Louis J Kim, MD, MBA served as lead editor of The Journal of Neurosurgery’s July issue of Neurosurgical Focus. And, a team of our residents and faculty –
Congratulations to Dr. Ojemann whose proposal “Motor Recovery through Plasticity-Inducing Cortical Stimulation” has received grant in the amount of $8,000,000 from the National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke (NINDS) of the National Institutes of Health.
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.
Scientists and doctors including Dr. Melanie Walker and Dr. Michael Levitt are exploring the use mitochondria infusions to jump-start the cellular processes required to heal damaged hearts, brains, and maybe even other organs in a way that drugs haven’t been able to.
Kate Carroll, MD selected to receive NIH R-25 Grant to study depression associated with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
Congratulations to Dr. Carroll whose proposal “The role of CRHR1 genotype and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunction in depression after aneurysm rupture” was selected to receive an NIH R-25 award totaling $95,139, beginning July 1, 2022.
Christine Mac Donald, PhD is first woman appointed as Vice Chair of Research at the UW School of Medicine
In October 2021, the Department of Neurological Surgery appointed Dr.