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Intracerebral hemorrhage stroke outcomes improve with early minimally invasive surgery evaluated in clinical trial

Patients with an intracerebral hemorrhage have better medical outcomes when surgeons perform an early minimally invasive removal of a hematoma compared to those receiving the standard of care, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jun 04, 2024

Early administration of anti-seizure medication may improve traumatic brain injury patient outcomes

Administering anti-seizure medications to patients after they experience a mild or moderate traumatic brain injury (TBI) could reduce their risk of having a seizure in the first seven days post injury, according to a new study by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers recently published in JAMA Neurology.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 15, 2024

$1 million gift to support professorship focused on neuroscience innovation

Indiana University School of Medicine alum and renowned neurosurgeon Joseph Maroon, MD, has provided a $1 million gift to support a leader in research dedicated to neuroscience innovation.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 11, 2024

IU School of Medicine names new chair to lead Department of Neurological Surgery

Indiana University School of Medicine has named a nationally-recognized neurosurgeon and one of its longtime faculty leaders as the next chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 08, 2023

Researchers discover neural plastic changes that improve functional recovery after cervical spinal cord injury

Spinal cord and brain injury researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are studying new alternatives to promote functional recovery after a spinal cord injury.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 19, 2022

IU School of Medicine researchers discover new potential for functional recovery after spinal cord injury

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully reprogrammed a glial cell type in the central nervous system into new neurons to promote recovery after spinal cord injury—revealing an untapped potential to leverage the cell for regenerative medicine.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 05, 2021

IU researchers studying new strategy to treat life-threatening brain injuries

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are learning more about the best way to treat patients suffering from severe head trauma.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 28, 2020

Boosting recovery: Scientists study link between energy levels, spinal cord injury

INDIANAPOLIS—Each year, thousands of people in the United States experience a spinal cord injury, damaging the system of nerves that the brain and body use to communicate. A team of researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine, in collaboration with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, have investigated how boosting energy levels within […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 03, 2020

IU School of Medicine taps national leader to chair Department of Neurological Surgery

Indiana University School of Medicine and IU Health Physicians have recruited a nationally respected neurosurgeon to lead the Department of Neurological Surgery. Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, comes to Indiana from the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, where she is vice chair for administration in the Department of Neurosurgery and director of […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 17, 2019