Pediatric NeuroNews - Pediatric NeuroNews Winter 2013
Pediatric NeuroNews Winter 2013
Repairing the Skull
Articles in this Issue
In developing minimally invasive approaches and 3-D surgical planning, Johns Hopkins has created a center of excellence for children with craniosynostosis.
After a young Florida teen was diagnosed with a pilocytic astrocytoma, he underwent successful neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins to have the golf-ball-size tumor removed from his brainstem.
As recently as two decades ago, physicians had little knowledge of what causes the degenerative neuromuscular disease; today, researchers are making almost daily progress.
How a California couple found a palatable answerat Johns Hopkins for their daughter’s persistent seizures.
An Immune Connection
Recent findings from two Johns Hopkins labs suggest that the immune system may play a role in autism.