Neurociences

Neurosciences

Neurosciences News and Events

Date: Sep 2013

The work of MUSC's Neuro-Oncology research and clinical teams was featured on the cover of the August Journal of Neuro-Oncology for their work in discovering the first direct evidence that the compound DATS, found in garlic, is effective in blocking pathways of the proliferation of cancer cells and ultimately may help reduce tumor growth in patients with glioblastoma, the most lethal brain tumor.

To learn more about this exciting research, please visit the MUSC Newsroom for a full article.

Dr. Sunil Patel, Chief of Neurosurgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses a rare case of Bobble-Head Doll Syndrome. Characterized by a "yes-yes" head bob, the syndrome is often associated with cystic abnormalities in the third ventricle that produce hydrocephalus. Opting against the traditional craniotomy, Dr. Patel drained the cyst endoscopically—a 15-minute procedure requiring an incision only an inch long. MUSC specializes in minimally invasive endoscopic neurosurgery.

 
 
 

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