Washington University neurosurgeons’ PBS show explores wonders of the brain

The highly acclaimed BrainWorks, a theatrical production created by and starring Washington University School of Medicine neurosurgeons Eric C. Leuthardt, MD, and Albert H. Kim, MD, PhD, is now airing on PBS stations throughout the U.S. The St. Louis premiere is scheduled to air on the Nine Network Oct. 7 and Oct. 14 from 7 […]

Division of Neurotechnology Team

Leadership Eric Leuthardt MD, Division ChiefDaniel Moran PhD, Chief of Biomedical EngineeringGuy  Genin PhD, Chief of Mechanical Engineering Center for Innovation in Neuroscience and Technology (CINT) Eric Leuthardt MD, DirectorCamilo Molina MD, Deputy Director of Spine Innovation Division scientists Peter Brunner, PhDIsmael Seáñez, PhD Our inventors Dennis Barbour, MD, PhDPhilip V. Bayly, PhDShantanu Chakrabartty, PhDHong Chen, […]

Surgeon-scientists are among top recipients of federal grants

Dr. Leuthardt looks at a screen of a brain image

Committed to world-class research, our department continues to attract significant federal grants for groundbreaking work to improve the human condition. Since last July alone, our surgeon-scientists have been granted more than $13 million in new federal funds. Here are some of the top grants our faculty have received: Gavin Dunn, MD – R01 $2.26M NIH R01 […]

The Brain Coffee Podcast (Links to an external site)

Sit back, relax and open up your mind as renowned neurosurgeons Dr. Eric C. Leuthardt and Dr. Albert H. Kim prescribe a unique dose of knowledge and entertainment.

Gene linked to metabolism also fuels brain cancer (Links to an external site)

Albert Kim, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurological surgery, was senior author of a study establishing that the nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) pathway is overactive in a deadly form of brain cancer known as glioblastoma. The study was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Dec. 5, 2016. See Washington University School […]

Pediatrics Team

Pediatric support Administrative and staff support Mary AmannExecutive Director, Department of Neurosurgery Mindy HammondRhizotomy Coordinator Kim PeraltaRhizotomy Office Assistant Deanna WalterPhysical Therapist Diego MoralesClinical Research Coordinator Ashley RobertsClinical Research Coordinator Thanda MeehanClinical Research Specialist Amra HukicClinical Service Representative

Limbrick Lab

We study disorders of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) physiology such as hydrocephalus and Chiari-associated syringomyelia.