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Advances in Neurology and Neurosurgery

We offer a wide range of treatments for spinal disorders and treat more brain tumors than any other center in New York. We have two designated Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Centers that provide our complex epilepsy patients with the highest-level of medical and surgical care. Our mobile stroke units, equipped with the advanced technologies of an ED, continue to push the boundaries of comprehensive care for all patients.

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Neurological Report on Clinical and Scientific Innovations

The Report on Clinical and Scientific Innovations in Neurology and Neurosurgery highlights the work of NewYork-Presbyterian physicians and scientists in glioblastoma, Alzheimer’s disease, movement disorders, epilepsy, and spinal care. Read the full report »

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Cerebral Organoids: Personalizing Glioblastoma Treatment

A neuro-oncologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell has developed a novel way to personalize glioblastoma treatment by using advanced stem cell techniques to create individual patient mini-brains or cerebral organoids. Read the full article »

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A Renowned Center for Neurology Care and Research

As the destination of choice for patients with neurologic diseases and disorders, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia is advancing our understanding of neurodegenerative diseases, neuroimmunology, stroke care, and brain tumors. Read the full article »

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Addressing the Ongoing Challenge of Glioblastoma

Glioblastoma is the most prevalent and most aggressive malignant brain tumors in adults. The neurospecialists at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia are collaborating to bring to bear their specialized expertise to address the treatment challenges of this disease. Read the full article »

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Pushing the Boundaries for Brain Tumor Treatment

The neuro-oncologists at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center are pushing the boundaries of treatment for patients with brain tumors by using the newest treatment modalities, including awake mapping, imaging techniques, and microsurgery. Read the full article »

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The Gamma Knife Evolution Continues

In its 50-year history, the Gamma Knife has proven to be one of the most significant noninvasive technologies available to treat benign and malignant brain lesions and disorders. Read the full article »

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Study Clarifies ApoE4’s Role in Dementia

In a study published in journal Nature Communications, researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine identify a protein that increases the risk of cognitive impairment. Read the full article »

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Alzheimer’s and Prevention: Who Would Have Thought?

A family history of Alzheimer’s disease has been the driving force for a NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell physician on a mission to intervene before the disease takes hold. Read the full article »

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HIFU: Heralding New Hope for Movement Disorders

A NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell neurosurgeon is redefining treatment of essential tremor, as the first in New York to offer high-intensity focused ultrasound to treat the brain disorder. Read the full article »

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A Commitment to Conquering ALS

At the Eleanor and Lou Gehrig ALS Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, clinicians and scientists are leading efforts to combat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other motor neuron diseases. Read the full article »

Better Outcomes » Take a look at our latest outcomes report.