Lasers, heat maps, fluorescence and real-time imaging help guide surgeons who are developing new ways to enhance precision brain surgery.
Cellular respiration has a downside: Its byproducts harm the mitochondria that perform this trick, endangering our brain cells.
A first of its kind surgery removed a problematic tumor from the brain of two-year-old Ari Ellman, allowing him to return to his life as a busy preschooler.
A discovery about how a neural circuit located deep in the brains of female mice changes in response to estrogen could offer insight into human brains.
New research suggests why people with epilepsy, even when their seizures are well controlled, report lapses in their ability to think, perceive or remember.
A new discovery could provide a way of detecting Parkinson's disease in its earliest stages, before symptoms start. And it could accelerate the development of …
Stanford scientists have conducted a proof-of-concept experiment in mice that shows they can use blood stem cells to treat a severe brain disease.
Researchers have identified five types of concussions, which have different symptoms and initial treatments. All can disturb sleep.
After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young undergoes emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. But that's only the beginning of his journey to recovery.
Scientists at Stanford have identified a gene key to the formation of a type of toxic protein in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease.
The real question a new study suggests, isn't why some people occasionally experience hallucinations: It's why all of us aren't hallucinating all the time.
Stanford researchers develop a simplified method for decoding electrical activity in the brain, which could lead in the future to improved prosthetics.
Selectively subduing a set of cells that migrate to the brain after a stroke occurs could meaningfully treat the stroke even days later.
A new Stanford neuroscience study reveals that creativity can slump or bump between ages 8 and 10, depending on the individual.
Old mice suffered far fewer senior moments on memory tests when Stanford investigators disabled a single molecule dotting the mice’s cerebral blood vessels.
A Stanford study shows Pokémon expertise developed during childhood activates the brain region that processes information from the center of the retina.