Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D., joins Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute as Chair of Neurology
Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D., joins Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute, as the inaugural chair of the Neurology division.
RESET-RA trial explores a novel vagus nerve stimulation device for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
A research team at Baptist Health, located in south Florida, is participating in a randomized-controlled, parallel-assignment clinical trial. This trial explores a new vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) device called the SetPoint System.
Experts Clarify the Growing Links Between Cardiovascular Disease and Dementia
Research continues to indicate that problems with the vascular system — the heart and blood vessels that supply blood to the brain — can contribute to the development of dementia.
Is Earlier Better? PROMISSeD Trial Explores Early Radiation Therapy as a Prophylactic Treatment for Patients With High-risk Spine Metastases
A research team at Baptist Health South Florida recently began enrollment in a randomized-controlled clinical trial exploring early radiation therapy as a prophylactic treatment for patients with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic high-risk ...
New Brain-Mapping Tech at Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute Provides Most Detailed Imaging
Hear from Dr. McDermott, Neurosurgeon and Chief Medical Executive at Miami Neuroscience Institute discuss new brain-mapping tech and how high intensity focused ultrasound for image guided surgery will be a big advance for Baptist Health ...
Who is at risk, what causes a hemorrhage in the brain, and from a medical standpoint, what are the newest findings about cerebrovascular aneurysms? Join us as our experts discuss latest treatments, what to look out for and more on this ...
Eliminating Tremor with HIFU: fast, effective, and non-invasive
Originally presented by Dr. Justin Sporrer on Tuesday, August 23rd at 6:00 PM. Participants will be able to, identify and review the diagnosis and treatments of various tremors and discuss focused ultrasound as a non-invasive treatment for tremors.
He Drives Neurosurgical Advances and Race Cars — Meet the Energetic and Goal-Driven Chief at Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute
He is a world-renown neurosurgeon with an expertise in the field of meningioma research and gamma knife radiosurgery. And, by the way, he drives race cars and owns a wine label. Meet Michael McDermott, M.D., who joined Miami Neuroscience ...
Minimally Invasive ‘HiFU’ Beat Her Essential Tremor: 'Be Brave Enough to Say You'll Do It'
Life with "essential tremor" --- one of the most common movement disorders -- is disruptive and debilitating. Nan Levy's outlook was bleak, with one neurologist telling her there was nothing that can be done. But her life would soon take ...
View the June 2022 neuroscience grand round. Featuring presentations from Justin Sporrer, MD, Dalia Lorenzo, MD, and Diego Torres-Russotto, MD, FAAN.
Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute and FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Partner to Study Effects of Ultrasound Waves on the Brain
Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute and Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine are collaborating to offer a new clinical trial for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The study uses low-intensity ...
Baptist Health Acquires Sophisticated New Platform for Brain Tumor Treatment
Always seeking to further the level of care available to cancer patients in the region, Baptist Health South Florida has added a sophisticated new radiosurgery platform to its arsenal of cancer-fighting technology.
Baptist Health Neurosurgeon’s Study Linking Meningiomas to Ménière’s Symptoms Featured on Cover Journal of Neurosurgery
A case review designed and co-authored by a Miami Neuroscience Institute surgeon appeared on the cover of the Feb. 2022 issue of the Journal of Neurosurgery.
Multiple Sclerosis: Advances in Therapies, Research Can Slow MS Progression and Potentially Prevent Disease
Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is a disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the brain and spinal cord, disrupting a vital communications network. In the worst cases, it can bring partial or complete paralysis.
Baptist Health Foundation Receives $3M Gift to Establish Endowed Chair at Miami Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Health Foundation announced today that it has received a $3 million donation that has been designated to establish the first endowed chair at Baptist Health’s Miami Neuroscience Institute.
Patient Safety and Comfort Drive Shift in Arterial Access
For neurointerventional radiology procedures, arterial access is critical. The femoral artery has long been the go-to access point. But, say doctors at Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, a part of Baptist Health ...
Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Dr. Timothy O’Connor, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotic Spine Surgery with Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, a part of Baptist Health, shares a case study and discusses minimally invasive robotic spine surgery.
Robert J. Rothrock, M.D., joins Baptist Health's Miami Neuroscience Institute as Neurosurgical Director of Spinal Oncology
Dr. Rothrock has specialized interest and training in the surgical and radiation-based treatment of spinal tumors.
The Link Between COVID-19 and Migraines
“With COVID, we have seen patients who have history of headaches getting worse after having COVID,” said Dr. Patel. “We have also seen newer onsets of migraine-like headaches emerge after having COVID, even in patients that don’t have a history of headaches.”
Simple Skin Test Can Confirm Parkinson's Diagnosis
Patients suspected of having Parkinson’s disease can now have their diagnosis confirmed with a simple skin test available at Marcus Neuroscience Institute in Boca Raton.