On Oct. 18, the concussion-awareness initiative known as CrashCourse, developed by Stanford researchers and student-athletes, announced that it has partnered with Pop Warner, the country’s largest youth football organization for children five to 16 years old. CrashCourse aims to promote dialogue about head injuries and to encourage early reporting of concussion symptoms among youth football players nationwide.
Odette Harris M.D. ’96 has made history by becoming America’s first African-American female professor of neurosurgery. Stanford’s department of neurosurgery announced her promotion on Tuesday.
Harris joins Lu Chen as the second female professor in the department of neurosurgery.
The device, which transmits imagined movements onto a screen, could be a breakthrough for the paralyzed or otherwise severely movement-disabled. The project, 15 years in the making, involved clinical trials in primates and then humans.
Stanford neurosurgeon and writer Paul Kalanithi ’99 ’00 died of lung cancer March 9 at the age of 37.
Stanford Hospital and St. Rose Dominican Hospitals of Nevada are partnering to expand the St. Rose Center for Neurosurgery, the institutions recently announced. This move marks the first time Stanford Hospital & Clinics (SHC) will collaborate with an out-of-state facility.