New in Neurosurgery

Predictive technology developed at Duke promises to reduce inefficiencies in surgery
A start-up co-founded by a Duke neurosurgeon has developed a tool that uses artificial intelligence to make surgeries run more smoothly and efficiently by predicting which tools, in which order, will be required for the procedure.   The... Read More
Duke Neurosurgery faculty named World Experts in glioblastoma
July 21, 2021, is Glioblastoma Awareness Day   Duke brain tumor specialists recognized as world experts in glioblastoma, based on publications of the last ten years  
Duke neurosurgeons John H. Sampson, MD, PhD, and Peter Fecci, MD,... Read More
Duke Neurosurgery Residency Announces Faculty and Resident Awards
  The residency program of the Duke Department of Neurosurgery gave their annual faculty and resident awards at the end of the 2020-21 academic year. Faculty Awards
 Faculty Educator Award: Khoi Than, MD A faculty member who is the best... Read More
Duke Global Neurosurgery Wins "Shark Tank" Award from Epilepsy Foundation
Deborah Koltai, PhD, Tony Fuller, MD, of Duke Global Neurosurgery and Neurology (DGNN) were declared winners of a competition sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation. The pair developed an app for adolescents with epilepsy in Uganda, focused... Read More
Identifying the Causes of Brain Tumors
Kyle Walsh, PhD, is associate professor and director of the Division of Neuro-Epidemiology in the Department of Neurosurgery at Duke. He is a population scientist investigating the genetic and environmental causes of cancer in children and... Read More
Daniel Sexton, MD, Receives CNS Scholarship in Data Science
Duke Neurosurgery resident Daniel Sexton, MD, has been named recipient of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Scholarship in Data Science for 2021.  Dr. Sexton’s awarded project involves the use of novel machine learning methods to... Read More
Fecci Inducted Into the American Society for Clinical Investigation
  Duke neurosurgeon Peter E. Fecci, MD, PhD, was inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) at an April 2021 joint meeting of ASCI, the Association of American Physicians (AAP), and the American Physician-... Read More
Using Artificial Intelligence to Advance DBS Treatment for Parkinson's
  At Duke, researchers are using artificial intelligence to building an antomical brain map for each individual patient, which will allow more neurosurgeons to be able to offer deep brain stimulation treatments to people with Parkinson's... Read More
Duke Neurosurgery Celebrates Match Day 2021
On March 19, Duke Neurosurgery Match Day by welcoming three outstanding new residents to our program.   Syed Adil, MD, received both his undergraduate degree and his medical degree at Duke. A few of his awards and honors include Alpha... Read More