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Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D., joins Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute as Chair of NeurologyDiego 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 arthritisA 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 DementiaResearch 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 MetastasesA 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 metastatic disease to the spine.
New Brain-Mapping Tech at Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute Provides Most Detailed ImagingHear 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 located in south Florida.
He Drives Neurosurgical Advances and Race Cars — Meet the Energetic and Goal-Driven Chief at Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience InstituteHe 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 Institute, part of Baptist Health, as chief medical executive in March 2020.
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 a sharp turn for the better when she consulted with neurosurgeon Justin Sporrer, M.D.
June 2022 Grand RoundsView 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 BrainBaptist 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 focused ultrasound to disrupt brain changes that lead to the neuron damage that causes memory and cognition problems in patients.
Baptist Health Acquires Sophisticated New Platform for Brain Tumor TreatmentAlways 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 NeurosurgeryA 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.
Brain Metastases Study Indicative of Expanding Research and Innovation Focus at Baptist HealthA recent study on the immune modulating effects of radiation therapy on brain metastases is indicative of Baptist Health South Florida’s increased emphasis on clinical research.