Department of Neurosurgery


Many neurological diseases affect neuronal survival and induce neurodegeneration. The goal of our research is to identify neuroprotective and neurodegenerative cellular signaling in neurons and glial cells. Currently, we are focusing on acute and chronic neuroprotective treatments for ischemic stroke, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.

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First Lab Meeting of the year

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 |  Thursday Jul 16, 2015 | Share This Item

Department of Neurosurgery Research Lab Meeting

The Department’s new Research team had its first lab meeting of the year. Our PGY 5 residents (Michael McGinity, MD, Asif Maknojia, MD and Shane Hawksworth, MD) have begun their 1 year rotation in the lab. We are very proud to have Naomi Sayre, Ph.D. join our faculty.

Additionally, Megan Hermann (medical student from UTSW) and Anisha Guda (undergraduate from UTSA) have joined the lab. Also pictured is Shane Sprague, our research lab manager. Welcome to everyone and have a productive year!