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U.S. News & World Report has ranked Barnes-Jewish Hospital / Washington University School of Medicine among America’s best hospitals in neurology and neurosurgery.


Epilepsy drug prevents brain tumors in mice with NF1 (Links to an external site)

Epilepsy drug prevents brain tumors in mice with NF1
A drug used to treat children with epilepsy prevents brain tumor formation and growth in two mouse models of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), according to a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. NF1 is a genetic condition that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body, including the […]