Brain and Spine Institute
UConn Health Minute: Augmented Reality Spine Surgery
Augmented reality spine surgery allows surgeons to “see” your spine in 3D through the skin during spinal implant surgery. This “x-ray vision” gives UConn Health surgeons better control and visualization, with the goal of easier, faster and safer surgeries.
Neurosurgeon Chief Dr. Ketan Bulsara Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Ketan Bulsara, chief of neurosurgery at UConn Health, has received a lifetime achievement award from the Connecticut Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (CAPI).
UConn Health Minute: Complex Spine Disorders
A complex spine disorder is a serious condition that can be painful and limit your daily activities. Because it’s more difficult to treat, UConn Health has assembled a collaborative, multidisciplinary team who can expertly handle all aspects of your care.
Stress Pushes Brain Cancer Cells to Adapt
Glioblastoma multiformes are aggressive brain tumors with evasive properties. UConn Health is collaborating with The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine to study them, and have published evidence that potentially could provide insight leading to more effective treatment.
Guidance to Treat Underdiagnosed Spine Problem Conceived at UConn Health
UConn surgeons and medical students establish a grading scale, named for Dr. Hilary Onyiuke, to help physicians manage Bertolotti syndrome, a frequently underrecognized debilitating spine condition.