Edward A. Neuwelt, M.D.

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After receiving his medical degree from the University of Colorado Medical School, Denver, in 1972, Dr. Neuwelt completed his Neurosurgery residency at the University of Texas Southwest Medical School in Dallas. He continued his medical education by completing his Neurosurgery fellowship at the Queen Square Hospital in London, England. His special interests include neurooncology and microsurgery. Dr. Neuwelt currently serves as the director of the Blood Brain Barrier Program, and the administrator of the Head and Spinal Cord Injury Prevention Program.

Selected Publications

"Delivery of chemotherapeutics across the blood-brain barrier: Challenges and advances," Advances in Pharmacology (Vol: 71, Page 203-243) - 2014

"Evaluation of pseudoprogression in patients with glioblastoma multiforme using dynamic magnetic resonance imaging with ferumoxytol calls RANO criteria into question," Neuro-Oncology (Vol: 16, Issue: 8, Page 1146-1154) - 2014

"N-acetylcysteine chemoprotection without decreased cisplatin antitumor efficacy in pediatric tumor models," Journal of Neuro-Oncology - 2014

"Preclinical high-dose acetaminophen with N-acetylcysteine rescue enhances the efficacy of cisplatin chemotherapy in atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumors.," Pediatric blood & cancer (Vol: 61, Issue: 1, Page 120-127) - 2014

"A 67-year-old woman receiving tumor necrosis factor α inhibitor therapy presenting with neurologic dysfunction," Arthritis Care and Research (Vol: 65, Issue: 4, Page 658-665) - 2013


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Neurosurgery, 1980