Charles Duncan, MD, FAANS

Professor of Neurosurgery, Pediatrics and Surgery (Human Anatomy)

Research Departments & Organizations

Neurosurgery

Yale Cancer Center

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Brain Injuries; Cerebral Arteries; Infant; Neurosurgery; Pediatrics; Positron-Emission Tomography

Research Summary

Development of cerebral blood flow measurement systems for immature brain by positron emission tomography, the prevention of intraventricular and germinal matrix hemorrhage in the premature infant by basic and multicenter clinical trials, basic investigations into the adaptive mechanisms of developing brain to injury, and the development of endoscopic surgery in the very young.

Specialized Terms: Adaptation of the developing brain to injury

Extensive Research Description

Dr. Duncan's research activities have included the development of cerebral blood flow measurement systems for immature brain by positron emission tomography, the prevention of intraventricular and germinal matrix hemorrhage in the premature infant by basic and multicenter clinical trials, basic investigations into the adaptive mechanisms of developing brain to injury, and the development of endoscopic surgery in the very young

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Contact Info

Charles Duncan, MD, FAANS
Mailing Address
NeurosurgeryPO Box 208082
New Haven, CT 06520-8082

Curriculum Vitae