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neurosurgery

Houston, Texas

A full range of modern neurosurgical specialties and techniques are provided by top BCM neurosurgery specialists.
Department of Neurosurgery
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Leela Cherian Mathew, Ph.D.

Research Instructor

Ph.D.

  • Neuropharmacology, University of Madras, Madras, India
  • Thesis: Drug Effects on Spinal Cord Injury: A Pharmacological and Biochemical Study
  • M.S.

  • Medical Pharmacology, University of Madras, Madras, India

M.Ed.

  • Curriculum & Instruction (Health Sciences) University of Houston/Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Postgraduate

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Primary Neurosurgical Interests

  • Research: Brain injury and cerebral metabolism; Spinal cord injury

Professional Associations

  • Society for Critical Care Medicine
    Nuerotrauma Society

Contact Information

  • One Baylor Plaza S 836
    Houston, TX 77030
    Phone: 713-798-6438
    Fax: 713-798-2762
  • Selected Publications

  • Cherian L, Hlatky R and Robertson CS: Comparison of Tetrahydrobiopterin and L-arginine on Cerebral Blood flow after Controlled Cortical Impact Injury In Rats. J Neurotrauma2004; 21:1196-203

Cherian L, Hlatky R and Robertson CS : Nitric Oxide in traumatic brain injury (Review article ) . Brain Pathol. 2004; 14: 195-201

Hlatky R, Lui H, Cherian L, Goodman JC, O'Brien WE, Contant CF, Robertson CS. The role of endothelial nitric oxide synthase in the cerebral hemodynamics after controlled cortical impact injury in mice. J Neurotrauma 2003; 10: 995-1006

Cherian L, Robertson CS: L-arginine and Free Radical Scavengers Increase cerebral Blood flow and Brain Tissue Nitric Oxide Concentrations After Controlled Cortical Impact Injury In Rats. J Neurotrauma 2003; 20(1): 77-85

Cherian L, Chacko G, Goodman JC, Robertson CS: Neuroprotective effects of L-arginine administration after cortical impact injury in rats: Dose Response and Time Window. J Pharm &Experi.Ther. 2003; 304(2): 617-23

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