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Dr. Cisse Appointed Leonard and Fleur Harlan Clinical Scholar

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurological surgery and of neuroscience in the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, has been named as the newest Leonard and Fleur Harlan Clinical Scholar, effective April 1, 2018. The three-year appointment supports an outstanding junior faculty member in the field of neurological surgery and will allow Dr. Cisse to develop his brain tumor research laboratory, which focuses on the development and progression of gliomas.

Dr. Schwartz to Chair Editorial Board of Journal of Neurosurgery

Dr. Theodore Schwartz, the David and Ursel Barnes Professor of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medicine

The JNS is among the most respected journals in neurological surgery today

Dr. Parker Awarded NREF Fellowship for 2018-19

Whitney Parker, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgery

Dr. Parker's research will focus on the role of novel NMDA receptor variants in human brain development and epilepsy.

Dr. Cisse Inspires Youth at Junior 100 Career Day

Dr. Babacar Cisse (right) joined Deputy Manhattan Borough President Matthew Washington and  New York City’s First Deputy Police Commissioner Benjamin Tucker

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, spoke to the young audience about the path he took from his childhood in Senegal to his life as a neurosurgeon in New York today.

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurological Surgery Residents Selected at Match Day 2018

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurological Surgery Residents Selected at Match Day 2018

We welcome Maricruz Rivera and Gary Kocharian, who will be joining our program in June.

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