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Clinical Trial Approved Using Focused Ultrasound to Treat Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Dr. Kaplitt has been given approval by the Weill Cornell Medicine Institutional Review Board (IRB) to start a clinical trial testing the use of focused ultrasound to treat movement problems and medication complications in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

A New Face for the Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care

Elle Aviv billboard for Weill Cornell Medicine

Elle Aviv, whose successful surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian left her free of pain and back to her active life, is appearing on a billboard promoting Weill Cornell Medicine spine specialists.

Dr. Greenfield Invited to Join Englander Institute for Precision Medicine

Jeffrey P. Greenfield, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Greenfield joins an organization that links cutting-edge research and sequencing to the individual patient, aiming to revolutionize how patients are treated for cancer and other diseases.

Dr. Rajappa Presents at Pediatric Precision Oncology Conference

Dr. Prajwal Rajappa, Precision Medicine Fellow in Dr. Jeffrey Greenfield’s pediatric brain tumor research lab at Weill Cornell Medicine

The Pediatric Precision Medicine Fellow presented “Precision Sequencing Algorithm for Pediatric Neuro-Oncology”

New PLIF-CBT Procedure Makes Fusion Surgery Less Invasive

Ibrahim Hussain, M.D., 2018 Chief Neurosurgical Resident, Weill Cornell

Improved tools and techniques continue to make spine surgery a much less daunting prospect than it once was, with faster recovery times and less pain, narcotic dependency, and scarring

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