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Dr. Schwartz’s Team Publishes New Findings on Glial Waves in Epilepsy

Dr. Hongtao Ma of the Weill Cornell Epilepsy Laboratory

The paper describes a novel wave of glial calcium activity triggered by seizures and examines its role and significance.

Dr. Ramakrishna Awarded Healthcare Leadership Fellowship

Dr. Rohan Ramakrishna of Weill Cornell Medicine

He is one of seven young physicians selected for the program, which fosters professional development and leadership.

Dr. Ramakrishna to Lead WCM Brain and Spine Center’s Role in New GBM Center

Dr. Rohan Ramakrishna

The new William Rhodes and Louise Tilzer-Rhodes Center for Glioblastoma is being made possible by an initial $5 million gift to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital from William Rhodes.

Dr. Kaplitt to Address Nobel Forum on Parkinson’s Disease

Dr. Michael Kaplitt

The Karolinska Institute in Stockholm is celebrating 200 years of studies on Parkinson’s disease

Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center Team Contribute to AANS/CNS Joint Section 2017

AANS/CNS Joint Section 2017

The experts of the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center made a significant contribution to this year’s meeting of the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, held last month in Las Vegas. Our faculty members directed and lectured at courses and moderated panel discussions, and several of our residents and a past fellow presented, spoke, and won awards for their work.