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Clinical Trial Tests New Approach to Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri)

Dr. Athos Patsalides and Dr. Marc Dinkin are now enrolling patients in a FDA-approved research study for idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumor cerebri. This innovative new trial is testing the effectiveness of stent placement in patients with severe intracranial hypertension who have not responded to other treatments.

Jared Knopman, M.D., Joins the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center

Jared Knopman, M.D., has joined the faculty of Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center. Dr. Knopman specializes in the treatment of vascular diseases of the brain and spine.

Dr. Boockvar and Patrick Kennedy Appear on CNBC to Talk About Brain Cancer Research Funding

Dr. John Boockvar, former Representative Patrick Kennedy, and biotechnology financial analyst Franklin Berger talk about the state of cancer funding, particularly funding for brain cancer research, on the CNBC show Squawk Box. Watch the video:

Dr. Stieg Honored as Champion of Heart and Stroke

Our Neurosurgeon-in-Chief was named as one of this year's Champions at the New York City Heart Ball, the premier event of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

Fourth-Year Resident Heather H. McCrea, MD, PhD, Awarded 2012-2013 NREF Research Grant

Dr. McCrea's study is titled "The Role of Angiocrine Expression of Notch Ligands in Glioma Progression."

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