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Dr. Grunert Takes First Place in Basic Science at MINS

Dr. Peter Grunert

Dr. Peter Grunert, spine fellow, was recently awarded the first-place award for best basic science abstract and presentation at the annual meeting of the Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Society (MINS).

Sports on the Brain

Tickets are now available for a five-session course, “Neuroscience of Sports: Your Brain in Action,” to be presented at the American Museum of Natural History on Monday evenings at 6 pm starting September 16, 2013.

Neuropsychologist and Cognitive Remediation Specialist Amanda Sacks, Ph.D., Joins the Faculty

Dr. Amanda Sacks

Dr. Philip E. Stieg, Chairman of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief of New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has announced that Amanda L. Sacks, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, has been appointed to the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Sacks is a neuropsychologist who specializes in cognitive remediation for deficits caused by traumatic brain injury; brain tumors and cranial surgery; chemotherapy and radiation; and stroke and other cerebrovascular conditions and events.

Moving Towards a Cure

Dr. Jeffrey Greenfield and Dr. Mark Souweidane present the Rainbow Award to Denise and Courtney Downing

On Saturday, July 27, hundreds of runners and walkers hit the trail for the second annual Miles for Hope “Moving Towards a Cure” race/walk, which benefits the Weill Cornell Pediatric Brain and Spine Center’s research into rare and inoperable brain tumors of childhood and adolescents.

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Opens New Patient Facility in Lower Manhattan

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Opens in Lower Manhattan

Dr. Philip Stieg, director of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center and neurosurgeon-in-chief of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has announced the opening of new clinical location in lower Manhattan. The new facility is located at 156 William Street, on the 12th floor, convenient to all of downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn.