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2018 Residency Graduation Celebrated; New Residents Welcomed

Drs. Peter Morgenstern, Philip E. Stieg, and Brenton Pennicooke

Peter Morgenstern, M.D., is continuing on to Seattle Children’s Hospital to complete a one-year pediatric neurosurgery fellowship; Dr. Brenton Pennicooke will spend his final year of training here at Weill Cornell Medicine in an enfolded fellowship in spine research.

2018 Neurosurgery Softball Tournament

As they do each year, on Saturday, June 9, 2018, the neurosurgeons of Weill Cornell Medicine participated in the annual Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament in Central Park. Founded in 2004, the tournament raises funds for brain tumor research.

Dr. Whitney Parker Wins 2018 Gaposchkin Research Prize

Dr. Whitney Parker - Weill Cornell Medicine

Neurosurgical resident Whitney Parker, MD, has been named the winner of the Christopher Gaposchkin Research Prize in Neurological Surgery for her presentation at the 2018 Resident Research Day.

Dr. Thomas Link Wins 2018 Apuzzo Award

Thomas Link, MD, and Michael LJ Apuzzo, MD

Fifth-year neurosurgical resident Thomas Link, MD, has been named the winner of the 2018 Michael L. J. Apuzzo Resident Literature Award for Creativity and Innovation.

Dr. Patsalides and Dr. Dinkin Publish Quantitative Results of VSS Clinical Trial

Athos Patsalides, M.D., and Marc Dinkin, M.D. - Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Athos Patsalides and Dr. Marc Dinkin have published new results from their clinical trial testing venous sinus stenting (VSS), showing for the first time a quantitative reduction in intracranial pressure in patients who have had the stenting procedure. The paper, “Venous sinus stenting lowers the intracranial pressure in patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension,” was published in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery and is available to all through Open Access (download a PDF here).

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