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Dr. Hoffman Leads Lab Sessions for Mentoring in Medicine Students

Mentoring in Medicine: Students used endoscopes on peppers

These unique classes put endoscopes into the hands of high school students from the Bronx

Dr. Souweidane Talks About DIPG on Boston Outlook

Dr. Mark Souweidane, Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center

Dr. Souweidane talks about his research and diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma on Boston Outlook with Julee Marra. 

Chief Neurological Surgery Residents Graduate

Babacar Cisse, M.D., Ph.D., and Nelson Moussazadeh, M.D., have completed their seven-year neurosurgical training program at Weill Cornell Medicine (and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center).

Dr. Antonio Bernardo Awarded Italian Order of Merit

Dr. Antonio Bernardo, center, being presented with the Order of Merit by the Honorable Francesco Genuardi, Consul General of Italy in New York, and by Deputy Consuls General Roberto Frangione, Isabella Periotto, and Chiara Saulle.

 Dr. Antonio Bernardo has been awarded the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic for his remarkable achievements in the field of neurosurgery and the neurosciences. This knighthood is the highest ranking honor in Italy, awarded for merit in the fields of literature, the arts, economy, public service, or social, philanthropic and humanitarian activities. Dr. Bernardo’ investiture took place at the Italian Consulate in New York on June 2, 2017 – the anniversary of the founding of the Italian Republic.

Dr. Härtl Study on MIS Decompression Outcomes Named CNS Paper of the Year

Minimally invasive laminectory using “over the top” decompression with tubular retractor system (left) vs traditional open laminectomy technique.

The minimally invasive option resulted in lower reoperation and fusion rates, less slip progression, and greater patient satisfaction than open surgery.