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Brainstorm: A comeback after Chiari surgery

In the spring 2012 issue of Weill Cornell Medicine, Dr. Jeffrey Greenfield talks about his patient Connor Ventura, and about diagnosing, treating, and seeking new options for Chiari malformation.

Milestone Clinical Trial for DIPG Approved

Dr. Mark Souweidane, Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center

Dr. Mark Souweidane, Director of Pediatric Neurological Surgery, has received FDA approval for a clinical trial for young patients diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG).

Dr. Theodore Schwartz Publishes Results of Promising Epilepsy Research

Nearly a third of all epilepsy patients do not respond to conventional drug treatments, and only a fraction of those are candidates for surgical solutions. New research published in the journal Neurotherapeutics holds promise for an alternative approach. Dr. Theodore Schwartz of the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center collaborated with Dr. Stewart Anderson from the Department of Psychiatry in a newly released study that shows how brain cell transplants stopped seizures in a rat model.

Dr. Boockvar Appears on The Dr. Oz Show

Dr. Boockvar on The Dr. Oz Show

Dr. John Boockvar made two appearances on The Dr. Oz Show to discuss brain tumors and their risk factors. Watch the videos.

Six Weill Cornell Neurosurgeons Named as U.S. News Top Doctors

We're proud to have six of our neurosurgeons on this first edition of the magazine's list of top doctors.