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Dr. Cisse Appointed Leonard and Fleur Harlan Clinical Scholar

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurological surgery and of neuroscience in the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, has been named as the newest Leonard and Fleur Harlan Clinical Scholar, effective April 1, 2018. The three-year appointment supports an outstanding junior faculty member in the field of neurological surgery and will allow Dr. Cisse to develop his brain tumor research laboratory, which focuses on the development and progression of gliomas.

Dr. Stieg Talks About Venous Sinus Stenting on CBS Radio with Pat Farnack

Dr. Philip Stieg, Weill Cornell Medicine

Professor and Chairman Philip E. Stieg, PhD, MD talks with Pat Farnack about treating IIH / pseudotumor cerebri with venous sinus stenting on WCBS 880.

Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center Team Contribute to AANS/CNS Joint Section 2018

Weill Cornell Medicine chief neurosurgical resident Ibrahim Hussain, M.D.

The world-class spine surgeons of the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center contributed significantly to “Restoring Alignment in an Era of Global Change,” this year’s meeting of the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, held this year in Orlando, Florida. Our faculty members played an active part in directing and moving the conversation forward during the conference, at which chief resident Ibrahim Hussain, M.D. was awarded the Charles Kuntz IV Scholar Award.

Dr. Schwartz to Chair Editorial Board of Journal of Neurosurgery

Dr. Theodore Schwartz, the David and Ursel Barnes Professor of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medicine

The JNS is among the most respected journals in neurological surgery today

Dr. Parker Awarded NREF Fellowship for 2018-19

Whitney Parker, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgery

Dr. Parker's research will focus on the role of novel NMDA receptor variants in human brain development and epilepsy.