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In Minimally Invasive Brain Tumor Surgery, Experience Counts

How long is the tail end of the learning curve? Results from 1000 consecutive endoscopic endonasal skull base cases following the initial 200 cases

A new study has established that patient outcomes continue to improve over time, as surgeons hone the advanced skills required for these demanding procedures.

BTF “Taste for Life” Dinner Honors Leaders in Brain Tumor Surgery

Dr. Theodore Schwartz was honored at the 2019 Taste for Life dinner hosted by the Brain Tumor Foundation

This year's event honored Dr. Stieg and Dr. Schwartz for their contributions to the field

It’s a No-Brainer: Harry Linen Awarded the Outstanding Service Award

Harry Linen and Dr. Stieg

Harry was nominated by his co-workers, who wrote that “Harry is always a team player.”

Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center Launches New Pulsatile Tinnitus Program

Dr. Athos Patsalides, Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

An integrated program designed for patients with pulsatile tinnitus promises to bring relief to thousands of sufferers

New Focus on Epilepsy in Tanzania

In November 2019 Dr. Caitlin Hoffman of Weill Cornell Medicine performed the first-ever functional hemispherotomy in Tanzania on a four-year-old boy with intractable seizures.

For the past decade, our neurosurgical program in Tanzania has focused on neurotrauma and birth defects largely because they affect children and young adults; returning them to good health results in a large number of additional productive years of life. This year we expanded our scope to include seizure disorders, which also disproportionately affect children.