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Dr. Ramakrishna to Study Automated Tumor Preservation System

Automated Tumor Preservation System from Nico

In this study, Dr. Ramakrishna and team aim to understand how tissue processing in the pre-analytic phase affects downstream tissue analyses.

The #1 Hospital in New York for 20 Straight Years

U.S. News Best Hospitals 2020

The annual hospital rankings from US News & World Report are out, and once again NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has been named the best in New York.

Dr. Ramakrishna Awarded $250,000 Grant for Glioma Study

Rohan Ramakrishna, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine

The William Rhodes and Louise Tilzer-Rhodes Center for Glioblastoma at NewYork-Presbyterian has awarded a quarter-million-dollar seed grant to Dr. Rohan Ramakrishna, Dr. Howard Fine, and Dr. Dan-Avi Landau to study the impact of genetic alterations on cellular states in glioma.

Dr. Ramakrishna Appointed Chief of Neurological Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist

Rohan Ramakrishna, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine

"Across our missions of clinical care, research, and education we will ensure that Brooklyn residents receive world-class neurosurgical attention right at home.”

16 Faculty Members Named to 2020 New York SuperDoctors List

16 Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center Faculty Members Named to 2020 New York SuperDoctors List

A record 16 faculty members from the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center were named to the 2020 list of New York SuperDoctors, published as a supplement to the New York Times Magazine on May 10, 2020. This list is an elite roster of physicians named by their peers as the very best in their field.

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.

Dr. Cisse Speaks at the 2019 NRCDP Retreat

Dr. Babacar Cisse

His talk was an examination of how the CNS immune cells called microglia perform their functions in normal brains and in brain tumors.

Dr. Schwartz Brings New “Pink Drink” to Brain Tumor Surgery

Dr. Theodore Schwartz

Gleolan, dubbed "the pink drink," aids neurosurgeons by making tumors visible with a hot pink glow under microscopes outfitted with blue-light emitting filters.

14 Faculty Members Named to List of New York SuperDoctors

14 Faculty Members Named to List of New York SuperDoctors

These elite physicians are selected by their peers each year as being the best in their field

Dr. Juthani Accepted to NewYork-Presbyterian LEAD Academy

Dr. Rupa Juthani

The highly selective program provides strategic management and health policy training to up-and-coming NewYork-Presbyterian physicians.

Dr. Juthani Awarded the American Brain Tumor Association Young Investigator Award

Dr. Rupa Juthani with Dr. Heather Calderone, Director of Research and Grants at the American Brain Tumor Association

Her abstract investigates the use of "C’dots" as a vehicle for enhanced drug delivery to the CNS

Dr. Stieg Launches New Podcast: This Is Your Brain

Dr. Stieg Launches New Podcast: This Is Your Brain
Weekly episodes will delve into the mysteries and new discoveries about how the brain works, what can go wrong with it, and the most effective ways to keep it healthy.

Free Brain Scans This Week in Lower Manhattan

Free Brain Scans This Week in Lower Manhattan
The Mobile MRI Unit of the Brain Tumor Foundation will be stationed in the Wall Street area as part of its Road to Early Detection campaign

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurological Surgery Residents Selected at Match Day 2018

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurological Surgery Residents Selected at Match Day 2018

We welcome Maricruz Rivera and Gary Kocharian, who will be joining our program in June.

The Michael L. J. Apuzzo Resident Literature Award for Creativity and Innovation

Michael L. J. Apuzzo, M.D., Adjunct Professor and Senior Consultant at Weill Cornell Medicine’s Department of Neurological Surgery

Established 2017
Weill Cornell Medical College

Chairman Philip E. Stieg and the Department of Neurological Surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College have established the Michael L. J. Apuzzo Resident Literature Award for Creativity and Innovation for contributions to the peer-reviewed medical literature.

Dr. Souweidane Named to NCI’s Brain Malignancies Steering Committee

Dr. Mark Souweidane, Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center

The committee is charged with reviewing and prioritizing Phase 2 and Phase 3 clinical trial concepts, in order to promote the best clinical and translational research for patients with brain cancer.

Introducing “From the Annals of Weill Cornell Neurological Surgery”

From the Annals of Weill Cornell Neurosurgery

We are very happy to announce the first installment of “From the Annals of Weill Cornell Neurological Surgery” has been published in the October 2017 issue of World Neurosurgery.

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. 

New Brain Metastases Clinic Offers Multi-Disciplinary Care

Rohan Ramakrishna, MD

A new program provides comprehensive care to patients diagnosed with metastatic brain tumors and leptomeningeal disease.

Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center Team Contribute to AANS/CNS Joint Section 2017

AANS/CNS Joint Section 2017

The experts of the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center made a significant contribution to this year’s meeting of the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, held last month in Las Vegas. Our faculty members directed and lectured at courses and moderated panel discussions, and several of our residents and a past fellow presented, spoke, and won awards for their work.

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