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Children’s Brain Tumor Project Secures $1 Million Grant

Patrick Bayly Marsano

The gift will fund a two-year initiative to expand the lab’s cellular and molecular precision medicine approach to pediatric brain tumor therapy.

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.

Match Day 2019: New Residents in Neurological Surgery

Alexandra Giantini Larsen and Andrew Garton, who matched as neurosurgery residents at Match Day 2019

The Department of Neurological Surgery is pleased to welcome Alexandra Giantini Larsen and Andrew Garton to our residency program

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

A Personalized Approach for Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients

Dr. Prajwal Rajappa, Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Prajwal Rajappa coordinates Dr. Greenfield’s innovative program, in which every pediatric brain tumor patient operated on is offered genomic sequencing and a targeted medicine consultation as part of their standard of care.

Brain Tumor Specialist Rupa Juthani, MD, Expands Brain and Spine Center in Queens

Rupa Juthani, MD,Weill Cornell neurosurgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Dr. Juthani, a general neurosurgeon who specializes in brain and pituitary tumors, will treat patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Queens and at our Manhattan campus.

Best Neurosurgeons in New York, 2018

New York Magazine Best Doctors 2018 - Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgeons

The annual list of “Best Doctors in New York,” published this week by New York magazine, includes eight of our faculty members

Dr. Stieg Awarded Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Dr. Stieg Awarded 2018 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

The Medal of Honor, which is an award recognized by Congress, is given annually to exceptional individuals for outstanding contributions to their field.

11 Faculty Members Selected to 2018 List of New York SuperDoctors

11 Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgery Faculty Members Selected to 2018 List of New York SuperDoctors

The annual list, published each May in the New York Times Magazine, is assembled based on peer nomination, credentials, and achievement.

Dr. Ramakrishna and Dr. Hussain Honored at AANS 2018

Drs. Rohan Ramakrishna and Ibrahim Hussain of the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center

Dr. Ramakrishna & Dr. Hussain were honored for their work in gliomas and bioengineered disc tissue.

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. 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. Cisse Inspires Youth at Junior 100 Career Day

Dr. Babacar Cisse (right) joined Deputy Manhattan Borough President Matthew Washington and  New York City’s First Deputy Police Commissioner Benjamin Tucker

Babacar Cisse, MD, PhD, spoke to the young audience about the path he took from his childhood in Senegal to his life as a neurosurgeon in New York today.

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.

Dr. Cisse Named As Winner of NINDS-CNS Getch Scholar Award

Dr. Babacar Cisse

The award was established in 2015 to support the research efforts of promising neurosurgeon-scientists.

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.

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