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Dr. Schwartz at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
Dr. Schwartz’s presentation, Endoscopic Endonasal Approaches to the Anterior Skull Base: The Lifelong Learning Curve, focused on his long-term approach to improving endoscopic surgery.
Dr. Benjamin Hartley, Dr. Caitlin Hoffman, and Dr. Philip Stieg, Chairman of the Neurological Surgery Department
New funding for PrIMES comes from a Cornell University program and will help our mentorship efforts expand and benefit mentees.
Dr. Roger Hartl bids farewell to Dr. Autumn Zuckerman and Dr. Scott Zuckerman as they head to Tanzania
Dr. Scott Zuckerman will be based in the Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute, where he will evaluate patients, perform surgery, conduct research, and train Tanzanian surgeons.
Best in New York, 19 Years in a Row
Not only are we the Best Hospital in New York, but the Neurology and Neurosurgery service here is ranked as #1 in New York and #4 in the nation
Dr. Kai-Ming Fu
Dr. Fu will lead the efforts of the committee to improve patient care through the development and evaluation of outcomes data.
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.
Clinical trial for Sanfilippo syndrome at Weill Cornell Medicine

In two surgeries a few weeks apart, the new robot showed what it can do for gene therapy and epilepsy surgery.

Erin Mack with the Chairman and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, Dr. Philip Stieg

Pediatrics administrative assistant Erin Mack was named the first-ever winner of the Neurosurgery Outstanding Service Award for her work at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center. Erin serves as the sole administrative assistant to our three pediatric neurosurgeons: Dr. Mark Souweidane, Dr. Jeffrey Greenfield, and...

Dr. Roger Härtl

The Weill Cornell Medicine Daedalus Fund for Innovation has awarded a two-year, $300,000 grant to Dr. Roger Härtl and his team for their proposal, “Total Disc Replacement Using Tissue Engineered Intervertebral Discs in the Porcine Cervical Spine.” The award allows the team to advance its pioneering research into bio-engineered replacement discs that may one day relieve the pain of degenerative disc disease in humans without the risk of complications inherent in current fusion and total disc...

Dr. Lin Brings Critical Stroke Information to Chinese Community
The event was one of NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Community Health Initiatives, bringing life-saving information about stroke to the Chinese community in Queens in their own language.

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