Alexandra Giantini Larsen, MD

PGY-6 Resident

Alexandra Giantini Larsen is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, where she was vice president of the AANS medical student chapter and co-president of the Harvard Medical School chapter of the Association of Women Surgeons. She earned her bachelor’s degree with honors in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Larsen spent a year as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. E. Antonio Chiocca, Chair of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, where her research was focused on viral therapies for glioblastoma. She also has spent time as a researcher in the Vascular Biology Program at Boston Children's Hospital with Dr. Edward Smith and in the Brain Tumor Stem Cell Laboratory at Johns Hopkins Hospital with Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa. She was an observer in our own department during her college years, when we recognized her emerging talents, and we are delighted to have her with us for her residency.


Dr. Larsen Wins Top Honor at NYSN Resident Research Night

Dr. Giantini-Larsen Named 2023-2024 Neurosurgery Publications Resident Deputy Fellow

Dr. Larsen Awarded Grants to Boost Diversity in Neurosurgery

Dr. Larsen Co-Authors Best Paper at Peds Section 2022

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