Stanford Neurosurgery Events


Feb February 09 Thu 2017

Spinal Cord Injury Seminar Series
Honoring the Paralyzed Veterans of America

VA Palo Alto Auditorium, Building 101, C1-100
Veteran’s Affairs Hospital, Palo Alto

Dr. Maxell Boakye
Ole A., Mabel Wise and Wilma Wise Nelson Endowed Research Chair
Associate Professor
Chief, Spinal Neurosurgery
Director, Outcomes Research
Clinical Director, Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Center
Department of Neurological Surgery


Mar March 01 Wed 2017

Retina: Pathways, Processing, and Prostheses

Presented by The Stanford Center for Mind Brain and Computation
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 1-5pm, Mackenzie Room (Room 300), Huang Engineering Building

E.J. Chichilnisky, Stanford
High-resolution electrical stimulation for design of retinal prostheses

Markus Meister, Caltech
Neural computations for visual behavior

Fred Rieke, University of Washington
Retinal encoding of natural images

Mar March 31 Fri 2017

TBI Research Forum: Detection and Treatment of Sensory Deficits

VA Palo Alto PAD Auditorium, Building 101, 1st Floor

Moderated by: 

Odette Harris, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of Brain Injury at Stanford School of Medicine, Associate Chief of Staff of Rehabilitation (Polytrauma, SCI/D, BRS, PM&R) Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, and Site Director of the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) 

- Registration at Event - Open to All

Apr April 04 Tue 2017

Stanford Brain Rejuvenation Project

Tuesday April 4, 1-4 PM (reception to follow)
Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall, Room C


Kevin Eggan, PhD (Harvard University)
“Promise and pitfalls of using pluripotent stem cells for studying and treating nervous system disorders”

Robert Baloh, MD, PhD (Cedars Sinai Medical Center)
“Role of C9orf72 in degeneration and inflammation”

Adriano Aguzzi, MD, PhD (University of Zurich)
“Biology of mammalian prions”

Xin Zhou, PhD (Stanford University, Lin lab)
“Engineering of light-controllable proteins and application in neurobiology"

Apr April 22 - 26 Sat-Wed 2017

AANS 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting
Neurosurgery: A World of Innovation

April 22-16, Los Angeles, CA

May May 07 Sun 2017

Kendall's Crusade Comedy Classic: Benfitting AVM Research at Stanford

San Francisco Playhouse

An evening benefiting AVM Research at Stanford University and Honoring Dr. Steven Chang for his advancements in AVM research.

Featuring award winning comedian Craig Shoemaker

Jun June 09 Fri 2017

Stanford University School of Medicine Neuroscience Forum

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge Berg Hall, 2nd Floor, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA

7:00AM – 2PM

Highlighting research accomplishments of residents, fellows, medical students and post-graduates in the Neurosciences. 

Abstract Submission Deadline: May 1

Jun June 15 Thu 2017

Spinal Cord Injury Seminar Series
Honoring the Paralyzed Veterans of America

SCI Center, Multipurpose Room, F126
Veteran’s Affairs Hospital, Palo Alto

Dr. Charles Tator
Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Division of Neurosurgery,
Toronto Western Hospital,
Founder, ThinkFirst Canada.
Board Member, Parachute Canada


Jun June 17 Sat 2017

Stanford Moyamoya Center Annual Picnic

Mitchell Park (Pine Grove Area) 600 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto

A special gathering of Moyamoya patients and the Stanford Moyamoya team.

Please RSVP: or 650.723.5575


Oct October 28 - 29 Sat-Sun 2017

8th Annual Breakthroughs in Neurologic Therapies: Restoring Function to the Nervous System

The Palace Hotel - San Francisco, CA