Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

July 6

Initial Optimization of Nucleus Accumbens DBS with Coordinated Reset Stimulation for Binge Drinking

Allen Ho, MD, Neurosurgery Resident

Optic Nerve Diffusion Tensor Abnormality in Children Presenting Acutely with Hydrocephalus

Jennifer Quon, MD, Neurosurgery Resident

ASL Perfusion Imaging of the Frontal Lobes Predicts the Occurrence and Resolution of Posterior Fossa Syndrome

Derek Yecies, MD, Neurosurgery Resident

Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

July 13

Peripheral Nerve Tumors:  To grow or not to grow that is the question

Michel Kliot, MD
Clinical Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

July 20

Sub-Intern Research Presentations

Ziconotide May Accelerate a Decrease in Oral Opioid Intake in Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Eric Herring, Medical Student

Intracranial Hemorrhage in DVT/PE Patients without Atrial Fibrillation: Direct Oral Anticoagulants versus Warfarin
Layton Lamsam, Medical Student

The Preservation of Cognition 1 Year After Carotid Endarterectomy in Patients With Prior Cognitive Decline
Sarah Larson, Medical Student

Electrical Stimulation of the Spinal Cord and Dorsal Roots to Restore Sensory Feedback After Upper-Limb Amputation
Ahmed Kashkouch, Medical Student

Improving Value in Neurosurgery with Transitional Care Programs
Faith Roberston, Medical Student

Dystroglycan: Form and Function in the Developing Brain
Himanshu Sharma, Medical Student

July 27

Departmental Conference for JUNE 2018

(Hospital and Professional staff only)

August 3

Quality and Outcomes: a Data-Driven Approach to the Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Sandi Lam, MD, MBA, Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine/ Texas Children’s Hospital

August 10

Examining and Modifying Pain Afferent Plasticity, Nociceptive Hyperreflexia, and Dysautonomia in a Preclinical Model of Spinal Cord Injury

Keith Tansey, MD, PhD, FASNR

Professor, Neurobiology and Neurosurgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Senior Scientist, NeuroRobotics Lab, Methodist Rehabilitation Center
Physician, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, VA Medical Center, Jackson, MS
President, American Spinal Injury Association

August 17

Sub-Intern Research Presentations

Continuous Anesthesia in Radiofrequency Rhizotomy for Trigeminal Facial Pain: A Retrospective Review of Pain Relief
Lauren Stone, Medical Student

Identification of Serpin B3 as a Junctional Adhesion Molecule A Binding Partner in Glioblastoma Cancer Stem Cells
Josephine Volovetz, Medical Student

Artificial Antigen Presenting Cells for Glioblastoma Immunotherapy
Yuanxuan Xia, Medical Student

Cranial nerve contrast using nerve-specific fluorophores improved by paired-agent imaging with indocyanine green as a control agent
Victoria Vuong, Medical Student

Seizure Incidence and Contributing Factors in Patients with Leptomeningeal Disease
Laura Zima, Medical Student

August 24

Genetics of cerebrovascular diseases

Rose Du MD, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

August 31

Departmental Conference for JULY 2018

(Hospital and Professional staff only)

September 7

Think Fast. Talk Smart.

Matt Abrahams, MA
Lecturer in Organizational Behavior and Workshop Leader
Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

September 14

Sub-Intern Research Presentations

Magnetic Drug Targeting: A Novel Treatment for Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors
Abhi Bhimani, Medical Student

Anti-PD-L1 Activation of Macrophages in a Murine Glioma Model
Timothy Woodiwess, Medical Student

Deep Brain Stimulation for Pain
Erin Yamamoto, Medical Student

Exploring the Role of RIN3 in Alzheimer's Disease
Douglas Zoerner, Medical Student

September 21

Multicorridor Skull Base Surgery

Juan C. Fernandez-Miranda, MD, FACS
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

September 28

Departmental Conference for AUGUST 2018

(Hospital and Professional staff only)

October 5

The Science and Ethics of Primary Spine Tumor Surgery

Michelle Clarke, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery
Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic

October 12

Sub-Intern Research Presentations

Is HCAHPS useful for neurosurgeons? An exploratory analysis and implications for practice
Rasheedat Zakare-Fagbamila, Medical Student

Ribavirin as a potential therapeutic for atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors
Joshua Casaos, Medical Student

The Potential Impact of "Take the Volume Pledge" on Outcomes After Carotid Artery Stenting
Christian Lopez-Ramos, Medical Student

Cellular Architecture of the Hippocampus by seqFISH
Sheel Shah, Medical Student

Blade Sullivan, Medical Student

October 19

Incorporation of Spinal Navigation Technology into a Multidisciplinary Spine Practice - Brown Neurosurgery Experience

Adetokunbo Oyelese, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital Providence

October 26

Departmental Conference for September 2018

 (Hospital and Professional staff only)

November 2

Intracranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae: Surgical and Endovascular Pearls and Pitfalls

Stacey Q. Wolfe, MD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Residency Program Director
Department of Neurosurgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine

November 9

Minimally-invasive options in ICH therapy and the ENRICH clinical trial

Gustavo Pradilla, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine

November 16

AVM Treatment: Sometimes Less is More

Robert Solomon, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University

November 23

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 30

Departmental Conference for October 2018

 (Hospital and Professional staff only)

December 7

A quarter century quest to understand genomic landscape of neurosurgical diseases

Murat Gunel, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery
Department of Neurological Surgery, Yale School of Medicine

December 14
Alway M114

Neurosurgery: 2018 Coding and Reimbursement Update

Kim Pollock, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP
KarenZupko & Associates, Inc.

December 21
Alway M114

Departmental Conference for November 2018

(Hospital and Professional staff only)

December 28

Winter Closure

January 4

Winter Closure

January 11

Forty Years of Neurosurgery

Henry Marsh MD, CBE, FRCS

January 18

The Natural History of Cerebral Aneurysms

H. Richard Winn, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Medical School

January 25

Departmental Conference for December 2018

(Hospital and Professional staff only)

February 1

Brain in Flame: Pathology and Imaging of Noninfectious CNS Inflammation

Anne Osborn, MD
Distinguished Professor of Radiology, University of Utah

February 8

Pineal Region Tumors: State of the Art

Richard Ellenbogen, MD, FACS
Professor and Chairman of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington

February 15

Leadership: Knowledge, Wisdom, Inspiration

Edward Benzel, MD
Professor of Neurological Surgery, Case Western Reserve University

February 22

Departmental Conference for January 2019

(Hospital and Professional staff only)

March 1

Craniopagus Twins: the CHAM experience in 32 consultations, learning the do's and the do not

James Goodrich, MD, PhD
Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Montefiore Medical Center

March 8

No Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

March 15

A Unifying Hypothesis Behind Short and Long Term Consequences of Concussion

M. Sean Grady, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

March 22
LKSC 101/102

Cerebrovascular Disease in the Pediatric Patient

R. Michael Scott, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

March 29

Departmental Conference for February 2019

(Hospital and Professional staff only)

April 5

The Fetoscopic Myelomeningocele Closure Program at Texas Children's Hospital (2011-2019)

William Whitehead, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Texas Children’s Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine

April 12

Developing Brain Tumor Therapies

Henry Brem, MD
Professor and Director of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

April 19
LKSC 101/102

Update on Chiari I Malformation

Karin Muraszko, MD
Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan

April 26

Departmental Conference for March 2019

(Hospital and Professional staff only)

May 3

The Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial: 10 Years in the Desert

Cameron McDougall, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute

May 10

Neurosurgical Innovation and the Academic Ecosystem

Alexander Khalessi, MD, MS, FAANS, FACS, FAHA
Chair and Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery and Neurosciences, UC San Diego

May 17

Sub-I presentations and resident AANS talks

May 24

Expanding the Window for Stroke Therapies with Advanced Imaging

Gregory Albers, MD
Professor of Neurology and Director of the Stanford Stroke Center, Stanford University

May 31

Departmental Conference for April 2019

(Hospital and Professional staff only)

June 7
LKSC Berg Hall

2019 Neurosciences Forum

No Neurosurgery or Neurology Grand Rounds

June 14

Immunotherapy for Brain Tumors- Using CAR T-Cell Platform for Glioblastoma

Donald O’Rourke, MD
Professor in Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

June 21

Sub-I Presentations:

“Topographical encoding of gustatory and monetary reward in the human insular cortex: implications for neuro-modulation”
Danny Huang

“Intraoperative Detection of Pediatric Brain Tumor Margins using Raman Spectroscopy”
Rashad Jabarkheel 

“Robot-guided pediatric stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) among pediatric patients”  
Yagmur Muftuoglu

June 27
Edwards R358


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
(Open only to Neuroscience faculty & residents)

June 28

Departmental Conference for May 2019

(Hospital and Professional staff only)