Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

July 6
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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
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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
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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
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Departmental Conference for JUNE 2018

(Hospital and Professional staff only)

August 3
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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
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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
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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
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Genetics of cerebrovascular diseases

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

August 31
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Departmental Conference for JULY 2018

(Hospital and Professional staff only)