Arlene M. Davis, JD presents "Medical Judgement and Decision-Making Regarding Life Sustaining Therapies"
Presenters include Frank Polleux, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University; Arnold Kriegstein, MD, PhD, John Bowes Distinguished Professor in Stem Cell and Tissue Biology at University of California-San Francisco; and Elizabeth M. C. Hillman, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University.
Since the first brain surgery with the trephinations (making a hole in the skull) done in ancient times to the more recent developments of placing stimulating electrodes directly into the brain to treat disorders such as Parkinson’s disease; neurosurgery has proved an exciting and at times revolutionary field.
Dr. Danoushka Tememe presents "Treatment of Carotid Artery Stenosis: What's the Evidence?"
What is consciousness and how does it come about? The answers to these questions are not clear.
Visiting Neurosurgery professor, Dr. Judy Huang, will present on the topic, “Tailored Management of Arteriovenous Malformations.”
Dr. Daniel Kaufer presents "Catatonia: An Old Oddity and Current Conundrum"
Souvik Sen, MD presents "Good Smile, Healthy Brain and Heart?"
Krzysztof Romanowski, MD presents "Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis"
Adam Jacks, PhD, CCC-SLP presents "Treatment of Aphasia with Noninvasive Brain Stimulation"
UNC Health Care's first system-wide stroke consortium meeting will be held on Friday, August 26th, 10am-2pm.
Sex Bias in Biomedical Research
Formerly known as "Walk with a Doc"
The Head for the Cure Walk/Run raises money and awareness about the need for research on brain tumors.
Michael Wang, M.D. presents “Optimizing EPIC Communication”
Anahit Mehrabyan, M.D. presents “Have I Succeeded at Neurology Residency?”
Casey Olm-Shipman, MD, MS presents “Implementation of a Daily Goals Tool in the Neurosciences ICU to Improve Team Communication and Patient Outcomes”
Timothy R. Gerson, MD, PhD presents “Microcephaly Syndromes Identify Novel Targets for Brain Tumor Therapy”