Research Update in
Neuroscience for Neurosurgeons


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Recipients of the Society of Neurological Surgeons Research Awards
RUNN Course


2016

Akshitkumar Mistry,M.D.
Vanderbilt University

Dissecting Cellular and Signaling Features of Glioblastomas with Subventricular Zone Contact to Explain Their Increased Malignancy


Aaron Wessell, M.D.
University of Maryland

Magnetic Resonance Vessel Wall Imaging: A Prospective Comparative Analysis of Vessel Wall Enhancement and TNF-a, TLR-4, NF-kB, and MMP-9 Expression in Ruptured and Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysms

2015

Pablo A. Valdes Quevedo,
M.D., Ph.D.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Multiplexed Quantitative Fluorescence Single Snapshot Optical Properties
Imaging for Brain Tumor Resection



Amir H. Faraji, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh

Antioxidant Nanoparticles for Use in Traumatic Brain Injury

2014

Christian Ricks, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh

PTEN Status as a Predictor for NK Cytotoxicity and Decitabine Response Mediated Through NKG2D Ligand Expression


Diana Ghinda, M.D.
University of Ottawa

Translational potential of promising animal therapies to humans for spinal cord injury repair

2013

Paul Koch, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Optogenic Modulation of the Hippocampus via Fornix Illumination


Jonathan Riley, MD MS
Emory University

Porcine Intraventricular Orexin Delivery: A Study of Safety, Biodistribution, and Behavioral Effects

2012

Neena Marupudi, M.D.
Wayne State University


Nicole Bentley M.D
University of Michigan

2011

Alan Siu, M.D.
George Washington University

Effects of Combination Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitor, Sildenafil, and Brain Natriuretic Peptide on Glioma Progression?



Timothy Ryan Owens, M.D
Duke University

Characterization of Transcriptional Targets of Brachyury in Chordoma


2010

Alia Adeib, M.D.
University Hospitals Case Medical





David Su, M.D.
University of Washington at Seattle




2009

Ning Lin, M.D.
Brigham & Women’s Children's Hospital





Adam Sonabend, M.D.
Columbia University




2008

Suzanne Tharin, M.D.
Brigham & Women’s Children's Hospital





Pier Paolo Peruzzi, M.D.
Ohio State University




2007

Charles Kanaly, M.D.
Duke University





Fassil Mesfin, M.D.
Albany Medical Center




2006

Andrew Grande, M.D.
University of Cincinnati


Project: Regenerative Potential of Neural Stem/Progenitor Cells in the Adult Neocortex



Albert Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Project: Mechanisms of Glioblastoma Multiforme Invasion: the Role of STAT3




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