Research Update in
Neuroscience for Neurosurgeons

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Recipients of the Society of Neurological Surgeons Research Awards
RUNN Course


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


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


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


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


Neena Marupudi, M.D.
Wayne State University

Nicole Bentley M.D
University of Michigan


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


Alia Adeib, M.D.
University Hospitals Case Medical

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


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

Adam Sonabend, M.D.
Columbia University


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

Pier Paolo Peruzzi, M.D.
Ohio State University


Charles Kanaly, M.D.
Duke University

Fassil Mesfin, M.D.
Albany Medical Center


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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