Items Tagged ‘Brain Tumor’
Dr. Neil Feldstein's Patient Dante Featured in Thanksgiving Story
The Ugliarolo family had a lot to be thankful for yesterday. They got to spend Thanksgiving with their spirited little boy Dante, who just three weeks ago had a brain tumor removed by...Posted on Nov 29, 2013 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Neurosurgeons, News, Pediatric Neurosurgery News
Dr. Jeffrey Bruce Moderates Discussion on Malignant Gliomas
At the recent meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Dr. Jeffrey Bruce, Edgar M. Housepian Professor of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, moderated a Luncheon Seminar on Malignant Gliomas, a type of brain tumor. The course was subtitled, Where Are We...Posted on Nov 13, 2013 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Glioma, Neurosurgeons, News
Meet Ruby, Dr. Neil Feldstein's Patient
Watch the inspiring video about Ruby, a patient treated for a brain tumor by Dr. Neil Feldstein, Director of Pediatric Neurological Surgery at Columbia...Posted on Nov 12, 2013 by Department Author In Areas of Expertise, Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Neurosurgeons, News, Pediatric Neurosurgery News, Pediatrics
Dr. Guy McKhann Uses New MRI Guided Laser Therapy to Treat Epilepsy
Dr. Guy McKhann from the Epilepsy Center has broken new ground at Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is the first neurosurgeon to use the institute's new Visualase, Inc. MRI-Guided Laser Technology on a patient with epilepsy. Dr. McKhann's patient had a form of epilepsy...Posted on Sep 19, 2013 by Department Author In Areas of Expertise, Blog, Centers, Doctors, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Blog, Movement Disorders, Movement Disorders Blog, Neurosurgeons
Resident Neurosurgeon Dr. Gaurav Gupta Speaks at Grand Rounds
At a recent Department of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, neurosurgical resident, Dr. Guarav Gupta, gave an interesting lecture about a type of brain tumor called a glioblastoma. Dr. Gupta is in his second year of neurosurgical residency at Columbia University Medical Center and is completing the...Posted on Sep 18, 2013 by Department Author In Areas of Expertise, Brain Tumor, Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Centers, Doctors, Education, Glioblastoma, News
William S. Cobb, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. William S. Cobb graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania before receiving a Doctoral degree in neuroscience from Rutgers University studying the neurochemistry and neurophysiology of the brain. Upon completing his doctoral degree, Dr. Cobb then graduated...
In Memory of Meghan: Dr. Richard Anderson and Bradley Family Fight for Pediatric Brain Cancer Cure
“Meghan was 16 when we lost her,” says her mom Ileen. “It happened so fast we didn't know what hit us. Everyone worked so hard and Meghan gave everything she had. She didn’t have a chance, but none of us knew that at the time.” Meghan was an honors student at Somerville High School...Posted on Aug 23, 2013 by Department Author In Areas of Expertise, Blog, Brain Tumors, Centers, Doctors, Neuro-Oncology, Neurosurgeons, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery Blog, Pediatrics, Skull Base Tumors
Dr. Adam Sonabend Wins 'Resident's Research Night Contest'
Congratulations are due once again to our Fifth-year neurosurgical resident, Dr. Adam Sonabend; he has won First Place in the New York Society for Neurosurgery Resident’s Research Night Contest...Posted on Aug 2, 2013 by Department Author In Areas of Expertise, Award, Brain Tumor, Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Education, Glioblastoma, News
Three of our Docs Take Part in Neuroscience Awareness Month at NJ's Valley Hospital
Dr. Michael Kaiser from the Spine Center, along with New Jersey Affilliates, Dr. Dorothea Altschul and Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio were invited speakers at Valley Hospital recently for their celebration of Neuroscience Awareness Month. To increase neuroscience awareness, The Valley...Posted on Jul 8, 2013 by Department Author In Areas of Expertise, Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Centers, Cerebrovascular, Cerebrovascular, Cerebrovascular News, Doctors, Endovascular, Endovascular News, Neurosurgeons, News, Spine Center, Spine Center News
Meet Lisa, Dr. Michael Sisti's Patient
On the eve of her 49th birthday, Lisa Jewel developed a severe headache and difficulty speaking while driving. Luckily her daughter was with her, she pulled over, and was rushed to Columbia...Posted on Jul 1, 2013 by Department Author In Areas of Expertise, Brain Tumor, Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Centers, Doctors, Gamma Knife, Gamma Knife News, Neurosurgeons, News, Video