Items Tagged ‘Brain Tumor’
Welcome New Columbia Neurosurgeon, Dr. Sameer A. Sheth
We are pleased to announce the addition of neurosurgeon Dr. Sameer A. Sheth to our Department. Dr. Sheth received both his MD and PhD in Neuroscience at UCLA School of Medicine and then completed his neurosurgery residency and fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical...Posted on Mar 6, 2013 by Department Author In Brain Tumors, Doctors, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Featured, Featured, General Neurosurgery, Movement Disorders, Movement Disorders Featured, Neurosurgeons, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Trauma, Trigeminal Neuralgia
Sameer A. Sheth, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Sheth graduated Summa Cum Laude from Harvard University with a degree in Physics and Astronomy. He then entered the Medical Scientist Training (MST) Program at the UCLA School of Medicine, where he received both his MD and PhD degrees. Dr. Sheth trained in Neurological Surgery at the...
Research on Deadly Brain Tumor and Our Immune System Offers Hope of Earlier Detection and Treatment
Last month at Grand Rounds, Jennifer Sims, Ph.D., of the Bartoli Brain Tumor Laboratory presented her exciting new research on the deadly tumor, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM)...Posted on Feb 15, 2013 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Glioma, Metastatic Brain Tumors
New Treatment Approach Against Deadly Brain Tumors Published in JNS: Pediatrics
Dr. Richard Anderson from the Pediatric Neurosurgery Center and Dr. Jeffrey Bruce from the Brain Tumor Center have joined forces with a multidisciplinary team* here at Columbia on a novel procedure to treat...Posted on Jan 1, 2013 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Glioma, Neurosurgeons, News, Pediatric Neurosurgery News, Pediatrics
Nancy Sharp Has Kind Words for a Young Dr. Michael Sisti in Her New Book 'Both Sides Now'
In Nancy Sharp's new memoir Both Sides Now, she paints a vivid picture of moments she shared with her husband Brett as he received the diagnosis and then battled a life threatening brain tumor. In an excerpt from her book, posted last month on the StandUp2Cancer (SU2C) Website, she pays special...Posted on Dec 14, 2012 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Gamma Knife Blog, Neurosurgeons
Affiliated NJ Neurosurgeons Take Part in David Zocchi Memorial Golf Outing
All four neurosurgeons from our affiliated West Long Branch Office took part in the David S. Zocchi Memorial Golf Outing in Brielle, New Jersey this year...Posted on Nov 22, 2012 by Department Author In Blog, Doctors, Neurosurgeons
5K Cancelled for Dr. Bruce & the Tumornators
For all of you who were planning to join us for The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)'s first annual New York City 5K run/walk this Saturday, November 10, unfortunately due to the storm and severe flooding, the race has been cancelled. This event was special to all of us here committed...Posted on Nov 7, 2012 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Neurosurgeons
Anderson Awarded Grant from IronMatt for Brain Tumor Research
The Matthew Larson Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (IronMatt) has awarded Dr. Richard Anderson with a $75K grant to pursue pediatric brain tumor research over 2012-2013...Posted on Oct 9, 2012 by Department Author In Award, Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Neurosurgeons, Pediatric Neurosurgery Featured, Pediatrics
Dr. Bruce's Patient Blogs About Surviving a Deadly Brain Tumor
A very grateful woman, Maria Bonyhay, has posted her story of survival on the Brain Tumor Foundation website this month. Her surgeon was Dr. Jeffrey Bruce from the Brain Tumor Center. In her story, Maria emphasizes the importance of getting a second or even third opinion. After being diagnos...Posted on Aug 31, 2012 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Neurosurgeons, News
Our Neurosurgeons Respond to News of Brain Tumor--Gene Link Found
Important new research linking Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), an aggressive form of brain tumor, with a genetic defect was just published in The Wall Street Journal. Two neurosurgeons from our Brain Tumor Center, Dr. Michael Sisti and Dr. Jeffrey Bruce, help us understand the importance of this new research...Posted on Aug 2, 2012 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Gamma Knife Blog, Neurosurgeons