Skip to Main Content

Young Neurosurgeons Research Forum

Sunday, April 29 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm | 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

Moderator(s): Michael Edward Ivan, MD; Fredric B. Meyer, MD, FAANS; Edjah Kweku-Ebura Nduom, MD; Khoi Duc Than, MD

Add to Calendar Sunday, April 29 Sunday, April 29 America/Chicago Young Neurosurgeons Research Forum 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

The Young Neurosurgeons Research Forum allows medical students, residents and fellows a platform to present scientific abstracts to both their peers and a panel of judges.

At the conclusion of the forum, abstracts will be evaluated by an expert panel of judges. Top-rated abstracts will be presented the Donald O. Quest Award in the following categories:

  1. Best basic science abstract from a resident or fellow
  2. Best basic science abstract from a medical student
  3. Best clinical abstract from a resident or fellow
  4. Best clinical abstract from a medical student

1:00 pm - 1:02 pm

Introduction of the Osler Lecture

Michael Edward Ivan, MD

4/29/2018 1:00:00 PM 4/29/2018 1:02:00 PM Introduction of the Osler Lecture 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

1:03 pm - 1:30 pm

Osler Lecture: Balance

Fredric B. Meyer, MD, FAANS

4/29/2018 1:03:00 PM 4/29/2018 1:30:00 PM Osler Lecture: Balance 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

Fredric B. Meyer, MD, FAANS, is a consultant and professor of neurologic surgery. He is enterprise chair of the Mayo Clinic Department of Neurologic Surgery and is recognized with the distinction of a named professorship, the Alfred Uihlein Family Professorship in Neurologic Surgery. He is currently the Juanita Kious Waugh Executive Dean for Education of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and Dean of the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine.

Dr. Meyer has held many leadership positions in professional organizations, including president of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery (AAcNS) and board of directors of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). He has been director, secretary and chair of the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) and is currently serving as executive director.



1:31 pm - 1:40 pm

Utilizing Engineered 3D in vitro Microenvironments to Examine Stem-like Cell State in Glioblastoma

Mounica Reddy Paturu

4/29/2018 1:31:00 PM 4/29/2018 1:40:00 PM Utilizing Engineered 3D in vitro Microenvironments to Examine Stem-like Cell State in Glioblastoma 389/390; Ernest N. Morial



1:41 pm - 1:50 pm

406. Chlorhexidine Showers Decrease Surgical Site Infections for Non-Fusion Spinal Surgeries: An Analysis of 4,547 Surgeries

Andrew K. Chan, MD

4/29/2018 1:41:00 PM 4/29/2018 1:50:00 PM 406. Chlorhexidine Showers Decrease Surgical Site Infections for Non-Fusion Spinal Surgeries: An Analysis of 4,547 Surgeries 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

1:51 pm - 2:00 pm

407. Determination of thermal dose threshold for brain tissue lesioning via transcranial MR-guided focused ultrasound in a porcine model

Zhiyuan Xu, MD

4/29/2018 1:51:00 PM 4/29/2018 2:00:00 PM 407. Determination of thermal dose threshold for brain tissue lesioning via transcranial MR-guided focused ultrasound in a porcine model 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

2:01 pm - 2:10 pm

408. Peptide Therapeutics to Prevent Delayed Vasospasm after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Peter Joseph Morone, MD

4/29/2018 2:01:00 PM 4/29/2018 2:10:00 PM 408. Peptide Therapeutics to Prevent Delayed Vasospasm after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

2:11 pm - 2:20 pm

409. Ribavirin as a Potential Therapeutic for Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumors

Joshua Casaos

4/29/2018 2:11:00 PM 4/29/2018 2:20:00 PM 409. Ribavirin as a Potential Therapeutic for Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumors 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

2:21 pm - 2:30 pm

410. Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation Suppresses Cortical Spreading Depolarization

Aubrey C. Rogers

4/29/2018 2:21:00 PM 4/29/2018 2:30:00 PM 410. Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation Suppresses Cortical Spreading Depolarization 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

2:31 pm - 2:40 pm

411. Modeling the Return to Consciousness After Severe TBI at a Large Academic Level 1 Trauma Center

Nathan Winans, BS

4/29/2018 2:31:00 PM 4/29/2018 2:40:00 PM 411. Modeling the Return to Consciousness After Severe TBI at a Large Academic Level 1 Trauma Center 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

2:41 pm - 2:50 pm

412. Classification of Finger Movements with an Intracortical Brain-Computer Interface in a Human Brain

Ahmed Jorge, PhD

4/29/2018 2:41:00 PM 4/29/2018 2:50:00 PM 412. Classification of Finger Movements with an Intracortical Brain-Computer Interface in a Human Brain 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

2:51 pm - 3:00 pm

413. Clinicopathologic Implications of Genomic Disruption in Pituitary Adenomas

Alexandra Larsen

4/29/2018 2:51:00 PM 4/29/2018 3:00:00 PM 413. Clinicopathologic Implications of Genomic Disruption in Pituitary Adenomas 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

3:01 pm - 3:10 pm

Beverage Break

4/29/2018 3:01:00 PM 4/29/2018 3:10:00 PM Beverage Break 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

3:11 pm - 3:20 pm

414. High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Treatment for Neuropathic Pain Induced by Common Peroneal Nerve Injury

Tarun Prabhala

4/29/2018 3:11:00 PM 4/29/2018 3:20:00 PM 414. High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Treatment for Neuropathic Pain Induced by Common Peroneal Nerve Injury 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

3:21 pm - 3:30 pm

415. USMLE Step 1 Score as a Predictor of Career Path Beyond Neurosurgery Residency

Aaron Gelinne, BS

4/29/2018 3:21:00 PM 4/29/2018 3:30:00 PM 415. USMLE Step 1 Score as a Predictor of Career Path Beyond Neurosurgery Residency 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

3:31 pm - 3:40 pm

416. Functional Restoration of Social Encoding and Behavior in an Autism Mouse Model

Daniel Lee

4/29/2018 3:31:00 PM 4/29/2018 3:40:00 PM 416. Functional Restoration of Social Encoding and Behavior in an Autism Mouse Model 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

3:41 pm - 3:50 pm

417. Procedural complexity independent of P2Y12 levels is a predictor of in-stent thrombosis in Pipeline flow diversion of cerebral aneurysms

Bowen Jiang, MD

4/29/2018 3:41:00 PM 4/29/2018 3:50:00 PM 417. Procedural complexity independent of P2Y12 levels is a predictor of in-stent thrombosis in Pipeline flow diversion of cerebral aneurysms 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

3:51 pm - 4:00 pm

418. Vestibular Schwannoma Outcomes 5-24 years after Leksell Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Andrew Faramand

4/29/2018 3:51:00 PM 4/29/2018 4:00:00 PM 418. Vestibular Schwannoma Outcomes 5-24 years after Leksell Stereotactic Radiosurgery 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

4:01 pm - 4:10 pm

419. Spine Surgery in Class IV and V Obese Patients: Outcomes and Surgical Nuances

Gennadiy Katsevman, MD

4/29/2018 4:01:00 PM 4/29/2018 4:10:00 PM 419. Spine Surgery in Class IV and V Obese Patients: Outcomes and Surgical Nuances 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

4:11 pm - 4:20 pm

420. Combination of Protein Phosphatase 2A Inhibition and PD-1 Blockade Synergistically Induces Regression of Murine Intracranial Glioblastoma

Dominic Maggio, MD

4/29/2018 4:11:00 PM 4/29/2018 4:20:00 PM 420. Combination of Protein Phosphatase 2A Inhibition and PD-1 Blockade Synergistically Induces Regression of Murine Intracranial Glioblastoma 389/390; Ernest N. Morial

4:21 pm - 4:30 pm

Presentation of Quest Award Winners

Michael Edward Ivan, MD

4/29/2018 4:21:00 PM 4/29/2018 4:30:00 PM Presentation of Quest Award Winners 389/390; Ernest N. Morial