Young Neurosurgeons Research Forum

Sunday, April 14 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm | 30CDE; SDCC

Shakeel A. Chowdhry, MD, FAANS; Douglas Allen Hardesty, MD, FAANS; Michael Edward Ivan, MD, FAANS

Supported by the Young Neurosurgeons Committee and the AANS Mentoring Program.

The distinguished Osler Lecture will precede the Young Neurosurgeons Research Forum. The Research Forum will include eighteen abstract presentations by residents, fellows and medical students. At the end of the Young Neurosurgeons Research Forum awards will be presented in the following categories.

  • Basic science abstract from a resident or fellow
  • Basic science abstract from a medical student
  • Clinical abstract from a resident or fellow
  • Clinical abstract from a medical student

The winner from each category will win the Donald O. Quest Basic and Clinic Science Award and receive $500.

1:00 pm - 1:02 pm

Introduction to the Osler Lecture

Shakeel A. Chowdhry, MD, FAANS

1:03 pm - 1:30 pm

Osler Lecture: William-Harvey-and My Accidental Career

Howard M. Eisenberg, MD, FAANS

Dr. Eisenberg is the R.K. Thompson chair of the department of neurosurgery at the University of Maryland. He has special interests in brain tumors, skull based surgery, acoustic neuroma, epilepsy and movement disorders.

Dr. Eisenberg received his medical degree from the State University of New York and was a two-year general surgery resident at New York Hospital - Cornell University School of Medicine. He was a neurosurgery resident at the Brigham Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Boston. After two years in the Navy, he completed a research fellowship at Harvard and was a junior faculty member. From there, he moved to University of Texas where he became chief of neurosurgery. He moved to the University of Maryland in 1993.

2:17 pm - 2:25 pm

2:44 pm - 2:53 pm

Beverage Break in the Exhibit Hall

3:57 pm - 4:05 pm

120. 3D Ventricular Volume Analysis to Detect Shunt Failure
Features NREF-funded Author

Siri Sahib Singh Khalsa, MD

4:24 pm - 4:30 pm

Presentation of the Four Quest Award Winners

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