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    • RESEARCH UPDATE IN NEUROSCIENCE FOR NEUROSURGEONS DIRECTORS AND FACULTY OCTOBER 18-25, 2008DIRECTORS:Allan H. Friedman, M.D.Guy L. Odom Professor of Neurological SurgeryNeurosurgeon-in-ChiefDeputy Director, The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor CenterDuke University Medical CenterDivision of NeurosurgeryBox 3807Durham, NC 27710E-mail: fried010@mc.duke.eduRobert M. Friedlander, M.D.Associate Professor of NeurosurgeryAssociate Director of Cerebrovascular SurgeryVice Chairman Department of Neurosurgery ResearchDepartment of NeurosurgeryBrigham and Womens Hospital/Harvard Medical School75 Francis StBoston, MA 02115E-mail: rfriedlander@rics.bwh.harvard.edu“Grantsmanship” and “Mechanisms of Cell Death in Neurologic Diseases”CO-DIRECTORS:Bruce Andersen, M.D.NeurosurgeonIdaho Neurological Institute6140 Curtisian Ave Ste 400Boise, ID 83704E-mail: andersen8@mindspring.com“Squid Lab”Issam A. Awad, M.D., MSc, FACSProfessor and Vice-ChairmanDepartment of Neurological SurgeryNorthwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineEvanston NorthwesternDepartment of Neurosurgery, Room 42152650 Ridge AvenueEvanston, IL 60201E-mail:i-awad@northwestern.edu“Philosophy of Science and Neurosurgery” and “Translational and Integrational Research:Cavernous Angioma as a Paradigm”
    • Henry Brem, M.D.Director of NeurosurgeryHarvey Cushing Professor of NeurosurgeryProfessor of Oncology and OphthalmologyThe Johns Hopkins HospitalDepartment of NeurosurgeryMeyer 7-113Baltimore, MDE-mail: hbrem@jhmi.edu“Brain Tumor Therapy”Robert Dempsey, M.D.Manucher J. Javid Professor & ChairmanDirector of Multidisciplinary Stroke ProgramDepartment of Neurological SurgeryUniversity of Wisconsin Hospital and ClinicsUniversity of Wisconsin600 Highland Avenue, K4/822Madison, Wisconsin 53792E-mail: dempsey@neurosurg.wisc.edu“Research and Balance in an Academic Neurosurgery Career. Getting started: How do I Write aGrant?”Edward Oldfield, M.D.Professor of Neurosurgery and Internal MedicineDirector, Neuro-endocrineUniversity of VirginiaE-mail: EHO4U@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu“Von Hippel-Lindau Disease: Studies on Biology, Natural History, Patient Management in aFamilial Tumor Suppressor Syndrome”FACULTYLarry Benowitz, Ph.D.Director, Laboratories for Neuroscience Research in NeurosurgeryAssociate Professor of NeurosurgeryHarvard University300 Long wood AvenueEnders 4 (rm: 414)Boston, MA 02115E-mail: larry.benowitz@childrens.harvard.edu“Axonal Guidance and Regeneration”
    • Edward Benzel, M.D.Department ChairNeurological SurgeryCleveland ClinicMail Code S809500 Euclid AvenueCleveland, OH 44195E-mail: BENZELE@ccf.org“ Science, Clinical Practice, and the Quest ofAcademic Excellence”Kerry BernsteinIBM CorporationT.J. Watson Research Center1101 Kitchawan Rd, Office 26-218Route 134 / P.O. Box 218Yorktown Heights, NY 10598E-mail: kbernste@us.ibm.com“On The Evolution of an Electronic Species”Richard Born, M.D.Professor of NeurobiologyHarvard Medical SchoolDept Neurobiology, WAB 215A200 Longwood AveBoston, MA 02115E-mail: richard_born@hms.harvard.eduWebsite: The Born LabHarvard Medical School“Modularity and Integration in the Primate Visual Cortex”E. Antonio Chiocca, MD, PhDChairman of Department of Neurological SurgeryDardinger Family Professor of Oncologic NeurosurgeryCo-director, Dardinger Center for Neuro-oncology and NeurosciencesN-1017 Doan Hall410 W. 10th AvenueJames Cancer Hospital/Solove Research InstituteThe Ohio State University Medical CenterColumbus, OH 43210-1240E-mail: EA.Chiocca@osumc.edu “Translational Therapeutics for Brain Tumors: From the Lab to the Clinic and Back”
    • E. Sander Connolly, Jr., M.D.Associate Professor of Neurological SurgeryDirector, Cerebrovascular Research LaboratorySurgical Director, Neuro-Intensive Care UnitDepartment of Neurological SurgeryColumbia University710 W 168th Street, Room 435New York, NY 10032E-mail: esc5@columbia.edu “Neuroinflammation/Adhesion Molecules”Patricia D’Armore, Ph.D.Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology at Harvard Medical SchoolSenior Scientist at the Schepens Eye Research Institute.Associate Director of Research at the Institute and the Ankeny Scholar of Retinal Molecular BiologySchepens Eye Reseach Institute20 Staniford StreetBoston, MA 02114E-mail: patricia.damore@schepens.harvard.edu “Angiogenesis and Neoplasia”V. Reggie Edgerton, Ph.D.Director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory within the Department of Physiological Science andthe Brain Research Institute.University of California, Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA 90095-1761E-mail: vre@ucla.edu “Activity Dependent Mechanisms thatEnhance Sensorimotor Function FollowingSpinal Cord Injury”Friedlander, RobertHarvard Medical School“Grantmanship” and“Mechanisms of Cell Death in NeurologicDiseases”James Galbraith, Ph.D.National Institutes of Health“Squid Lab”
    • Murat Gunel, M.D.Professor of Neurosurgery and NeurobilogyChief, Section of Neurovascular SurgeryCo-Director, Yale Program for NeurogeneticsYale University School of MedicineDepartment of NeurosurgeryPO BOX 208082New Haven, CT 06520E-mail murat.gunel@yale.edu“Molecular Genetics and Biology of Intracranial Aneurysms and Cavernous Malformations”William C. Hahn, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor of MedicineHarvard Medical SchoolDana Farber Cancer InstituteSenior Associate MemberBroad Institute of Harvard and MIT44 Binney Street, Dana 1538Boston, MA 02115 USAE-mail: william_hahn@dfci.harvard.edu“Using Functional Genomics to DecipherNeurological Malignancies”Michael M. Haglund, Ph.D., M.D.Associate Professor of Neurological SurgeryNeurosurgery Residency Program DirectorDuke UniversityBox 3807Durham, NC 27710E-mail: haglu001@mc.duke.edu“Optical Imaging of Epileptiform Activity:From Brain Slices to the Operating Room”Leigh Hochberg, M.D., Ph.D.Assistant in Neurology, Massachusetts General HospitalAssociate Neurologist, Brigham and Womens HospitalConsulting Staff in Neurology, Spaulding Rehabilitation HospitalAssociate Investigator, Rehabilitation R&D, Dept. Veterans AffairsInstructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical SchoolInvestigator in Neuroscience, Brown UniversityE-mail: LHOCHBERG@PARTNERS.ORG “Intracortically-based Brain-ComputerInterfaces”
    • Anna Krichevsky, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Neuroscience/NeurologyCenter for Neurologic DiseasesBrigham and Womens HospitalHarvard Medical SchoolHIM, 77 Avenue Louis PasteurBoston, MA 02115E-mail: akrichevsky@rics.bwh.harvard.edu“MicroRNA Functions in Human Brain and Brain Tumors”Andres M Lozano, BMedSci, BSc, FRCSC, MD, PhDSenior ScientistDivision of Brain Imaging & Behaviour Systems - NeuroscienceToronto Western Research Institute (TWRI)Toronto Western HospitalWest Wing4th Floor Rm. 4WW447399 Bathurst St.Toronto, OntarioCanada M5T 2S8E-mail: lozano@uhnresearch.ca“Adjusting the Activity in Human BrainCircuits”Joseph Madsen, M.D.Associate Professor of Surgery (Neurosurgery),Harvard Medical SchoolMedical Director Neurosurgical Clinic, Children’s HospitalDirector, Neurodynamics Laboratory, Children’s HospitalHarvard University300 Longwood AvenueBader-3Boston MA 02115E-mail: Joseph.Madsen@childrens.harvard.edu“Neuroengineering: Pulses and Waves”Dale Purves, Ph,.D.Director, Center for Cognitive NeuroscienceGeorge Barth Geller Professor for Research in NeurobiologyCenter for Cognitive NeuroscienceBox 90999Duke UniversityDurham, NC 277081964 M.D. Harvard Medical SchoolE-mail: purves@neuro.duke.edu “Why We See What We Do”
    • James Rutka, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, FAAPChairman, Division of NeurosurgeryUniversity of TorontoE-mail: james.rutka@sickkids.ca“Medulloblastoma - From a Difficult Past to aPromising Future”James Schwob, M.D., Ph.D.George A. Bates Professor of Histology and Chair Department of Anatomy and Cellular BiologyDepartment of Anatomy & Cellular BiologyTufts UniversitySchool of Medicine136 Harrison AvenueBoston, Massachusetts 02111E-mail: jim.schwob@tufts.edu “Neural Regeneration and the Olfactory System”Lori Setton, Ph.D.Associate Professor Biomedical EngineeringAssistant Research ProfessorOrthopedic Surgery126 Hudson Engineering Center, B222Box 90281 Duke UniversityDuke UniversityE-mail: setton@duke.edu“Tissue and Cellular Engineering Approaches toRegeneration and Repair of the Intervertebral Disc”Jerry Silver, Ph.D.ProfessorDepartment of NeurosciencesCase Western Reserve UniversitySchool of Medicine E65310900 Euclid AveCleveland OH, 44106-4975E-mail: jxs10@case.edu “Functional Regeneration Beyond the Glial Scar”Marc Simard, M.D., Ph.D.Professor of Neurosurgery, University of MarylandProfessor of Pathology, University of MarylandProfessor of Physiology, University of MarylandE-mail: msimard@smail.umaryland.eduChief of Neurological Service, Baltimore V.A. Medical Center, Baltimore, MD“The SUR1-regulated NC(Ca-ATP) channel – a new player in CNS ischemia?
    • Beverly Walters, M.D.Neurosurgeon100 Butler DriveProvidence, Rhode Island 02906Telephone: (401) 421-4703University Affiliation:Brown UniversityE-mail: bcwmd@bcwmd.com“An Introduction to Evidence-BasedNeurosurgery”