Grand Rounds

Day and Time: Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00 AM
Location: Clinical Neuroscience Center 1st Floor Auditorium

DateTitle / SpeakerAdditional Info
2015
January
7

An Introduction to Stereotactic Laser Ablation Therapy
Paul A. House, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care

14 Case Conference
21 Trigeminal Neuralgia
Paul A. House, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
28 Case Conference
February
4

Peripheral Nerve Surgery, A Career of Balance and Harmony
Christopher J. Winfree, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Visiting Professor
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Columbia University
New York, NY

11 Case Conference
18 Deep Brain Stimulation: Where Are We Headed?
Kelly D. Foote, M.D., Ph.D.
Visiting Professor
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
25 Case Conference  
March
4 Primum Non Nocere: Minimizing Morbidity in Patients with Vestibular Schwannomas
Richard K. Gurgel, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Otolaryngology
University of Utah Health Care
11 Human Albumin and Neuroprotection
Jose I. Suarez, M.D.
Neurology Visiting Professor
Professor of Neurology
Head, Section of Vascular Neurology and Neurocritical Care
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
18 Case Conference
25 Imaging and Epilepsy Surgery: The Key to Success
G. Rees Cosgrove, M.D., B.Sc.
Adjunct Professor of Neurosurgery
Brown Unviersity
Providence, RI
April
1 Case Conference
8 The Lost Art of Localization
Alan R. Cohen, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Marion L. Walker Lecturer
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Boston Children's Hospital
Franc D. Ingraham Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
15 Dermoid/Epidermoid/Teratoma
Richard H. Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
 
22 Updates in Blunt cerebrovascular Injury
Richard H. Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
29 PET Imaging for Brain Tumors
John M. Hoffman, M.D.
Willard Snow Hansen Presidential Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
Professor of Radiology and Neurology
Director of Nuclear Medicine
Director: Center for Quantitative Cancer Imaging
University of Utah Health Care
May
6 No Conference - AANS
13 Case Conference
20 AAV-Based Gene Therapy Applications in the CNS
David Poulsen, Ph.D.
Professor of Translational Neuroscience
Department of Neurosurgery
University at Buffalo, SUNY-School of Medicine and Giomedical Sciences
Buffalo, NY
27 Case Conference
June
3 Molecular Biology of Glioma Genesis and Progression
L. Eric Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
10 Case Conference
17 Case Conference
24 No Conference - RMNS
July
1 IDH-1 and Other  Biomarkers and Glioma Prognosis
Adam Cohen, M.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Neuro-Oncology Clinic
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah Health Care
8 Case Conference
15 Genomic Study of Pediatric Glioma
L. Eric Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
22 Case Conference
29 Giant Pituitary Adenomas. Analysis of 95 Consequent Cases/
Surgery of Meningiomas of the Clivus
Oleksandr Voznyak, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief of the Neurosurgical Centre, Clinical Hospital "Feofania"
Assoc. Prof. of Dept. of Neurosurgery
National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education
Vice-president of Ukrainian Association of Neurosurgeons
August
5 fMRI & DTI for Brain Tumors
Jeffrey S. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
University of Utah Health Care
12 Case Conference
19 Biomarker-Based Treatment Optimization for Gliomas
Howard Colman, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Medical Ndeuro-Oncology
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
26 Case Conference
September
2 Stroke and the Neurosurgeon
Elad I Levy, MD MBA FACS FAHA FAANS
Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery
Professor of Radiology
SUNY at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
9 Case Conference
16 Medical Management of Brain Metastasis
Adam Cohen, M.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Neuro-Oncology Clinic
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah Health Care
23 Case Conference
30 No Conference - CNS
October
7 Case Conference
14

Functional Network Disturbances in Focal Epilepsy and Implications for Surgical Treatment
Dario J. Englot, M.D., Ph.D.
Faculty Candidate
Chief Resident
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

21

Case Conference

28 Precision Medicine and Neurosurgery
Yashar Kalani, M.D., Ph.D.
Faculty Candidate
Division of Neurological Surgery
Barrow Neurological Institute
Phoenix, AZ
November
4 Case Conference 
11 Molecular Biology of Medulloblastoma
Daniel W. Fults, III, M.D.
Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
18 Best Practices in Traumatic Brain Injury
Gregory W. Hawryluk, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of Critical Care
University of Utah Health Care
25 Cerebral Aneurysm Pathogenesis: Novel Treatments, Imaging & Interventions
Robert M. Starke, M.D. MSc
Faculty Candidate
Chief Resident
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
December
2 Glioblastomagenesis - Lessions from Reproductive Medicine & Immunology
Na Tosha N. Gatson, M.D., Ph.D.
Faculty Candidate
Senior Fellow, Department of Neuro-Oncology
University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
9 Malignant Gliomas - Chemotherapy
Howard Colman, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Medical Ndeuro-Oncology
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
16 Brain Tumor Imaging: Perfusion MRI & MR Spectroscopy
Karen L. Salzman, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
University of Utah Health Care
23 Case Conference
30 Case Conference
DateTitle / SpeakerAdditional Info
2016
January
6 Neurofibroamtosis Type 2: What's New?
Richard K. Gurgel, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Otology-Neurotology
University of Utah Health Care
13 Molecularly Targeted Therapies for Malignant Glioma
Kimberly Foster M.D.
Faculty Candidate
Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellow
University of Tennessee
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, TN
20 Intraoperative Cortical Localization and Mapping
Randy L. Jensen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
27 Prognostic Value of Medulloblastoma Extent of Resection After Accounting for Molecular Subgroup: An Integrated Clinical and Molecular Analysis
Eric M. Thompson, M.D.
Faculty Candidate
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
February
3 Case  Conference
10 Case Conference
17 Methods of Radiosurgical Delivery
Bill Salter, Ph.D., DABR
Director, Radiation Oncology
Professor and Chief, Division of Medical Physics
Department of Radiation Oncology
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah Health Care
24 Nonsurgical Treatment of Low-Grade Glioma and Oligodendroglioma
Howard Colman, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Medical Ndeuro-Oncology
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
 
March
2 Pineal Tumors
John R. Kestle, M.D.
Professor, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Primary Children's Hospital
9 No Conference Due to:
A Day with Neurotrauma Masters-Rice Eccles Stadium
16 Enneking and WBB Classification System for Primary Spine Tumors
John R. Kestle, M.D.
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
23 Title: TBA
Marion L. Walker Lecture
Jeffrey Ojemann, M.D.
Unviersity of Washington/Seattle Children's Hospital
30 Case Conference
April
6 Surgical Management of Spinal Metastatic Disease
Meic H. Schmidt, M.D., M.B.A.
Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care 
13 Case Conference
20 Surgical Management of Low-Grade Glioma
Randy L. Jensen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Care
 
27 Case Conference
May
4 No Conference - AANS
11 Case Conference
18
25 Case Conference
June
1 Posterior Fossa Tumors
John R. Kestle, M.D.
Professor, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Primary Children's Hospital
8 Case Conference
15  
22 Case Conference
29
July
6
13  
20
27  
August
3
10  
17
24  
31
September
7
14  
21
28  
October
5
12  
19
26  
November
2
9  
16
23  
30
December
7  
14
21
28  
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