Archive for September, 2012

Dr. David Daniels received the Minnesota Neurosurgical Society’s David Piepgras Award at the annual academic meeting held at the St. James Hotel in Redwing ,MN on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012. Dr. Daniels paper was entitled, ”

Rational structure-based design and evaluation of novel STAT3 inhibitors that target malignant brain tumors.” There were also three additional Outstanding Presentation Awards presented at the meeting. Recipients included Drs. Almen Kasasbeh, Dino Terzic and Adil Ladak. Cash awards accompanied this recognition: $500 for the Piepgras award; $250 each for the Outstanding Presentation Awards.


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Friday, September 21, 2012

​7:00 – 10:00 PM​ Opening Reception

Saturday, September 22,2012
​Scientific Session I:​Moderator-Giuseppe Lanzino

​8:00 – 8:05​ Giuseppe Lanzino: Welcoming remarks
​8:05 – 8:25​ Dr. Kiersten Norby: Predictors of loss of kyphotic deformity correction and scoliosis after anterolateral vertebrectomy and anterior spinal fusion for thoracolumbar burst fractures​
​8:25 – 8:45​ Dr. Zoe Zhang: Case Report: Intra-procedural aneurysm rupture during endovascular treatment causing immediate, transient angiographic vasospasm​
​8:45 – 9:05​ Dr. David Daniels: Rational structure-based design and evaluation of novel STAT3 inhibitors that target malignant brain tumors
​9:05 – 9:25 ​Dr. Aimen Kasasbeh: Wirelessly controlled intraspinal microstimulation for limb reanimation following complete spinal cord transection in the rat
​9:25 – 9:55 ​Dr. Paul Min: Centromedian-parafascicular deep brain stimulation modulates motor, associative, and limbic circuits: 3T fMRI study in large animal
​9:55 – 10:15​ Break

​Scientific Session II:​Moderator-Douglas Chyatte

​10:15 – 10:35 ​Dr. Anthony Burrows: What is the incidence of intraoperative and post-operative complications in endovascaulr management of unruptured aneurysms
​10:35 – 10:55​ Dr. Catherine Miller: Rare intraventricular tumors – experience at University of Minnesota
​10:55 – 11:15 ​Dr. Dino Terzic: Treating spinal cord injury – from fibroblasts to oligodendrocytes
​11:15 – 11:35​ Dr. Giuseppe Lanzino: Pipeilne embolization of intracranial aneurysms: Lessons learned
​11:35 – 1:00​ Lunch

​Scientific Session III: Moderator-Matthew Hunt ​ ​

​1:00 – 1:20 ​Dr. Ian Parney: Outcomes in recurrent glioma surgery​
​1:20 – 1:40 ​Dr. Jeremy Fogelson: Preventing spinal cord deficits in adult spinal surgery with intraoperative monitoring: the Washington University experience​
​1:40 – 2:00 ​Dr. Matthew Hunt: An analysis of per capita neurosurgeons in the US from 2005-2011
​2:00 – 2:05​ Presentation of Honored Guest​
​2:05 – 3:05​ Dr. David Piepgras: Personal Reflections on Neurosurgery: Past, Present, and Future

​Scientific Session IV:​Moderator- Anthony Bottini​

​3:05 – 3:25 ​Dr. Shahram Majidi: Prehospital neurological deterioration is independent predictor of outcome in traumatic brain injury: analysis from National Trauma Data Base (NTDB)
​3:25 – 3:45​ Dr. Adil Ladak: Distal nerve transfers are effective in treating patients with upper trunk obstetrical brachial plexus injuries
​3:45 – 4:05 ​Dr. Mark Mahan: Clinical overview and meta-analysis of lipofibromatous hamartoma

Reception and dinner​
​7:00-10:00 PM​

Sunday September 23, 2012​

​Business Session​
​8:30 – 10:00​

. Presentation of Resident’s award
. Secretary-treasurer report – Dr. Matthew Hunt/Mark Wojahn
. 2013 Meeting – Dr. Lanzino/Mark Wojahn
. Other business


St. James Hotel
406 Main Street
Red Wing, MN 55066-2359
800-252-1875 http://www.st-james-hotel.com

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