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Global Neurosurgery: Ask not for whom the bell tolls

Thursday, April 30th & Friday, May 1st
Hyatt Regency Jersey City
Jersey City, NJ

Global Neurosurgery: Ask Not for Whom the Bell Tolls is a neurosurgical colloquium intended to educate, innovate, and foster a deeper understanding in Global Neurosurgery. The Department of Neurosurgery at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and New Jersey Medical School, as well as the RWJBarnabas health care system, will be sponsoring this event.



Neurosurgery Research Symposium

Research Symposium

We would like to formally invite you to our first annual Neurosurgery Research Symposium on February 21st, 2020. The Department of Neurosurgery at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and New Jersey Medical School, as well as the RWJBarnabas healthcare system, will be hosting this event. The symposium will feature cutting edge neurosurgery research from bench to bedside with a specific focus on epilepsy, brain injury, and neuromodulation. The faculty at NJMS and RWJMS, along with our neurosurgery residents, will be giving lectures, along with guest speakers Dr. Susan Masino and Dr. Robert Gross. NJMS and RWJMS Faculty: Dr. Hai Sun, Dr. Vineet Chitravanshi, Dr. Eric Hargreaves, Dr. Shabbar Danish, Dr. Antonios Mammis, and Dr. Stephen Wong



A Unifying Hypothesis behind the Short and Long Term Consequences of Concussion"

Join the Department of Neurosurgery as we welcome Dr. Sean Grady, our Visiting Professor for the month of February. 

Dr. Grady was appointed the Charles Harrison Frazier Professor & Chairman of the Department of
Neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania in March 1999. He received
his undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego and medical degree from
Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Grady's clinical focus is in the area of Cranial Base Tumors,
Pituitary Tumors, Meningiomas, Schwannomas, Malignant Skull Base Tumors as well as Cerebrovascular
Disorders, Aneurysms, AVM's. In addition, Dr. Grady performs general neurosurgery procedures for
herniated discs of the back and neck.

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about “A Unifying Hypothesis behind the Short and Long Term Consequences of Concussion".
February 5th, 2020 from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Atrium/Courtyard (across from Starbucks) at 1 Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick, NJ



"The Life of An Academic Neurosurgeon"

Visiting Professor - Karin Muraszko, MD

Our first Visiting Professor this year was Dr. Karin Muraszko, who was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University. She then continued to Columbia University in New York where she received her medical degree and completed her residency training in Neurological Surgery and completed fellowships in pediatric neurosurgery. Dr. Muraszko is an internationally renowned speaker who specializes in pediatric neurosurgery. She was the first woman to head a neurosurgery department at any medical school in the US. Dr. Muraszko currently serves as the Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Michigan and was the first woman to serve as chair of a neurosurgery department in the country.