Brain Tumor Center: New & Noteworthy

Pictured: Kathryn Beal
Stereotactic Radiosurgery Treats Brain Metastases in a Single Day

A high-dose radiation treatment that can be given in one day has become an effective and increasingly common approach for patients with metastatic brain tumors.

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Jason Huse Receives Sontag Foundation 2012 Distinguished Scientist Award

Neuropathologist and scientist Jason T. Huse has been selected by the Sontag Foundation as one of three Distinguished Scientist Award recipients for 2012.

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Neuro-oncologist Lisa DeAngelis Elected to Institute of Medicine

Dr. DeAngelis has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), considered one of the highest honors in the field of health and medicine.

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New Technique for Imaging Brain Tumors Could Allow More Accurate Surgical Removal

Researchers have demonstrated a technique that enables specific and accurate labeling of brain tumor tissue in mice. If proven effective in patients, the method could make complete surgical removal of brain tumors more feasible.

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Pictured: Moritz Kircher
Moritz Kircher Named Dana Neuroscience Scholar

Moritz Kircher, MD, PhD, has been selected by the directors of the Dana Foundation as a Dana Neuroscience Scholar.

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Pictured: Moritz Kircher
Moritz F. Kircher Awarded the Dana Grant

Radiologist and molecular imaging researcher Moritz Kircher was awarded a Brain and Immuno-Imaging Grant by The Dana Foundation. This three-year grant supports the development of a dual-modality MRI-Raman nanoparticle that allows combined pre-and intra-operative visualization of glioblastomas.

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Antonio Omuro Awarded the Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award

Neurologist Antonio Omuro was awarded the highly prestigious Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award by the National Cancer Institute. This award recognizes 11 exceptional clinical investigators for their contributions to the advancement of clinical research through collaborative team science.

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NYC Scientists Unlocking the Brain's Power

Neurosurgeon Eric Holland, MD, PhD, offered his perspective on gliomas and highlighted new research at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Brain Tumor Center.

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Neuroradiologist Robert Young Awarded RSNA Grant

New research funds have been awarded by the RSNA Research & Education Foundation to Robert Young, MD for Using Functional MRI and Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Language Pathway to Optimize Brain Tumor Resection.

Pictured: Viviane Tabar
Researchers Show Brain Tumors Make Their Own Blood Vessels

Research led by neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar may help explain why brain tumors called glioblastomas are resistant to treatment.

Pictured: Viviane Tabar