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CNS Updates Guidelines for the Treatment of Adults with Metastatic Brain Tumors

January 9, 2019

Schaumburg, Illinois, January 9, 2019—The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) has updated its evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of...

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Breakthrough Technologies and Devices Revealed at Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting

December 3, 2013
Press Release
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Dec. 3, 2013 – The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) hosted a groundbreaking Innovation and Technology Symposium at its recent Annual Meeting in San Francisco. In a first-of-its-kind gathering, neurosurgeons, lead engineers, inventors, researchers, CEOs and venture capitalists gathered to discuss breakthrough technologies and devices in cerebrovascular/endovascular, spine and brain tumor procedures.

J.F. Ross Fleming, MD - July 5, 1925 - December 1, 2013

December 1, 2013
Memorials
It is with sadness that I write to inform you that J.F. Ross Fleming, MD, Professor Emeritus, passed away on December 1st, surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Dr. Fleming graduated from medical school at the University of Toronto in 1947 and completed his neurosurgical residency in Toronto in 1956. During his residency, he completed additional training in neuroanatomy and neurosurgery in Oxford, England and Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Fleming joined the neurosurgical staff at Toronto Western Hospital that year, and he assumed the role of Division Head of Neurosurgery there from 1965 until 1984.

NINDS Research Education Programs for Residents

November 18, 2013
Initiatives
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons wishes you to be aware of the following opportunity for resident funding through the NINDS: The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) has released a program announcement titled “NINDS Research Education Programs for Residents and Fellows in Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuropathology, Neuroradiology and Emergency Medicine (R25)” (PAR-13-384). This announcement invites Research Education Grant (R25) applications from institutions/organizations to support the development of clinical residents as physician-scientists.

CNS to Recognize Distinguished Members of Its Industry Allies Council at Upcoming Annual Meeting

October 15, 2013
Press Release
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Oct. 15, 2013 – In an effort to deepen its ties to the corporate community, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) will recognize the distinguished members of its 2013-2014 Industry Allies Council at its Annual Meeting, October 19-23, 2013, at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco. Comprised of nine corporate partners, the Council is dedicated to helping the CNS provide members with unmatched educational and career development opportunities that enable them to remain leaders and innovators in neurosurgery.

Second Opinions Matter: Neurosurgeons to Debate Pros and Cons of Treatments in Bold New Controversy Sessions

October 1, 2013
Press Release
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Oct. 1, 2013 – The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) will offer a bold new educational format at its Annual Meeting, October 19-23, 2013, at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco. For the first time, Controversy Sessions – one each on Oct. 21, 22 and 23 – will provide a forum for leading neurosurgeons to debate different treatment approaches for three of the most challenging topics facing the field today.

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