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Tarek El Ahmadieh, MD Selected as 2019–2020 NEUROSURGERY® Publications Resident Fellow

June 12, 2019

Schaumburg, IL, June 12, 2019 ­– Continuing in its mission to immerse residents in the strategies and mechanics of scholarly publishing, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and NEUROSURGERY® Publications is excited to announce...

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CNS Acute Stroke Care Symposium to be held in Houston on June 24

May 17, 2017
Press Release

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Partners with Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Methodist, and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Registration for the 2017 CNS Annual Meeting in Boston Now Open

April 25, 2017
Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, Ill, April 25, 2017 — The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) announces registration for the 2017 CNS Annual Meeting is open. The meeting, taking place in Boston, Massachusetts, October 7–11, gathers thousands of neurosurgeons, advanced practice providers, professionals, and health care advocates from around the world.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Partners with Sixth Annual World Course in Advanced Brain Tumour Surgery in London

April 14, 2017
Press Release

Schaumburg, Ill., April 10, 2017—The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Sixth Annual World Course in Advanced Brain Tumour Surgery, held June 7–11 in London, United Kingdom. This partnership works to support the global neurosurgical community in both established and developing countries through discounted admission and charitable donation to the CNS Foundation.

Dr. Robert H. Wilkins, Past-CNS President and Founding Editor of Neurosurgery, Passes Away

April 5, 2017

The CNS expresses its sincerest condolences on the passing of Dr. Robert H. Wilkins, Friday, March 31, 2017. Dr. Wilkins and his wife, Gloria, were integral in the creation of the journal Neurosurgery in 1977, creating and publishing it out of their home. Dr. Wilkins served as editor-in-chief until 1982. Dr. Wilkins also served as president of the CNS from 1979 to 1980, and was emeritus professor of neurosurgery and former division chief of Duke Neurosurgery. Known for his high standards of not just his residents, but of himself, he was a figure of great stature at Duke.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Members Successfully Operate on Baby Born with Four Legs, Two Spines

April 4, 2017
Press Release

Schaumburg, Ill, April 4, 2017 — Members of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) were integral in performing a successful and complex surgery on a baby from West Africa born with four legs and two spines at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois.