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Saniya Godil, MD, Selected as 2018-2019 NEUROSURGERY® Publications Resident Fellow

June 5, 2018

Schaumburg, IL, June 6, 2018 ­– 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 the selection of Saniya Godil, MD,...

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The CNS Remembers Dr. Peter Jannetta

April 12, 2016
The CNS expresses sincerest condolences on the passing of Dr. Peter Jannetta, a world-renowned neurosurgeon at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH).

The CNS Remembers Dr. Albert L. Rhoton Jr.

February 23, 2016

It is with great sadness that the CNS shares the passing of Past President Dr. Albert L. Rhoton Jr. 

Herniated Disks in Children and Teens Linked to Lower Spine Malformations

January 5, 2016
Press Release

December 01, 2015—Most children and adolescents with herniated disks in the lower (lumbar) spine have some sort of malformation of the spinal vertebrae, reports a study by Dr. Zhongjun Liu and colleagues of Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China. The study helps in understanding how children and teens develop lumbar disk herniation (LDH) without the "wear and tear" that causes herniated disks in older patients.

Sam Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award: Cigarette Smoking Impacts the Effectiveness of Cervical Spine Surgery on Patients

September 27, 2015
Press Release

A presentation at the 2015 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting

NEW ORLEANS, La., September 27, 2015— Winner of the Sam Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award Raul A. Vasquez-Castellanos, presented results from The Profile of a Smoker and Its Impact on Outcomes after Cervical Spine Surgery during the Original Science Program at the 2015 CNS Annual Meeting.