2005 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Presidential Address “Homogeneity and Heterogeneity: Lessons from Nature and Society”
Nelson M. Oyesiku, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
General Scientific Session I: Neurosurgical Topics
Evolution of Spinal Cord Surgery for Pain
Philip L. Gildenberg, M.D., Ph.D.
The Lumbar Degenerative Disc: Confusion, Mechanics, Management
Paul Keetae Kim, M.D. and Charles Leon Branch, Jr., M.D.
Honored Guest Presentation: Neurosurgical Education
Roberto C. Heros, M.D., F.A.C.S. and Jacques M. Morcos, M.D., F.R.C.S. (Eng.), F.R.C.S. (Ed.)
Nerve Surgery: A Review and Insights about Its Future
Wale A.R. Sulaiman, M.D., Ph.D. and David G. Kline, M.D.
Cerebrospinal Fluid Pulsatility and Hydrocephalus: The Fourth Circulation
Joseph R. Madsen, Michael Egnor, and Rui Zou
Head Injury: From the Glasgow Coma Scale to Quo Vadis
John Pickard, M. Chir., F.R.C.S., F.Med.Sci., Martin Coleman, Ph.D., Franklin Aigbirhio, Ph.D., Thomas Adrian Carpenter, Ph.D., and Adrian Owen, Ph.D.
Gliomas: Quo Vadis
James T. Rutka, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.S.C., Astrid Weyerbrock, M.D., and Muh Lii Liang, M.D.
General Scientific Session II: Theories of Disease
CNS Resident Award: Oncolytic Herpes Simplex Virus Mutants Exhibit Enhanced Replication in Glioma Cells Evading Temozolomide Chemotherapy through Deoxyribonucleic Acid Repair
Manish Aghi, M.D., Ph.D., Samuel Rabkin, Ph.D., and Robert L. Martuza, M.D.
Molecular Mechanisms of Pain: A Basis for Chronic Pain and Therapeutic Approaches Based on the Cell and the Gene
Jonathan Riley, B.S.E. and Nicholas M. Boulis, M.D.
Spine Biomechanics: Fundamentals and Future
Edward C. Benzel, M.D., Mark Kayanja, M.D., Ph.D., Aaron Fleischman, Ph.D., and Shuvo Roy, Ph.D.
Glial Tumors: The Current State of Scientific Knowledge
Nicholas A. Butowski, M.D. and Susan M. Chang, M.D.
Honored Guest Presentation: Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations
Mustafa K. Baskaya, M.D., Andrew Jea, M.D., Roberto C. Heros, M.D., Ramin Javahary, M.D., and Ali Sultan, M.D.
Special Lecture: The Physiology and Pathology of Formula One Grand Prix Motor Racing
Eric S. Watkins, O.B.E., M.D., D.Sc., F.R.C.S.
General Scientific Session III: Tools
Translational Research in Gliomas: Quo Vadis?
Gene H. Barnett, M.D.
Honored Guest Presentation: Cerebral Aneurysms: Learning from the Past and Looking toward the Future
Stacey Quintero Wolfe, M.D., Mustafa K. Bas¸kaya, M.D., Roberto C. Heros, M.D., and Ramachandra P. Tummala, M.D.
Novel Surgical Therapies for Epilepsy
Guy. M. McKhann II, M.D.
Emerging Techniques for Nerve Repair: Nerve Transfers and Nerve Guidance Tubes
Rajiv Midha, M.D., M.Sc., F.R.C.S.C.
The Evolution and Future Directions of Endovascular Therapy
Christopher J. Koebbe, M.D., Aditya Pandey, M.D., Erol Veznedaroglu, M.D., and Robert H. Rosenwasser, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Walter E. Dandy Oration: Rapture and Rupture in the Liminal World
Vincent C. Traynelis, M.D.
General Scientific Session IV: Therapies
Surgery of Intraspinal Cord Tumors
Jacque Brotchi, M.D., Ph.D., Michael Bruneau, M.D., Florence Lefranc, M.D., Ph.D., and Danielle Balériaux, M.D.
Carotid Artery Stenting: Evidence-based Treatment
Robert D. Ecker, M.D., Elad I. Levy, M.D., and L. Nelson Hopkins, M.D.
The CHARIT´E Artificial Disc: Design History, FDA IDE Study, Results, and Surgical Technique
Fred H. Geisler, M.D., Ph.D.
Spinal Reconstruction: Quo Vadis?
Jeffrey J. Laurent, M.D., Erica F. Bisson, M.D., and Mark N. Hadley, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Honored Guest Presentation: Hemodilution and Fluid Management in Neurosurgery
Ramachandra P. Tummala, M.D., Rishi N. Sheth, M.D., and Roberto C. Heros, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Reduced Work Hours: Who Benefits?
Kenneth W. Lindsay, Ph.D., F.R.C.S.
Evidence-based Treatment of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Current Status and Future Possibilities
R. Loch MacDonald, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert J. Maciunas, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S
Neurostiumlation for Pain of Spinal Origin
Richard B. North, M.D.
Evidence-based Guidelines for the Performance of Lumbar Fusion
Daniel K. Resnick, M.D.
Outcomes for Peripheral Nerve Entrapment Syndromes
Robert J. Spinner, M.D.
Brain Injury Management: Quo Vadis?
Alex B. Valadka, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Resident And Young Investigator Awards
Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery: Galbraith Award: Evaluation of Risk Factors Associated with Neurocognitive Changes after Carotid Endarterectomy
J Mocco, M.D., David A. Wilson, B.S., Ricardo J. Komotar, M.D., Matthew I. Tomey, B.A., Andrew F. Ducruet, M.D., William J. Mack, M.D., Joseph Zurica, B.A., Robert R. Sciacca, Eng. Sc. D., E. Sander Connolly, M.D., and Eric J. Heyer, M.D., Ph.D.
Synthes Award for Resident Research on Craniofacial and Brain Injury: Effect of Cyclosporin A, Topiramate, or 100% Oxygen as Proposed “Neuroprotective” Therapies on the Neurochemical Analytes in Patients with Sever Traumatic Brain Injury
Rod Samuelson, M.D., Anna Mazzeo, M.D., Nikki Kunene, M.Sc., Charlotte Gilman, R.N., Ross Bullock, M.D., Ph.D., and Harold F. Young, M.D.
Section on Pain: Ronald Tasker Award: Retreatment of Medically Refractory Trigeminal Neuralgia
Rene O. Sanchez-Mejia, M.D., Mary Limbo, B.A., Jason S. Cheng, B.S., Joaquin Camara Quintana, B.S., Mariann M. Ward, R.N., M.S., and Nicholas M. Barbaro, M.D.
Section on Functional Neurosurgery Resident Award: Controlling the Cardiovascular System with Deep Brain Stimulation
Alexander L. Green, M.R.C.S., Shouyan Wang, Ph.D., Sarah L.F. Owen, B.A., David J. Paterson, D.Phil., Kangning Xie, M.Sc., Xuguang Liu, Ph.D., Peter G. Bain, F.R.C.P., John F. Stein, F.R.C.P., and Tipu Z. Aziz, D.Med.Sci.
Section on Tumors: Integra Foundation Award: Long-term Natural History of Hemangioblastomas in von Hippel-Lindau Disease: Implications for Treatment
Joshua M. Ammerman, M.D., Russell R. Lonser, M.D., James Dambrosia, Ph.D., John A. Butman, M.D., Ph.D., and Edward H. Oldfields, M.D.
Section on Tumors: Preuss Resident Research Award: Maximal Resection of Low-grade Intrinsic Brain Tumors using “Awake” Craniotomy and Multiple Marginal Smear Biopsies: Neurological Deficit Rate and Long-term Survival Data
Mary Murphy, F.R.C.S.(SN), Judith Dinsmore, F.R.C.A., Peter R. Wilkins, F.R.C.P., and H.T. Marsh, F.R.C.S.
Section on Tumors: Tumor Young Investigator Award: Tropism and Antitumorigenic Effect of Endogenous Neural Precursors for Gliomas
Michael Synowitz, M.D., Juergen Kiwit, M.D., Helmut Kettenmann, Ph.D., and Rainer Glass, Ph.D.
Section on Tumors: Mahaley Clinical Research Award: Chemosensitization of Glioma through Dendritic Cell Vaccination
John S. Yu., M.D., Anne Luptrawan, M.S.N., N.P., Keith L. Black, M.D., and Gentao Liu, Ph.D.