In the News - Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurosurgery keeps the public informed of developments via our e-newsletter, latest news releases and published academic articles.

Our physicians have been featured often in local and national media outlets, including the prestigious PBS program The New Explorers. 

 News Articles

News Releases

 2014

  • National Academy of Sciences Honors 15 for Major Contributions to Science including Assistant professor Dr. Ueli Rutishauser who was recognized to receive the 2014 Troland Research Award for his innovative experimental and computational studies in human perception and memory. (National Academy of Sciences press-release, Jan. 16, 2014)
  • New York Times-Well blog quotes Dr. Wouter Schievink in an article Symptoms of Torn Artery Are Easy to Miss about diagnosing transient ischemic attack. (The New York Times-Well, Jan. 6, 2014)

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2009

  • New Way to Stop Stroke - Michael Alexander, MD, Director of the Cedars-Sinai Neurovascular Center featured in The Saturday Eventing Post for his work with the National Institutes of Health-funded SAMMPRIS stent that helps prevent recurrent stroke - The Saturdat Evening Post, (March 2009)

 2008

 

  • Are cell phones dangerous?
    To watch Larry King's interview with Johnnie Cochran's widow, Dale, and his neurosurgeon Dr. Keith Black, Chairman of the Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery, please click here.

 

  • Battling a Deadly Foe - Researchers at Cedars-Sinai are racing to develop experimental treatments, and even vaccines, for fast-growing malignant brain tumors like the one Senator Edward Kennedy has been diagnosed with (May 20, 2008).

2007

 

  • Los Angeles Times  - In early May, Keith L. Black, MD, Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery and Director, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, presided over the dedication of the Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Brain Tumor Center.

    Dr. Black, Director of the Center, says "New discoveries and potential therapies will undergo the same extensive scrutiny as before, but the center and its dedicated personnel will allow us to streamline the process, efficiently advancing basic research findings into early human studies."

2006

  • Los Angeles Magazine featured
    an article on Keith L. Black, MD, Director of the Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

    The four-page article is entitled, "Brain Power: for desperate
    tumor patients, Cedars-Sinai surgeon Keith Black may be the
    last, best hope."

 

 

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