Dean Robert Harrington presents Dr. Souweidane with the 2024 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentorship

At today’s commencement ceremony for the graduating class of Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Mark Souweidane was announced as the winner of the 2024 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentorship. This prize recognizes a faculty member who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to supporting colleagues to become academic leaders in clinical care, research, or education....

Dr. Hartl Named to American Academy of Neurological Surgeryl

Roger Härtl, MD, was officially welcomed as a member of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery at the organization’s 2023 meeting. The Academy, an elite group of top North American neurosurgeons, was organized to promote, sponsor, and mentor laboratory, translational, and clinical research in the neurological sciences. 

“I am honored to become an Active member of the Academy,” said Dr. Härtl, the Hansen-MacDonald Professor of Neurological Surgery at...

Dr. Alexandra Giantini Larsen, Weill Cornell Medicine Neurosurgery

Dr. Alexandra Giantini Larsen, a fifth-year resident in neurosurgery, was recently awarded first place at the New York Society of Neurosurgery Resident Research Night for her work on liquid biopsies for brainstem gliomas. Dr. Larsen placed first of the eight presentations by neurosurgical residents from New York area training programs. Her research, a collaborative project with Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), found that liquid biopsies performed on cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) are useful for...