Best Resident Presentation TANS 2018

Dr. John Floyd standing next to Dr. David Wallace while he holds a rectangular award made out of what appears to be glass.

David Wallace, MD was awardedat the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons 2018 Annual Meeting held in Houston, Texas this year. His paper co-authored with Interim Chairman John Floyd, MD and Chief Resident Michael McGinity, MD proposes a novel method and results to manage surgical site infections after brain tumor surgery. This method aims to expedite […]

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Cadaver Lab

Two people dressed in scrubs lean over the blurred out image of a cadaver in the cadaver lab.

Recently, as part of the department’s residency education, our doctors trained in the cadaver lab. Some of their training included practice sessions for neurocranial and skull-based surgery. These sessions provide valuable opportunities for the residents to hone their surgical skills before applying them in the operating room.

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TANS 2018

A collection of faculty and residents from the Department of Neurosurgery standing in front of ballroom at the 2018 TANS meeting.

Some of our faculty and residents recently attended the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons (TANS) 2018 meeting.

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Sadiya Ahmad’s Poster

Sadiya Ahmad standing in front of her research poster and smiling.

Sadiya Ahmad, a third-year PhD candidate, represented the Cell, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine program at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences recruitment poster session. Sadiya presented a poster on her thesis project regarding the role of cholesterol homeostasis after brain injury.

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