In April, NYU Langone Health’s experts joined colleagues from around the world at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons’ 2023 annual meeting in Los Angeles. The theme was “Neurosurgeons as Advocates.” View full conference information and abstract titles.

Below are notable sessions featuring our faculty and trainees.

Friday, April 21

Practical Clinic
PC2203: Technological Adjuncts for Malignant Brain Tumor Surgery
Course Director: Daniel A. Orringer, MD
Time: 8–11:30 am

Saturday, April 22

Scientific Session
Comparison of Disc Height Restoration and Subsidence Rates Between Static Versus Expandable Titanium Cages for Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Session: Scientific Session II: Spine
Presenter: Kimberly Ashayeri, MD
Time: 3:35–3:40 pm

Scientific Session
The Predictive Potential of Nutritional and Metabolic Burden: Development of a Novel Validated Metric Predicting Increased Post-Operative Complications in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery
Session: Scientific Session II: Spine
Presenter: Jamshaid M. Mir, MD
Time: 3:41–3:46 pm

Scientific Session
Rosenblum-Mahaley Clinical Research Award (2023 Award Winner): GRASP Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI Can Assist in Distinguishing Brain Metastasis Progression from Radiation Effects After Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Session: Scientific Session I: Tumor
Presenter: Assaf Berger, MD
Time: 3:50–3:54 pm

Scientific Session
Better Teamwork Made Simple? Digital Preoperative Huddle Improves Quality and Efficiency in Neurosurgery Cases
Presenter: David B. Kurland, MD, PhD
Session: Scientific Session VI: Socioeconomic
Time: 2:02–2:08 pm

Sunday, April 23

Plenary Session II: Discussant
Speaker: Eric K. Oermann, MD
Time: 9:03–9:05 am

Section Session
Artificial Intelligence for Brain Tumors: The Path Forward
Presenter: Eric K. Oermann, MD
Session: Section Session: Tumor
Time: 1:33–1:43 pm

Monday, April 24

Abstract Session
Session: Rapid Fire Research Forum
Presenters: Peter G. Passias, MD, Jamshaid M. Mir, MD
Time: 7:25–9:50 am

Abstract Session
NYUMets: A Massive, Open-Source, Longitudinal Annotated Dataset of Metastatic Brain Cancer for Global Use
Session: Rapid Fire Research Forum
Presenter: Douglas Kondziolka, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS
Time: 2:40–2:45 pm