Schaumburg, Ill., September 4, 2019 — The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) proudly announces the winners of the 2019 abstract awards. Each year, merit-based abstract awards are granted to acknowledge the achievements of residents, fellows, and attending neurosurgeons in various categories. This year’s awardees will be honored at the 2019 CNS Annual Meeting, to be held in San Francisco, California, October 19–23.
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons congratulates the recipients of this year’s awards:
Hesham M. Zakaria, CNS Resident Award
Conor Grady, CNS Big Data Award
Daniel A. Orringer, Rosenblum-Mahaley Clinical Research Award
Tej D. Azad, Julius Goodman Resident Award
Bryan D. Choi, American Brain Tumor Association Young Investigator Award
Jignesh Tailor, Columbia Softball Pediatric Brain Tumor Award
Clark C. Chen, Preuss Research Award
Karam P. Asmaro, Integra Foundation Award
Matthew Shepard, Leksell Radiosurgery Award
Connor Liu, AANS/CNS Joint Section Tumor Neuro-Oncology Trainee Award
Courtney Pendleton, Sherry Apple Resident Travel Scholarship
Michael Honey, Ronald R. Tasker Young Investigator Award
Ching-Jen Chen, Galbraith Award
Hao Chen, BrainLab Neurosurgery Award
Zachary A. Medress, Samuel Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award
Iahn Cajigas, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Resident Award
Bledi C. Brahimaj. AANS/CNS Joint Section Skull Base Surgery Award
Matthew M. Grabowksi, Journal of Neuro-Oncology Award
Jack P. Rock, ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Research Award
For more information about awards to be given at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2019 Annual Meeting, visit cns.org/2019.
About the Congress of Neurological Surgeons The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) is the global leader in neurosurgical education, serving to promote health by advancing neurosurgery through innovation and excellence in education. The CNS provides leadership in neurosurgery by inspiring and facilitating scientific discovery and its translation into clinical practice. The CNS maintains the vitality of the profession through volunteer efforts of its members and the development of leadership in service to the public, to colleagues in other disciplines, and to neurosurgeons throughout the world in all stages of their professional lives. For more information, visit cns.org.