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Prof. Gary K. Steinberg Stanford University School of Medicine, USA1 Talk
Dr. Steinberg obtained his MD and PhD in Neurosciences from Stanford University. He completed his neurosurgical training at Stanford, including a 1 year cerebrovascular surgery fellowship at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada. He has served on the faculty of Stanford University Department of Neurosurgery since 1987, specializing in... read morecerebrovascular surgery with patient referrals nationally and internationally, and developed innovative surgical, endovascular and radio-surgical treatments for patients with cerebrovascular disorders. He is also leading novel clinical trials of stem cell transplantation for stroke, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury. He has published over 500 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. Dr. Steinberg has held continuous NIH funding since 1987 and in 2010 he was awarded a $20 million grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine to translate neural stem cell transplant for chronic stroke into a clinical trial. The many honors Dr. Steinberg has received include the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Charles Drake Lecturer, Stanford University Medicine Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award, American Heart Association Stroke Progress and Innovation Award, Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope Honouree, Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award, and Society of Neurological Surgeons H. Richard Winn, MD Prize.