Research Update in Neuroscience for Neurosurgeons: a historical perspective

Restricted access

If the inline PDF is not rendering correctly, you can download the PDF file here.

Article Information

Correspondence Robert Friedlander: friedlanderr@upmc.edu.

INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online May 31, 2019; DOI: 10.3171/2019.2.JNS183015.

E.R. and N.A. contributed equally to this work.

© AANS, except where prohibited by US copyright law.

Figures

  • View in gallery

    Photograph of Lillie Pond as seen from Swope Hall of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Figure is available in color online only.

  • View in gallery

    Photograph of long-time faculty, directors, and co-directors, from left to right: Dr. Charles Hodge, Dr. Robert Dempsey, Dr. Issam Awad, Dr. Allan Friedman, and the late Dr. Edward Oldfield. Figure is available in color online only.

  • View in gallery

    Line graph charting the total number of resident attendees and total number of different programs sending at least 1 resident to the RUNN course. Figure is available in color online only.

  • View in gallery

    Photograph of the RUNN Course Class of 2003, pictured with course director Dr. Issam Awad (front, blue jacket with no hat) and long-time co-director and lecturer Dr. Henry Brem (left of Dr. Awad). Figure is available in color online only.

  • View in gallery

    Photograph of the RUNN Course Class of 2016, with director Allan Friedman and course coordinator Karen Koenig. Figure is available in color online only.

  • View in gallery

    Photograph of course directors since 2004, Dr. Robert Friedlander (2004–2018) and Dr. Allan Friedman (2004–present). Figure is available in color online only.

  • View in gallery

    Visual timeline of significant events in the RUNN course’s history, including changes in leadership and oversight. Figure is available in color online only.

  • View in gallery

    Photograph of a RUNN course lecture, with course creator, Dr. Henry Schmidek, returning and seated in the front row. Figure is available in color online only.

References

  • 1

    Apuzzo MLElder JBLiu CY: The metamorphosis of neurological surgery and the reinvention of the neurosurgeon. Neurosurgery 64:7887952009

  • 2

    Ausman JIPawl RP: What neurosurgeons should do to succeed in tomorrow’s scientific and socioeconomic environment. Neurosurg Focus 12(4):e92002

  • 3

    Bergland RM: Neurosurgery may die. N Engl J Med 288:104310461973

  • 4

    Binning MJSiddiqui AHLevy EIHopkins LN: Pursuing excellence in neurosurgical innovation. Clin Neurosurg 57:56592010

  • 5

    Cetron MJDavies O: Trends now changing the world: technology, the workplace, management, and institutions. Futurist 35:27422001

  • 6

    Day AL: Keeping neurosurgery special. Neurosurgery 34:105210571994

  • 7

    Densen P: Challenges and opportunities facing medical education. Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 122:48582011

  • 8

    Druss BGMarcus SC: Growth and decentralization of the medical literature: implications for evidence-based medicine. J Med Libr Assoc 93:4995012005

    • PubMed
    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 9

    Evans M: Hospital plan for lasting declines in admissions. Modern Healthcare. February 222014 (http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20140222/MAGAZINE/302229969) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 10

    Goldring S: The need to trace our roots in difficult times. The 1985 AANS presidential address. J Neurosurg 63:4854911985

  • 11

    Kenney DEBorisy GG: Thomas Hunt Morgan at the Marine Biological Laboratory: naturalist and experimentalist. Genetics 181:8418462009

  • 12

    Keramaris NCKanakaris NKTzioupis CKontakis GGiannoudis PV: Translational research: from benchside to bedside. Injury 39:6436502008

  • 13

    Koenig K: Stimulating Science in a Unique Setting. RUNN 2016 Annual Report. Indianapolis: Society of Neurological Surgeons (https://www.societyns.org/runn/annual_reports/RUNN2016ANNUALREPORT.pdf) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 14

    Levine ASAlpern RJAndrews NCAntman KBalser JRBerg JM: Research in academic medical centers: two threats to sustainable support. Sci Transl Med 7:289fs222015

    • Crossref
    • PubMed
    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 15

    Maienschein J: 100 Years Exploring Life 1888-1988: The Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers1989

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 16

    Maienschein J: The Marine Biological Laboratory—Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Library. Tempe: Arizona State University, School of Life Sciences, Center for Biology and Society, Embryo Project Encyclopedia2008 (https://history.archives.mbl.edu/archives/items/marine-biological-laboratory-woods-hole-oceanographic-institution-library) [Accessed March 30 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 17

    Marine Biological Laboratory: Nobel Laureates Affiliated With the MBL. Woods Hole, MA: Marine Biological Laboratory (http://www.mbl.edu/nobels/) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 18

    Meador KJ: Decline of clinical research in academic medical centers. Neurology 85:117111762015

  • 19

    Miller P: 2016 Physician Inpatient/Outpatient Revenue Survey. Coppell, TX: Merritt Hawkins2017 (https://www.merritthawkins.com/uploadedFiles/MerrittHawkins/Content/Pdf/Merritt_Hawkins-2016_RevSurvey.pdf) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 20

    Morgan TH: Sex limited inheritance in Drosophila. Science 32:1201221910

  • 21

    Nobel Foundation: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1963. Stockholm: Nobel Foundation (https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1963/index.html) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Export Citation
  • 22

    Osler W: A Way of Life. New York: PB Hoeber1918

  • 23

    Ratcheson RA: Fast forwarding: the evolution of neurosurgery. The 2005 presidential address. J Neurosurg 103:5855902005

  • 24

    Resnick ASCorrigan DMullen JLKaiser LR: Surgeon contribution to hospital bottom line: not all are created equal. Ann Surg 242:5305392005

  • 25

    Schrot R: Interview With RUNN Course Director Dr. Issam Awad. Indianapolis: Society of Neurological Surgeons2001 (https://www.societyns.org/runn/resident_reports/2001awadinterview.html) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 26

    Schwartz HG: Today’s needs and neurosurgery’s response. J Neurosurg 29:2212281968

  • 27

    Schwiening CJ: A brief historical perspective: Hodgkin and Huxley. J Physiol 590:257125752012

  • 28

    Society of Neurological Surgeons: Allan H. Friedman MD FAANS FACS. Indianapolis: Society of Neurological Surgeons (https://www.societyns.org/society/bio.aspx?MemberID=50061) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 29

    Society of Neurological Surgeons: Charles Joseph Hodge Jr. MD FAANS(L). Indianapolis: Society of Neurological Surgeons (https://www.societyns.org/society/bio.aspx?MemberID=21204) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 30

    Society of Neurological Surgeons: Cordell E. Gross MD. Indianapolis: Society of Neurological Surgeons (https://www.societyns.org/society/bio.aspx?MemberID=10031) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 31

    Society of Neurological Surgeons: Henry H. Schmidek MD. Indianapolis: Society of Neurological Surgeons (https://www.societyns.org/society/bio.aspx?MemberID=13177) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 32

    Society of Neurological Surgeons: Issam A. Awad MD FAANS. Indianapolis: Society of Neurological Surgeons (https://www.societyns.org/society/bio.aspx?MemberID=90214) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 33

    Society of Neurological Surgeons: Robert M. Friedlander MD FAANS. Indianapolis: Society of Neurological Surgeons (https://www.societyns.org/society/bio.aspx?MemberID=105131) [Accessed March 31 2019]

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 34

    Venable GTKhan NRTaylor DRThompson CJMichael LMKlimo P Jr: A correlation between National Institutes of Health funding and bibliometrics in neurosurgery. World Neurosurg 81:4684722014

    • Crossref
    • PubMed
    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • 35

    Ward AA Jr: Factors influencing future progress in neurosurgery. J Neurosurg 50:5415441979

TrendMD

Metrics

Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 70 70 70
Full Text Views 19 19 19
PDF Downloads 30 30 30
EPUB Downloads 0 0 0

PubMed

Google Scholar