2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

2018 Speakers to See

Register now for the 2018 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting and make plans to attend presentations by these inspirational, innovative leaders in the world of science and medicine.

Learn about all the speakers at the 2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting by browsing the searchable online program and be sure to sign up for Breakfast Seminars, Practical Clinics and Dinner Symposia.

AANS Presidential Address

Alex B. Valadka, MD, FAANS

Mon., April 30 | 12:24-12:54 p.m. | Plenary Session I

Listen as Dr. Valadka speaks to the meeting’s theme, The Privilege of Service. He will also shares his thoughts on the neurosurgical world and where it’s headed.

Donald D. Matson Lecture: Pediatric Neurosurgery – A 50-year Perspective

R. Michael Scott, MD, FAANS(L)

Mon., April 30 | 2:43-3:29 p.m. | Scientific Session IV: Pediatrics

Dr. Scott is neurosurgeon-in-chief-emeritus at Boston Children’s Hospital and a Harvard Medical School professor. His major clinical and research interests are pediatric cerebrovascular disease, brain tumors and congenital malformations of the brain and spinal cord.

J. Douglas Miller Lecture: A Novel Drug for the Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

Howard M. Eisenberg, MD, FAANS(L)

Mon., April 30 | 5:01-5:30 p.m. | Scientific Session VI: Neurotrauma

Dr. Eisenberg is the R.K. Thompson chair of the department of neurosurgery at the University of Maryland. He has special interests in brain tumors, skull based surgery, acoustic neuroma, epilepsy and movement disorders.

The Sir Victor Horsley Lecture in History of Neurosurgery

David G. Kline, MD, FAANS(L)

Wed., May 2 |2:03-2:48 p.m. | AANS Section on the History of Neurological Surgery

Dr. Kline is retired emeritus chair and Boyd professor of neurosurgery at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. His research and clinical interests focus on nerve injuries, especially the neurophysiology of regeneration and peripheral nerve tumors.

Louise Eisenhardt Lecture

Angela Duckworth, PhD

Mon., April 30 | 9:50-10:20 a.m. | Plenary Session I

In her landmark research, psychologist Angela Duckworth reveals the importance of character to success in life. Her pioneering work on grit and self-control is for anyone interested in learning what makes a top performer and what any of us can do to cultivate character in ourselves and in those around us.

Register for the 2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting by March 21 to receive available discounted rates.

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