Scott Pomeroy, MD, PhD, delivers inaugural Drs. Michael E. Cohen and Patricia K. Duffner Annual Lectureship in NeurologyPosted: October 23, 2017
On October 12, 2017, Scott Pomeroy, MD, PhD, Neurologist-in-Chief at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Bronson Crothers Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School who is an international authority on childhood central nervous system tumors, gave the inaugural annual lectureship that honors Drs. Michael Cohen and Patricia Duffner, child neurologists and professors emeritus in the Univ at Buffalo Dept. of Neurology. Neuro-oncology was a primary interest of both Drs. Cohen and Duffner; the lectureship is supported by a fund they established in 1977. Dr. Pomeroy’s talk was entitled “Neurodevelopmental Origin of Childhood Central Nervous System Tumors” and was held at the Hauptman-Woodward Institute.
Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD, Professor of Neurology at Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Univ. at Buffalo/SUNY, and Director of the Jacobs Multiple Sclerosis Center for Treatment and Research, has been recognized by the National MS Society with the Impact Award. The award recognizes individuals or entities who help ensure that patients with MS live life to the fullest. The award was presented at the society’s 39th Annual Ambassadors Ball on October 12, 2017 in Washington, DC, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Other faculty in the MS Division are Drs. David Hojnacki, Channa Kolb, and Alexis Lizarraga. Congratulations to the entire MS team!