Professor Costas Hadjipanayis, a member of Hemerion’s Scientific Advisory Board, has been appointed head of several neurosurgery centers at the University of Pittsburgh in the USA.
An active member of the Hemerion Scientific Board, Prof. Hadjipanayis is a pioneer in several neurosurgery technologies: stereotactic radiosurgery, awake surgery, interstitial laser thermotherapy (TTIL), fluorescence-guided surgery (FGS) and neuroendoscopy for intraventricular tumors. He is also Secretary and Treasurer of the Executive Committee of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Tumor Section.
Previously head of neurosurgical oncology at Mount Sinai Health System in New York, he is now director of the Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery at UPMC.
He replaces Prof. Lunsford in Pittsburgh, an internationally recognized authority on stereotactic surgery, radiosurgery and minimally invasive surgery.
He will also co-direct the Brain Tumor Center and the Brain Tumor Nanotechnology Laboratory at UPMC’s Hillman Cancer Center.