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William H. Sweet Young Investigator Award

$1,000 award sponsored by Medtronic, Inc. given for the best presentation by an investigator within 5 years of completion of residency training at the AANS Annual Meeting.

Awardees:

2002 – Ashwini Sharan, “MRI and Spinal Cord Stimulation: An Experimental Safety Study”
2001 – Dragan F. Dimitrov, “Human Adult Cortical Plasticity: Lidocaine Anesthesia Generates Effects Similar to Limb Amputation”
2000 – Alon Y. Mogilner, “Functional Brain Imaging and Spinal Cord Stimulation: Localization of Cortical Activity with Magnetoencephalography (MEG)”
1999 – No award given
1998 – Ali R. Rezai, “Deep Brain Stimulation for Intractable Neuropathic Pain: Contemporary Management and Outcome in 80 Patients”
1996 – John G. Piper, “Systematic Studies in Visceral Nociceptive Processing”
1995 – Zelma H. T. Kiss, MD
1994 – Richard K. Simpson, Jr, MD, PhD
1993 – Robert M. Levy, MD, PhD
1992 – Nayef L. Al-Rodham, MD, PhD
Ronald R. Tasker Young Investigator Award
$1,000 award sponsored by ANS, Inc. given for the best presentation by an investigator within 5 years of completion of residency training at the CNS Annual Meeting

Awardees:

2001 – Gwynedd E. Pickett, “Percutaneous Retrogasserian Glycerol Rhizotomy in the Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia Associated with Multiple Sclerosis.”
2000 – James W. Leiphart, “Increased Spinal Cord Alpha2-Adrenergic Receptor Binding in a Rat Model of Neuropathic Pain.”
1999 – Nikki Maartens, “Motor Cortex Stimulation for Chronic Neuropathic Pain: Literature Review and Results from a Prospective Audit”
1998 – Nicholas Theodore, “A Prospective Randomized Double Blind Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of an Analgesic Epidural Paste Following Lumbar Decompression”
1997 – Jan J. Gouda, “Behavioral Evidence of Glycerol Induced Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain in Sprague-Dawley Rats”

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