Journal of Neuro-Oncology

, Volume 119, Issue 3, pp 583–591 | Cite as

Awards, lectures, and fellowships sponsored by the AANS/CNS Section on Tumors

  • Darryl Lau
  • Fred G. BarkerII
  • Manish K. Aghi


A major goal of the Section on Tumors of the American Association of Neurological Surgery (AANS) and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) since it was founded in 1984 has been to foster both education and research in the field of brain tumor treatment and development. In support of this goal, the Section sponsors a number of awards, named lectures, and fellowships at the annual meetings of the AANS and CNS. In this article, we describe the awards given by the AANS/CNS Section on Tumors since its foundation, the recipients of the awards, and their philanthropic donors. The subsequent history of awardees and their work is briefly examined. Specifically for the Preuss and Mahaley Awards, this article also examines the rates of publication among the award-winning abstracts and achievement of grant funding by awardees.


American Association for Neurological Surgeons Congress of Neurological Surgeons Awards 


Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Darryl Lau
    • 1
  • Fred G. BarkerII
    • 2
    • 3
  • Manish K. Aghi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurological SurgeryUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Neurosurgical ServiceMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Surgery (Neurosurgery)Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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