Past Award Recipients

Franc D. Ingraham Award for Distinguished Service and Achievement

Year
Recipient

1988
E. Bruce Hendrick

2001
Luis Schut

2004
Fred J. Epstein

2007
Robin P. Humphreys

2009
David McClone

2010
Robert “Alex” Sanford

2011
R. Michael Scott

2014
Marion “Jack” L. Walker

2015
A. Leland Albright

2016
Thomas G. Luerssen

2017
W. Jerry Oakes

2019
Arnold H. Menezes

Schulman Award

Year
Shulman Recipient
Abstract Title

1983
Kim Manwaring
Neonatal Post-Hemorrhagic Ventriculomegaly: Management with Pulsed Lumbar Cisternostomy

1984
Arno Fried
A Laboratory Model of Shunt-Dependent Hydrocephalus

1983
Kim Manwaring
Neonatal Post-Hemorrhagic Ventriculomegaly: Management with Pulsed Lumbar Cisternostomy

1985
Ann-Christine Duhaime
The Shaken Baby Syndrome

1986
Robert E. Breeze
Formation in Acute Ventriculitis

1987
Marc R. Delbigio
Shunt-Induced Reversal of Periventricular Pathology in Experimental Hydrocephalus

1988
Scott Falci
Rear Seat-Lap Belts. Are They Really “Safe” for Children?

1989
James M. Herman
Tethered Cord as a Cause of Scoliosis in Children with a Myelomeningocele

1990
Christopher D. Heffner
Basilar Pons Attracts its Cortical Innervation by Chemotropic Induction of Collateral Branch Formation

1991
P. David Adelson
Reorganization of the Cortical-Tectal Pathway Following Neonatal Cerebral Hemispherectomy in Cats

1992
David Frim
Effects of Biologically Delivered Neurotrophins in Animal Models of Neural Degeneration

1993
Monica C. Wehby
Metabolic Demonstration of Retained CNS Function in the Rabbit Model of Infantile Hydrocephalus

1994
Ellen Shaver
Experimental Acute Subdural Hemotoma in Infant Piglets

1995
Seyed M. Emadian
Correlation of Chromosome 17p Loss with Clinical Outcome in Patients with Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors

1996
John Park
Platelet Derived Growth Factor Induces Differentiation of Neuroepithelial Stem Cells into Neurons

1997
Michael J. Drewek
Quantitative Analysis of the Toxicity of Human Amniotic Fluid to Rat Fetal Spinal Cord Cultures

1998
Adrianna Ranger
Implantation of Medulloblastoma Cells into Collagen Type I Gels: Invasiveness, Enzymatic Characterization, and the Impact of Surgical Excision and Radiation

1999
Susan Durham
The Surprisingly Sturdy Infant Brain: Why is it More Resistant to Focal Injury?

2000
Ketan R. Bulsara
Novel Findings in the Development of the Normal and Tethered Filum Terminale

2001
David I. Sandberg
Convection Enhanced Delivery into the Rat Brain Stem:  A Potential Delivery for the Treatment of Diffuse Pontine Gliomas

2002
David Cory Adamson
Mechanisms of Reclosure in 2 Surgical Models of Myelomeningocele Implications for Fetal Surgery

2003
Joshua E. Medow
Posture Independent Piston Valve: A Practical Solution to Maintaining Stable Intracranial Pressure in Shunted Hydrocephalus

2004
Joshua E. Medow
The Permiable Proximal Catheter Project: A Novel Approach to Preventing Shunt Obstruction

2005
David Cory Adamson
Digital Karotyping Identifies a Novel Retinoblastoma Oncogene

2006
Elias B. Rizk
Folate Receptor Function is Essential in CNS Recovery After Injury: Evidence in Knockout Mice

2007
Jeffrey P. Greenfield
A Stem Cell Based Infiltrative Model of Pontine Glioma

2007
Jeffrey P. Greenfield
A Stem Cell Based Infiltrative Model of Pontine Glioma

2008
Toba Niazi
Medulloblastoma Growth Enhancement by HGF/SF Expression in Cerebellar Neural Progenitor Cells is Suppressed by Systemic Antibody Treatment

2009
Symeon Missios
Cell Proliferation and Neuronal Migration after Closed Head Injury in the Immature Piglet

2010
Amanda Muhs Saratsis
Proteomic Analysis of Cerebral Spinal Fluid From Children With Brainstem Glioma

2011
Paul Gigante, MD
Effects of Lumbar Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy on the Upper Extremities in Children with Spasticity

2012
Caitlin E. Hoffman
Role of Bone Marrow Derived Cells in the Tumor Microenvironment of Medulloblastoma

2013
George M. Ibrahim
Impaired Emergence of Intrinsic Connectivity Networks in Children with Medically-Intractable Focal Epilepsy

2014
Michael George DeCuypere
Surgical and Chemotherapeutic Efficacy in a Preclinical Mouse Model of Choroid Plexus Carcinoma.

2015
Peter F Morgenstern
Menin: A Novel Therapeutic Target for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma

2016
David Penn
Netrin-1 Induced Changes in Expression of Netrin Receptors and Growth Factors on Human Endothelial Cells

2017
Derek Yecies, MD
Speckle-Modulating Optical Coherence Tomography for Brain Tumor Margin Detection and in vivo Neuroimaging

2018
Jacob Richard Lepard, MD
Developing a de novo Stereotactic Electroencephalography (SEEG) Program: A Multi-institutional Pediatric Experience

2019
Whitney Parker, MD
Generating Patient-Based Models of Neurodevelopmental Epileptic Disorders

Hydrocephalus Award

Year
Recipient
Abstract Title

1989
Eric Altschuler
Management of Persistent Ventriculomegaly Due to Altered Brain Compliance

1990
Shalom. Michowiz
High Energy Phosphate Metabolism in Neonatal Hydrocephalus

1991
Nesher G. Asner
Venous Sinus Occlusion and Ventriculomegaly inCraniectomized Rabbits

1992
Marcia Da Silva
Reversal of High Energy Phosphate Metabolism Changes in Experimental Hydrocephalus after CSF Shunting

1993
Charles Bondurant
The Epidemiology of Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunting

1994
Monica C. Wehby-Grant
The Rabbit Model for Infantile Hydrocephalus:Regional Differences in the Cortical Metabolic Response to Hydrocephalus and Shunting

1995
Richard J. Fox
Cerebrospinal Fluid Absorptive Site of the Parasagittal Dura: A Cadaveric Study

1996
Martha J. Johnson
Reactive Astrocytosis in a New Model of Obstructive Hydrocephalus

1998
Daniel Lieberman
In Vetro Detection of Fluid Flow in Ventriculoperitoncal Shunts (VPS) Using Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound

1999
Kimberly Bingaman
Hydrocephalus Induces the Proliferation of Cells in the Subventricular Zone

2001
Jake Timothy
Treatment of Hydrocephalus Using a Choroid Plexus Specific Immunotoxin: An In Vitro Study

2002
Joshua Medow
Quick Brain MRI vs. CT Scan for Evaluating Shunted Hydrocephalus

2002
Jonathan Miller
Abberant Neuronal Development in Hydrocephalus

2003
Martin U. Schuhmann
Serum and CSF C-Reactive Protein in Shunt Infection Management

2004
Jeffrey Pugh
Can the Skull Diploic Space Be Utilized for Absorption of Cerebrospinal Fluid

2004
Jay K. Riva-Cambrin
Pediatric Posterior Fossa Tumors: Pre-Operative Predictors of Chronic Hydrocephalus

2005
Jeffrey P. Greenfield
Intraoperative Assessment of Third Ventriculostomy Success

2006
Kurtis I. Auguste
Greatly Impaired Migration of Aquaporin-4 Deficient Astroglial Cells After Implantation into Mouse Brain

2008
Ellen L. Air
A Longutudinal Comparison of Pre- and Postoperative DTI parametes in Yount Hydrocephalic Children

2009
Christopher Janson
Immortalization and Functional Characterization of Rat Arachnoid Cells

2010
Ramin Eskandari
Effects of Early And Late Reservoir Treatment in Experimental Neonatal Hydrocephalus

2011
Ashley Grosvenor Tian
Bilateral High Grade Intraventricular Hemorrhage is Associated with Male Sex, Younger Gestational Age and Lower Birth Weight, but not Other Perinatal Factors

2012
Jayant Prasanna Menon
Significant Shunt Obstruction Casused by Parenchymal  Tissue Shearing During Ventricular Catheter Implantation

2013
Jennifer Strahle
Early Treatment of Neonatal Intraventricular Hemorrhage-Associated Hydrocephalus with Systemic Deferoxamine

2014
Jason Elliott Blatt
 Incidence of Delayed Hydrocephalus Following In-Utero Myelomeningocele Repair

2014
Jason Elliott Blatt
 Incidence of Delayed Hydrocephalus Following In-Utero Myelomeningocele Repair

2015
Brian William Hanak
The Cellular Basis for Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Obstruction: Construction of an Explanted Hydrocephalus Device Bank

2016
Jonathan Jay Stone
Treatment of Hydrocephalus in an Ovine Model with an Intraparenchymal Stent Prototype

2017
Shawn Vuong, MD
CRISPR/Cas9-Based Development of progressive hydrocephaly (prh) Rat Model of Hydrocephalus

2018
Elizabeth Naylor Kuhn, MD
Cross-Sectional Evaluation of Transition Readiness in the Interdisciplinary Spina Bifida Clinic

2019
Cameron Sadegh, MD
Intraventricular Hemorrhage Induces Rapid Intracellular Signaling in the Choroid Plexus and Chronic Changes in CSF Reabsorption

AAP/SONS Award Recipients

Year
Recipient
Abstract Title

2014
David Limbrick, MD
Population-Based Analysis of Complications Associated with Chiari Malformation Type 1 Surgery in Children

2015
Kristopher Gray Hooten, MD
Establishing Standard Performance Measures for Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients

2016
Brandon Sherrod
Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection Following Non-Shunt Pediatric Neurosurgery: A Review of 9,296 Procedures from a National Database and Comparison to a Single Center Experience

2017
Jacob K. Greenbert, MD
Development of the CIDSS2 Score for Children with Mild Head Trauma without Intracranial Injury

2018
Faizal Haji, MD
Capacity building for the surgical treatment of pediatric epilepsy in Vietnam: A model for international collaboration

2019
Aaron Yengo-Kahn, MD
Improving Discharge Readiness after a Concussion Diagnosis in the Pediatric Emergency Department

Top Poster Award Winners

Top Clinical Research
Year
Name
Top Clinical Research

2014
Alexander Weil, MD
Functional Hemispherectomy: Can EEG and MRI Tests Predict Outcome?

2015
Clinton David Morgan
Early Elective Delivery for Fetal Ventriculomegaly: A Retrospective Analysis of Risks and Benefits

2016
Michael Dewan, MD
The Durability of ETV and VPS in Patients with Hydrocephalus Following Posterior Fossa Tumor Resection

2017
Molly Hubbard, MD
Does Hypothermia in the OR Lead to an Increased Risk for Shunt Infection?

2018
Brandon G. Rocque, MD, MS, FAANS
Quality of Life and Mental Health after Pediatric CNS Tumor Treated with Surgery Only

2019
Albert Isaacs, MD
MR Diffusion Changes in the Perimeter of the Lateral Ventricles Demonstrate Periventricular Injury in Post-Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus of Prematurity

Top Basic Science
Year
Name
Top Basic Science

2014
Amanda Muhs Saratsis, MD
Role of Tenascin-C Expression in Pediatric Glioma

2015
Shokei Yamada, MD, FAANS (L)
Spindle Cells in C6 Rat Glioblastoma Expresed by Stem Cells as Culprit of Malignancy Increased Metabolism

2016
Ramin Eskandari, MD
Assessing Pressure-Induced Brain Cell Injury Patterns in vitro

2017
Ramin Eskandari, MD
Combination Ultra-Low Dose Radiation and Anti-4 1BB Promotes Dysfunctional CD8+ T-Cell Rescue Within the Pediatric Medulloblastomas Microenvironment

2018
Amy Katherine Bruzek, MD
CSF Circulating Tumor DNA Copy Number Quantifies Tumor Growth and In Vitro Treatment Response in Pediatric DIPG and High Grade Glioma

2019
Elsa Olson
Proximal Catheter Occlusion Simulation Study and Design of a Shunt Tap Aspiration System